There’s Research on That!:

Me Too Behind Bars,” by Amber Joy Powell. Adding to the national conversation about sexual violence spurred by the #MeToo campaign, we rounded up social science research on sexual violence in detention.


Out of Prison, Into Precarity,” by Isabel Arriagada. New research in the American Journal of Sociology finds that formerly incarcerated individuals work in intermittent, short-term, and precarious jobs to make ends meet.


When Gun Control Gets Godly,” by Evan StewartIn a recent article for the Washington Post, Andrew Whitehead, Landon Schnabel, and Samuel Perry explain the link between beliefs about guns and religion. 

From Our Partners:


Contexts Symposium: After Charlottesville, Part Two,” by Contexts Magazine.

Broadening the Landscape of Blackness, An Interview with Ayana v. Jackson,” by Fiona R. Greenland.

Racial Reckoning and White Empathy: Lessons from my Mother,” by Judith Taylor.

Activism and the Academy, An Interview with Cornell West,” by Janice McCabe.

Are Karl Marx’s Claims Accurate? Partially,” by Timothy M. Gill.

Council on Contemporary Families:

Trans Kids in the 21st Century: An Interview with Tey Meadow,” by Barbara Risman.

Midwest Sociology:

“Meet the Midwest:” Dances with Dr. Hui Wilcox,” by Neeraj Rajasekar.

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