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  • TSP’s Roundup February 3, 2023 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Board member Jacob Otis wrote up new research from Tony Cheng that shows...

  • A Chat with Dr. Elizabeth Hirsch - Contexts

    What is Dr. Beth Hirsch’s favorite section of Contexts? The policy briefs, she says, are great...

  • Curating Police Complaints - Discoveries

    Tony Cheng, “The Cumulative Discretion of Police over Community Complaints,” American Journal of Sociology, 2022 Recent...

  • Mothering in Sanctuary - Council on Contemporary Families

    On a bright day last spring, a group of Latina immigrant mothers gathered in a park...

  • TSP’s Roundup January 27, 2023 - The Editors' Desk

    Image description clockwise from upper left 1. Older couple holds hands around a tree. 2. Mars...

  • A Chat with Dr. Laura Nelson - Contexts

    About Contexts and its trends section, Dr. Laura Nelson (University of British Columbia) enthuses, “This is...

  • Authentic and Inexpensive? Ethnic Restaurants in the “Fine Dining” Scene - Discoveries

    Gillian Gualtieri, “Discriminating Palates: Evaluation and Ethnoracial Inequality in American Fine Dining ,” Social Problems, 2022...

  • What aspects lead to long-term success in marriage? - Council on Contemporary Families

    The rate of people entering marital unions is dwindling. Half a century or less ago, almost...

  • Don’t Call it a Comeback! The Resurgence of HBCU Athletics

    For many people across the U.S., the summer of 2020 felt as if racial tension reached...

  • TSP’s Roundup January 20, 2023 - The Editors' Desk

    Image descriptions, clockwise starting at upper left. 1. A black woman and boy wash their hands...

  • Best of 2022: School Expulsion Leads to Earlier Police Contact - Discoveries

    Dylan Jackson, Alexander Testa, Jelena Todić, and Jonathan Leos-Martinez, “Exclusionary School Discipline during Childhood and Adolescent...

  • A Chat with Dr. Ethan Raker - Contexts

    As UBC welcomes Contexts (or, should we say, CANtexts?), we’re speaking with sociology faculty to learn what they love...

  • Has the Pandemic Increased Gender Inequality in Domestic Labor? It’s Complicated. - Council on Contemporary Families

    Throughout the first two and a half years of the COVID-19 pandemic, the one constant has...

  • TSP’s Roundup January 13, 2023 - The Editors' Desk

    (Clockwise from top left) A man sits in front of a document, cup of coffee, and...

  • Best of 2022: Uncertainty, Work, and Emotions - There's Research on That

    Originally published March 30, 2022. Today “help wanted” signs are commonplace; restaurants, shops, and cafes have...

  • Work and the Transgender Employee - Contexts

    Can I tell my employer about my gender identity? Many transpeople worry about the range of...

  • To Achieve Greater Gender Equality, We Need to View Fathers as Fully Engaged Dads - Council on Contemporary Families

    My dad was the primary cook for my family growing up. Learning from him, I handle...

  • Black Interim Head Coaches in the NFL - The Society Pages

     “Since the first Diversity and Inclusion Coaching Mobility Report in 2013, it hasbeen noted that the...

  • Best of 2022: Does Going to College Change Your Values? - Discoveries

    Miloš Broćić and Andrew Miles, “College and the ‘Culture War’: Assessing Higher Education’s Influence on Moral...

  • Are Adverse Childhood Experiences a Warning Sign of Adult Criminal Justice Contact - Council on Contemporary Families

    Millions of children grow up in a household that involves abuse, neglect, or other forms of...

  • Happy Holidays from TSP! - The Editors' Desk

    If this week you are celebrating a winter holiday, TSP sends warm wishes as you gather...

  • Fall 2022 Table of Contents - Contexts

    letter from the editors in brief: “Racial Elevator Speeches,” by C.C. Servon “Artistic Freedom?” by C.C....

  • Femininity Places U.S. Servicewomen at Risk for Harassment and Discrimination - Discoveries

    Stephanie Bonnes, “Femininity Anchors: Heterosexual Relationships and Pregnancy as Sites of Harassment for U.S. Servicewomen,” American...

