After-school programs, sexual harassment in the workplace, and the French elections. We’ve got sociological takes on all that and more this week at TSP.
“Cultural Lag and the Fallacy of Asian Americans as the Model Minority,” by Jennifer Lee. In another important and timely feature, Lee reflects on the United Airlines incident involving an Asian American doctor and interrogates the often assumed homogeneity of Asian American experience.
“Politics and Power Drive Growing U.S. Income Inequality,” by Erik Kojola. New research in American Journal of Sociology finds that shifting political power towards companies and away from workers is a major driver of inequality.
“The Organizational Barriers to Reporting Sexual Harassment,” by Caity Curry. The New York Times spoke with Anna-Maria Marshall about the ways sexual harassment policies do more to help the organization than the victim.
From Our Partners:
“3 Questions with Philip Cohen on Why March for Science,” with Megan Peterson.
And a Few from the Community Pages:
- Sociology Toolbox talks race, class, and the U.S. environmental movement.
- Sociological Images investigates the origin and meaning of the phrase “start a family”.
- Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies laments Le Pen, nativism, and Holocaust denial.
- Families As They Really Are revisits autonomy in old age.