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May 01, 2005

News Alert: ASR Article Is the
Topic of a New York Times Op-ed...

The American Sociological Association's flagship journal, the American Sociological Review, published an article in the February 2005 issue by Orlando Patterson & Jason Kaufman, both of Harvard University. The article [254KB PDF] is the topic of a May 1, 2005, New York Times op-ed and a September 15, 2004, interview on the BBC's Thinking Aloud show. In the op-ed and interview, Patterson and Kaufman address the popularity trends of the game of cricket and the implications for international relations and national political status.

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