Volume 12, Issue 1
This issue covers violence in everyday Buenos Aires, movements to end deadly war in Central Africa, and young men’s masculinity in affluent societies. Also, an interview with a founding father of the Occupy movement and an analysis of public mourning practices from Steve Jobs to Kim Jong Il.
Latin American barrios, and how children cope with the daily violence that surrounds them.
Scrutinizing the supporters of Invisible Children and their efforts to “save” Africa.
A feminist public intellectual on the importance of speaking across multiple audiences.
Sociologist Gloria González-López offers her reflections about one of the most important lessons she learned about conducting sociological research inspired in feminism and intellectual activism in a Mexico-USA-Mexico transnational context.
Commemorating Steve Jobs, Kim Jong Il, and Princess Diana, and what they tell us about contemporary forms of public sympathy.
Do commonplace assumptions about higher education limit opportunity?