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Climate Change as Class War: Building Socialism on a Warming Planet

June 8, 2022

Huber, professor of geography and the environment, focuses on the everyday material struggle of the working-class over access to energy, food, housing and transportation. Huber argues that these necessities are core industries that need to be decarbonized.

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The SAGE Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine

June 2, 2022

Faculty members Robert Rubinstein and Sandra Lane are among the co-editors and contributors to this handbook, which investigates the social contexts of health—including food and nutrition, race, class, ethnicity, trauma, gender, mental illness and the environment—to explain the complicated nature of illness. 

Perceived Impacts of COVID-19 on Wellbeing among US Working-age Adults with ADL Difficulty

June 1, 2022
This study compares perceived COVID-19 physical and mental health, social and financial impacts for US working-age adults with and without ADL difficulty.

The Economics of COVID-19

June 1, 2022
The threats and complexities from the COVID-19 pandemic shock are the core subject of this latest volume in the Contributions to Economic Analysis series.

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Introduction: The Politics of the Migrant/Refugee Binary

May 4, 2022

This article interrogates the categorization and labeling of border crossers, particularly the categories of migrant and refugee as they are used in distinction with one another.

See related: Migration, Refugees

Scientific Americans: Invention, Technology, and National Identity

April 28, 2022

Bringing together scientific research and popular wonder, Branson charts how everything from mechanical clocks to steam engines informed the creation and expansion of the American nation.

Police Matters: The Everyday State and Caste Politics in South India, 1900–1975

April 28, 2022
Kumar argues that the colonial police deployed rigid notions of caste in their everyday tasks, refashioning rural identities in a process that has cast long postcolonial shadows.

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Tunisia's Modern Woman: Nation-Building and State Feminism in the Global 1960s

April 28, 2022
Kallander, professor of history, shows how the notion of modern womanhood was central to a range of issues from economic development (via family planning) to intellectual life and the growth of Tunisian academia.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Age Pattern of Adult Mortality

April 27, 2022

"Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Age Pattern of Adult Mortality," written by sociologists Andrew London and Scott Landes, was published in Biodemography and Social Biology.

See related: Longevity

Material Hardship and the Living Arrangements of Older Adults

April 12, 2022

“Material Hardship and the Living Arrangements of Older Adults,” written by Colleen Heflin and Hannah Patnaik, was published in the Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

See related: Aging, Food Security

Clock and Compass: How John Byron Plato Gave Farmers a Real Address

April 7, 2022

Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, follows John Byron Plato's path from farmer in his mid-30s to inventor of several inventions including the “Clock System,” which assigned addresses to rural residences without house numbers.

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