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Study: Banks Hired Risk Officers to Mitigate Risk in Years Before Collapse. It Didn’t Go So Well

New research suggests a significant number of national and international American banks hired new Chief Risk Officers to mitigate risk but may have actually helped lead the industry into widespread insolvency.
14-Jul-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Trump Supporters Believe U.S. Society Is Fair

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Trump supporters thinks the nation spends too much money promoting equality for the poor, women and minorities; agrees that disadvantaged groups have received more than they deserve economically; and believes that disadvantaged individuals' claims...
6-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Youth Cyberbullying Among Current or Former Friends and Dating Partners

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Youth cyberbullying is dramatically more likely to occur between current or former friends and dating partners than between students who were never friends or in a romantic relationship.
15-Jun-2017 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Protests with Many Participants and Unified Message Most Likely to Influence Politicians, Study Suggests

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Protests that bring many people to the streets who agree among themselves and have a single message are most likely to influence elected officials, suggests a new study.
29-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Contradicts Perceived Immigrant Education Paradox

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Research points out that the most common intergenerational pattern within immigrant families is not extraordinary upward mobility and education, but rather class reproduction
15-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

America's Biggest Secret or Life in a Culture of Pay Secrecy?

My eight-year-old daughter received the classic Hasbro Game of Life as a holiday gift this past year. What caught my attention right away while playing the game with her were the salaries.
2-Feb-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Taking Time-Off Work to Raise Children is Damaging to the Careers of Highly Skilled, High Earning Women

Mothers who leave work to raise children often sacrifice more than the pay for their time off; when they come back their wages reflect lost raises.
28-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Duke University Professor Elected President of the American Sociological Association

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Professor and Chair of Sociology at Duke University, has been elected the 109th President of the American Sociological Association (ASA), and Christopher Uggen, Regents Professor of Sociology and Law at the University of...
12-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sociologist Available to Discuss Government Leaks and Policy within the Media

The ASA has a sociologist available to discuss how leaks of classified information shape policy discourse.
25-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Sociologists Available to Discuss Refugees and Immigration

The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss the latest news related to refugees, Muslims, and immigration.
22-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Orlando Nightclub Massacre

13-Jun-2016 11:55 AM EDT

Sociologists Available to Discuss Orlando Nightclub Massacre

The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss the Orlando nightclub massacre from a variety of perspectives.
13-Jun-2016 11:50 AM EDT

Sociologists Available to Discuss Transgender-Related Issues

Earlier this year, North Carolina brought the transgender community into the spotlight by passing legislation requiring people to use public bathrooms that correspond with the gender on their birth certificates. The American Sociological Association...
24-May-2016 2:30 PM EDT

Sociologists Available to Discuss Transgender-Related Issues

24-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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

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