Sociology of Childhood

Professor Allison Pugh's article in Theory and Society discusses how independence, insecurity, and inequality from children's perspectives can contribute to the broader context of social theory.

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Marriage: Better or Worse?

Professor Brad Wilcox is mentioned in an article from The New York Times which discusses whether marriages are more or less successful now than in the past.

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Morality & Media Reception

PhD Candidate Roscoe Scarborough and 2013 PhD Grad Allan McCoy have a new article in the Journal of Consumer culture discussing moral reactions to reality TV.

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Bypass Survey

Professor Tom Guterbock and the Center for Survey Research recently released results from a study indicating that a majority of residents are in favor of the Western Bypass.

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The Ritual of Gift Exchange

Sociology Professor Emeritus Ted Caplow studied Christmas gift giving, and here's what he found...

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Keep on Truckin'

PhD Candidate Ben Snyder examines the workplace and how it affects workers, taking a hands-on approach by immersing himself in the truck driving and bond trading environments.

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Hot off the Press!

Professor Rachel Rinaldo’s new book, Mobilizing Piety, proposes a new framework for understanding the role of religious interpretation within political movements.

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Family & Social Mobility

Professor Brad Wilcox has an essay in Slate in which he discusses how single parenthood affects social mobility.

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Book Release

Professor Simone Polillo's book, Conservatives vs. Wildcats, sheds light on conflict in the banking industry.

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Race & Ethnicity

Professor Pendergrass's article, "Perceiving Race and Region in the Black Reverse Migration to the South," has been accepted by the Du Bois Review for inclusion in their Fall 2013 issue, 10.2.

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