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17 Sep 14 - Society Sociology News

Society Is Prejudiced Against Men With Muscles (or: The Sociology of ...
Society is prejudiced against bodybuilders. Oh, sure, we hire them for our beach-oriented reality shows. But the medical profession, the computer industry, and even the world of finance are sorely lacking in musclemen.

IU professor Jane McLeod recognized twice for distinguished contributions to ...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- This summer, Jane McLeod, professor in the Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington, received the James R. Greenley Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems as ...

CUNY Professor Elected President of the American Sociological Association
Newswise - WASHINGTON, DC, September 10, 2014 - Ruth Milkman, a professor of sociology at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center and research director at CUNY's Joseph F. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, ...

The ideological roots of Stephen Harper's vendetta against sociology
But there's yet another reason this ideology is so hostile toward the kind of sociological analysis done by Statistics Canada, public inquiries and the like.

Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology
“Over time, people start to think of themselves in a different way,” Rocque explains. An offender's self-image might transition from being a badass “to someone who wants to contribute to society or to a family man. That identity shift changes their ...

The Society of Fugitives
According to Alice Goffman, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, things have only gotten worse in the quarter century since Anderson wrote those words.

Living With The Enemy: 'I'm not a racist or bigot, I'm a race realist'
Mr Folkes, the founder of a fledging ultranationalist political party said while European immigration had worked well; Asian, and in particular African and Middle Eastern immigration had failed and had done nothing to contribute to a society built on ...

Scottish “Don't Knows” hold key to historic vote
Stephen Fisher, associate professor of political sociology at the University of Oxford, looked at 16 constitutional referendums held worldwide over the past 40 years and found that in 12 of them, the average 'Yes' vote reflected in opinion polls was ...

Trend Piece
But is this frivolous topic perhaps emblematic of a broader situation or condition? For this expert in sociology, who is not a sociologist, it most certainly is. “That was a stupid question,” he/she says. “Of course all societal trends exist within ...

NFL Domestic Violence: How Do Arrests of Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson And Other ...
“There's no evidence that I'm aware of that athletes are any more prone to domestic violence than any other group of people in American society,” Evan Stark, forensic social worker and Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University, told International ...

The Soul of the Censor
Yet he recounts much of his story in a surprising register: shrewd, precise, ironic, and sociologically rich observations of how literature functioned as a power system in a Stalinist society. ... At this point, Solzhenitsyn's narrative turns into a ...

MainJudaismTorah Sociology: Religious Zionist Grandparents
Our extended family is different from that of our parents (the generation born between the 1920-40's), and is different from the multi-generational family of secular, or ultra-orthodox society. I am not arguing that our model is better or worse, just ...

Serial Killer Course Offered at McMurry University
McMurry University students are studying some of the most infamous serial killers in American history in Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth's sociology class this fall. The class meets from 8-9 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in ... The class examines the ...

Economic Leverage: UC Students Fought Tooth and Nail to Divest from South ...
Martin Luther King Jr., drawing obvious parallels between Jim Crow and apartheid, had called for economic sanctions as far back as 1962.

Glen Gourlay
Since 2008 I have been an Associate Lecturer with the Open University in Scotland teaching on the policy course- Welfare, crime and society. In September 2014 I took up the role of Lecturer in Criminology at Edinburgh Napier University. Prior to this ...

The Online Legacy of a Suicide Cult and the Webmasters Who Stayed Behind
Every month, the bills get paid on time. The emails get answered, and any orders filled. Which, for, is positively extraordinary.

Number of Iraqi orphans, widows rising with conflict
Hayali's association, along with a group of other civil and humanitarian organizations, is trying to assess the extent of the destruction that befell Fallujah.

Britain's home secretary: combating human trafficking requires global effort
Valentine Moghadam, director of the International Affairs program and a professor of sociology and international affairs, moderated the discussion.

Saudi Arabia curbs ISIL recruitment attempts
The authorities also are continuing to enforce a strict ban on the individual issuance of fatwas, confining this duty to official sharia committees, he said, "due to the gravity of the poisons that are being disseminated among members of Saudi society ...

4 reasons why 'South Park' is still AWESOM-O
Take the tenth-grade sociology teacher, for example, who would discuss the latest episodes with her class to engage them with current events.

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