New & Noteworthy
We have two new Discoveries for you to read:
- Policing and Crimmigration by Leo LaBarre on a study by Michael T. Light, Jason P. Robey, and Jungmyung Kim how local and federal law enforcement in California and Texas differently work together when policing immigrants. They found immigrants were almost 10% more likely than citizens to be incarcerated in Texas, whereas the immigrant-citizen gap was only 2% in California.
- Teachers’ Racial Blame in the Classroom by John Purnell covers research by Jayanti Owens on race and the use of blame by high school teachers toward students. Dr. Owens shows evidence of ‘tough love’ by teachers of color towards Black and Latino students.
Check out some of our ‘Best of 2023’ pieces including:
- Defending Against Social Media in Criminal Trials by Mallory Harrington (best opening line).
- Roses are Red, Violets are Blue: Online Dating May Have a Gendered View by Nicole Schmitgen (best title).
- Not Just a Monolith: Complicating Asian American Identity by Shania Kuo (best TROT).
From the Archives
Government shutdown avoided? Read our TROT on shutdowns to learn more about how impactful.
Children and adults experiencing homelessness are particularly vulnerable to cold weather, especially in Minnesota. Check out this World Suffering piece by Ron Anderson The Intractable Suffering of the Homeless to understand some of the complexities, and risks.
More from our Partners & Community Pages
The latest from Contexts includes:
- Rose Xueqing Zhang writes up a recent publication by Sarah Goodrum, Jessie Slepicka, William Woodward, and Beverly Kingston on how school structure and culture can contribute to violence.
- Parker Muzzerall covers research by Pierre-Christian Fink on the front and backstage of financial crises.
Council on Contemporary Families a piece on love and loss:
- Deborah Carr writes about The Golden Bachelor and older adult dating and five important truths about widowhood, grief, and loss from The Golden Bachelor.