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Sociology

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Jul 15, 2022
American Sociological Association plans to meet in LA in a few weeks despite fears about the new variant of COVID-19.

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July 15, 2022
American Sociological Association plans to meet in LA in a few weeks despite fears about the new variant of COVID-19.
March 10, 2022
The stigma of incarceration often complicates admissions, membership in academic organizations and professional licensure, restricting individuals for years after their release from prison.
October 6, 2020
University of New Hampshire suspends professor amid investigation into whether he trolled people online, pretending to be “The Science Femme, Woman in STEM.”
July 28, 2020
A leading voice on welfare reform is accused of racism after he publishes an article linking poverty to "culture." Journal faces calls for retraction.
June 1, 2020
Some social science departments are suspending or limiting graduate cohorts to free up money and faculty attention for students affected by the pandemic. But some question the decision, pointing to need for more social scientists in a public health crisis, not fewer.
May 26, 2020
What motivates people to wear masks, the effects of social isolation on children and the elderly, infection rates among the incarcerated. These are just some of the COVID-19 research topics social scientists are investigating right now.
February 21, 2020
Sociologist discusses her new book on the history and evolution of institutional review boards.
August 26, 2019
Sociologist says journal dismissed her paper because she'd shared it elsewhere as a preprint -- even though the publication had a pro-preprint policy. How often does this happen?
May 1, 2019
Sociologist at the Connecticut liberal arts college who studies whiteness is again in trouble for his comments about race, but his college has his back -- more than it did in 2017. He blames this wave of backlash on an ongoing fight over club dedicated to preserving the Western tradition.
April 29, 2019
Vanderbilt scholar was talking about his new book, Dying of Whiteness.

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