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Gereffi at Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing

Monday, December 3, 2012

On Nov. 12-14, 2012, Gary Gereffi attended the initial meeting of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing in Dubai, UAE. Click herefor more info on the conference read more »


Teaching Award

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Duke Sociology continues to exhibit innovative and effective instruction in the undergraduate classroom. Destro, Hyde, and Spenner were recognized for earning student evaluations in the top 5% of the college. read more »


Ed Tiryakian gave the keynote address Universidade Federal of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Ed Tiryakian gave the keynote address, “Durkheim's Les Formes Elémentaires de la Vie Religieuse : Past, Present and Future" at a conference marking the opening of the Durkheimian Studies Center at the Universidade Federal of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. read more »


Eduardo Bonilla-Silva comments on the 2012 presidential election

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva comments on the 2012 presidential election in Contexts-sponsored conversation entitled The Social Significance of Barack Obama, Revisited read more »


Should there be a market in human organs?

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Kieran Healy, Associate Professor in Sociology and the Kenan Institute for Ethics  Find out more read more »


Neoliberalism, Inequality and the Politics and Culture of Affirmative Action

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Caaar and The University of Malaya to Host Global Affirmative Action Conference at Duke. The conference will raise questions such as: Is racial or ethnic mixing, undercutting affirmative actions’ narrowly drawn evidence of differencing? Nov 9&10. This event is cosponsored by... read more »


Bonilla-Silva on PBS

Monday, October 29, 2012

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva participated as an interviewee in the PBS election special, Race 2012  which premiered October 16, 2012, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ...Click here to see program read more »


Burton appointed to the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade: Phase II

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Linda Burton has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade:  Phase II. ...more read more »


Gereffi to attend the initial meeting of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing

Thursday, October 18, 2012

From Nov. 12-14, 2012, Gary Gereffi will be a member of the Advanced Manufacturing council at the initial meeting of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing in Dubai, UAE.  While the GAC on Advanced Manufacturing has about... read more »


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