New Books in Sociology

Interviews with Sociologists about their New Books

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

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episode 88: Robert Frank, "Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work" (Princeton UP, 2020)


Frank describes how the strongest predictor of our willingness to support climate-friendly policies, install solar panels, or buy an electric car is the number of people we know who have already done so...


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episode 43: Iyko Day, "Alien Capital: Asian Racialization and the Logic of Settler Colonial Capitalism" (Duke UP, 2016)


Day explores how the historical alignment of Asian bodies and labor with capital's abstract and negative dimensions became one of settler colonialism's foundational and defining features....


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episode 118: Angela Jones, "Camming: Money, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Work Industry" (NYU Press, 2020)


Jones engages readers in a five-year mixed-methods study she conducted on the erotic webcam industry where she tells a pornographic story about the multibillion-dollar online sex industry that is colloquially known as “camming.”


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episode 89: James K. Wellman, Jr., "High on God: How Megachurches Won the Heart of America" (Oxford UP, 2020)


In the United States, the number of megachurches increased from 350 in 1990 to over 1,600 in 2011 with that number continuing to grow exponentially in subsequent years...


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episode 117: Germaine R. Halegoua, "The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place" (NYU Press, 2019)


Halegoua rethinks everyday interactions that humans have with digital infrastructures, navigation technologies, and social media as we move through the world...


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episode 108: Matthew Gutmann, "Are Men Animals? How Modern Masculinity Sells Men Short" (Basic Books, 2019)


Gutmann examines how cultural expectations viewing men as violent and sex driven becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy...


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episode 40: Jay Wexler, "Our Non-Christian Nation" (Redwood Press, 2019)


Less and less Christian demographically, America is now home to an ever-larger number of people who say they identify with no religion at all...


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episode 310: Charlene Makley, "The Battle for Fortune: State-led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China" (Cornell UP, 2018)


Rebgong, in the Northeastern part of the Tibetan Plateau (China’s Qinghai Province), is in the midst of a ‘Battle for Fortune.’


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episode 98: Carol Gilligan and Naomi Snider, "Why Does Patriarchy Persist?" (Polity, 2018)


Carol Gilligan and Naomi Snider use psychoanalysis and psychology as frameworks for understanding the vexingly enduring power of this social structure...


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