News & Announcements
This week's news!
Stefanie Mollborn has a new article published titled “Young Children’s Developmental Ecologies and Kindergarten Readiness.” It is available online ahead of print at http://link.springer.com.colorado.idm.oclc.org/article/10.1007/s13524-016-0528-0:
A special issue of Qualitative Sociology that Rachel Rinaldo guest edited along with Manisha Desai is now online. The theme is gender and globalization http://link.springer.com/journal/11133/39/4/page/1 and it includes an introduction written by Rachel and Manisha, as well as articles on South Korea, Chad, India, and more!
A white paper that David Pyrooz wrote—Gang affiliation and restrictive housing in U.S. prisons—for the National Institute of Justice was recently published https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/250319.pdf. The paper appears in a 10 chapter NIJ volume that was commissioned as part of President Obama’s call for the Department of Justice to review the overuse of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons. The full list of chapters, and the NIJ Director Rodriguez’s overview of the volume, can be found here: http://www.nij.gov/about/director/Pages/rodriguez-restrictive-housing-in-the-us.aspx
Bertha Bermudez Tapia is presenting her paper: “Where is home? A study of migrant shelters and deportations on the east Mexico–U.S. border” at the LASA2017 Congress taking place in Lima, Peru.
Nnenia Campbell, Lucy McAllister (ENVS), and Liam Downey just had their article, “Invisible While in Plain Sight: The World Bank in the New York Times,” published in Sociology of Development. Babs Grossman-Thompson had her article, "Gendered Narratives of Mobility: Spatial Discourse and Social Change in Nepal," published in the same issue of the journal.
Matt Desan presented his paper, "Tactics Versus Doctrine: The 1933 French Socialist Schism and the Birth of New-Socialism" at the annual meeting of the Social Science History Association in Chicago.