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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.

Released:
11-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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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

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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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

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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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

Released:
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

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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

Article ID: 697378

“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.

Released:
12-Jul-2018 3:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 696164

More than Half of Survey Respondents Support a Refusal of Service

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A study by sociologists examines public views regarding the denial of services to same-sex and interracial couples. In a fictional scenario, respondents were asked whether they believed that a business owner should be allowed to deny service. Slightly more than half of the respondents (53%) said they supported the refusal of services to a gay couple.

Released:
14-Jun-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: UT-Austin’s Christine Williams Elected President of the American Sociological Association

Article ID: 695875

UT-Austin’s Christine Williams Elected President of the American Sociological Association

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Christine Williams, Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas-Austin, has been elected the 111th President of the American Sociological Association (ASA), and Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, has been elected ASA Vice President.

Released:
8-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT

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