Honors: Ranita Ray

Ranita Ray (Sociology) is the author of the book The Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City, which recently was selected as a finalist for the prestigious 2019 C. Wright Mills Book Award from The Society for the Study of Social Problems. Her book is one of five finalists out of a pool of nearly 80 nominations.

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