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Transforming Brazil: A Reform Era in Perspective
(Rowman and Littlefield, 2003)
How Class Works: Power and Social Movement
(Yale University Press, 2003)
Robert Alford, an esteemed political sociologist, died Friday, February 14, in New York of pancreatic cancer. He lived in Manhattan, and also maintained a second home in Avery, California. Although 74 years old, the cancer caught him suddenly and unawares in the midst of his very active work as Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. Read more
At Sea in the City
(Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2002; 232 pp.) Read more
When a Jew Dies: The Ethnography of a Bereaved Son
(University of California Press, 2001; 271 pp.)