Sociology

Colleges rethink criminal justice training in rise of Black Lives Matter

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Shootings and debate over police tactics prompt changes in programs that train law enforcement officials.

Saida Grundy discusses the controversy over her comments on Twitter, her career, race and sociology

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Three months after her comments on Twitter made her a target of the conservative blogosphere, she talks about that experience, race, her career and the clout (or lack thereof) of sociology.

Survey examines higher education backgrounds of leaders worldwide

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New global survey of those in positions of influence finds that 44 percent have a degree in social sciences. Another 11 percent studied humanities.

Oak Ridge calls off Southern accent 'reduction' class

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Amid criticism from employees, Oak Ridge National Laboratory calls off voluntary Southern accent "reduction" class.

Tenured professor at Boulder says she is being forced out over lecture on prostitution

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Students and alumni rally around tenured professor who says she is being forced out because her lecture about prostitution (in a course on deviance) might make some people uncomfortable.

Princeton grad student takes on the humanities crisis from a decidedly gendered perspective

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Everyone seems to have a theory as to why humanities majors are disappearing. One doctoral student thinks the trend is due to women's widening career paths. His notion is gaining traction.

New book argues for service learning that doesn’t prioritize students

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Too often, service learning prioritizes students over the people with whom they work, Randy Stoecker argues in a new book.

American Statistical Association seeks to usher in new era of statistical significance

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The American Statistical Association seeks to embrace science's inherent complexity and push for more data transparency by rejecting a common, oversimplified measure of statistical significance.

Twitter explodes with (false) reports that U of Memphis fired a professor. Why?

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Twitter exploded late Tuesday with reports that the U of Memphis had fired a black female sociologist attacked for her comments about white people. The reports were false, but did the university's actions make it look like she'd been fired?

Editor discusses new collection of essays on the importance of the social sciences

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Editor discusses new volume on the importance of key disciplines to solving key societal problems.

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