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With Racial Segregation Declining Between Neighborhoods, Segregation Now Taking New Form

Recent research has shown that racial segregation in the U.S. is declining between neighborhoods, but a new study indicates that segregation is manifesting itself in other ways — not disappearing.
28-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Journal of Health and Social Behavior to Publish Corrected Version of Study

The authors of a March 2015 Journal of Health and Social Behavior (JHSB) study, “In Sickness and in Health? Physical Illness as a Risk Factor for Marital Dissolution in Later Life” (2015, 56(1):59-73), have retracted the article.
23-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Sociologists to Explore the Topic of Sexuality at Annual Meeting in Chicago, Aug. 22-25

More than 5,500 sociologists will convene in Chicago this August to explore ideas and scientific research relating to sexuality and many other topics, as part of the American Sociological Association’s 110th Annual Meeting.
6-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Study Explores Reasons Behind Alcohol Abuse in Non-Heterosexual Women

Non-heterosexual women who feel a disconnect between who they are attracted to and how they identify themselves may have a higher risk of alcohol abuse, according to a new study.
1-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

People More Likely to Cheat as They Become More Economically Dependent on Their Spouses

Both men and women are more likely to cheat on their spouses the more economically dependent they are on them, according to a new study.
27-May-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Study Suggests Earning a College Degree Before, But Not After, Getting Married Protects Against Obesity

People who earn a college degree before getting married are much less likely to become obese than those who graduate from college after getting married, according to a new study.
26-May-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Study Finds Foreclosures Fueled Racial Segregation in U.S.

Some 9 million American families lost their homes to foreclosure during the late 2000s housing bust, driving many to economic ruin and in search of new residences. Hardest hit were black, Latino, and racially integrated neighborhoods, according to a...
6-May-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Study Finds EITC Bolsters Recipients’ Self-Respect While Helping Them Financially

America’s welfare state is quietly evolving from needs-based to an employment-based safety net that rewards working families and fuels dreams of a better life, indicates a new study led by a Michigan State University (MSU) scholar.
1-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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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

Sociologists Available to Discuss Same-Sex Marriage

28-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Sociologists Available to Discuss Same-Sex Marriage

With the Supreme Court of the United States hearing oral arguments today 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...
28-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Sociologists Available to Discuss Valentine’s Day-Related Topics

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss topics ranging from dating, love, and consumerism to weddings, sex, and sadness.
10-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Valentine’s Day-Related Topics

10-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday-Related Topics Ranging From Shopping to Sadness

As the holiday season begins, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss holiday-related topics ranging from shopping to sadness.
24-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday-Related Topics Ranging From Shopping to Sadness

24-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

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