Data Trend: ASA Membership by Race or Ethnicity, 2001-2015
Data Trend: ASA Regular Members by Highest Degree, 2001-2015
Data Trend: ASA Membership by Gender, 1999-2016
In last month’s Footnotes, I provided the membership with data on the finances of our Association. As Secretary, part of my responsibility is to keep members informed about the Association’s business matters, especially when they directly impact members. As I reported in January Footnotes, “Member Revenues” are the second largest source of the Association’s annual revenues and constitute a third of the total.
If you simply attempt to enjoy Seattle by staying in or around the Sheraton Hotel and the Washington State Convention Center you will miss a key feature of Seattle: its neighborhoods. The topography of Seattle lends itself to the creation of unique spaces defined by a variety of hills, valleys, and waterfronts. The long-standing patterns of ethnic and racial segregation, migrations, and new economic dynamics uniquely define a variety of historically distinct, well-established, and also emerging features of the social and built landscape of the city.
BlackLivesMatter: “Where Is the Outrage?”
The attention given to the current state of institutional racism across many of the nation’s college campuses is painful to read and hear. Yet, the silence of the masses of social science organizations that routinely shout for social justice, an end to institutional discrimination, and other social ills is screeching like nails across a chalkboard. Where is the outrage?