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Behind the Book with Carla Rice
Becoming Women started as a 500-page award-winning PhD thesis and is now one of the most comprehensive qualitative research studies to date on body image and the embodied self, with close to 90 interviews of "women's body histories." The research from this work has already reached the public through the many talks Carla Rice has given in her quest to transform image culture and ease women's body concerns. She's made over 100 TV and media appearances and edited a groundbreaking feminist reader last year with important essays from influential writers like Bell Hooks, Jessica Valenti, and Gloria Steinem.

Legacy Readings in Classical Theory
If you had to represent the legacy of Marx and Engels in one or two key readings, which ones would you choose?

On Teaching Classical and Contemporary Theory: Q&A with Black Hawk Hancock
David Yamane (Wake Forest University) catches up with fellow sociologist Black Hawk Hancock (DePaul University) to talk about the challenges of teaching sociological theory. >

UTP's Green Commitment

Conserving natural resources and minimizing environmental impact are becoming ever more important in an increasingly industrialized world. All of UTP’s divisions are committed to using energy responsibly, reducing waste, and implementing greener policies. UTP recognizes that investing in tomorrow means protecting the environment today, and working creatively for institutional and individual change.

The Journals Division has made significant progress within its editorial, production, and circulation departments in reducing paper and plastic usage. Green initiatives within the Journals Division include:

 

The University of Toronto Bookstore is also devoted to doing business in an environmentally friendly manner, and has contributed to UTP’s green initiatives in the following ways:

 

UTP Publishing has also demonstrated its commitment to the environment by implementing the following strategies: