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Better World Book Party 2021

December 8, 2021 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

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Join us as we celebrate this year’s published authors and editors from the UCSC Division of Social Sciences. The event will be held in-person at the Namaste Lounge. All are welcome!

For more information about the books visit our Better World Books page.

Sponsored by the Institute for Social Transformation.

2021 Social Science Authors and Editors:

Hillary Angelo

Hillary Angelo, Sociology

How Green Became Good: Urbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens

Chris Benner

Chris Benner, Environmental Studies and Sociology

Solidarity Economics: Why Mutuality and Movements Matter

Heather Bullock

Heather Bullock, Psychology

Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong about Poverty

Melissa Caldwell, Anthropology

Why Food Matters: Critical Debates in Food Studies

Roberto de Roock

Roberto de Roock, Education

The Handbook of Critical Literacies

James Doucet-Battle

James Doucet-Battle, Sociology

Sweetness in the Blood: Race, Risk, and Type 2 Diabetes

Sylvanna Falcon

Sylvanna Falcón, Latin America and Latino Studies

Precarity and Belonging: Labor, Migration, and Noncitizenship

David Gordon

David Gordon, Politics

Cities on the World Stage: The Politics of Global Urban Climate Governance

Camilla Hawthorne, Sociology

The Black Mediterranean: Bodies, Borders, and Citizenship

Fernando I Leiva

Fernando Leiva, Latin America and Latino Studies

The Left Hand of Capital: Neoliberalism and the Left in Chile

Mark Massoud

Mark Fathi Massoud, Politics

Shari’a, Inshallah: Finding God in Somali Legal Politics

Steve McKay

Steve McKay, Sociology

Precarity and Belonging: Labor, Migration, and Noncitizenship

Bob Meister

Bob Meister, Politics and History of Consciousness

Justice Is an Option: A Democratic Theory of Finance for the Twenty-First Century

Catherine Ramirez

Catherine Ramirez, Latin America and Latino Studies

Precarity and Belonging: Labor, Migration, and Noncitizenship

Tsim Schneider

Tsim Schneider, Anthropology

The Archaeology of Refuge and Recourse: Coast Miwok Resilience and Indigenous Hinterlands in Colonial California

Dan Wirls

Daniel Wirls, Politics

The Senate: From White Supremacy to Government Gridlock

Pat Zavella

Pat Zavella, Latin American & Latino Studies

The Movement for Reproductive Justice:
Empowering Women of Color through Social Activism