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Super polluters

Award-winning BC environmental sociologist Andrew Jorgenson and colleagues Don Grant (University of Colorado Boulder) and Wesley Longhofer (Emory University) have published a groundbreaking global analysis of approximately 20,000 fossil-fueled power plants across more than 160 countries. In Super Polluters: Tackling the … Continue reading

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Mask manifesto

An expert in the intersection of science, medicine, and law, Boston College Law School Associate Professor Dean Hashimoto provides a clear and compelling argument in favor of mask wearing to fight the spread of COVID in his new book, The … Continue reading

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A closer look at modern genetics

A new book by Executive Director of Research Infrastructure Joshua Z. Rappoport explores the social, ethical, and economic impacts of modern genetics, where cutting-edge technologies have provided unprecedented access to personal genetic information. Mapping Humanity: How Modern Genetics Is Changing Criminal … Continue reading

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Workplace blues

The American workplace has eroded across many dimensions, leaving workers feeling untethered and insecure about their futures, according to a new book by Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor of Counseling Psychology David Blustein, one of the nation’s … Continue reading

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Practitioners and academics

What is the optimal mixture of real-world experience and scholarly research that produces the best educational preparation for business students? The sharp divide between practitioners and academics that once existed has been largely erased, but there is still much progress … Continue reading

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Male survivors of sexual abuse

BC School of Social Work Associate Professor Scott Easton has contributed a chapter to the new book Understanding the Sexual Betrayal of Boys and Men: The Trauma of Sexual Abuse, edited by Richard B. Gartner. The book presents chapters from the leading experts … Continue reading

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Getting to zero

The important role social work has played across the globe in fighting the HIV pandemic is captured in the new e-book, Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV. Vincent Lynch, who served as BC School of Social Work’s director … Continue reading

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Elements

The fall issue of Elements, the undergraduate research journal of Boston College, features articles on topics such as the democratic transitions in Tunisia and Egypt, the statistical exploration of NFL kicking, and the life of Henry Hills, official printer to … Continue reading

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Lynch School educators

Lynch School of Education professors have recently served as co-editors for two important texts. Ana M. Martínez Alemán is the co-editor of Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press), which argues that critical tools and methods are … Continue reading

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Oxford Handbooks

Oxford Handbooks, published by Oxford University Press, offer authoritative surveys of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study. Specially commissioned essays from leading figures in the discipline give critical examinations of the key issues and major … Continue reading

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