How a sociologist can understand Trump’s rise

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What you need to know about the sociology of politics

On the eve of the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, sociologist Matthew Levitt has published a new book called “The Sociology of Politics: An Introduction.”The book, which focuses on how political scientists, policymakers, and citizens engage in social science research, is an effort to re-energize and expand the sociological discourse about social movements, […]