The American Sociological Association (ASA) proudly announces the the 2019 award recipients, the highest honors the Association confers
14-Jan-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
National Scientific Organizations File Amicus Brief Objecting to Inclusion of Citizenship Question in the 2020 Census
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...
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American Sociological Association Expresses Strong Objection to Newly Proposed Legal Definition of Sex, Due to Risk of Transgender Discrimination
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.
29-Oct-2018 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
8-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Income Inequality Is Changing the Nature of How Parents Invest in Their Kids, Widening Class Divides in the U.S.
A new study shows that rising income inequality in the U.S. has led affluent parents to increase spending on their children, widening the gap in child investment along class lines. The results suggest that income inequality erodes the equality of...
22-May-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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The ASA has a sociologist available to discuss how leaks of classified information shape policy discourse.
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