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Contemporary Sociology publishes reviews and critical discussions of recent works in sociology and related disciplines that merit the attention of sociologists. Since not all sociological publications can be reviewed, a selection is made to reflect important trends and issues in the field.
|Yasemin Besen-Cassino||Montclair State University|
|Kristen Barber||Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA|
|Debbie Becher||Barnard College|
|Kelsy Burke||University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA|
|Carson Byrd||University of Louisville, USA|
|Kate Cairns||Rutgers University-Camden|
|Soma Chaudhuri||Michigan State University|
|Elizabeth Cherry||Manhattanville College, USA|
|Wendy M. Christensen||William Paterson University|
|Caitlyn Collins||Washington University in Saint Louis|
|Christopher Donoghue||Montclair State University|
|Waverly Duck||University of Pittsburgh|
|Lorena Garcia||University of Illinois at Chicago|
|Peter R. Ikeler||SUNY-Old Westbury|
|Arne L. Kalleberg||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA|
|Minjeong Kim||San Diego State University|
|Kristen Shultz Lee||University at Buffalo-SUNY|
|Bernadette Ludwig||Wagner College|
|Neda Maghbouleh||University of Toronto, Canada|
|Kumiko Nemoto||Kyoto University of Foreign Studies|
|Marjukka Ollilainen||Weber State University, USA|
|Tracy E. Ore||Saint Cloud State University, USA|
|Raka Ray||University of California-Berkeley|
|Jenny Reardon||University of California-Santa Cruz|
|Beth Redbird||Northwestern University|
|Adam D. Reich||Columbia University|
|Baker A. Rogers||Georgia Southern University, USA|
|Rachel Skaggs||Ohio State University|
|CalvinJohn Smiley||Hunter College|
|Jamie M Sommer||University of South Florida|
|Jenny M. Stuber||University of North Florida|
|Amy Elizabeth Traver||CUNY Queensborough Community College|
|LaTonya Trotter||Vanderbilt University, USA|
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