Management Professor Rick
Molz, with Frederic Will, has written Field Research in North American
Agricultural Commun-ities: Products and Profiles from the North American
Family. Mellen, the books publisher, describes it: The
book is based on field research in agricultural communities in Chiapas
[Mexico], Quebec and Iowa. It is both an academic and a warm-hearted study
of the social and human factors embedded within the three agricultural
communities making up the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Poet and Concordia alumnus Sharon H. Nelson has a new book out,
This Flesh These Words (Ekstasis Editions). It reflects on friendship,
loss, community and language. If you are interested in her work, visit
Professor Emeritus Henry Beissel is publishing The Dragon and
the Pearl (BuschekBooks, Ottawa), a book of poems based on several
months spent teaching and touring in China. He is also working on a novel
set between 1929 and 1945 in Germany, the years of his own youth there.
He is humanist-at-large for the publication The Humanist in
Canada, and has come back to Concordia this term to teach writing for
children in the English Department.
Vered Amit (Sociology and Anthropology) was the editor of a book
published last February and called Realizing Community: Concepts, Social
Relationships and Sentiments (Routledge). In August, she published
another book co-authored with Nigel Rapport, called The Trouble With
Community: Anthropological Reflections on Movement, Identity and Collectivity
Christine Jourdan (Sociology and Anthropology) has published a
book, Solomon Islands Pijin: A Trilingual Cultural Dictionary (Canberra:
Pacific Linguistics, Series C).
Greg Nielsen (Sociology and Anthropology) has written The Norms
of Answerability: Social Theory Between Bakhtin and Habermas (Albany:
SUNY Press). He took part in a 10-person Ford Foundation think tank on
human rights and Latin America whose first meeting was held at the American
University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dec. 5-6.
Jean-Philippe Warren (Sociology and Anthropology) and co-author
E. Martin Meunier have published a book called Sortir de la Grande
noirceur: Lhorizon personnaliste de la Révolution
A.K. Athienitis (Building/ Civil/Environmental Engineering) has
published a book entitled Thermal Analysis and Design of Passive Solar
Buildings. It was co-authored with M. Santamouris, and published by
James and James, Science Publishers (The Cromwell Press, U.K.).