Matt Dupre and Linda George recently published a paper on “Heart Attack Risks and Divorce” in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, a journal of the American Heart Association. The paper has received international media attention, including NBC, TIME magazine, CBS, Fox News, NY Times, and the BBC.
Jessi Streib's book, The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages, was featured as book of the week by Times Higher Education. To see the story, click on this link.
The SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION defeats the LEGAL IMAGINATION! In a nail biting game, the Duke Sociology team won in overtime the intramural championship game over the Duke Law team. Some notable members of our team are Josh Fink, Robert Reece, John Bumpus, and Carlos Tavares.
Bonilla-Silva’s work mentioned, Racism without Racists, in TV show “The Good Wife.”
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.
On March 25th, 2015, David Eagle successfully defended his dissertation:
"Supersized Christianity: The Origins and Consequences of Protestant Megachurches in America."
His committee consisted of: Mark…
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.