Volume 11, Issue 3
Michael Schudson on what we know about Rosa Parks, Michael Kimmel on the role of chance, accident, and luck in research, and Jean Beaman on the North African middle class in France. This issue also features Viewpoints on Obama’s first term and features on sex entrepreneurs in China, marriage promotion advocates, and opera fanatics.
What we know about the civil rights pioneer—and why we’re often wrong about her.
Accompanying Michael Schudson's feature on Rosa Parks, Aldon Morris provides commentary to enhance our understanding of Rosa Parks and her activism.
Money boys and the contradictions of China’s breakneck economic transformation.
Can one learn how to be a good husband or wife? Marriage promotion advocates think so.
From love at first sight to diligent study: what it takes to be a fanatic.
Being middle class, North African, and second generation in France.