A weekly link round-up of sociological work – work by sociologists, referencing sociologists, or just of interest to sociologists. This scatterplot feature is co-produced with Mike Bader.
- Philosopher George Yancy recounts the racist backlash and threats he received after writing an editorial about whiteness, and what it means for academia.
- The NLRB is not allowed to hire its own economic experts. As a result, its decisions are less secure against legal challenges.
- Andrea Voyer explores the “everyday” logics of inequality through a PTA election at a divided school.
- “But public banking can do more than just warehouse pot dollars.” David Dayen looks at newly circulating proposals to establish public banks.
- In the NYT, philosopher Jason Barker looks at Marx’s legacy 200 years after his birth.
- A long read on how religious conservatives coined “gender ideology” as a way to attack feminist movements, and how that framing has succeeded across Europe.
- “When we trivialize or depict certain kinds of harassment as “not that bad” because they aren’t rape or physical assault, we miss the ways that even typical or “lesser” forms of harassment contribute to a woman’s diminished sense of safety and value in our society.” Molly Brookfield at Nursing Clio on everyday sexual harassment.