Happy Friday all! This week we’ve got a new feature on the sociology of joy and some new regular features on grandparental wealth and emboldened “fringe” ideologies. See below or stop by the site for more.
“Inheriting Academic Success: Grandparental Wealth and Student GPAs,” by Brooke Chambers. New research in American Sociological Review finds that, when compared, parents and grandparents wealth had almost equal effects on student success.
From Our Partners:
“What Does Studying College Sex Tell Us About Immigrant Assimilation?” by Kristine Wang, Jessie Ford, and Paula England.
“For African Americans, Grief and Loss Starting as Children,” by Tasia Clemons.
And a Few from the Community Pages:
- Families As They Really Are talks normalization and why words matter.
- Social Studies MN asks if “hybrid” activities count as volunteering.