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Book by SSSA Past President Receives Accolade

Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship (University of North Carolina Press, 2017) by Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, past president of the SSSA, was recently listed as one of the “Historical ...
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SSSA Sociologists Publish Research on Rural Banking

This year Baylor University faculty Carson Mencken and Charlie Tolbert (Sociology affiliate) published two additional articles from their research on Changing Rural Bank Lending Patterns: “Locally Owned Bank Concentration and Bank Loans for Nonmetropolitan Business Start-Ups ...
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