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.
- Atul Gawande explores why doctors hate new electronic health records systems, including a dive into a little organizational science studies.
- Vox reports on a new model of care to help improve birth outcomes: group prenatal care that looks as much like a support group as a doctor appointment.
- UC Davis is hiring eight positions campuswide with contribution to diversity as the main criterion.
- “The middle class is tricky to define today because the secure jobs and stable home lives that supplied its historical definition are now gone for most Americans.” Caitlin Zaloom argues for new class definitions in The Atlantic.