Happy Friday! Here at TSP headquarters we’re wrapping up our spring semester with research on public outings, collective mothering, and H1-B visa holders and their dependents.


More Than Just a Walk in the Park,” by Brooke Chambers. New work in Sociological Theory finds that going out in public is influenced by social factors like identity and bias.


Collective Mothering,” by Allison Nobles. Ms. Magazine talks to social scientists about the long history of collective mothering in the United States.

From Our Partners:

Sociological Images:

“I Felt Like Destroying Something Beautiful,” by Sandra Loughrin.

Who Gets a Ticket?” by Evan Stewart and Jenn Edwards.

Council on Contemporary Families:

Keeping “Dependents” Dependent,” by Amy Bhatt.

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