Faculty and Students Publish on Human Rights!

Associate Professor John Dale co-edited a special issue of the journal Critical Sociology with the focus of the issue centered on Human Rights. Two of our very own PhD students also published articles in the issue – Anderson M. Bean and Melissa C. Gouge. Congrats to our faculty and students with their on-going work and scholarship!

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For further access to the special issue click the link below:
http://crs.sagepub.com.mutex.gmu.edu/content/42/6?etoc

 

Table of contents

Smart Humanitarianism: Re-imagining Human Rights in the Age of Enterprise
John Dale
David Kyle

Food Justice, Direct Action, and the Human Rights Enterprise
Deric Shannon

Constellations of Human Rights
Sylvanna M. Falcón

Venezuela, Human Rights and Participatory Democracy
Anderson M. Bean

Collaborative Barriers and Cultural Brokers: Competing Conceptions of Gender Equality in Potosí, Bolivia
Jenny Cockburn

Human Rights in Play, Transnational Solidarity at Work: Creative Playfulness and Subversive Storytelling among the Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Melissa C. Gouge

Struggling between Routine and Emergency: The Legalization of Migrants and Human Rights Activism in Israel
Nelly Kfir
Adriana Kemp

Human Rights as Metaphor for Political Community beyond the Nation State
Benjamin Gregg

GMU at Seattle!

A number of our graduate students are currently in Seattle presenting research at the American Sociological Association (ASA) and the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP). Congrats to our students who are engaging with the field and presenting new works!

Students presenting at ASA

  • Marisa C. Allison
  • Jennifer B. Rainer

Students presenting at SSSP

  • Anderson Bean
  • Yukiko Furuya
  • Melissa C. Gouge
  • Jason A. Smith

Other presentations in Seattle at specialty and preconferences

  • Abdallah Hendway (ASA Comparative Historical Sociology Mini-conference)
  • Vali Mansouri (ASA Comparative Historical Sociology Mini-conference)
  • Jason A. Smith (ASA Media Sociology Preconference)

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