Welcome back! This week we’ve got a special feature on African American reparations, and social science research on sex trafficking discourse and reentry in Rwanda. Take a look at Contexts‘ symposium on college admissions, inequality, and higher education.

Special Feature:

The Case for African American Reparations, Explained,” by Joe R. Feagin. Feagin explains why the case for reparations may be gaining traction in the United States.

There’s Research on That!:

Sex Trafficking Discourse and Policy,” by Allison J. Steinke. Social science research explores sex trafficking and sex work, two terms that are often conflated.


Reentry and Reconciliation in Rwanda,” by Brooke Chambers. Hollie Nyseth Brehmand Laura C. Frizzell explain the reentry process for Rwandans convicted of genocidal crimes for The New York Times.

Why American Mothers are the Most Stressed,” by Javiera Lamoza Osorio. CNBC talks with Caitlyn Collins about why American moms are stressed and how policy change might be able to help.

From Our Partners:


Varsity Blues and Lawsuits, Too,” by W. Carson Byrd.

Sociological Images:

The Social Side of Sales,” by Evan Stewart.

Council on Contemporary Families:

Gender Structures Every Aspect of Life,” by Barbara Risman.

And from the Community Pages:

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