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On SAGE Insight: Gang glocalization: How the global mediascape creates and shapes local gang realities From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal This article introduces the concept of ‘gang glocalization’ to capture the processes by which global media myths and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Feminist Political Economy in a Globalized World: African Women Migrants in South Africa and the US

SWS Distinguished Feminist Lecture From Gender and Society Official Publication of Sociologists for Women in Society ‘Migration is one of the most important social phenomena of our times.  In the social science literature, particularly among US-based scholars, African migrant women remain … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Race and the Association Between Police Stops and Depression Among Young Adults

Article title: Race and the Association Between Police Stops and Depression Among Young Adults: A Research Note From: Race and Justice Police stops are stressful experiences that may be harmful for health. When considered from the perspective of stress research … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Revisiting the Jezebel Stereotype: The Impact of Target Race on Sexual Objectification

From Psychology of Women Quarterly   “Black women are regularly depicted in an objectifying and sexualized manner in Western media, oftentimes as Jezebels.  But do Black women experience greater objectification than White women? Using eye-tracking technology, in this article Anderson … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Future of Urban Populism

From New Labor Forum America’s cities are the key vectors for progressive change in the next decade. Most large cities contain a majority non-white population with a hunger for change. Young white progressives are also flocking to cities searching for … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Black Lives Matter and the Evolving Role of Social Media

Article title: All Lives Matter, but so Does Race: Black Lives Matter and the Evolving Role of Social Media From Humanity & Society This article demonstrates the ways in which youth of color played an active role in debates that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Maternal Race–Ethnicity, Immigrant Status, Country of Birth, and the Odds of a Child With Autism

From Child Neurology Open Autism spectrum disorder is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by deficits in social communication and interaction and by restricted and repetitive behaviors, interests, or activities.  In this retrospective study, Western Australian state registries and a study … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: International Students Learn About Race and Racism While Pursuing Higher Education in the USA

Article title: Learning Race and Racism While Learning: Experiences of International Students Pursuing Higher Education in the Midwestern United States From AERA Open The United States is a leading destination for international students seeking to study in another country. This … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Race and policing in historical context

Article title: Race and policing in historical context: Dehumanization and the policing of Black people in the 21st century From Theoretical Criminology Criminologists have devoted considerable effort to understanding Black Americans’ relationship with the police over the last half-century. Yet, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: (How) Does Obesity Harm Academic Performance?

From Sociology of Education As higher rates of obesity have become a modern reality, understanding the pathways through which obesity is associated with lower socioeconomic outcomes such as educational performance remains an important task for social scientists. This study contributes … Continue reading

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New Social Science Bites podcast: Jennifer Hochschild on Race in America

Originally appeared on Social Science Space, December 2016  Between a series of high-profile shootings of black men by police and the election of Donald Trump by a bifurcated electorate, the racial divide in the United States has achieved a renewed … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight Special Issue: Reconstituting Race in Youth Studies

Guest editors: Bethan Harries, Sumi Hollingworth and Malcolm James From Young There has been a separation between the study of race, racism and youth studies. Other areas of research, including education studies, cultural studies and the sociology of race and … Continue reading

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Hispanic women who identify as White are healthier than those who don’t

Article title: Racial Disparities in Functional Limitations Among Hispanic Women in the United States From Research on Aging Hispanic women who identify as Black or another race have worse functional health than their counterparts who identify as White, according to … Continue reading

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“We who are dark . . .:” The Black community according to Black adults in America: an exploratory content analysis

From Journal of Black Psychology This paper compiles exploratory content analysis around the meaning of the Black community. The study used a sample of 60 Black adults in the mid-Atlantic United States examining responses to a single open-ended survey. From … Continue reading

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