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Sociological Society Publishes Faculty Member’s Book Review


Vinay BahlA member of the sociology faculty at Pennsylvania College of Technology was published recently in Sociological Viewpoints, the journal of the Pennsylvania Sociological Society.

Vinay Bahl, associate professor of sociology, wrote a review of the book “Hate Crimes and Ethnoviolence: The History, Current Affairs, and Future of Discrimination in America” by Howard J. Ehrlich.

Bahl’s review was published in the Fall 2010 issue of Sociological Viewpoints. The peer-reviewed journal is typically published once a year by the society. The Pennsylvania Sociological Society provides a forum for communications for sociologists working in diverse settings: education, industry, government, voluntary associations or solo practitioners.

Bahl has taught sociology at Penn College since 1996. She holds a doctorate from the State University of New York at Binghamton. In 2002-03, she was invited as a visiting scholar to the College de France, Paris. She was a visiting scholar at Amsterdam’s International Institute of Asian Studies in 2004.

Bahl has published three books (one co-edited) and many articles on subjects that include industrialization, the working class, the caste system, the women’s movement, music, South Asian women’s clothes and Third World women.

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