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Article ID: 716020

CONTAGIOUS ADDICTION: Opioid Prescriptions Increase Likelihood of Family Members’ Use

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A new study in the American Sociological Review carefully traces the contagion of opioid use among families. The study’s conclusions should impact how and when opioids are prescribed, particularly when driven by patient demand.

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18-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715772

Sociology and Social Justice

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On August 10-13, thousands of sociologists from around the nation and the world will meet in New York at the association’s 114th Annual Meeting. At a time when issues ranging from the U.S. census to the racial wealth gap dominate public discourse, more than 600 sessions involving 4,600 presenters and 3,000 research papers will deepen understanding of the interrelationship of societal structures and policy issues, as well as their impact on ordinary people and communities.

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12-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Northwestern Univerity’s Aldon Morris Elected President of the American Sociological Association

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Northwestern Univerity’s Aldon Morris Elected President of the American Sociological Association

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Aldon Morris, Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University, was elected the 112th President of the American Sociological Association (ASA), and Rhacel Parreñas, University of Southern California, has been elected Vice President.

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11-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709667

“Broken Windows,” Lower Grades

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While criminologists continue to debate the impact of the practice, new research from two sociologists demonstrates that this sort of aggressive policing has a negative impact on the scholastic performance of African-American young teenagers in the affected neighborhoods

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14-Mar-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 706385

American Sociological Association Honors Leaders in the Discipline

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The American Sociological Association (ASA) proudly announces the the 2019 award recipients, the highest honors the Association confers

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14-Jan-2019 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703343

National Scientific Organizations File Amicus Brief Objecting to Inclusion of Citizenship Question in the 2020 Census

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The American Sociological Association, the American Statistical Association, and the Population Association of America this week filed an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York supporting a challenge to the late addition of a citizenship question in the 2020 Census

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4-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 702887

American Sociological Association Expresses Strong Objection to Newly Proposed Legal Definition of Sex, Due to Risk of Transgender Discrimination

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The proposed definition would allow only a binary classification that is immutable and based on genitalia at birth. Such a policy stands to have detrimental impacts on the physical and mental health of transgender and intersex individuals.

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29-Oct-2018 12:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697745

Study: Today’s College Graduates Facing Greater Competition for Good Jobs

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College graduates are more likely to take less-skilled jobs in recent years than ever before, and a new study from the University of North Carolina says the expansion of higher education has made each bachelor’s degree seem less exceptional to employers.

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22-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: “Feeling Race” and Other Crucial Issues:
Join Thousands of Sociologists Aug. 11-14 in Philadelphia

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“Feeling Race” and Other Crucial Issues: Join Thousands of Sociologists Aug. 11-14 in Philadelphia

American Sociological Association (ASA)

As controversies over overt racism, White Nationalism, #MeToo, income inequality, immigration and social polarization dominate the American conversation, more than 5,500 sociologists whose work provides insights on these and other vital topics will meet in Philadelphia August 11-14 for the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association.

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12-Jul-2018 3:00 PM EDT
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