The American Sociological Association (ASA) filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today supporting the fight to overturn Virginia’s gay marriage ban and continuing its now 14-month effort to highlight the...
4/16/2014 3:10 PM EDT
A new study finds that an increase in a municipality’s homicide rate causes more elementary school students in that community to fail a grade than would do so if the rate remained stable.
4/16/2014 10:00 AM EDT
A new study reveals that for adolescent girls, having a romantic relationship play out differently than they imagined it would has negative implications for their mental health.
4/15/2014 10:45 AM EDT
The punishing psychological toll endured by military personnel in war zones has been extensively documented for years by researchers, perhaps more than ever in the wake of recent military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. But there has been a...
4/9/2014 9:00 AM EDT
A new study suggests that for most adolescents, becoming more popular both increases their risk of getting bullied and worsens the negative consequences of being victimized.
3/26/2014 8:00 AM EDT
When it comes to Oscars and some other Hollywood movie awards, who your friends are affects whether you win, according to a new study.
3/13/2014 1:05 PM EDT
Described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse,” intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health issue affecting millions of people in...
3/5/2014 9:20 AM EST
The American Sociological Association (ASA) filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit today supporting the fight to overturn gay marriage bans in Utah and Oklahoma and continuing its now 13-month effort to highlight...
3/3/2014 1:10 PM EST
The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss various aspects of the holiday shopping season.
11/25/2013 8:45 AM EST
11/25/2013 8:00 AM EST
The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act — which prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
11/7/2013 3:40 PM EST
11/7/2013 3:00 PM EST
6/24/2013 11:00 AM EDT
The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss the Supreme Court’s rulings in the same-sex marriage cases.
6/24/2013 10:55 AM EDT
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...
4/29/2013 4:00 PM EDT
4/29/2013 4:00 PM EDT