About the book Food Justice Now!: Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle, published this summer by the University of Minnesota Press and available at the CSU Bookstore, explores the relationship between food activism and social justice activism with a historically grounded and ethnographically rich narrative. With his argument that food justice is more than a myopic focus […]
Jessie Luna published “The chain of exploitation: intersectional inequalities, capital accumulation, and resistance in Burkina Faso’s cotton sector” in The Journal of Peasant Studies this September. Luna joined CSU’s Department of Sociology in Fall 2018 and specializes in environmental inequality, race, food and agriculture, development, and cultural sociology. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado-Boulder, M.A. from […]
Story by Jeff Dodge. Originally published on SOURCE. CSU faculty member’s new book examines how food is used in social justice efforts Recently the term “food justice” has come to focus almost exclusively on increasing underprivileged groups’ access to culturally appropriate, healthy foods. But a Colorado State University faculty member argues in a new book […]
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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We are proud to welcome ten new MA and PhD students this fall! PARKER ARNOLD: agriculture, rural populations, work & occupations, qualitative methodology, symbolic interaction CAROLYN CONANT: environmental sociology and natural resources AZMAL HOSSAN: global climate change, food security, human nutrition, environmental justice JULIA KOVACS: environmental sociology, environmental and social justice ADRIENNE MILLER: social inequality CHELSEY POTTER: the effects of science/technology […]
Hastings’s article “Income Inequality and Household Labor” published in Social Forces received an award at the 2018 ASA meeting.
Although both popular and scholarly accounts have argued that income inequality reduces trust, some recent research has been more skeptical.
Unnithan has been a faculty member at CSU since 1987. His research and teaching involve a range of topics related to criminology and criminal justice.