Series: The Rose Series in Sociology

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Beyond College For All: Career Paths For The Forgotten Half by James E. Rosenbaum2001
Making Hate a Crime: From Social Movement to Law Enforcement by Valerie Jenness2001
Trust In Schools: A Core Resource For Improvement by Anthony S. Bryk2002
America's Newcomers and the Dynamics of Diversity by Frank D. Bean2003
Egalitarian Capitalism: Jobs, Incomes, and Growth in Affluent Countries (Rose) by Lane Kenworthy2004
Changing Rhythms of American Family Life by Suzanne M. Bianchi2006
Beyond the Boycott: Labor Rights, Human Rights, and Transnational Activism by Gay W. Seidman2007
Market Friendly or Family Friendly? The State and Gender Inequality in Old Age by Madonna Harrington Meyer2007
Pension puzzles : social security and the great debate by Melissa A. Hardy2007
Passing the Torch: Does Higher Education for the Disadvantaged Pay Off Across the Generations? by Paul Attewell2009
Divergent Social Worlds: Neighborhood Crime and the Racial-Spatial Divide by Ruth D. Peterson2010
American Memories: Atrocities and the Law by Joachim J. Savelsberg2011
Good Jobs, Bad Jobs: The Rise of Polarized and Precarious Employment Systems in the United States, 1970s-2000s by Arne L. Kalleberg2011
They Say Cut Back, We Say Fight Back! Welfare Activism in an Era of Retrenchment by Ellen Reese2011
Counted Out: Same-sex Relations and Americans' Definitions of Family by Brian Powell2012
Family Consequences of Children's Disabilities by Denis P. Hogan2012
Nurturing Dads: Social Initiatives for Contemporary Fatherhood (American Sociological Association's Rose Series in Sociology) by William Marsiglio2012

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Series description

"The American Sociological Association’s Rose Series in Sociology publishes highly visible, accessible books that integrate specific substantive areas in sociology. The books are designed to offer synthetic analyses of these fields, challenge prevailing paradigms, and/or offer fresh views of enduring controversies. In most cases the arguments are extended to address contemporary public issues, and therefore reflect on or contribute to public policy. Because of their broad scope and policy relevance, the volumes published in the Rose Series are disseminated in areas beyond their focus to the broader professional and intellectual communities. "
From the Russell Sage Foundation series page


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