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Claire Decocteaus paper “Hybrid Habitus: Toward a Post-Colonial Theory of Practice” (volume 24, special volume on Postcolonial Sociologies) received the Jr. Theory Award for Best Paper from the Theory Section of the American Sociological Association. Congratulations!
 
 
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past volume highlights
A special volume on Postcolonial Sociology with contributions from Steven Seidman, Manuela Boatca, Zine Magubane, Gregor McLennan, Manu Goswami, Oliver Kozlarek, José Bortoluci and Robert Jansen, Jeffrey Guhin and Jonathan Wyrtzen, Claire Laurier Decoteau, and Gurminder K. Bhambra (volume 25). Fred Block wonders whether “capitalism” is the right word, with critical responses from Wolfgang Streeck, Ho-Fung Hung, and Nina Bandelj (volume 24). Phil Gorski on Obama’s “Civil Religion” (v. 22). Saskia Sassen on denationalized citizenship (v. 20). Cedric de Leon’s award-winning article on what Barrington Moore never knew but should have (v. 19). Frank Dobbin & Dirk Zorn on Corporate Malfeasance, with responses from Richard Swedberg, Elisabeth Clemens, Mark Mizruchi & Howard Kimeldorf, and Neil Fligstein (volume 17). Click here for full contents.
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A special volume on the “Fields of Knowledge: Science, Politics and Publics in the Neoliberal Age” edited by Scott Frickel & David J. Hess
current volume
Read about The United States in Decline (vol. 26), guest edited by Richard Lachmann. Contents here.