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Daughters of Interracial Parents More Likely Than Sons to Identify as Multiracial

Daughters of interracial parents are more likely than sons to identify as multiracial, and this is especially true for children of black-white couples, according to a new study in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.
26-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Sociological Association Launches New Open Access Journal, Socius

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has launched Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, a new open access journal, which published its inaugural articles earlier this month.
21-Jan-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Workplace Flexibility Benefits Employees

New research released today shows that workers at a Fortune 500 company who participated in a pilot work flexibility program voiced higher levels of job satisfaction and reduced levels of burnout and psychological stress than employees within the...
13-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Timing of First Childbirth Influences Women’s Health at Age 40

A new study finds some surprising ways in which women’s health at midlife is connected to when they had their first child and to their marital history.
14-Dec-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

More Than Half of ‘Children’ Misperceive or Reject Parents’ Political Party Affiliations

A new study finds that more than half of all “children” in the U.S. either misperceive or reject their parents’ political party affiliations.
17-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Young Whites Usually More Optimistic Than Minority Peers About Likelihood of Living to 35

A new study of young people finds that, with one exception, whites are more optimistic — sometimes drastically so — than their minority peers about their likelihood of living to 35.
16-Nov-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pressure to ‘Publish or Perish’ May Discourage Innovative Research, Study Suggests

The traditional pressure in academia for faculty to “publish or perish” advances knowledge in established areas. But it also might discourage scientists from asking the innovative questions that are most likely to lead to the biggest...
14-Oct-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Why Men Receive Much More Media Coverage Than Women

For years social scientists have grappled with the question of why men receive far more media coverage than women, and now a new study reveals the answer.
28-Sep-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sociologist Available to Discuss Antigovernment Protest in Oregon

5-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST

Sociologist Available to Discuss Antigovernment Protest in Oregon

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has a sociologist available to discuss the situation in Oregon involving armed antigovernment protesters.
5-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Mass Shootings and Gun Culture

In the wake of yesterday’s tragic event in San Bernardino, California, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss mass shootings and gun culture.
3-Dec-2015 8:05 AM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Mass Shootings and Gun Culture

3-Dec-2015 8:05 AM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday-Related Topics: Family, Religion, Consumerism, and Mental Health

19-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday-Related Topics: Family, Religion, Consumerism, and Mental Health

As the holiday season begins, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss holiday-related topics, including family, religion, consumerism, and mental health.
19-Nov-2015 8:05 AM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Same-Sex Marriage

With the Supreme Court of the United States expected to rule imminently in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which addresses the matter of marriage equality and the constitutional status of state bans on same-sex marriage, the American Sociological...
25-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Sociologists Available to Discuss Same-Sex Marriage

25-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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