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  1. Science Policy

    HHS Releases Proposed Revisions to the Common Rule

  2. Science Policy

    Census: More than Half of Asians in U.S. Have a Bachelor’s or Higher

  3. Political Parties or Sociology Parties?

    Mike Leavitt, the former governor of Utah, recently stated that “[t]here is more sociology happening now than there is politics [in the current election]…the politics are really overshadowed by the sociology...[But] we don’t have sociology parties, we have political parties.”1 Although I am not extensively versed in political science and cannot speak to whether sociology trumps politics in this election, there certainly is a good deal of sociology surrounding Trump in politics.

  4. LL3 Task Force Is Making Progress

    The ASA Task Force on Liberal Learning and the Sociology Major, Third Edition (LL3) has been working steadily on the charge put to it by ASA Council at their August 2014 meeting: to revise the ASA document Liberal Learning and the Sociology Major Updated: Meeting the Challenges of Teaching Sociology in the 21st Century (McKinney et al. 2004). Perhaps the most important as well as the most cited sociology curricular document in the United States, this revision comes at a critical time when several changes are occurring in higher education.

  5. Vantage Point: From the Executive Officer

    Human Rights and the Scholarly Society: What Is ASA’s Role?

  6. Science Policy

    Science PolicyCensus Bureau Releases 2015 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year Estimates

  7. Sections Collaborate to Explore Disability as an Overlooked Axis of Intersectionality and Inequality

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 19 percent of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States lives with disability. As baby boomers age and live longer, the percentage continues to increase and is already larger than that of many of the racial and ethnic groups that we as sociologists intensively study. Yet, disability has often been overlooked in scholarship on inequality and intersectionality.

  8. On the Value of Diversity in Higher Education

    On April 22, 2016, the Tennessee legislature voted to cut all state appropriations for the Office of Equity and Diversity at the state’s flagship university. This move came as a blow to a university struggling to create a more welcoming gender, religious, and racial environment for students, faculty, and staff in Central Appalachia—a region with a long history of intolerance. Since the April decision, students, faculty, and staff at the University of Tennessee have repeatedly rallied in protest.

  9. FAD Grant

    Application Deadlines: June 15 & December 15