New and Noteworthy

Board member Daniel Cueto-Villalobos wrote on new research from Patricia Homan and Amy Burdette on how belonging to a sexist religious community can harm women’s health and wellbeing.

Worth a Read (Sociologically Speaking)

Richard J. Petts, Trenton D. Mize, and Gayle Kaufman wrote for the Council on Contemporary Families about the importance of designing paid parental leave policies that reduce the stigma, reflecting on research about the benefits of parental leave and their own study on how supportive leave policies can reduce penalties associated with leave-taking.

Backstage with TSP

This year we have rebooted our “media beat.” Led by intrepid new board member, S, each week during our board meetings we share coverage of sociologists and sociology in mainstream news outlets. In the past we have shared content like this on the site (most recently in our Clippings format). We know we gain valuable perspective when we better see how “the other” understands the work that social scientists are doing in the world. This knowledge helps guide our thinking about how to make the information and content we share more approachable and relevant for our audience.

More from Our Partners and Community Pages

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Manuel Pastor write about place-based racial identities and shared futures for the Contexts’ blog.

Meyer Weinshel shared the history and significance of the Kindertransport movement of Jewish children from Nazi Germany during World War II for the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies’ blog.

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