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A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

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Dr. Richard L. Wood, Dr. Brad R. Fulton

In November 2015, the University of Chicago Press published  A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy by Richard L. Wood (UNM Department of Sociology) and Brad R. Fulton (Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs). The book analyzes contemporary organizing for racial equity in the United States, particularly within organizations that include white, African-American, Latino, and other diverse participants building shared commitment to racial equality. 

Mapping Race: Critical Approaches to Health Disparities Research

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by Laura E. Gomez and Nancy Lopez

Recently reviewed in the American Journal of Sociology. Review by: Osagie K. Obasogie. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 120, No. 4 (January 2015), pp. 1234-1236.

Knowledge in the Time of Cholera:

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Owen Whooley
The Struggle over American Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

Science, Knowledge, and Technology Section (SKAT) of the American Sociological Association (ASA) has awarded Dr. Owen Whooley’s book Knowledge in the Time of Cholera: The Struggle over American Medicine in the Nineteenth Century this year's Robert K. Merton Book Award. Congratulations! The SKAT section reviewed over 40 books for this award and chose Owen’s book as the outstanding one. Whooley, Owen. 2013. Knowledge in the Time of Cholera: The Professional Politics of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century United States. University of Chicago Press.