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    How U.S. Politicians are Using Moral Panics to Sideline Trans Athletes

    For the first time since tennis player Renee Richards in the 1970s, transgender (trans) women athletes,...

  • “Who is Going to Believe Me?” Racial Differences in the Experiences of Queer Men Who Are Sexual Assault Survivors - Discoveries

    Doug Meyer, “Racializing Emasculation: An Intersectional Analysis of Queer Men’s Evaluations of Sexual Assault,” Social Problems,...

  • TSP’s (Bi)weekly Roundup June 10th, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Council on Contemporary Families’ blog posted a research report from Debra Umberson and...

  • Mass Shootings and Your Mental Illness Bulls**t Detector - Girl w/ Pen

    I didn’t start out wanting to be a gun violence expert, and, arguably, I am not...

  • “I just feel like you can’t be grown up living with your parents:” Student loans and family help after college graduation - Council on Contemporary Families

    The month of May means graduation. This is the time of the year to celebrate accomplishment,...

  • TSP (Bi)weekly Roundup May 20th, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    During the summer, we are publishing our newsletter every other week. We’ll be back to our...

  • 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...

  • abortion restrictions are harmful to everyone - Contexts

    I know that the recently leaked draft from the U.S. Supreme Court portends a decision in...

  • History in Whose Hands? Gendering Collective Memory of the Yugoslav Wars in Serbia - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    *Editors Note: This piece was originally posted by the UMN Human Rights Program. Click here to...

  • Euthanasia: A Threat to Disabled Lives - Contexts

    In the past week, there have been several articles published commenting on Canada’s controversial plan to...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup May 6, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    Worth a Read (Sociologically Speaking) For Mother’s Day we rounded up some of our best pieces...

  • From the #TSPClassics Collection: The Challenges of Motherhood - There's Research on That

    Mother’s day is a good opportunity to surprise your mom with breakfast in bed, flowers, or...

  • Remembering Through Music: An Interview with Badema Pitic - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the UMN School of Music had the pleasure...

  • Visual Soc: Aging and Manhood Among Gang Members - Discoveries

    John Leverso and Chris Hess, “From the Hood to the Home: Masculinity Maturation of Chicago Street...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup April 29, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    Worth a Read (Sociologically Speaking) Board member Jacob Otis rounded up social science research on police...

  • Just a Few Bad Apples? Social Science Research on Police Complaints - There's Research on That

    Complaint ProcessIn recent years, many initiatives have worked to systematically track and analyze data on police...

  • Against the Brittleness of Memory: Complex Parallels on Yom HaShoah - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    April 27th is Yom HaShoah, one of several Holocaust remembrance days observed around the world at...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup April 22, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Board member Jacob Otis wrote up research from Kate Watson and her colleagues...

  • SCHOOLS AS HOSTILE INSTITUTIONS: EVERYDAY VIOLENCE AGAINST BLACK GIRLS AND IMMIGRANT GIRLS OF COLOR - Council on Contemporary Families

    Reprinted from Gender & Society December 17, 2021 One morning as I was sitting toward the...

  • When Therapists Encourage Family Cutoffs - Council on Contemporary Families

    Are We Helping or Harming? Reprinted with permission from Psychotherapy Network Jeremy’s parents divorced when he...

  • Challenges of Virtual Schooling Extend Beyond the Academics - Discoveries

    Kate R Watson, Ron Avi Astor, Rami Benbenishty, Gordon Capp, and Michael S Kelly, “Needs of...

  • How the Easter Bunny Got Its Second Glaze in World War II - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    As far as I can think back, an odd-looking, faceless porcelain bunny has been part of...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup April 15, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Jean Marie Maier wrote up new research from Vincent Roscigno, Jill Yavorsky, and...

  • Women Experience Less Dignity at Work - Discoveries

    Vincent Roscigno, Jill Yavorsky, and Natasha Quadlin, “Gendered Dignity at Work,” American Journal of Sociology, 2022...

