Eduardo Bonilla-Silva was cited in a Sunday New York Times op-ed piece entitled " Straight Talk for White Men." The piece addresses the “unconscious bias” on the race and gender fronts.
Bai Gao is cited in a Christian Science Monitor article about China's state-of-the-art bullet trains. He points out how eager the Chinese firms are to start selling abroad. He even suggests that China might be ready to spend money on advertising.
Angel Harris, Director of the Research on Education and Development of Youth (REDY) program within the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), was awarded $1,864 million from the Jacob Javits Program to conduct an experiment in Wake County Public Schools.
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.