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CSU’s Fostering Success Program benefits from research by Tara Opsal and M.A. student Rebecca Eman

New peer mentoring program created as part of Fostering Success Article by Drew Smith. Originally published on Source. A new mentoring program has been formed for CSU students who were foster youth or otherwise separated from their parents. The Fostering Success Program was started at CSU in 2010 for students from independent backgrounds. This includes […]

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Food Tank’s Fall 2018 Reading List features books by Michael Carolan and Josh Sbicca

Food Tank’s Fall 2018 Reading List—19 Books To Take the Food System Back Contributing Author: Katherine Walla. Originally published on foodtank: The Think Tank for Food Food Tank is highlighting 19 books about food and agriculture to fall for this season! These books explore food policy, nutrition science, healthy eating, food justice, and the challenges […]

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Josh Sbicca interviewed by Food Sleuth Radio

Did you know that mutual understanding and respect are at the heart of food justice? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Joshua Sbicca, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology at Colorado State University and author of Food Justice Now!: Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle. Sbicca explains the differences […]

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KuoRay Mao partners with China’s Green Camel Bell on community environmental governance

Since 2014, Dr. KuoRay Mao has been an official consultant with Green Camel Bell (GCB), a grassroots environmental NGO based in the Gansu province in northwest China. Dr. Mao has been very active in participating in GCB’s community-based activities as a practitioner, innovator, advocator, and ambassador. Many of their activities have been reported on in the […]

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Institute for Family Studies interviews Pat Hastings about income inequality findings

Rising Income Inequality Widens the Class Divide in Parenting Practices: An Interview with Orestes Pat Hastings by Alyssa ElHage, originally published on www.ifstudies.org “Rising income inequality is reshaping parenting practices in the United States along class lines,” according to a recent report published in the journal, American Sociological Review. Authors Daniel Schneider, Orestes “Pat” Hastings, and Joe LaBriola used […]

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U.S. News and World Report’s “The Growing Achievement Gap” cites Pat Hastings’ research

Sociologists, however, are finding that parental investment in their children has diverged sharply over the last 40 years with growing gaps between the middle and the upper classes. In a May 2018 paper published in the American Sociological Review, researchers from the University of California at Berkeley and Colorado State University found that the most affluent Americans are driving this difference, spending ever higher amounts of money on their children’s education and enrichment, from after-school lessons to summer camps.

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The Collegian quotes Josh Sbicca about free speech, hate speech on campus

Story by Rachel Telljohn. Originally published by The Rocky Mountain Collegian Campus denounces Identity Evropa, organization says posters ‘not extremist’ After posters affiliated with Identity Evropa appeared on the Colorado State campus, many on campus quickly denounced it as white supremacist propaganda that targeted specific populations. The affiliated group claims they are not extremist. Assistant Professor […]

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