Author: Laura Stark

David Grazian, “American Zoo: A Sociological Safari” (Princeton UP, 2015)

Laura Stark , April 20th, 2016


Urban zoos are both popular and imperiled. They are sites of contestation, but what are those contests about? In his new book, American Zoo: A Sociological Safari(Princeton, 2015),…


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How to make a “vulnerable population” by Laura Stark

Laura Stark , July 15th, 2015


“They used my ass and took advantage of me.” This was the story of Eddie Flowers, a former drug addict used in LSD experiments during the 1950s. Leaning…


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