Chris McAuley

Dr Chris McAuley (he/him) is collection editor for the Black Studies Collection. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Black Studies, UC Santa Barbara. His areas of research are northern and southern African Politics, world systems theory, Black intellectual history, Caribbean and Latin American political economy, and economic history of the Americas.

All Stories Created Equal: Inequity and Inequality in Autobiography and Storytelling

All people are not valued equally, so there is societal inequity and inequality in how their stories are valued as well. Collection Editor Chris McAuley explores the mission of Lived Places Black Studies Collection to help rectify this imbalance.

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Recent Posts

Pricing Strategy: Publishing Industry Practices Examined

by David parker

Lived Places Publishing must establish pricing that captures both a single, retail reader, and an institution-wide, unlimited-access group of readers which might number into the hundreds. Publisher David Parker explains how to develop a multi-channel pricing strategy.

The Role of Anthropology in the Fight for Social Equity

by Rebecca

Anthropology is an ethnographic opportunity to record culture by observing and documenting the complexities that define neoliberal social imbalance. Linda Jean Hall recounts how her lived experiences as a descendant of African heritage in North and South America inform the ways that she teaches, writes, and practices active and transdisciplinary Cultural Anthropology.

Author Guest Post: Nicola Abraham and Victoria Ruddock

by Rebecca

Lived Places Publishing authors Nicola Abraham and Victoria Ruddock introduce us to their new book, Supporting patients living with dementia during a pandemic: Digital theatre and educational spaces.

Learning Belongs in the Library — On Critical Race Theory and Book Banning, Publishers Speak Up!

by David parker

What is Critical Race Theory – and does it belong in libraries? LPP co-founder David Parker weighs in from the publisher’s perspective. 

Celebrating Milestones: Lived Places Publishing releases first title

by David parker

The first book delivered to the world by a new publisher must set the tone for all that is to follow. Publisher and co-founder David Parker introduces the launch of LPP’s first title and celebrates a publishing milestone.

Entrepreneurship in Places Unexplored

by Drew Harris

Dr Drew Harris outlines his vision for the stories and explorations of entrepreneurs who don’t fit the “norm”, who operate on the margins, or who face challenges that others don’t. 

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