New Books in Sociology

Interviews with Sociologists about their New Books

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

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episode 103: B. J. Pine II and J. H. Gilmore, "The Experience Economy: Competing for Customer Time, Attention, and Money" (HBR Press, 2020)


How is the retail sector going to be best able to survive the Amazon juggernaut?


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episode 4: James C. Scott, "Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States" (Yale UP, 2017)


We are schooled to believe that states formed more or less synchronously with settlement and agriculture. Scott asks us to question this belief.


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episode 102: S. E. Schier and T. E. Eberly, "How Trump Happened: A System Shock Decades in the Making" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2020)


How did Donald Trump’s leveraging of emotions get him to The White House?


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episode 148: Michele Wakin, "Hobo Jungle: A Homeless Community in Paradise" (Lynne Rienner, 2020)


Wakin offers an up-close exploration of the evolution that has taken place with unsheltered homelessness....


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episode 147: Sam Han, "(Inter)Facing Death: Life in Global Uncertainty" (Routledge, 2020)


Han analyzes the nexus of death and digital culture in the contemporary moment in the context of recent developments in social, cultural and political theory....


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episode 436: Mary-Kate Lizotte, "Gender Differences in Public Opinion: Values and Political Consequences" (Temple UP, 2020)


LIzotte helps us to understand the concept of the gender gap in American politics and how this gap looks across a host of different policy areas....


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episode 435: Diana Fu, "Mobilizing Without the Masses: Control and Contention in China" (Cambridge UP, 2017)


When advocacy organizations are forbidden from rallying people to take to the streets, what do they do?


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episode 140: Joel Thiessen and Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme, "None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada" (NYU Press, 2020)


In recent decades, the number of Americans and Canadians who identify has nonreligious has risen considerably..


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episode 250: Govind Gopakumar, "Installing Automobility: Emerging Politics of Mobility and Streets in Indian Cities" (MIT Press, 2020)


Automobiles and their associated infrastructures, deeply embedded in Western cities, have become a rapidly growing presence in the mega-cities of the Global South...


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