Well, folks, it has been a bit of a rough week here at TSP with bad news abroad and at home. We’re thankful to be here doing what we do, though, and we’re glad to be able to share it with you. Here’s a look at what we were up to on the site this week.
“Refugee Realities” Doug Hartmann rounds up work on refugees from across TSP.
“Dunce Caps and Jump Suits: Discipline and Policing in Schools.” Amber Powell and Ryan Larson look at the research on what happens when we treat students like suspects.
“When Visibility of Gender Nonconformity has Negative Health Consequences” by Caty Taborda. New research from Lisa R. Miller and Eric Anthony Grollman shows what daily discrimination does to the body.
“Social Strength in Sport: Mizzou Football Players as Agents of Change” by Neeraj Rajasekar. Harry Edwards‘ work shows how power goes to the players.
From Our Partners:
“How the Privatization of “GED” High School Equivalency Degrees Has Created New Roadblocks for the Poor” by Janet Page-Reeves. Research shows that private education services might turn GEDs to GE-Don’ts.
And a Few from the Community Pages:
- Cyborgology on everything from normal terror to Taco Bell.
- Sociology Lens asks big questions about piracy and 3D printing
- Families as they Really Are looks at how we live now