  • Envisioning Evil: “The Nazi Drawings” by Mauricio Lasansky - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    Visitors facing the entrance to Envisioning Evil: “The Nazi Drawings” by Mauricio Lasansky are offered only...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup April 8, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Board member Mason Jones wrote up research from John Leverso and Chris Hess...

  • Aging and Manhood Among Gang Members - Discoveries

    John Leverso and Chris Hess, “From the Hood to the Home: Masculinity Maturation of Chicago Street...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup April 1, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    Worth a Read (Sociologically Speaking) Daniel Cueto-Villalobos rounded-up research on job insecurity, expectations for work, and...

  • CSUEB Back to the Bay - Dispatches from a Dean

    “Back to the Bay” is a Cal State East Bay event that brings faculty and staff...

  • Uncertainty, Work, and Emotions - There's Research on That

    Today “help wanted” signs are commonplace; restaurants, shops, and cafes have temporarily closed or have cut...

  • Serbia’s Russian Rifts: External Pressures and Internal Fractures - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    While Serbia does not share a direct border with Ukraine, it is close enough that when...

  • Sociology and the Racialized Moral Panic Over ‘CRT’ - Contexts

    Over the past year and a half, politicians and media commentators have amplified a growing movement...

  • When Parents Show Up to Support Their LGBTQ Adult Children - Council on Contemporary Families

    At the first Mardi Gras ball I attended in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, my host Ernest appeared...

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    The Precarious Labor of Professional Skateboarders

    Tracing its origins back to 1960s California, skateboarding represents both a popular “lifestyle sport,” and an...

  • Winter 2022 Letter From the Editors - Contexts

    To say that the pandemic has been difficult on us all would be an understatement. It’s...

  • 25% Increase in Alcohol-Related Deaths in 2020 - World Suffering

    This week The New York Times covered new research from National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup March 25, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

      New and Noteworthy Board member S Ericson covered new research from Samuel L. Perry, Kenneth...

  • Who Says They Are Anti-racist? - Discoveries

    Samuel L. Perry, Kenneth E. Frantz, and Joshua B. Grubbs, “Who Identifies as Anti-Racist? Racial Identity,...

  • Marking Women’s History Month - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    When compiling resources for Women’s History Month, in a country where reproductive rights and gender justice...

  • Crying Over Gochujang - Sociological Images

    It is good to be a Korean today because the world is fascinated with Koreanness, from...

  • SJSU HonorsX - Dispatches from a Dean

    In the summer of 2022 San José State University will launch HonorsX, a new interdisciplinary program for...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup March 18, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    Spring is in the air here in Minnesota and we’re back with some fresh social-scientific finds...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup March 18, 2022

    Spring is in the air here in Minnesota and we’re back with some fresh social-scientific finds...

  • Ukraine Displays the Powers of the Weak - A Backstage Sociologist

    Ukraine displays the powers of the weakThe people are composing the communal and passionate identity of...

  • The Impact of Distance from War - Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    “As I am sitting in the kitchen of complete strangers who have opened up their home...

  • A few more entries - Dispatches from a Dean

    In my previous entry I announced that my journey as a dean was coming to an...

  • Show Me the Money: Employees Not Only Want Netter Pay, They Want Status - World Suffering

    Scott Schieman, University of Toronto This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons...

  • CCF Scholars Early Career Program: Call for Applications - Council on Contemporary Families

    The Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) seeks applicants for the CCF Scholars Early Career Program.  The...

  • TSP Weekly Roundup: March 4, 2022 - The Editors' Desk

    New and Noteworthy Board member Daniel Cueto-Villalobos covered new research from Alfredo Huante on the process...

  • A New Face of Gentrification: Gente-fication in Boyle Heights - Discoveries

    Alfredo Huante, “A Lighter Shade of Brown? Racial Formation and Gentrification in Latino Los Angeles,” Social...