Hello and happy Friday! This week we’ve got new pieces on poverty penalties in the penal system, the benefits of DACA, and CrossFit bodies in a bodyless world. See below for that and other great new stuff from around the site this week.

There’s Research on That!:

Poverty Penalties in the U.S. Penal System,” by Isabel Arriagada. Research demonstrates the far-reaching consequences of the penal system’s money leveraging strategies.

Understanding Debates about DACA,” by Neeraj Rajasekar. Research shows that repealing DACA will have adverse impacts on recipients’ health and well-being.


Disability, Support, and Strain in Intimate Relationships,” by Jean Marie DeOrnellas. New research in Journal of Health and Social Behavior finds that men and women navigate disability in intimate relationships differently.


Just How Violent is the United States?” by Caity Curry. The Washington Post talks to Kieran Healy about how rates of violence vary across social contexts.

Shifting Standards in Campus Sexual Assault Cases,” by Jean Marie DeOrnellasMiriam Gleckman-Krut and Nicole Bedera explain controversies over who gets to define campus rape in the New York Times.

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Sociological Images:

Thank You, Angela Robinson: A Review Of Professor Marston and The Wonder Women,” by Mimi Schippers.

When Home is Where the Hazards Are,” by Evan Stewart.


Google Searches Show More Worry Over Gay Men and Boys than Over Gay Women and Girls,” by Emma Mishel and Mónica L. Caudillo.

Where Punishment and Pregnancy Meet,” by Megan Comfort.

Council on Contemporary Families:

Segregation by Sexuality in the United States,” by Braxton Jones.

And a Few from the Community Pages:

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