understanding people in their social worlds

Spring 2015

Volume: 14 | Number: 2

Examining boundaries and unstable states, from the liminal lives of the undiagnosed to those of Palestinians living in Israeli settlements, this issue considers lines drawn on maps and within hearts.

Hiking the West Bank

New construction in the settlement of Betar Illit overlooks the fields of Wadi Fukin village. ©2012 Andy Clarno. In his award-winning … Read More

Limits to Same-Sex Acceptance

Ryan and Michael share a moment of PDA. Photo by See-Ming Lee, Flickr CC. Click for original. In President Obama’s 2015 State of the … Read More

“Honey, Your Name Looks Great in Lights”

Zarela Martinez is one of America’s top culinary professionals, cookbook authors, and television personalities. Martinez was a trailblazer in the male-dominated culinary world, succeeding … Read More

Spring 2015 Letter from the Editors

Hi. We’re so excited once again to bring you such high quality fare from high quality folk. Many … Read More

Spring 2015 Table of Contents

Here’s the full list of Spring 2015 goodies to go seeking over on (free for four weeks, so have at it). Items that are available … Read More

Marrying Across Class Lines

All marriages have their ups and downs, but cross-class marriages may see unique challenges. Photo by Garry Knight. Christie, a cheerful social worker in … Read More