Crooked Timber have posted an item announcing Erik Olin Wright's Envisioning Real Utopias which not only includes some very nice words about the book but also details about a symposium dedicated to the book for Fall 2010.
For The Leonard Lopate Show, Joshua Phillips, author of None of Us Were Like This Before discusses how American veterans have been psychologically scarred by their abusive treatment of Iraqi prisoners.
Erik Olin Wright, author of Envisioning Real Utopias
, has been elected President of the American Sociological Association. He is president-elect for one year and President August 2011 to August 2012. He will be deciding the theme for the annual ASA meeting to take place in Denver in August 2012. Details of this year's meeting, the theme of which is Towards a Sociology of Citizenship: Inclusion, Participation, and Rights, can be found on the website of the American Sociological Association
In a review for Socialist Studies
(the journal of the Society for Socialist Studies), Jordy Cummings describes Perry Anderson's The New Old World
as "necessary reading."