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The Confucian-Legalist State

1. The subtitle is A New Theory of Chinese History, and volume one has just been translated and published from the Chinese. 2. The author, Dingxin Zhao, now is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago. 3. The book has aShow More Summary

Brickbat: I Lift, Bro

5 days agoNews : Reason

Robert Weide, an assistant sociology professor at the California State University at Los Angeles, doesn't think much of that school's chapter of the Young Americans for Freedom. After the group announced it would host a speech by conservative...Show More Summary

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: ‘I Lift, Bro’: Prof MELTS DOWN About Conservative Event, Tries …

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: ‘I Lift, Bro’: Prof MELTS DOWN About Conservative Event, Tries To Pick Fights With Students. His name is Robert Weide. He is an assistant professor of sociology.

More African-Americans Are Learning Their Roots With Genetic Testing: A Conversation with Alondra Nelson

'Author and Columbia sociology professor Alondra Nelson's new book The Social Life Of DNA looks at the interest in genetic ancestry tracing from the African-American community. In an interview with NPR's Michel Martin, Nelson considers how this technology is changing the way many African-Americans see themselves and their place in the American story.'

They'll Pay You to Say That You Want Kids to Drink Soda

In our January/February issue of the Washington Montly, Leah Douglas has a review of a new book by Marion Nestle, a nutritionist and professor of sociology and food systems at...

a different definition of sociology – guest post herbert j. gans

Herbert J. Gans is an emeritus professor of sociology at Columbia University. This posts discusses how might define sociology as an academic discipline. This post originally appeared at Work in Progress, the blog of the Organizations, Occupations, and Work section of the American Sociological Association. In his recent post on sociology’s image problem, Prof Rojas […]

Cafe on the Greek Island of Lesbos Generously Offers Shelter to Stray Dogs During Cold Winter Nights

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

This past week, Eustratios Papanis, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of the Aegean, posted a wonderfully heartwarming photo of dogs peacefully relaxing on the soft bench seats of the Hot Spot Cafe in Lesbos, Greece. The compassionate owners of cafe generously opened their doors after-hours in order to provide the growing number […]

Café Opens Its Warm Doors So Freezing Stray Dogs Have Safe Place To Sleep

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

This Greek island cafe is going viral for all the right reasons. Eustratios Papanis, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of the Aegean, snapped a photo of stray dogs napping inside Hott Spott cafe on the idyllic island of Lesbos, and uploaded it to Facebook on Dec. Show More Summary

Timing of Marriage, First Childbirth Has Health Implications

A new study finds some surprising ways in which women's health at midlife is connected to their marital history and to when they gave birth to their first child. Associate professor of sociology at The Ohio State University Kristi Williams...Show More Summary

Hunting as an Indigenous Right on Taiwan: A Call to Action

[The following is an invited post by Scott Simon. Scott is Professor in the School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Having conducted research in Taiwan for nearly two decades, he specializes in indigenous rights, hunting life-ways, and human-animal relations. Show More Summary

"Seattle Is America's Income Inequality Problem on Steroids"

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

So says Manuel Pastor, Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. He's the author of Just Growth, and most recently Equity, Growth, and Community: What the Nation Can Learn fromShow More Summary

Pro-life Professor Receives Crazy Email In Response To The Planned Parenthood Shooting

Mike Adams is a sociology and criminology professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Professor Adams is known for his pro-life, Christian views. As first reported by The Blaze, one day after the murders at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic, Prof. Show More Summary

New study sheds light on racial differences in trust of physicians

A new Emory University study could help provide a clearer understanding of why black and Latino patients are less likely to trust their physicians than white patients. Abigail Sewell, an assistant professor of sociology at Emory University...Show More Summary

New study compares mothers, fathers who kill their children

"How could this have been prevented?" That was the first thought for University of Guelph sociology professor Myrna Dawson upon learning last month about a Winnipeg woman charged with killing her two-month-old daughter. Dawson askedShow More Summary

The Influential Yet Forgotten Filipino DJ’s Of The Bay Area

Long Beach State assistant professor of sociology and hip hop journalist Oliver Wang “remixed” his dissertation on the cultural phenomenon of predominantly Filipino Bay-Area mobile DJs of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s into the book Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area. Wang discussed the particular social and cultural context […]

Celebrity Apprentice

Is a person whose behavior's above reproach engaging in a clandestine form of mudslinging? If there is no spiritual summit that is reached by any human, can we agree with Ruben Rufino Dri, an emeritus professor of the sociology of religion at the University of Buenos Aires who regarded Pope Francis' actions as just one more example of power politics. Show More Summary

asr reviewer guidelines: comparative-historical edition

[The following is an invited guest post by Damon Mayrl, Assistant Professor of Comparative Sociology at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and Nick Wilson, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University.] Last week, the editors of the American Sociological Review invited members of the Comparative-Historical Sociology Section to help develop a new set of review […]

No, Protests Against Police Brutality Are Not Increasing Crime

5 months agoNews : Truthdig

Shutterstock In a recent piece for The Nation, professor of sociology Alex S. Vitale disproves claims that the Black Lives Matter movement has caused an uptick in crime. From The Nation: Much has been made in recent months of a series of isolated crime increases in a handful of US cities. Show More Summary

Black and White Understandings of Urban Uprising

By Aaron J. Howell Assistant Professor of Sociology SUNY-Farmingdale Racial politics have come to the forefront of political and social debates in the United States (U.S.) over the last year. The Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and Freddie Gray...

Anti-abortion professor invades Sandhills Community College

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Which just happens to train hundreds of local nurses: Life Care Pregnancy Center is hosting Mike Adams, a UNC-Wilmington Professor of Sociology and Criminology, on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 6:30-9 p.m. at Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College. Show More Summary

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