Happy Friday! This week at TSP we’ve got social science research on involuntary celibacy, sexism in employment, and Hollywood.
“Hollywood’s New Blockbusters and Sociology’s Special Agents,” by Doug Hartmann. Doug reflects on sociology and movies via a recent New Yorker article featuring sociologist Violaine Roussel’s new book, Representing Talent: Hollywood Agents and the Making of Movies.
“When Women are Too Smart to be Hired,” by Isabel Arriagada. New research in the American Sociological Review finds that high academic achievement pays off for men in the job market, but not for women.
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- Cyborgology reflects on brain training as virtuous play.
- Dispatches from a Dean calls attention to technology and the 2020 census.