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2015 ASA Media Coverage Highlights

This page highlights just some of the extensive media coverage ASA’s Public Affairs and Public Information Department has generated this year.


December 2015

Study: First-birth Timing, Marital History, and Women's Health at Midlife — Kristi Williams (Ohio State University), Sharon Sassler (Cornell University), Fenaba Addo (University of Wisconsin-Madison), and Adrianne Frech (University of Akron). Google said there were at least 104 articles about this study, which appears in the December issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

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November 2015

Study: Accounting for the Child in the Transmission of Party Identification — Christopher Ojeda (Stanford University) and Peter K. Hatemi (Pennsylvania State University). Google said there were at least 35 articles about this study, which appears in the December issue of the American Sociological Review.

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Study: Adolescent Survival Expectations: Variations by Race, Ethnicity, and Nativity — Tara D. Warner (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) and Raymond R. Swisher (Bowling Green State University). Google said there were at least 47 articles about this study, which appears in the December issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

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October 2015

Study: A Paper Ceiling: Explaining the Persistent Underrepresentation of Women in Printed News — Eran Shor (McGill University), Arnout van de Rijt (Stony Brook University), Alex Miltsov (McGill University), Vivek Kulkarni (Stony Brook University), and Steven Skiena (Stony Brook University). Google said there were at least 30 articles about this study, which appears in the October issue of the American Sociological Review.

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September 2015

Study: "No Fracking Way!" Documentary Film, Discursive Opportunity, and Local Opposition against Hydraulic Fracturing in the United States, 2010 to 2013 — Ion Bogdan Vasi (University of Iowa), Edward T. Walker (University of California-Los Angeles), John S. Johnson (Harmony Institute), and Hui Fen Tan (Cornell University). Google said there were at least 24 articles about this study, which appears in the October issue of the American Sociological Review.

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August 2015

American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

The ASA and research presented at the Annual Meeting, which took place from August 22-25, received significant media coverage both in the U.S. and abroad during the month of August. According to Meltwater, a media monitoring company, the press mentioned ASA in at least 1,791 articles in August. Media coverage wasn't limited to print — the meeting generated both radio and television coverage as well. Below is just some of the media coverage from the meeting.

Study: The Social Context of Sexual Identity — Elizabeth Aura McClintock (University of Notre Dame).

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Study: "There Are Two People at Work That I'm Fairly Certain Are Black": Insights from Blind Race Attribution — Asia Friedman (University of Delaware).

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Study: The Double Standard at Sexual Debut: Gender, Sexual Behavior and Early Adolescent Peer Acceptance —Derek A. Kreager (Pennsylvania State University), Jeremy Staff (Pennsylvania State University), Robin Gauthier (Duke University), Eva S. Lefkowitz (Pennsylvania State University), and Mark E. Feinberg (Pennsylvania State University).

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Study: The Division of Childcare, Sexual Intimacy, and Relationship Quality in Couples — Daniel L. Carlson (Georgia State University), Sarah Hanson (Georgia State University), and Andrea Fitzroy (Georgia State University).

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Study: Mass Shooters, Firearms, and Social Strains: A Global Analysis of an Exceptionally American Problem — Adam Lankford (University of Alabama).

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Study: Who Wants the Breakup? Gender and Breakup in Heterosexual Couples — Michael Rosenfeld (Stanford University).

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Study: Contested Boundaries: Explaining Where Ethno-Racial Diversity Provokes Neighborhood Conflict — Joscha Legewie (New York University) and Merlin Schaeffer (WZB - Berlin Social Science Center and University of Cologne).

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July 2015

Study:  Toward a New Macro-Segregation? Decomposing Segregation within and between Metropolitan Cities and Suburbs — Daniel T. Lichter (Cornell University), Domenico Parisi (Mississippi State University), and Michael C. Taquino (Mississippi State University). Google said there were at least three articles about this study, which appears in the August issue of the American Sociological Review.

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June 2015

Study: Her Support, His Support: Money, Masculinity, and Marital Infidelity — Christin Munsch (University of Connecticut). Google said there were at least 200 articles about this study, which appears in the June issue of the American Sociological Review.

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May 2015

Study:  The Sequencing of a College Degree during the Transition to Adulthood: Implications for Obesity — Richard Allen Miech (University of Michigan), Michael J. Shanahan (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill), Jason Boardman (University of Colorado-Boulder), and Shawn Bauldry (University of Alabama-Birmingham). Google said there were at least 27 articles about this study, which appears in the June issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior

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Study: Neighborhood Foreclosures, Racial/Ethnic Transitions, and Residential Segregation — Matthew Hall (Cornell University), Kyle Crowder (University of Washington), and Amy Spring (Georgia State University). Google said there were at least six articles about this study, which appears in the June issue of the American Sociological Review.

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April 2015

Study: Dignity and Dreams: What the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Means to Low-Income Families — Jennifer Sykes (Michigan State University), Katrin Kri┼ż (Emmanuel College), Kathryn Edin (Johns Hopkins University), and Sarah Halpern-Meekin (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Google said there were at least six articles about this study, which appears in the April issue of the American Sociological Review.

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March 2015

Study: The Price of Protection: A Trajectory Analysis of Civil Remedies for Abuse and Women’s Earnings — Melanie M. Hughes (University of Pittsburgh) and Lisa D. Brush (University of Pittsburgh). Google said there were at least 15 articles about this study, which appears in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.

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Amicus Brief: ASA Files Amicus Brief With Supreme Court in Support of Marriage Equality. Google said there were at least 27 articles that mentioned this brief, which the ASA filed on March 5.

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Study:  In Sickness and in Health? Physical Illness as a Risk Factor for Marital Dissolution in Later Life —Amelia Karraker (Iowa State University) and Kenzie Latham (Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis). Google said there were at least 140 articles about this study, which appears in the March issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

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February 2015

Study: Behavioral Functioning Among Mexican-Origin Children: Does Parental Legal Status Matter —Nancy S. Landale (Pennsylvania State University), Jessica Halliday Hardie (Hunter College, City University of New York), R.S. Oropesa (Pennsylvania State University), and Marianne M. Hillemeier (Pennsylvania State University). Google said there were at least 40 articles about this study, which appears in the March issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

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Study: Pulling Closer and Moving Apart: Interaction, Identity, and Influence in the U.S. Senate, 1973 to 2009 — Christopher C. Liu (University of Toronto) and Sameer B. Srivastava (University of California-Berkeley). Google said there were at least four articles about this study, which appears in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.

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January 2015

Study: Traditional, Modern, and Post-Secular Perspectives on Science and Religion in the United States —Timothy L. O'Brien (University of Evansville) and Shiri Noy (University of Wyoming). Google said there were at least 25 articles about this study, which appears in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.

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Study: Can We Finish the Revolution? Gender, Work-Family Ideals, and Institutional Constraint — David S. Pedulla (University of Texas at Austin) and Sarah Thébaud (University of California-Santa Barbara). Google said there were at least 50 articles about this study, which appears in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.

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