Welcome back! This week at TSP we’ve got social science research on climate change and racial inequality, and how aggressive policing harms African American boys’ educational performance. We’ve also got a new teaching post on ice breaker activities that transition easily into course material.
Hello friends! This week we’ve got a new teaching activity on names of places, social science research on parental incarceration, and sociological takes on why screen-time guidelines may not reflect the realities of all families.
“Do Black Girls Matter in Police Talk?” by Amber Joy Powell. New research in Gender & Society finds that Black girls are left out of public discourse regarding police violence and the everyday “police talk” Black mothers use to teach their children how to navigate interactions with law enforcement.
Hello sociology friends! This week we’ve got social science research on the relationship between housing and health, the gender gap in teaching evaluations, and how the private bail industry profits from women of color.
“Housing Security and Health,” by Allison Nobles. One important and under-appreciated aspect of housing insecurity involves health, and sociologists have shown that the relationships between health and housing are more complicated than you might imagine.
Welcome back! This week we’ve got a special feature on African American reparations, and social science research on sex trafficking discourse and reentry in Rwanda. Take a look at Contexts‘ symposium on college admissions, inequality, and higher education.
Hello everyone! This week we’ve got social science research on taxes, black women and health disparities, and the relationship between meat and masculinity. You can also find sociological takes on the complexity of toxic masculinity and the increasing rate of bisexual identification.