Author: Sarah E. Patterson

Rachel O’Neill, “Seduction: Men, Masculinity, and Mediated Intimacy” (Polity Press , 2018)

Sarah E. Patterson , October 12th, 2018


How does the seduction, or “pick-up artist,” industry work? In her new book Seduction: Men, Masculinity, and Mediated Intimacy (Polity Press, 2018), Rachel O’Neill provides a sociological analysis…


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Elana Buch, “Inequalities of Aging: Paradoxes of Independence in American Home Care” (NYU Press, 2018)

Sarah E. Patterson , September 24th, 2018


How are the vulnerabilities of older adults in need of care and their care workers intertwined? In Inequalities of Aging: Paradoxes of Independence in American Home Care (New…


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Steven Roberts, “Young Working-Class Men in Transition” (Routledge, 2018)

Sarah E. Patterson , September 17th, 2018


How do young working-class men experience the transition to adulthood? In his new book Young Working-Class Men in Transition (Routledge, 2018), Steven Roberts talks directly to young men…


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Michelle Pannor Silver, “Retirements and its Discontents: Why We Don’t Stop Working Even If We Can” (Columbia UP, 2018)

Sarah E. Patterson , August 6th, 2018


How do different professionals experience retirement? Michelle Pannor Silver’s new book Retirements and its Discontents: Why We Don’t Stop Working Even If We Can (Columbia University Press, 2018),…


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Patrick Lopez-Aguado, “Stick Together and Come Back Home: Racial Sorting and the Spillover of Carceral Identity” (U California Press)

Sarah E. Patterson , May 31st, 2018


How do systems of incarceration influence racial sorting inside and outside of prisons? And how do the social structures within prisons spill out into neighborhoods? In his new…


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Alexandra Cox, “Trapped in a Vice: The Consequences of Confinement for Young People” (Rutgers UP, 2018)

Sarah E. Patterson , April 16th, 2018


How does the juvenile justice system impact the lives of the young people that go through it? In her new book, Trapped in a Vice: The Consequences of…


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Neda Maghbouleh, “Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race” (Stanford UP, 2017)

Sarah E. Patterson , November 20th, 2017


How does a group become defined as white? And does that group define themselves that way as well? Neda Maghbouleh‘s new book, Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and…


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