Jen’nan Read was interviewed on NPR’s Madeline Brand show discussing the Muslim vote in 2016. She commented on some of the outlandish statements made by Presidential hopefuls recently, such as the call for a Muslim registry by Donald Trump and the comparison of Syrian refugees to rabid dogs by Ben Carson.
Linda George's book Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences has just come out in its eighth edition. The bookpresents the extraordinary growth of research on aging individuals, populations, and the dynamic culmination of the life course, providing a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest research findings in aging.
Trinity Institute 2016 is titled Listen for a Change: Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice and features a conversation with author and Duke University sociology professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva.
Angel Harris recently testified in front of the New York State Assembly in Albany on Chronically Struggling Schools and School Receivership.
The Organizations, Occupations, and Work section of the American Sociological Association selected Brad Fulton’s paper, “Bridging and Bonding: How Social Diversity Influences Organizational Performance” for the…
In an era in which class divisions are becoming starker than ever, some individuals are choosing to marry across class.This book traces the lives of a subset of these individuals - highly-educated adults who married a partner raised in a class different from their own. Drawing upon detailed interviews with spouses, Jessi Streib shows that crossing class lines is not easy, and that even though these couples shared everything, each spouse was still shaped by the class of their past, and consequently, so was their marriage.
The essays in this volume provide important new details about how and why religion and inequality are related by focusing on new indicators of inequality and well-being, combining and studying mediating factors in new and informative ways, focusing on critical and often understudied groups, and exploring the changing relationship between religion and inequality over time.
This book evaluates the impact of the transition from slavery to capitalism on individuals, organizations, and communities in the American South. Through a comparative-historical approach, it identifies changes in the region’s economic institutions and highlights the enduring uncertainty that continues to affect our understanding of race and class relations today.
This volume is a collection of original studies based on one of the first research programs on comparative analysis of social capital. Data are drawn from national representative samples of the United States, China and Taiwan.