New Books in Sociology

Interviews with Sociologists about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/sociology/

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episode 15: Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing


In the information age, knowledge is power. Hence, facilitating the access to knowledge to wider publics empowers citizens and makes societies more democratic...


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episode 61: Jessica Hardin, "Faith and the Pursuit of Health: Cardiometabolic Disorders in Samoa" (Rutgers UP, 2018)


Hardin explores how Pentecostal Christians manage chronic illness...


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episode 263: Suk-Young Kim, "K-Pop Live: Fans, Idols, and Multimedia Performance" (Stanford UP, 2018)


Given its expanding multimedia presence in Asia and around the world for many years now, K-pop is a phenomenon that is hard to ignore...


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episode 10: Prakash Shah, "Western Foundations of the Caste System" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)


The Indian caste system is an ancient, pervasive institution of social organization within the subcontinent – or is it?


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episode 35: Kartik Hosanagar, "A Human’s Guide to Machine Intelligence: How Algorithms Are Shaping Our Lives" (Viking, 2019)


Knowledge of algorithms can in some sense be considered to be the literacy of the 21st century...


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episode 126: Natalie Koch, "Critical Geographies of Sport: Space, Power, and Sport in Global Perspective" (Routledge, 2017)


In Critical geographies, Koch joins other scholars to address a wide range of sports issues, including the demolition of South Korea’s Dongdaemun baseball stadium, professional wrestling in the territorial era in the United States, and the identity politics of the Gaelic Athletic Association...


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episode 186: Rick Van Noy, "Sudden Spring: Stories of Adaptation in a Climate-Changed South" (U Georgia Press, 2019)


Van Noy decided not to follow the well-trodden path of trying to prove climate change science, nor did he bark about an irreversible tipping point. Instead, he provides us with a much-needed focus on communities...


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episode 56: Meredith McCarroll, "Unwhite: Appalachia, Race, and Film" (U Georgia Press, 2018)


If you mention Appalachia to many people, they may immediately respond with the "Deliverance" dueling banjos theme...


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episode 97: Thomas F. Gieryn, "Truth-Spots: How Places Make People Believe" (U Chicago, 2018)


During this interview Dr. Gieryn offers an in-depth explanation of how history and biography have fed the narratives told about truth-spots...


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