In his new book, Race, Nation, and Citizenship in Post-Colonial Africa, Ron Aminzade explores the contradictory character of African nationalism as it unfolded in Tanzanian history. These policy debates reflected a history of racial oppression and foreign domination shaped by a quest for economic development, racial justice, and national self-reliance.
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Joachim Savelsberg and Timothy Johnson (Political Science) are now co-editors of Law & Society Review (LS&R). This is the journal of the Law & Society Association and regarded by socio-legal scholars worldwide as a leading publication for work bearing on the relationship between society and the legal process.
John "Rob" Warren is the editor of Sociology of Education (SOE), a journal of the American Sociological Association. This is the top ranked publication in education research. They publish research that examines how social institutions and individuals' experiences within these institutions affect educational processes and social development.
Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen with publishing partner W.W. Norton, have edited the second volume of The Society Pages series, which tackles crime and punishment. Along with contributors including, Hollie Nyseth Brehm, Shannon Golden, Sarah Lageson, Suzy McElrath, Joshua Page, and Sarah Shannon, Crime and the Punished, examines how crime and punishment are culturally defined, institutionally structured, and socially negotiated.
Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen with publishing partner W.W. Norton, have edited the first volume of original content from the The Society Pages, which is the largest and most visible collection of sociological material on the web. Along with contributors including, Sinan Erensu, Joe Gerteis, Kyle Green, Enid Logan, Sarah Lageson, Hollie Nyseth Brehm and, Sarah Shannon, The Social Side of Politics, offers a comprehensive view of how sociologists think about and research politics.