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Book Review: Race and Sexuality by Vidal-Ortiz, Robinson and Khan

Review by Katalin Halász Race and Sexuality by Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, Brandon Andrew and Cristina Khan, was published by Polity in 2018. Salvador Vidal-Ortiz (Ph.D.) is associate professor in the sociology department at American University (AU), in Washington, DC. Besides co-authoring Race & Sexuality, he coedited The Sexuality of Migration: Border Crossings and Mexican Immigrant Men and Queer Brown Voices: […]

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The Undisciplining Sessions: Episode 5: Genealogies of race, place, stigma in the critique of territorial stigmatization

In this episode, Imogen Tyler, editor of The Sociology of Stigma, talks with Jenna Loyd (University of Wisconsin, Madison) about the neglect of grounded histories of racial segregation, displacement in the conceptual framework of territorial stigmatisation. Thinking with her empirical research in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jenna argues that race, racism and racialisation need to take centerstage to […]

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From the UK Referendum to the US Election: Class, Race and History

In this podcast our Digital Fellow Mark Carrigan speaks to Gurminder K. Bhambra about the common threads uniting the UK referendum and the US election: Originally posted 9th December 2016

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EU Migrants: Differences, Inequalities and Distinctions

By Simone Varriale ‘He [a colleague] used to call me ‘spaghetto’, once, twice, three times, four times, then I told him to stop […] I mean, ‘spaghetto’, I can take it once, twice, but we aren’t friends, we haven’t even had lunch together, or a coffee or something, how dare you […]’ Giacomo (37, Italian, housekeeper […]

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The Sociological Review award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016

We are delighted to announce that The Sociological Review award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016 has been awarded to Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, Nicola Horsley for their article ‘Brave New Brains: Sociology, Family and the Politics of Knowledge’. This is an important paper with lessons for both the discipline of sociology and for how we conceptualise […]

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The Double Darkness of Blackness

By Joshua Oware This is the first in a series of guests posts from Joshua Oware (Birkbeck) on blackness and the ontologies of race. The first post explores the uncomfortable, fragile strangeness of black [-ness, trauma, consciousness, and ‘community’]. Recommended accompaniments: Bjork, Dark Matter; and Gil Scott-Heron, Running. * noir (adj.) French – trans.: dark, black le […]

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