New & Noteworthy
Changes to Affirmative Action may impact elite prep schools, which serve as a major pipeline into elite universities. Read Richard Zweigenhaft’s latest Special Feature to learn more.
TSP board member Ellie Nickel’s writes up research by Lauren Rivera and András Tilcsik on Double Discrimination for educational opportunities that students who are Black and Disabled face.
Citings and Sightings
Parents are especially vulnerable to economic shifts and uncertainties. Sociologist Jessica Calarco was featured in The Atlantic and provides insight on some of the risks and realities that parents face.
Russian sociologist Boris Kagarlitsky, a Professor at the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, was charged with “justifying terrorism” for an online post analyzing the possible fallout of the destruction of the Crimea bridge.
Backstage with TSP
With the American Sociological Association’s annual conference a few weeks away, we will be launching a new podcast, videos, and other content within the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned on Twitter, or X, for more.
More from our Partner and Community Pages
Contexts has new pieces on:
- Police Officer’s determination of what constitutes the “hate” in hate crimes.
- COVID-19 blame and scapegoating in South Korea.
- Meet the editors: Laura Beth Nielsen and Seth Abrutyn
Council on Contemporary Families latest includes: