Protests with Many Participants and Unified Message Most Likely to Influence Politicians, Study Suggests
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
13-Jun-2016 11:55 AM EDT
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
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...
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5-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST
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
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