New & Noteworthy

This week’s Clippings includes media coverage of Dana R. Fisher‘s new book: Saving Ourselves: From Climate Shocks to Climate Action in Yale Climate Connections, Agustín Teglia leveraging on chess workshops as a tool to foster socialization among young people who are vulnerable to violence, and marginality in, Tressie McMillan Cottom‘s opinion piece for the New York Times on O.J. Simpson, Apryl Williams new book: Not My Type: Automating Sexual Racism in Online Dating in The Harvard Gazette, and Pamela Prickett and Stefan Timmermans‘s new book The Unclaimed: Abandonment and Hope in the City of Angels reviewed by Alex Kotlowitz for The Atlantic.

From the Archives

Parents of the shooter from Michigan’s school shooting were sentenced to 10-15 years in prison. Check out Context’s piece on some research analyzing these acts of violence as “organizational accidents.”

O.J. Simpson died this past week. Check out our ‘There’s Research on That’, Un-Making a Murderer Still Leaves a Mark by Ryan Larson, to learn about this cultural coverage of crime like in Making a Murderer and others.

Vietnamese business tycoon Truong My Lan was sentenced to death in the country’s largest fraud case. Learn about the “legitimized violence”, or legal violence from a government towards individuals in our ‘There’s Research on That’ by Jillian LaBranche.

More from our Partners & Community Pages

The latest from Contexts includes:

Council on Contemporary Families has a new piece: