Happy third day of summer everyone! This week we’ve got a new podcast interview with Michael Schudson and new sociological takes on violence against minority youth, veganism, and the bail industry. See all that and more below.
“Michael Schudson on The News Media,” with j. Siguru Wahutu. In our latest podcast episode, we talk with Schudson about the history of news, the legacy of Watergate, and how the public makes sense of news today.
“Framing Violence against Minority Youth,” by Amber Joy Powell. Sociological research on youth victimization finds that minority youth are often excluded from the category of “true” or “ideal” victimhood, which ultimately works to legitimize their victimization.
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“Millennials Changing Binaries (in more ways than one, of course),” by Braxton Jones.
And a Few from the Community Pages:
- Families As They Really Are talks moving from legal to economic equality for LGBT people.
- Sociological Images investigates whether or not millennials are having less sex and explains the concept of “voluntary conformism.”
- Engaging Sports asks whether female bodybuilders are accepting or subverting norms of femininity.