Boy, do we have a lot to round up for you this week! We’ve got an array of new pieces on diversity and inequality in church, in sports, and at work, plenty on the presidential elections, and a few on families and parenting. See below for more!
“Beyonce in the Belly of the Sporting Beast,” by Doug Hartmann. Why Americans expect conversations about race and gender to stay off the field.
“Scholars Strategy Network’s Timely Election Work.” This week, we highlight some timely pieces from SSN on politics, including an interview from their podcast, NoJargon.
“Sunday Morning Segregation,” by Evan Stewart. “For American religion, it isn’t just about who chooses the pews; we have to look at who builds them, too.”
“Reproducing Racial Wealth and Education Gaps,” by Amber Powell. The Atlantic turns to sociological research to challenge myths of a post-racial America.
“Talk Parenting: Opening Up About Sex, Drugs, and Booze,” by Allison Nobles. How a new generation of parents are talking with their kids about sex and drugs rather than just saying no.
“Seeing Diversity through Blind Hiring,” by Neeraj Rajasekar. Why companies need to consider skill first, and “fit” later.
“Milgram’s Shocking Social Science,” by Ryan Larson. Apart from Milgram’s success at demonstrating the scary side of obedience, his studies were a major driver of ethical debates in social science that continue today.
“Jay Borchert on Conducting Interviews in Prison,” with Sarah Lageson.
From Our Partners:
“What We Know – And Need to Learn – About Progress Against Sex Discrimination in Higher Education,” by Celene Reynolds.
“Three Questions with Linda Nielsen,” with Molly McNulty. Nielsen answer questions about her research on father-daughter relationships.
“Keeping it Real with Twitter and #RealAcademicBios,” by Stephen Barnard.
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