A new book by Ben Snyder, our former grad student: The Disrupted Workplace

Congrats to Ben Snyder for publishing a new book, The Disrupted Workplace:Time and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism. This book is based on Ben's dissertation. It shows what can be done in our superb department!

Prof. Joseph E. Davis's new book "To Fix or To Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine" (New York University Press).

Joseph E. Davis (Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture) and co-editor Ana Marta Gonzalez (University of Navarra) have released a new book "To Fix or To Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine" (New York University Press). This volume advances new lines of criticism of our dominant biomedical regime, while proposing ways of bringing medical practice, bioethics, and public health more into line with their original goals.

"How the Church Helps Black Men Flourish in America", an article by Prof. Brad Wilcox

Click through to read Prof. Brad Wilcox's article, "How the Church Helps Black Men Flourish in America" in The Atlantic.

Prof. Wilcox's new book:Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos

W. Bradford Wllcox (Sociology) and Nicholas Wolfinger of the University of Utah new book, "Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos," was reviewed in The National Review: Rebuilding a Marriage Culture in 21st-Century Black and Latino America

Professor James Hunter analysis on the popularity of Ted Cruz in The New Yorker

Professor James Hunter analysis on the popularity of Ted Cruz and shifting evangelical perspectives were featured in a recent article in The New Yorker: Ted Cruz, the Empty Evangelical.

Remembering Joanne Cohoon (Ph.D 2000)

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of a UVA Sociology graduate alumna, Joanne Cohoon. For a small taste of her distinguished accomplishments, please refer to this obituary.

Prof. Wilcox's essay in the Washington Post

Professor W. Bradford Wilcox wrote an essay in The Washington Post that observes that despite conventional wisdom, "In the real world, the evidence shows that single men aren’t necessarily having the most fun — despite the footloose and fancy-free lifestyle depicted onscreen.": Why single men may not be having the most fun

A new book edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg and Samuel Cohn

Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of America's top development sociologists, it targets undergraduates, graduates, academics and development professionals.

Professor Brad Wilcox was quoted in an article on family leave in The Washington Post

Professor Brad Wilcox was quoted in an article on family leave in The Washington Post: In the paid family leave debate, pro-life, pro-family groups’ own policies are all over the map

Prof. Pugh will give a workshop presentation on “The Cultural Appendix: Theorizing Work and Intimacy” at Yale University

Professor Allison Pugh will give a workshop presentation on “The Cultural Appendix: Theorizing Work and Intimacy” at Yale's Center for Cultural Sociology on December 11.

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