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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

Police Violence Against Unarmed Black Men Results in Loss of Thousands of Crime-Related 911 Calls

A new study shows that publicized cases of police violence against unarmed black men have a clear and significant negative impact on citizen crime reporting, specifically 911 calls.
26-Sep-2016 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows How a Community’s Culture and Social Connectedness Can Increase Suicide Risk

Community characteristics play an important role in perpetuating teen suicide clusters and thwarting prevention efforts, according to a new study.
22-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Sex in Later Years Harmful to Men’s Heart Health, but Not Women’s

Having sex frequently — and enjoying it — puts older men at higher risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems. For older women, however, good sex may actually lower the risk of hypertension.
6-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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