American Sociological Association 2022

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The Age of Experiences

Harnessing Happiness to Build a New Economy

Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt

How the booming experience and transformation economies can generate happiness—and jobs

308 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 4 figures

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All Creatures Safe and Sound

The Social Landscape of Pets in Disasters

Sarah E. DeYoung and Ashley K. Farmer

Lessons from recent disasters on accounting for the safety of animals and humans alike

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 10 halftones

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Allies and Obstacles

Disability Activism and Parents of Children with Disabilities

Allison C. Carey, Pamela Block, and Richard K. Scotch

Addresses the nature and history of activism by parents of people with disabilities, and its complex relationship to activism by disabled leaders

348 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables

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Asian American Connective Action in the Age of Social Media

Civic Engagement, Contested Issues, and Emerging Identities

James S. Lai

Examines how social media has changed the way Asian Americans participate in politics

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 8 figures, 11 halftones

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A Collective Pursuit

Teachers' Unions and Education Reform

Lesley Lavery

Arguing that teachers’ unions are working in community to reinvigorate the collective pursuit of reforms beneficial to both educators and public education

234 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables

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Communists and Community

Activism in Detroit's Labor Movement, 1941-1956

Ryan S. Pettengill

Enhances our understanding of the central role Communists played in the advancement of social democracy throughout the mid-twentieth century

260 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 12 figures, 2 maps

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Disruptive Situations

Fractal Orientalism and Queer Strategies in Beirut

Ghassan Moussawi

The first comprehensive study to employ the lens of queer lives in the Arab World to understand everyday life disruptions, conflicts, and violence

210 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 2 figures, 3 halftones

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Elusive Kinship

Disability and Human Rights in Postcolonial Literature

Christopher Krentz

Why disabled characters are integral to novels of the Global South

198 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 1 figure

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The Evolution of a Cricket Fan

My Shapeshifting Journey

Samir Chopra

An autobiographical account of a cricket lover’s journey across nations and identities

248 pages | 6 x 9

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Filling the Ark

Animal Welfare in Disasters

Leslie Irvine

Why the fate of animals in disasters depends on policy informed by compassion

176 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Fitting the Facts of Crime

An Invitation to Biopsychosocial Criminology

Chad Posick, Michael Rocque, and J.C. Barnes

Presenting a biopsychosocial perspective to explain the most common findings in criminology—and to guide future research and public policy

222 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 7 figures

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Gender Differences in Public Opinion

Values and Political Consequences

Mary-Kate Lizotte

Explores the gender gap in public opinion through a values lens

256 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 25 tables, 23 figures

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Graphic Migrations

Precarity and Gender in India and the Diaspora

Kavita Daiya

Examines “what remains” in migration stories surrounding the 1947 Partition of India

246 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 halftones

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The Great Migration and the Democratic Party

Black Voters and the Realignment of American Politics in the 20th Century

Keneshia N. Grant

Examining the political impact of Black migration on politics in three northern cities from 1915 to 1965

214 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 12 tables, 1 figures, 3 halftones, 1 map

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How Political Parties Mobilize Religion

Lessons from Mexico and Turkey

Luis Felipe Mantilla

Analyzes the evolution of Catholic and Sunni Muslim parties to study religious political mobilization in comparative perspective

274 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 4 figures

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