New & Noteworthy
This week’s Clippings includes Alison Cares in Tampa Bay Times and Inside Higher Education on Florida Education Commissioner Manny Diaz Jr.’s proposed plan to remove “Principles of Sociology” as an option to fulfill the social science course requirement at public universities (click here to read ASA’s response), Christopher P. Scheitle in The Conversation about religion diversity among graduate students, Philip Cohen in Smithsonian Magazine featuring new research showing that life expectancy across the U.S. fell from 2019 to 2021 and that women now live 5.8 years longer than men, Jennifer Earl in Meduza on political repression, and Anna Samchuck in El País on the Wall Evidence Project, which has been documenting the graffiti and inscriptions left by the Russian military in occupied areas of Ukraine since February of 2022.
From the Archives
December is one of the most generous months, read The Social Determinants of Charitable Giving to learn more about individual donations.
The new Hunger Games movie is in theatres, to learn more about deviance and rebellion read the classic, Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley.
The Biden administration is proposing changes to TANF to close loopholes that some states have been using to spend funds on non-welfare programs. Learn more about TANF by reading our Public Assistance Provides Food and Shelter Discovery by Allison Nobles.