2014 Press Releases

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ASA Press Releases
Contact: Daniel Fowler
E-mail: pubinfo@asanet.org
Phone: (202) 527-7885 (Fowler)

 

OCTOBER

October 1, 2014
Non-Citizens Face Harsher Sentencing Than Citizens in U.S. Criminal Courts Read more...

SEPTEMBER

September 10, 2014
CUNY Professor Elected President of the American Sociological Association Read more...

AUGUST

August 19, 2014
Daughters Provide as Much Elderly Parent Care as They Can, Sons Do as Little as Possible Read more...

August 19, 2014
In an Already Stressful Workplace, Great Recession’s Health Effects Hard to Find Read more...

August 19, 2014
Nurses Driven Mainly by a Desire to Help Others Are More Likely to Burn Out Read more...

August 19, 2014
Unlike Less Educated People, College Grads More Active on Weekends Than Weekdays Read more...

August 18, 2014
Study Identifies ‘Bonus Effect’ for Certain Multiracial Daters Read more...

August 18, 2014
‘Super-Parent’ Cultural Pressures Can Spur Mental Health Conditions in New Moms and Dads Read more...

August 18, 2014
Men Viewed More Favorably Than Women When Seeking Work-Life Balance Read more...

August 18, 2014
Surprising Number of Older Adults Weathered the ‘Great Recession’ Without Financial Strain Read more...

August 17, 2014
Study Suggests Federal Law to Combat Use of ‘Club Drugs’ Has Done More Harm Than Good Read more...

August 17, 2014
Virginity Pledges for Men Can Lead to Sexual Confusion — Even After the Wedding Day Read more...

August 17, 2014
Study Finds Range of Skills Students Taught in School Linked to Race and Class Size Read more...

August 17, 2014
Risky Situations Increase Women’s Anxiety, Hurt Their Performance Compared to Men Read more...

August 16, 2014
Peers, But Not Peer Pressure, Key to Prescription Drug Misuse Among Young Adults Read more...

August 16, 2014
Parental Incarceration Can Be Worse for a Child Than Divorce or Death of a Parent Read more...

August 16, 2014
Middle-Aged Women Missing Passion (and Sex) Seek Affairs, Not Divorce Read more...

August 16, 2014
For Men in Pink-Collar Jobs, a Tradeoff: Lower Pay, More Job Security Read more...

August 16, 2014
Disconnect Between Parenting and Certain Jobs a Source of Stress, Study Finds Read more...

JULY

July 23, 2014
Wives With More Education Than Their Husbands No Longer at Increased Risk of Divorce Read more...

JUNE

June 26, 2014
Sociologists to Take In-Depth Look at San Francisco Bay Area During ASA Annual Meeting Read more...

June 26, 2014
Sociologists to Explore Economic Inequality at Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Aug. 16-19 Read more...

June 24, 2014
Study Suggests Prayer Can Build Unity in Diverse Organizations Read more...

June 11, 2014
Peer Influence Leads Teens to Start, Stop Smoking — But Effect is Stronger for Starting Read more...

MAY

May 29, 2014
Having Children is Contagious Among High School Friends During Early Adulthood Read more...

May 29, 2014
Where One Lives Matters in the Relationship Between Obesity and Life Satisfaction Read more...

May 28, 2014
High-Status Co-Eds Use ‘Slut Discourse’ to Assert Class Advantage Read more...

May 5, 2014
Study Finds Increased Employee Flexibility, Supervisor Support Offer Wide-Ranging Benefits Read more...

APRIL

April 16, 2014
ASA Amicus Brief Supports Suit to Overturn Virginia’s Gay Marriage Ban Read more...

April 16, 2014
Local Homicide Rate Increases Cause More Elementary Students to Fail School Read more...

April 15, 2014
Girls’ Mental Health Suffers When Romances Unfold Differently Than They Imagined Read more...

April 9, 2014
Study Examines Mental Health Toll Exacted on Civilians Working With Military in War Zones Read more...

April 3, 2014
Women Entrepreneurs Have Limited Opportunities to Lead Businesses They Co-Found Read more...

April 1, 2014
For Most Adolescents, Popularity Increases the Risk of Getting Bullied Read more...

MARCH

March 13, 2014
Study Finds That Social Ties Influence Who Wins Certain Hollywood Movie Awards Read more...

March 5, 2014
Adolescent Relationship Violence Has Mental Health Implications for Victims, Perpetrators
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March 3, 2014
ASA Amicus Brief Supports Suits to Overturn Utah, Oklahoma Gay Marriage Bans Read more...

FEBRUARY

February 27, 2014
Childhood Adversity Launches Lifelong Relationship and Health Disadvantage for Black Men
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February 5, 2014
Study Untangles Divergent U.S. Job-Tenure Patterns Read more...

February 4, 2014
Tricks of the Trade: Study Suggests How Freelancers Can Land More Jobs Read more...

JANUARY

January 30, 2014
Downsizing by Position or Tenure Hurts Managerial Diversity, While Performance Guided Layoffs Don’t Read more...

January 15, 2014
Should We Make a Film Audiences Enjoy or Nab an Oscar Nomination? Read more...