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The UNLV Department of Sociology combines innovative research with teaching and community service to address questions of social change, diversity, social justice, and sustainability in urban environments.

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Jul. 23, 2019

New research reveals how undocumented students pursue justice and joy at the nation’s most diverse campus.

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Jul. 9, 2019

A new study reveals stark disparities in mortality risk among children and youth across several measures of parental socioeconomic status.

Jun. 26, 2019

A collection of news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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Jun. 11, 2019

A new book reveals how current social structures thwart the mobility of black and brown youth, even those who ‘play by the rules.’

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