Global attitudes about domestic violence changed dramatically during the first decade of the 2000s, according to a new University of Michigan study that analyzes data from 26 low- and middle-income countries.
4/25/2013 8:35 AM EDT
Even within the same school, lower-achieving students often are taught by less-experienced teachers, as well as by teachers who received their degrees from less-competitive colleges, according to a new study.
4/23/2013 11:50 AM EDT
The language activists and politicians use in immigration debates may be as important as the policies they are debating when it comes to long-term effects, according to the author of a new study in the April issue of the American Sociological Review.
3/25/2013 8:00 AM EDT
True fame isn’t fleeting. That’s what a team of researchers led by McGill University’s Eran Shor and Stony Brook University’s Arnout van de Rijt conclude in a new study that appears in the April issue of the American Sociological Review.
3/25/2013 11:25 AM EDT
Does Winning an Emmy, an Election, or Entry to the Baseball Hall of Fame Mean You Will Live Longer Than Those You Beat?
Research has long linked high socioeconomic status with better health and lower mortality. But what’s remained unclear is whether this association has more to do with access to resources (education, wealth, career opportunity, etc.) or the glow of...
3/11/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Marriage may not always be as beneficial to health as experts have led us to believe, according to a new study.
3/5/2013 8:00 AM EST
The American Sociological Association (ASA) weighed in on the gay marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court today, filing an amicus brief outlining social science research that shows “children fare just as well” when raised by same-sex or...
2/28/2013 12:35 PM EST
Same-sex cohabitors report worse health than people of the same socioeconomic status who are in heterosexual marriages, according to a new study, which may provide fuel for gay marriage proponents.
2/21/2013 8:00 AM EST
The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss NBA player Jason Collins’ decision to publicly announce that he is gay, making him the first active male athlete in a major American professional team sport to come...
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1/28/2013 1:30 PM EST
The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss immigration reform. A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators will unveil an immigration reform package today and President Obama is expected to address immigration reform...
1/28/2013 1:20 PM EST
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In the wake of the recent Newtown, Connecticut, massacre that left 27 victims dead, including 20 elementary school students, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss school shootings and how families and...
12/17/2012 10:40 AM EST
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