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Income Inequality Leads Millennials to Start Families Before Marriage

Rising income inequality, and the resulting scarcity of certain types of jobs, is a key reason a growing number of young Americans are having babies before getting married.
11-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sociologists to Explore Social Movements at Annual Meeting in Seattle, Aug. 20-23

The conference will feature approximately 600 sessions and more than 3,200 studies covering such subjects as health, education, immigration, family, politics, children, race, religion, work, sex, criminal justice, disability, environment,...
12-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Blue-Collar Training in High School Leaves Women Behind

What’s the best way to prepare high schoolers for jobs in the 21st century? Education leaders and the general public have been debating this question with more heat in recent years, clashing over whether to focus on college preparation or...
29-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ASA Applauds Supreme Court’s Ruling to Uphold Affirmative Action Program at University of Texas

The American Sociological Association (ASA) applauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today in the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. The judgement allows the university to continue using race as a factor in admissions...
23-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Behavior Problems Impact Long-Term Educational Attainment More for Boys Than Girls

A new study finds that behavioral problems in early childhood have a larger negative effect on high school and college completion rates for boys than girls, which partially explains the substantial gender gap in educational attainment that currently...
20-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Incarceration’s Hidden Wounds for African American Men

There’s a stark and troubling way that incarceration diminishes the ability of a former inmate to empathize with a loved one behind bars, but existing sociological theories fail to capture it, Vanderbilt University sociologists have found.
1-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Evidence of Racial and Class Discrimination Among Psychotherapists

A new study suggests that psychotherapists discriminate against prospective patients who are black or working class.
25-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Investigates Why Blacks Have Higher Risk of Cognitive Impairment

Social and economic disadvantages play a significant role in why blacks face a much higher risk than whites of developing cognitive impairment later in life, indicates a national study led by a Michigan State University (MSU) sociologist.
31-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Sociologists Available to Discuss Mass Shootings and Gun Culture

3-Dec-2015 8:05 AM EST

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