Hello! This week we’re highlighting social science research on violence and revolution, sociological perspectives on side hustles, and reflections on the WNBA and Black America.

There’s Research on That!:

Violence and Revolution,” by Brooke Chambers. In honor of U.S. Independence Day celebrations, we rounded up social science research on how violence can remake identities, redraw state boundaries, and bring power to marginalized groups.


The Downsides of Side Hustles,” by Neeraj Rajasekar. CNBC talks with Arne Kalleberg and Alexandrea Ravenelle about the downsides of side hustles.

From Our Partners:


Inmates, Social Networks, and Health,” by Han Kleman.

Christian Nationalism, Race, and Policing,” by Contexts Magazine.

Council on Contemporary Families:

Is Cohabitation the New Conventional?” by Amanda Miller and Sharon Sassler.

And from the Community Pages:

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