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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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.
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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...
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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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The ASA has a sociologist available to discuss how leaks of classified information shape policy discourse.
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