Professor Emily Barman’s latest book, Caring Capitalism: The Meaning and Measure of Social Value in the Market has recently been published by Cambridge University Press. In this work, Barman explores how the growing emphasis of “social value” in the marketplace has shifted the way organizations and companies determine and demonstrate the social value of their goods and services. […]
Wayne Batchis (BA Sociology and Political Science, 1996), Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Delaware, has published a new book entitled The Right’s First Amendment: The Politics of Free Speech & The Return of Conservative Libertarianism (Stanford University Press, 2016). Based on examination of six decades of the writings of conservative thought […]
Professor Stone and Graduate Alumni Polly Rizova and Xiaoshuo Hou Publish Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism
The Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism is a five volume, 1.5 million word reference work to be published in December 2015 by Wiley-Blackwell. Consisting of hundreds of entries written by leading experts on the topics from all over the world, it also has many contributions from scholars drawn from both the faculty and advanced […]
“Mythmaking is as central to sustaining our economy as proft-making, particularly as severe environmental degradation, breathtaking inequality, and increasing alienation among youth push capitalism against its own contradictions.” In her newly published book, The New Prophets of Capital, Adjunct Professor Nicole Aschoff discusses the “new generation of wealthy mythmakers, masquerading as progressive thinkers,” who have emerged […]
Professor Catherine Connell’s “School’s Out: Gay and Lesbian Teachers in the Classroom” was featured in an article on DatingAdvice.com on February 24th. In an interview with Hayley Matthews, Professor Connell describes her research on the pressures that gay and lesbian public school teachers face inside and outside of the classroom. “On the one hand, gay and […]
Professor David Swartz’s SymbolicPower, Politics, and Intellectuals: The Political Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu was awarded as co-winner of the American Sociological Association’s 2014 History of Sociology Section Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award at the ASA Conference in August. During the presentation ceremony, Dr. Silvia Pedraza, Chair of the Award Committee, had the following to say about Dr. Swartz […]
Professor Catherine Connell celebrates the launch of her new book, School’s Out, at the University of California Press book party at the American Sociological Association conference.