Happy Friday! As you gear up for Halloween weekend check out our most recent posts on the social science of genetic testing, how some groups become “white,” and the ways local differences shape women’s incarceration rates in Oklahoma.
“How Grown-Up Careers are Like Middle School Dances” by Sarah Catherine Billups. Research shows gender segregation in work results both from self-selection and discriminatory workplace practices.
“The Social Side of Genetic Testing” by Isabel Arriagada. New research in the American Journal of Sociology finds that a variety of factors influence how scientists understand the relationship between genetics and disease.
“How Local Differences Influence Incarceration Rates in Oklahoma” by Lucas Lynch. Reveal talked to Susan Sharp about how county differences influence variation in incarceration rates and sentencing severity for women in Oklahoma.
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- Families As They Really Are asks are power couples driving growing inequality?
- Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies wonders where is the coverage of the Mogadishu bombing?
- Cyborgology reflects on extraction, infrastructure, and technology after visiting a mining facility.