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Notre Dame Sociologists to Lead American Sociological Association’s Flagship Journal

The American Sociological Association (ASA) announced this week that it has appointed three sociologists from the University of Notre Dame to serve as the next editors of the American Sociological Review (ASR), the association’s flagship journal....
26-Feb-2015 11:15 AM EST

Children of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants Have Heightened Risk of Behavior Problems

Children of undocumented Mexican immigrants have a significantly higher risk of behavior problems than their co-ethnic counterparts with documented or naturalized citizen mothers, according to a new study.
24-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Consumers Increasingly Face Companies’ Creative Smoke and Mirrors, Study Finds

Heavily marketed as a safer, healthful alternative to smoking, electronic cigarettes are under fire from California health officials who have declared “vaping” a public health threat, hoping to head off the type of deceptive manipulation that...
18-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

Many Religious People View Science Favorably, But Reject Certain Scientific Theories

A new study finds that many U.S. adults — roughly one in five — are deeply religious, know a lot about science, and support many practical uses of science and technology in everyday life, but reject scientific explanations of creation and...
26-Jan-2015 9:15 AM EST

Majority of Young Women and Men Prefer Egalitarian Relationships, Study Shows

The majority of young women and men today would prefer an egalitarian relationship in which work and family responsibilities are shared equally between partners if that possibility were available to them, according to a new study.
20-Jan-2015 8:55 AM EST

Study Explores Ku Klux Klan’s Impact on U.S. Political System

The Ku Klux Klan’s failure to defeat the black civil rights moment is well documented, but the group’s lesser-known legacy may be its lasting impact on the U.S. political system, according to a new study.
4-Dec-2014 9:35 AM EST

Job Authority Increases Depression Symptoms in Women, Decreases Them in Men

A new study finds that having job authority increases symptoms of depression among women, but decreases them among men.
17-Nov-2014 11:40 AM EST

Heterosexuals Have Egalitarian Views on Legal Benefits for Same-Sex Couples, Not on PDA

A new study indicates that heterosexuals have predominately egalitarian views on legal benefits for — but not public displays of affection (PDA) by — same-sex couples.
18-Nov-2014 8:35 AM EST

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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

Sociologists Available to Discuss Election-Related Issues

With Election Day just around the corner, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss election-related issues, including public opinion, the politics of fear, voting blocs, and campaign finance.
27-Oct-2014 10:45 AM EDT

Sociologists Available to Discuss Election-Related Issues

27-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday Shopping Season

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss various aspects of the holiday shopping season.
25-Nov-2013 8:45 AM EST

Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday Shopping Season

25-Nov-2013 8:00 AM EST

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