Bookmarks (81)

  • TSP Weekly Roundup: October 21, 2021 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Board member Daniel Cueto-Villalobos wrote on new research from Patricia Homan and Amy...

  • Place-based racial identities and shared futures - Contexts

    The nation’s growing racial diversity received significant media attention following the release of the 2020 Census...

  • Kindertransport: Rescuing Children on the Brink of War - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    The American Swedish Institute (ASI) current exhibit, “Rescuing Children on the Brink of War,” provides various...

  • Why is American health care so inaccessible? It only got easy when my dad was dying.

    Reposted with Permission from USA Today. Imagine spending decades trying to unlock doors to secure your...

  • Designing parental leave policies that reduce stigmas associated with leave-taking - Council on Contemporary Families

    Paid leave is an increasingly popular and important issue in the United States. The problems associated...

  • Sexist Congregations Harm Women’s Health - Discoveries

    Patricia Homan and Amy Burdette, “When Religion Hurts: Structural Sexism and Health in Religious Congregations,” American...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup: October 15, 2021 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Alicia Smith-Tran wrote for Engaging Sports on how her research on Black middle-class...

  • Mental Health Co-Response Teams - There's Research on That

    Since George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis over one year ago, police reforms across the country continue...

  • restaurant industry labor or wage shortages? - Contexts

    As the country steadily recovers from the pandemic and businesses reopen their doors, aggrieved restaurateurs have...

  • screenshot

    Black Girls RUN! and the Importance of Finding a Fitness Community

    The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated fundamental changes in people’s everyday lives. For example, social distancing measures drove...

  • 3Q with Dr. Alicia Walker, New Editor of This Blog! - Council on Contemporary Families

    I am thrilled to announce that Dr. Alicia Walker has take over as the new editor...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup: October 8, 2021 - The Editors' Desk

    This week we have it all: research on imposter syndrome, conversations on how to handle gender...

  • Matthew Clair on W. E. B. Du Bois - Give Theory A Chance

    In this episode we are joined by Dr. Matthew Clair, an Assistant Professor of Sociology & Law...

  • Imposter Syndrome and the Limits of Diversity - There's Research on That

    For many, the start of the school year brings a mixed bag of emotions, from budding...

  • Pandemic Parenting and the Persistence of Gender Inequality - Council on Contemporary Families

    A few days before Father’s Day in June 2021, I found myself in the greeting card...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup: October 1, 2021 - The Editors' Desk

    Fall is in the air here in Minnesota, and we’re bringing you sociological reads as refreshing...

  • When Emotions Matter More Than Science: The Case of US Policies on Sexual Commerce - Contexts

    When discussing US policies on sexual commerce, we live in a country where truth, science, and...

  • First-generation Students Face More Stress, But Less Depression - Discoveries

    Tabitha Wilbur, “Stressed but not Depressed: A Longitudinal Analysis of First-Generation College Students, Stress, and Depressive...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup: September 23, 2021 - The Editors' Desk

    Next week marks the launch of our new newsletter format. This week we stick with our...

  • Changing Social Context and Queer Recruitment Panics - Contexts

    New Gallup numbers on LGBT Americans are causing quite the stir after the 2020 polling of...

  • Gender, Cultural Change, and the Catholic Church - There's Research on That

    This October, Pope Francis is kicking off a three year synod, assembling leaders and laypeople to...

  • screenshot

    Orientalism and Media Coverage of the 2022 Qatar World Cup

    From the day Qatar was awarded an opportunity to host the FIFA men’s World Cup in...

  • Afghanistan’s Ethnic Minority at Risk of Genocide - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    After 20 years, the Taliban have returned to power in Kabul. Two decades of progress for...

  • Michael DeLand reads Herbert Blumer - Give Theory A Chance

    In this episode, Dr. Michael DeLand, an Assistant Professor of Sociology & Criminology at Gonzaga University,...

  • Michael DeLand on Herbert Blumer - Give Theory A Chance

    In this episode we are joined by Dr. Michael DeLand, an Assistant Professor of Sociology & Criminology...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup: September 17, 2021 - The Editors' Desk

    It’s the start of the new semester and TSP is back! We are excited to continue...

