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Why is the NRA boycott working so quickly?

By Jerry Davis, Professor of Management and Sociology, University of Michigan. The boycott of the National Rifle Association following its response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, came fast and furious. Car rental companies, airlines, trucking businesses, tech firms, insurers and a bank that issued an NRA-branded credit card all severed their relationships with [...]Show More Summary

Am I in a Jealous Relationship?

Jealousy is a common problem in relationships. Romantic relationships can certainly cause jealousy, but so can family members, friends and co-workers. According to Gordon Clanton, a professor of sociology at California State University, jealousy is a protective reaction to a perceived threat to a valued […]

Professor tells student "Australia isn't a country" and gives her a failing grade

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Ashley Arnold is pursuing an online sociology degree at Southern New Hampshire University. For one of her classes (which cost $1000) she was assigned to write a paper comparing a social norm in the US and another country. Arnold chose Australia. Show More Summary

the sociologist in despair: a guest post by john c. holley

John C. Holley is an associate professor of sociology at Suffolk University. This guest post is a reflection on overlooked theories in sociology. At university as an undergraduate, I thought that since the founding fathers Marx, Durkheim and Weber said nothing about sociologically important topics like marriage (the family), society being sociological (as distinct from […]

Penn Nursing Professor Named Editor-in-Chief of Research in Nursing & Health

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's (Penn Nursing) Eileen T. Lake, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Jessie M. Scott Endowed Term Chair in Nursing and Health Policy, Associate Professor of Nursing, Associate Professor of Sociology, and...Show More Summary

‘Dreamers’ could give US economy – and even American workers – a boost

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

By Amy Hsin, Associate Professor of Sociology, City University of New York. Demonstrators chant slogans during an immigration rally in support of DACA. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Earlier this month, hopes were high that a bipartisan deal could be reached to resolve the fate of the “Dreamers,” the...

Re-criminalizing cannabis is worse than 1930s ‘Reefer Madness’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

By Miriam Boeri, Associate Professor of Sociology, Bentley University. A still from the 1936 propaganda film ‘Reefer Madness.’ Wikimedia Commons In the 1930s, parents across the U.S. were panicked. A new documentary, “Reefer Madness,” suggested that evil marijuana dealers lurked in...

Study Finds Adult Contraceptive Use Linked to Teen Knowledge

Bowling Green State University Associate Professor of sociology Dr. Karen Guzzo and an Ohio State University researcher analyzed data that establishes a long-term linkage between adolescent reproductive knowledge and attitude and adult contraceptive behavior. The study appears in the January 2018 issue of Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Craft beer is becoming the wine of New England by redefining ‘terroir’

By Ellis Jones, Assistant Professor of Sociology, College of the Holy Cross and Daina Cheyenne Harvey, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, College of the Holy Cross. Pouring Saison, a classic Belgian farmhouse-style ale, at Allagash Brewing in Portland, Maine. Allagash Brewing, CC BY The U.S. craft beer industry is exploding. Although two companies – [...]Show More Summary

Professor Says Disney Princes in ‘Snow White’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Are Sex Offenders

2 months agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

According to a professor of gender studies and sociology in Japan, Disney princes are sex offenders who violate the laws of consent. Professor Says Disney Princes in ‘Snow White’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Are Sex Offenders is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Here’s How Ali Mushtaq Became Both a Professor of Sociology and Mr. Long Beach Leather

Here’s How Ali Mushtaq Became Both a Professor of Sociology and Mr. Long Beach Leather In our Ali Mushtaq interview, the professor and International Mr. Leather contender talks about coming out, exploring his kinky side and his favorite film Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Eating Meat Perpetuates "Hegemonic Masculinity", Professor Says

Authored by Toni Airaksinen via Campus Reform, A Pennsylvania State University sociology professor recently argued that eating meat perpetuates “hegemonic masculinity” and “gender hegemony.” In the most recent issue of the Journal of...Show More Summary

Sociology Professor Combats White Supremacy by Attacking the White Family

By now no one will be surprised to hear that the progressives who dominate academia hate white people, and they hate the concept of family. Intersectionality allows them to hate

Solving Sexual Harassment Won't Happen by Magic

[Content Note: Sexual harassment; misogyny.]This is a critically important piece on sexual harassment by Lauren B. Edelman, who is the Agnes Roddy Robb professor of law and professor of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley, and the author of Working Law: Courts, Corporations and Symbolic Civil Rights. Show More Summary

Will Puerto Ricans return home after Hurricane María?

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Will Puerto Ricans return home after Hurricane María? By Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, Assistant Teaching Professor in Sociology and Director of Applied Demography, Pennsylvania State University. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, mainland schools like this one in Florida are seeing an influx of Puerto...

NY professor says having a ‘white nuclear family with children you want what’s best for’ is white supremacy

Go ahead and leave it to the sociology professor to claim that ‘white nuclear families’ with of course white children is OF COURSE a very clear sign of white supremacy…

Study links chocolate production to increased deforestation in poor nations

(Lehigh University) In newly published research, Mark Noble, visiting assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at Lehigh, focuses on the link between cocoa exports and deforestation in developing nations.

Study exposes the dark side of coffee cultivation in Uganda

(Lehigh University) New research led by Kelly Austin, associate professor of sociology at Lehigh, explores unequal exchange in the coffee industry. She cites a range of negative consequences that coffee cultivation contributes to, including: malaria vulnerability, decreased participation in schooling, gender inequalities, and environmental degradation in Bududa, Uganda.

What it’s like to be gay and in a gang

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

By Vanessa R. Panfil, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University. Some gay gang members are open about their sexuality, but others remain in the closet, fearing they could endanger themselves or the status of their gang. Devin/Pexels, FAL There are many...

How About a Little Free Speech Protection for Unprotected Adjunct Professors?: New at Reason

6 months agoNews : Reason

Students aren't the only ones on campus struggling with the First Amendment. Liz Wolfe writes: Kenneth Storey, an adjunct sociology professor at the University of Tampa, was recently fired after he insinuated on Twitter that Hurricane Harvey was "karma" for Texans voting "red" in the last election. Show More Summary

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