BLAUNER, Bob. (Robert Blauner). American, b. 1929. Genres: Race relations, Sociology, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, since 1978 (Assistant Professor, 1963-67; Associate Professor, 1967-78). Assistant Professor of Sociology, San Francisco State University. 1961-62, and University of Chicago, 1962-63; field: men's studies. Publications: Alienation and Freedom: The Factory Worker and His Industry, 1964; Racial Oppression in America, 1972; Black Lives, White Lives: Three Decades of Race Relations in America, 1989; Our Mothers' Spirits: the Death of Mothers and the Grief of Men, 1998. Contributor to journals. Address: Dept. of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A.