American Sociological Association Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the UNC Press Virtual Exhibit for the American Sociological Association.


Scroll to see our newest releases!


We’re looking forward to getting together at the conference. But if you are not traveling this year, we’re bringing our book exhibit to you.

From virtually anywhere, you can browse our list of new and recent titles, chat with our editor Lucas Church, learn about our new books in our Studies in Social Medicine Series, and more.

We’re also proud to announce two new book series launching with new books publishing in the fall. Click on the links below to check them out:

Black Food Justice

Series Editors:
Ashanté Reese and Hanna Garth

Rural Studies Book Series

Series Editors:
Conner Bailey and Jennifer Sherman

Rural Sociological Society logo

Congratulations to our Book Award Winner!

Winner of the
2023 Outstanding Book Award

from the Section on Inequality, Poverty, Mobility
of the American Sociological Association


All of our books (in fact, our entire site) are available now at our 40 percent ASA conference discount. Plus if your order totals $75, domestic U.S. shipping is FREE! Just use promo code 01DAH40 at checkout.

Click here for our full list of books in Sociology.

Follow the links at the left for information on submitting a book proposal, ordering desk or examination copies (even free digital exam copies), classroom permissions, disability resources, and more. We’ve even created a handy FAQ document, with answers to the most-asked questions we get at exhibit booths.

Click on any book below to learn more. And, using our View Inside feature, you can leaf through the pages for a preview of each new book, just as if you were standing at our booth. Check it out on each book page.


White Man’s Work

White Man’s Work

Race and Middle-Class Mobility into the Progressive Era

Joseph O. Jewell

Feeding New Orleans

Feeding New Orleans

Celebrity Chefs and Reimagining Food Justice

Jeanne K. Firth

Precarious Constructions

Precarious Constructions

Race, Class, and Urban Revitalization in Toronto

Vanessa A. Rosa

Beyond the Kitchen Table

Beyond the Kitchen Table

Black Women and Global Food Systems

Priscilla McCutcheon, Latrica E. Best, Theresa Ann Rajack-Talley

Empty Fields, Empty Promises

Empty Fields, Empty Promises

A State-by-State Guide to Understanding and Transforming the Right to Farm

Loka Ashwood, Aimee Imlay, Lindsay Kuehn, Allen Franco, Danielle Diamond

Food Power Politics

Food Power Politics

The Food Story of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

Bobby J. Smith II

Urban Specters

Urban Specters

The Everyday Harms of Racial Capitalism

Sarah Mayorga

Resistance from the Right

Resistance from the Right

Conservatives and the Campus Wars in Modern America

Lauren Lassabe Shepherd

Vodou en Vogue

Vodou en Vogue

Fashioning Black Divinities in Haiti and the United States

Eziaku Atuama Nwokocha

Landscapes of Care

Landscapes of Care

Immigration and Health in Rural America

Thurka Sangaramoorthy

Behind Crimmigration

Behind Crimmigration

ICE, Law Enforcement, and Resistance in America

Felicia Arriaga

Making Moral Citizens

Making Moral Citizens

How Faith-Based Organizers Use Vocation for Public Action

Jack Delehanty

From Here to Equality, Second Edition

From Here to Equality, Second Edition

Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century

William A. Darity Jr., A. Kirsten Mullen

Dreaming the Present

Dreaming the Present

Time, Aesthetics, and the Black Cooperative Movement

Irvin J. Hunt

Rude Citizenship

Rude Citizenship

Jamaican Popular Music, Copyright, and the Reverberations of Colonial Power

Larisa Kingston Mann

White Philanthropy

White Philanthropy

Carnegie Corporation's An American Dilemma and the Making of a White World Order

Maribel Morey

Afropolitan Projects

Afropolitan Projects

Redefining Blackness, Sexualities, and Culture from Houston to Accra

Anima Adjepong

Caribeños at the Table

Caribeños at the Table

How Migration, Health, and Race Intersect in New York City

Melissa Fuster

Meatpacking America

Meatpacking America

How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

Gone Home

Gone Home

Race and Roots through Appalachia

Karida L. Brown

Tainted Tap

Tainted Tap

Flint's Journey from Crisis to Recovery

Katrinell M. Davis

Reconstructing the Landscapes of Slavery

Reconstructing the Landscapes of Slavery

A Visual History of the Plantation in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World

Dale W. Tomich, Reinaldo Funes Monzote, Carlos Venegas Fornias, Rafael de Bivar Marquese

Porn Work

Porn Work

Sex, Labor, and Late Capitalism

Heather Berg

Spiritual Entrepreneurs

Spiritual Entrepreneurs

Florida's Faith-Based Prisons and the American Carceral State

Brad Stoddard

Capitalism and Slavery, Third Edition

Capitalism and Slavery, Third Edition

Eric Williams, William A. Darity Jr., Colin A. Palmer

Cuban Memory Wars

Cuban Memory Wars

Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile

Michael J. Bustamante

White Evangelical Racism

White Evangelical Racism

The Politics of Morality in America

Anthea Butler

Freedom Farmers

Freedom Farmers

Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Monica M. White, LaDonna Redmond

Abusive Policies

Abusive Policies

How the American Child Welfare System Lost Its Way

Mical Raz

I Don't Like the Blues

I Don't Like the Blues

Race, Place, and the Backbeat of Black Life

B. Brian Foster

American Gold Digger

American Gold Digger

Marriage, Money, and the Law from the Ziegfeld Follies to Anna Nicole Smith

Brian Donovan

The Haitians

The Haitians

A Decolonial History

Jean Casimir, Laurent Dubois, Walter D. Mignolo

Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis

Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis

How Jews Craft Resilience and Create Community

Jodi Eichler-Levine

To Make the Wounded Whole

To Make the Wounded Whole

The African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS

Dan Royles

The Right to Live in Health

The Right to Live in Health

Medical Politics in Postindependence Havana

Daniel A. RodrĂ­guez

Between Remembrance and Repair

Between Remembrance and Repair

Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Claire Whitlinger

Co-conspirator for Justice

Co-conspirator for Justice

The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby

Self-Defense in Mexico

Self-Defense in Mexico

Indigenous Community Policing and the New Dirty Wars

Luis Hernández Navarro, Ramor Ryan

Saving History

Saving History

How White Evangelicals Tour the Nation's Capital and Redeem a Christian America

Lauren R. Kerby

Road Through Midnight

Road Through Midnight

A Civil Rights Memorial

Jessica Ingram

Black Towns, Black Futures

Black Towns, Black Futures

The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West

Karla Slocum

No Game for Boys to Play

No Game for Boys to Play

The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Kathleen Bachynski

Black in Place

Black in Place

The Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City

Brandi Thompson Summers

Drug War Pathologies

Drug War Pathologies

Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Horace A. Bartilow

Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Babak Rahimi, Peyman Eshaghi

The Invention of the Favela

The Invention of the Favela

Licia do Prado Valladares, Robert N. Anderson

Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools

Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools

Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Candy Gunther Brown

Black Food Geographies

Black Food Geographies

Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Ashanté M. Reese

Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture

Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture

Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

Mari Armstrong-Hough

Gone Home

Gone Home

Race and Roots through Appalachia

Karida L. Brown

Liberia, South Carolina

Liberia, South Carolina

An African American Appalachian Community

John M. Coggeshall