Category: Sociology

Hooking Up with the New York Times

NYTimes op-ed columnist Charles M. Blow wanted to write a column lamenting the end of the dating culture among teenagers. So, he put in a call to Kathleen Bogle, author… READ MORE

Everybody Loves Wendy

A very nice story about one of our favorite NYU Press authors, Wendy Chapkis (Dying to Get High, 2008). I worked selling subscriptions at the San Francisco Symphony. My arts… READ MORE

Racial Hoaxes & Our Fears

Katheryn Russell-Brown, author of The Color of Crime (2nd ed., NYU Press 2008), in an op-ed for the Orlando Sentinel, writes about the largely unnoticed trends in racial hoaxes among… READ MORE

God & Gay Marriage on Huffington Post

Phil Zuckerman, author of Society without God, recently wrote about Proposition 8 & religious nations on the Huffington Post. We posted an early version of this op-ed, but this one… READ MORE

Presidential Fashion Statements

Andrew Ross, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU and author of the forthcoming Nice Work If You Can Get It (NYU Press 2009), provided much of the commentary… READ MORE