  • TSP’s Roundup December 15, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy S Ericson wrote up Christina Gibson-Davis and colleagues’ work emphasizing the importance of...

  • Alumni Spotlight: Evan Stewart - The Society Pages

    In honor of The Society Pages’ tenth anniversary in 2022 we’re highlighting the contributions and ongoing...

  • Low Family Wealth Harms Child Development - Discoveries

    Christina Gibson-Davis, Lisa A. Keister, Lisa A. Gennetian, and Warren Lowell, “Net Worth Poverty and Child...

  • The Freedom Revolution, Awakened Ancestral Roots of a New Generation, and a Population Moving as One - Contexts

    In many ways, Gen Z Iranians are a combination of the very best and the most...

  • Antisemitism, Conspiracy Theories, and Kanye “Ye” West - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    Recently, Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, has notoriously gone on antisemitic tirades on social and...

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    The Problem with Sex Segregated Sport

    Sex segregated sport is increasingly untenable. As sports authorities and politicians enact flawed attempts to regulate...

  • TSP’s Roundup December 9, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Court fines and fees target and constrain the same groups of people that...

  • Facial Difference, Social Disability (Or, Why I Didn’t Mind Masking) - Contexts

    Finalizing my divorce, searching for a new place to live, re-evaluating the possibility of a family—I...

  • The “Genius” Social Scientists Named 2022 MacArthur Fellows - The Society Pages

    MacArthur Fellowship Every year in the United States, 20-30 exceptional Americans receive a MacArthur Fellowship for...

  • The Politics of Punishment and Payments - Discoveries

    Ilya Slavinski and Becky Pettit, “Proliferation of Punishment: The Centrality of Legal Fines and Fees in...

  • TSP’s Roundup December 2, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    This week around eight inches of snow fell here in the Twin Cities, forecasts now call...

  • Sitcoms and Social Networks - Sociological Images

    Social networks are a great way to introduce people to the power of Sociology. In my...

  • Peer Group Management and Social Inequalities in Preschool - Discoveries

    Amy August, “Indirect Socialization in Preschool: How Teachers Harness Children’s Ability to Shape Peer Behavior,” Qualitative...

  • “Woman, Life, Freedom” and the Progressive Academe - Contexts

    On September 13, 2022, a 22-two-year-old Kurdish woman named Jina (Mahsa) Amini was arrested by “Morality...

  • Another mass killing in a gay bar - Contexts

    Journalists don’t contact me when new bars open, when they set new fundraising records, or when...

  • From Prussia With Love: The Palace That Got To Live Twice - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    There are some odd places in Germany’s Deep South that are strangely attractive to American tourists....

  • Teaching Exercises: Our Hard Days’ Nights - Contexts

    Thanksgiving is almost upon our U.S. readers, and whether it’s the long drives, visiting a childhood...

  • TSP’s Roundup 18, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy We write up new research from Alexandra Murphy and colleagues showing that one...

  • can conflict create good community? - Contexts

    This article was first published in the Spring 2022 issue of Contexts Magazine. That version contained...

  • Transportation Insecurity - Discoveries

    Alexandra K. Murphy, Karina McDonald-Lopez, Natasha Pilkauskas, and Alix Gould-Werth, “Transportation Insecurity in the United States:...

  • TSP’s Roundup November 11, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Board member Mason Jones wrote up new research from Stefanie Mollborn and colleagues...

  • Climate Change, Redlining, and Our Institutions’ Blue Roofs - Contexts

    Dilapidated homes, unoccupied with boarded windows. Overgrown patches of land, acres of empty parking lots with...

  • How Much is Too Much? High Socioeconomic Status Families Negotiate Kid’s Tech Use - Discoveries

    Stefanie Mollborn, Aubrey Limburg, Jennifer Pace, and Paula Fomby, “Family Socioeconomic Status and Children’s Screen Time,”...

  • What Past is Worth Remembering?: Germany’s Colonial History in Public Memory - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Luxembourg Agreement, the resulting agreements from the Conference...

  • TSP’s Roundup November 4, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy For our partner page World Suffering I wrote up new research from Mike...

  • Home-Working’s Covid Comeback - Contexts

    Working from home was on a long, downward slide until the 1980s, when sectoral shifts and...