France Winddance Twine (born 1960 in Chicago, Illinois) is Professor of Sociology and documentary filmmaker at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the former Deputy Editor of American Sociological Review, the flagship journal of the American Sociological Association. Twine currently serves as a member of the International editorial boards of Sociology, the official journal of the British Sociological Association and Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. Twine's research examines the intersections of racial, gender and class inequalities. Her recent publications include Outsourcing the Womb: Race, Class and Gestational Surrogacy in a Global Market (2015), Geographies of Privilege (2013) and Girls With Guns: Firearms, Feminism and Militarism (2012). She is the edi

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  • France Winddance Twine (born 1960 in Chicago, Illinois) is Professor of Sociology and documentary filmmaker at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the former Deputy Editor of American Sociological Review, the flagship journal of the American Sociological Association. Twine currently serves as a member of the International editorial boards of Sociology, the official journal of the British Sociological Association and Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. Twine's research examines the intersections of racial, gender and class inequalities. Her recent publications include Outsourcing the Womb: Race, Class and Gestational Surrogacy in a Global Market (2015), Geographies of Privilege (2013) and Girls With Guns: Firearms, Feminism and Militarism (2012). She is the editor for the Routledge series, Framing 21st Century Social Issues. Twine earned her Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. She was a Research Fellow in the Class of 2008-09 at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. In 2007 she was a Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Sociology Department at the London School of Economics. She has taught and held tenured professorships at Duke University and the University of Washington in Seattle. Twine is an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma. She is the granddaughter of Paul Twine, Sr., a founding member of the Catholic Interracial Council of Chicago, a social justice organization that played an important role in the Civil Rights Movement in the United States of the 1960s. (en)
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