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On SAGE Insight: Using “Big Data” Versus Alternative Measures of Aggregate Data to Predict the U.S. 2016 Presidential Election

From Psychological Reports The presidential election of Donald Trump took many experts and lay individuals alike by surprise. Post-mortem analyses of the election results have attempted to shed light on the unprecedented victory by relying on a host of individual … Continue reading

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Banning Islamic veils

Is gender equality a valid argument? From International Journal of Discrimination and the Law: Many European countries are debating whether to enact legislation prohibiting people from wearing religious symbols in public places. These debates, both at the political and at … Continue reading

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Can ‘Neds’ or ‘Chavs’ be non-delinquent, educated or even middle class?: Examining the cultural stereotypes

Can Neds (or Chavs) be non-delinquent, educated or even middle class? contrasting empirical findings with cultural stereotypes From Sociology Ned (non-educated delinquent) is the Scottish equivalent of the English term ‘Chav’. It refers a stereotypically underclass situated in deprived areas. … Continue reading

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Math teachers demonstrate a bias toward white male students

Exploring bias in math teachers’ perception of students’ ability by gender and race/ethnicity From Gender & Society While theories about race, gender, and math ability among high school students have long been debated, this study found that math teachers are … Continue reading

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Does gender bias against female leaders persist?

Does gender bias against female leaders persist? Quantitative and qualitative data from a large-scale survey From Human Relations Although acceptance of female managers has increased in the last half-century, negative attitudes toward female leaders still persist. For example, some research … Continue reading

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Inconsistent evaluations may affect promotion of women in law firms

Language of performance evaluations: gender-based shifts in content and consistency of judgment  From Social Psychological and Personality Science Partners in Wall Street law firms write equally nice things about the work of their male and female junior lawyers, but when … Continue reading

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