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November 17, 2003

UCSC in the News

The Los Angeles Times Book Review called the new book Changing the Powers that Be by psychology’s Bill Domhoff "a startlingly fresh analysis" by an author who has "a bracingly firm grasp on the realities of the political world."

Writing in The Nation, columnist Patricia Williams offered high praise for Whitewashing Race: The Myth of a Color-Blind Society, authored by a team of seven that included David Wellman of community studies and Michael Brown of politics. Williams called the book "a definitive treatise" and an "extraordinarily in-depth study."

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The Sacramento Bee featured an interview with American studies professor Tricia Rose about her new book Longing To Tell. The San Diego Union-Tribune also ran a profile of Rose that was recently published in the New York Times.

Sociologist Hiroshi Fukurai’s op-ed about juror diversity appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Manuel Pastor of Latin American and Latino studies was cited in a Los Angeles Times article about the challenges facing Latinos trying to achieve the American Dream in Los Angeles. Pastor wrote the summary of the United Way report.

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