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Global Illiberalism Impacts Academic Freedom: New Study

Findings support conventional views that academic freedom is positively associated with democracy and negatively with state religiosity and militarism.
23-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gender Wage Gap vs. Family Wage Gap: Its Complicated, New Study Shows

New sociological research investigates the relationship between family and gender wage gaps--looking at the full labor market, and also separately looking at Black, Hispanic, and White workers.
16-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Stigma Has Declined for Chronic Diseases but Not for Mental Illnesses, Study Finds

In this new study appearing in the October 2023 issue of The American Sociological Review, researchers use new methods to learn why some diseases are more stigmatized than others and whether disease stigma has declined over time.
26-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

White Police Membership in Republican Party Associated with Racial Bias, Study Finds

In the last 10 years, police organizations have displayed unprecedented support for Republican presidential candidates and have organized against social movements focused on addressing racial disparities in police contact.
24-Jul-2023 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sociologists to Explore Topics of Attacks on Public Education, Racial Justice, the Future of Democracy, and More at ASA Annual Meeting, Aug. 17-21, Philadelphia; Press Registration Open

Approximately 600 sessions featuring over 3,000 research papers are open to the press. From race and racism to mental health, from climate control and environmental policy issues to artificial intelligence, sociologists are investigating and...
20-Jul-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Sociological Association 2023 Elections Results

Adia Harvey Wingfield, Professor of Sociology at the Washington University in St. Louis, has been elected the 116th President of the American Sociological Association. Allison J. Pugh, Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia, has been elected...
1-Jun-2023 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

World’s Militaries Increase Carbon Emissions: Study

Sociologists delve into the question of how national military systems impact carbon emissions
19-May-2023 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hard-Right Social Media Activities Lead to Civil Unrest: Study

A new study examining whether activity on hard-right social media lead to civil unrest. The authors found that hard-right social media activity did indeed increase subsequent unrest in the United States during 2020. Authors also found evidence that...
23-Mar-2023 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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