ASA Press Releases - 2013



DECEMBER

December 19, 2013
Immigration Status Impacts Health, Especially for the Young Read more...

December 11, 2013
Incarceration Has No Effect on Nonresident Fathers’ Parenting Read more...

December 5, 2013
Blacks Happier at Work Than Whites Despite Fewer Friends, Less Autonomy Read more...

December 5, 2013
Social Ties More Important Than Biology When it Comes to Teen Sleep Problems Read more...

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NOVEMBER

November 26, 2013
Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday Shopping Season Read more...

November 12, 2013
New Report Highlights How Sequestration Threatens Social and Behavioral Sciences Read more...

November 7, 2013
Sociologists Available to Discuss Passage of Employment Non-Discrimination Act Read more...

November 6, 2013
School Violence Lowers Test Scores, Not Grades Read more...

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OCTOBER

October 24, 2013
ASA Amicus Brief Supports Lawsuits to Overturn Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage Bans Read more...

October 1, 2013
Study Reveals Americans’ Surprising Response to Government During Great Recession Read more...

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AUGUST

August 29, 2013
New Medical Conditions More Likely to Spark Healthy Changes Among Better-Educated Middle-Aged Americans Than Their Less-Educated Peers Read more...

August 13, 2013
Study Examines How Truck Drivers React to Marketplace Demands for Speed and Flexibility Read more...

August 13, 2013
Study Challenges Popular Perception of New ‘Hookup Culture’ on College Campuses Read more...

August 13, 2013
A Man’s Occupation Linked to Time Spent on Housework, Study Finds Read more...

August 13, 2013
Love and Work Don’t Always Work for Working Class in America, Study Shows Read more...

August 13, 2013
Having More Siblings Means Less Chance of Divorce as Adult Read more...

August 12, 2013
Many Evangelicals Are Ambivalent About Homosexuality and Civil Unions for Gays, Study Shows Read more...

August 12, 2013
Research Examines Parents Use of Bibliotherapy to Help Children Struggling with Social Issues Read more...

August 12, 2013
Study Finds Better-Performing Elementary Students Receive Disproportionate Attention From Parents Read more...

August 12, 2013
Strong Grandparent-Adult Grandchild Relationships Reduce Depression for Both Read more...

August 12, 2013
African-American Females Have Good Odds of Getting a Loan Read more...

August 11, 2013
Why Does the American Middle Class Continue to Struggle Financially? Read more...

August 11, 2013
Research Explores Evolution of Hip-Hop From Party Music to Political Platform Read more...

August 11, 2013
Study Finds More Tweets Mean More Votes for Political Candidates Read more...

August 11, 2013
Wealthier Minorities More Likely Than White Counterparts to Receive Subprime Loans, Study Finds Read more...

August 11, 2013
Research on Which Gender Pays for a Date Shows Changing — but Also Resistance to Changing — Conventional Gender Norms Read more...

August 11, 2013
Research Shows Negative Effects of Half-Siblings Read more...

August 11, 2013
Thinking About Family Matters Linked to Stress for Working Moms, Not Dads Read more...

August 11, 2013
Smart Enough to Know Better: Intelligence is Not a Remedy for Racism Read more...

August 10, 2013
Professor: Immigration Reform Should Consider Families, Social Ties Read more...

August 10, 2013
People Have More Empathy for Battered Dogs Than Human Adult, But Not Child, Victims Read more...

August 10, 2013
Children Who Overestimate Their Popularity Less Likely to be Bullies Read more...

August 10, 2013
Cultural Mythologies Strongly Influence Women’s Expectations About Being Pregnant Read more...

August 1, 2013
Threat of Arrest and Punishment May Not Deter Illegal Immigration Read more...

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JULY

July 24, 2013
NYU Professor Elected President of the American Sociological Association Read more...

July 1, 2013
Climbing the Social Ladder is Strongly Influenced by Your Grandparents’ Class Read more...

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JUNE

June 26, 2013
ASA Applauds Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn DOMA Read more...

June 26, 2013
Sociologists to Explore Inequality at Annual Meeting in New York City, Aug. 10-13 Read more...

June 26, 2013
Sociologists to Take In-Depth Look at New York City During ASA Annual Meeting Read more...

June 24, 2013
Sociologists Available to Discuss Supreme Court’s Rulings in the Gay Marriage Cases Read more...

June 5, 2013
Study Shows Teacher Collaboration, Professional Communities Improve Many Elementary School Students’ Math Scores Read more...

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MAY

May 30, 2013
Study Helps Explain Growing Education Gap in Mortality Among U.S White Women Read more...

May 30, 2013
Labor Union Decline, Not Computerization, Main Cause of Rising Corporate Profits at the Expense of Workers’ Compensation Read more...

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APRIL

April 30, 2013
People With Credit Card Debt More Likely to Skip Medical Care Read more...

April 29, 2013
Sociologists Available to Discuss NBA Player Jason Collins’ Decision to Come Out Read more...

April 25, 2013
Study Reveals Dramatic Changes in Global Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence Read more...

April 23, 2013
Study Finds Troubling Patterns of Teacher Assignments Within Schools Read more...

April 16, 2013
Sociologists Available to Discuss Terrorist Attack at Boston Marathon Read more...

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MARCH

March 28, 2013
Fifteen Minutes of Fame? Study Finds True Fame Isn’t Fleeting Read more...

March 28, 2013
Language Used in Immigration Debates May Be as Important as the Policies Read more...

March 11, 2013
Does Winning an Emmy, an Election, or Entry to the Baseball Hall of Fame Mean You Will Live Longer Than Those You Beat? Read more...

March 5, 2013
Health Benefits of Marriage May Not Extend to All Read more...

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FEBRUARY

February 28, 2013
ASA Files Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Same-Sex Marriage Cases Read more...

February 27, 2013
Study: Same-Sex Cohabitors Less Healthy Than Those in Heterosexual Marriages Read more...

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JANUARY

January 30, 2013
Study: Husbands Who Do More Traditionally Female Housework Have Less Sex Read more...

January 28, 2013
Sociologists Available to Discuss Immigration Reform Read more...

January 16, 2013
Study Examines Link Between Incarceration and Psychiatric Disorders Read more...

January 15, 2013
Parents’ Financial Help Linked to Lower College GPAs, Higher Graduation Rates Read more...