sunday morning sociology, starbucks edition

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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.

This week we have a short round-up of pieces related to the arrest of two Black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks for the crime of being at Starbucks.

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sunday morning sociology, recruitment inequality edition

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Ozan Jaquette and Karina Salazar write in the NYT about their research on how public universities target whiter, wealthy schools for recruitment.

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.

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sunday morning sociology, wealth & education edition

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Leonhardt at the NYT discusses Fabian Pfeffer’s new work on college graduation gaps by wealth.

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.

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most academics move far away from home; most americans don’t

I had the pleasure of meeting up with Beth Berman today “IRL” (as the kids liked to say, circa 2000). Among other things, we talked about various conversations in economics and sociology about why people do or don’t “move to opportunity.” That is, if incomes and quality of life are seemingly higher in big, productive cities like NYC, why doesn’t everyone move there? One obvious and important answer is family ties, which provide both emotional and material support. Academics know this, but we don’t live it.

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sunday morning sociology, partisanship in everything edition

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The Economist reports on new research from Larry Bartels examining partisans attitudes towards different groups and individuals.

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.

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sunday morning sociology, guns edition

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Ryan Larson and Evan Stewart write at SocImages about declining rates of gun ownership as compared to relatively unchanging (but high) support for various gun control measures in the US.

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.

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