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Contemporary religion in Latin America

Boston College Associate Professor of Sociology Gustavo Morello, S,J., has spent the past six years trying to understand what the practice of religion looks like in Latin American today. His new book, Lived Religion in Latin America: An Enchanted Modernity … Continue reading

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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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The promise of the sharing economy

When the “sharing economy” launched a decade ago, proponents claimed that it would transform the experience of work—giving earners flexibility, autonomy, and a decent income. But this novel form of work soon sprouted a dark side: exploited ride-share drivers, neighborhoods … Continue reading

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