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Intersectionality for Beginners
Monday, April 23, 2018
By Peter Kaufman Intersectionality is one of those terms that we use a lot in sociology but we don’t always do a good job of explaining. I know I’m guilty of this. Sometimes I’ll be talking with students in class...

The Art and Science of Survey Writing
Thursday, April 19, 2018
By Karen Sternheimer Recently, the news of a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census has made news. Critics are concerned that such a question might lead to a lower response rate, most notably by immigrants. While a census by...

Community Building and Women’s Activism
Monday, April 16, 2018
By Teresa Irene Gonzales As I’ve discussed in previous posts, affordable housing in urban areas, particularly places like New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and increasingly Chicago, is scarce and oftentimes inaccessible. Movements for access to housing...

The Return of Multigenerational Households
Thursday, April 12, 2018
By Karen Sternheimer It may seem like the natural order of things for parents and children to live in the same home until the children are off to college or can afford their own apartment. But the so-called “nuclear” family...

Masks and Nods: Distancing and Bids for Acknowledgement
Monday, April 09, 2018
By Jonathan Wynn The recent news about Amazon Go stores developing technology that eliminates the need for cashiers has renewed concerns over technology’s ability to not only eliminate working class jobs, but also peel away another layer of interpersonal connection....