  • New Beginnings, la lucha continúa - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    Rapprochement over estrangement, renewal, and hope, these sorely needed values strengthen our rituals for new beginnings....

  • Urban Food Deserts: Myth or Fact? - Discoveries

    Joowon Jeong and Cathy Yang Liu, “Neighborhood Diversity and Food Access in a Changing Urban Spatial...

  • Structured Discomfort Belongs in the Sociological Classroom - Contexts

    The one thing we know is that teaching sociology is uncomfortable and controversial, but necessary now...

  • Our Center in a Time of Reckoning - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    Our Center is part of a mosaic of organizations and individuals whose dedication, scholarship, meticulous documentation,...

  • Abortion Bans Could Deepen the College Drop-Out Crisis - Contexts

    The anti-abortion movement is feeling hopeful in the wake of Texas’s abortion ban and the Supreme...

  • Princessing: The Magic of Impression Management - Contexts

      Fictional princesses have new expressions beyond toys, motion pictures, and theme parks (e.g., Disney). In...

  • Coming Home to College: How Living Arrangements are Affecting Student Perceptions of the Path to Adulthood during COVID-19 - Council on Contemporary Families

    The Great Recession a decade ago led a lot of college students back to their parents’...

  • Back to Basics: Selling Sociology - Sociological Images

    Despite, well, everything, we are trying to get back into the classroom as much as we...

  • Between a Rock and a Hard Past - Contexts

    “Was it in vain? What has changed?” These words are graffitied across an art piece by...

  • The Gender Revolution on Greek Row

    We live in a moment of remarkable inconsistency in the gender structure. We have ever-increasing numbers...

  • Summer 2021 Letter From the Editors - Contexts

    The great sociologist Erving Goffman taught us that the social world is a play and we...

  • Student Spotlight: Nikoleta Sremac - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    Nikoleta (Nika) Sremac is a third-year Ph.D. Student in the Department of Sociology. She received her...

  • Call for Papers! Fall 2022 Issue on “Visions and Transformations” - Contexts

    The Fall 2022 issue of Contexts: Sociology for the Public will be dedicated to the theme...

  • The choice to conceive, LGBTQ families and COVID-19 - Council on Contemporary Families

    The appointments were all scheduled; the preliminary tests were done; the co-parenting agreements were signed; and...

  • Female Suicide Bombers: An Unforeseen Threat - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    One of the most dangerous weapons in the world has been increasing in prevalence over the...

  • screenshot

    The Neoliberal Legacy of “The Decision” and Media Framing NBA Free Agency

    In the high-stakes world of NBA free agency, players coming and going is never simply transactional....

  • Securing and Expanding Holocaust and Genocide Education in Minnesota - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently released the second draft of proposed social studies standards....

  • Light Skin as Marriage Currency - Council on Contemporary Families

    Reposted with permission from the Gender & Society Blog Black Lives Matter, the anti-racist movement that...

  • Unearthing Yiddish Archival Objects - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    The CHGS collections include not only a diverse array of papers and physical objects but also...

  • Nothing About Us Without Us: The ableist nature of ABA therapy used to treat autism - Contexts

      At the beginning of 2021, musical artist Sia has caused waves of controversy. Earlier in...

  • Activism Against the Olympics - The Society Pages

    Every two years, the world’s attention turns to the Olympic Games. Athletic competitions are the center...

  • screenshot

    The Tokyo Olympics and the “Death Drive” of Capitalism

    Does holding a sporting mega-event like the Tokyo Olympic Games amidst a pandemic and the continuing...

  • Who Is Offered and Who Gets an IUD or Implant Before Leaving the Hospital after Having a Baby? - Council on Contemporary Families

    Reposted with permission from the UT Austin Population Research Center.  The American College of Obstetricians and...

  • “Beautiful feelings” in Literature and the Palestine/Israel Relationship - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

     “Beautiful feelings make for bad literature.” French literary tradition has proved André Gide’s assertion wrong, of...