sunday morning sociology, divorce rates in the news edition

Philip Cohen discusses his new working paper the decline of divorce rates here, and how posting that working paper led to a ton of media coverage

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.

Science, Knowledge, and Technology

Race and Racism

Sex, Gender, and Sexism

  • “I want my son to have that same freedom and flexibility when it comes to gender. Because it’s great to teach girls to speak up, play soccer, and love science and math and technology. But if we don’t teach boys to be gentle, to play house, and love reading and writing and art, we run the risk of further devaluing femininity and further reifying the kind of toxic masculinity that is damaging to both boys and girls.” Jess Calarco on parenting in a sexist state.
  • “medical professionals act as though the pain is not the real problem, but rather women’s reporting of that pain” Amanda Stayton and Bridget Keown look at the Golden Girls and chronic fatigue syndrome.

History and Future of Capitalism


Author: Dan Hirschman

I am a sociologist interested in the use of numbers in organizations, markets, and policy. For more info, see here.

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