Allison here, again! My apologies for missing the last couple of weeks. Let me get you caught up! We’ve got pieces on the social science of spring break, how we remember historical figures, how teachers understand inequality in schools, and recognizing the diversity of gay parents.
“Taking the Pulse of Spirituality in Real Time,” by Jacqui Frost. New research in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion finds that people do not experience their spirituality as a constant, unchanging trait.
“How Schools Shape Teachers’ Perceptions of Inequality,” by Caity Curry. New research in Sociology of Education finds that school context shapes how teachers understand inequality.
“The Politics of Blaming Single Mothers for Poverty,” by Jean Marie DeOrnellas. In a recent article in The New York Times, David Brady, Ryan M. Finnigan and Sabine Hübgen push back against criticisms of single mothers and ask why the United States responds with stigmatization rather than assistance.
“Do College Degrees Mean Less Disease?” by Chloe Hendrix. The Washington Post draws on work from Andrew J. Cherlin and Jennifer Karas Montez to understand the relationship between college degrees and health.
From Our Partners:
“Estrangement and the Bridge between Parent and Child,” by Luilly Gonzalez.
And a Few from the Community Pages:
- Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies looks at how Poland and Hungary revise history through film.
- Engaging Sports examines Aly Raisman’s activism through the lens of feminist rhetorical criticism.
- Cyborgology ponders whether the internet is increasing complacency and diminishing curiosity.