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ASA Press Releases - 2012




DECEMBER

December 17, 2012
Sociologists Available to Discuss School Shootings and Their Aftermath Read more...

December 13, 2012
Study Helps Bridge Gap in Understanding of Suicide Risk for African-American Women Read more...

December 6, 2012
Special Issue of ‘Contexts’ Magazine Tackles Troubled State of Higher Education in U.S. Read more...

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NOVEMBER

November 29, 2012
Employers Often More Interested in Hiring Potential Playmates Than the Very Best Candidates Read more...

November 29, 2012
Behavior Problems, Not Depression, Linked to Lower Grades for Depressed Youths Read more...

November 29, 2012
Study Shows Increase in Negative Messages About Muslims in the Media Read more...

November 13, 2012
Women Often Lose Their Health Insurance When Divorced Read more...

November 8, 2012
Study: Education Levels In Asian American Neighborhoods Affect Residents’ Health Read more...

November 7, 2012
Sociologists Available to Discuss How Changing Demographics Affected Presidential Election Read more...

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OCTOBER

October 17, 2012
Study: Religious Affiliation and Residence in Muslim-Majority Nations Influence Sexual Behavior Read more...

October 1, 2012
Republican Strength in Congress Aids Super-Rich, President’s Affiliation Has No Effect Read more...

October 1, 2012
Patient-Led Advocacy Has Changed How U.S. Government Funds Medical Research Read more...

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AUGUST

August 29, 2012
Diagnostic Confidence Key for Prompt Treatment for Women with Heart Symptoms Read more...

August 20, 2012
Binge Drinking College Students Are Happier Than Their Non-Binge Drinking Peers Read more...

August 20, 2012
American Indian Spiritual Beliefs Influential in Spurring Youth to Avoid Drugs and Alcohol Read more...

August 20, 2012
Researchers Assess Stereotypes of Immigrants and Views on the Impact of Immigration Read more...

August 19, 2012
Study: Young Adults From Middle Income Families at Higher Risk for Student Loan Debt Than
Their Poorer Peers Read more...

August 19, 2012
Refugees Often Face Greater Challenges in Adapting to U.S. Than Other Immigrants Read more...

August 19, 2012
God as a Drug: The Rise of American Megachurches Read more...

August 19, 2012
Marital Separations an Alternative to Divorce for Poor Couples Read more...

August 18, 2012
People Who Undergo Weight-Loss Surgery Experience Positive Changes in Social Life and Medical Conditions Read more...

August 18, 2012
Sociologist Takes One for the Team as She Examines the Challenges of Women in Professional Football Read more...

August 18, 2012
Study Examines the Relationship Between Marriage and Alcohol Read more...

August 17, 2012
Longer Time to Find New Job, Less Pay for Moms Laid Off During Recession Read more...

August 17, 2012
Study: College Students Lose Respect for Peers Who Hook Up Too Much Read more...

August 17, 2012
Study: Homeless People Find Equality, Acceptance on Social Networking Sites Read more...

August 17, 2012
Study Explores the Impact of Corruption and Military Organization on Civilians Read more...

August 16, 2012
People With Few Assets Less Likely to Plan for End-of-Life Health Care Read more...

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JULY

July 31, 2012
Study: Conciliatory Tactics More Effective Than Punishment in Reducing Terrorism Read more...

July 17, 2012
UPenn Professor Elected President of the American Sociological Association Read more...

July 10, 2012
Sociologists to Explore Real Utopias at Annual Meeting in Denver, August 17-20 Read more...

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JUNE

June 27, 2012
Sociologists Available to Discuss Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling Read more...

June 15, 2012
Sociologists Available to Discuss Obama’s New Policy for Undocumented Young People Read more...

June 12, 2012
Study: Alcohol Abuse May Be Cause, Rather Than Effect of Social Isolation, Poor Grades Among Teens Read more...

June 11, 2012
Young People of Multiple Disadvantaged Groups Face Worse Health Due to More Discrimination Read more...

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MAY

May 31, 2012
Study: Residential Segregation Still a Problem in U.S. Read more...

May 31, 2012
Family Matters When It Comes to a Good Night’s Sleep Read more...

May 16, 2012
Children in U.S., Great Britain Share Risk Factors For Behavioral Problems Read more...

May 15, 2012
ASA Executive Officer Lauds Selection of Sociologist, Former Brazilian President as Kluge Prize Winner Read more...

May 15, 2012
ASA Executive Officer Criticizes House Effort to Cut Census Bureau Funding Read more...

May 10, 2012
Sociologists Available to Discuss President Obama’s Support of Same-Sex Marriage Read more...

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APRIL

April 26, 2012
Breastfeeding Isn’t Free: Study Reveals ‘Hidden Cost’ Associated With the Practice Read more...

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MARCH

March 29, 2012
Study: Conservatives’ Trust in Science Has Fallen Dramatically Since Mid-1970s Read more...

March 29, 2012
Mass Privatization Put Former Communist Countries on Road to Bankruptcy, Corruption Read more...

March 14, 2012
ASA President to Promote Sociology on Tour of Minority Serving Colleges, Universities Read more...

March 6, 2012
Marriage: A Powerful Heart Drug in Short Supply Read more...

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FEBRUARY

February 29, 2012
Bilingual Immigrants Report Better Health Than Speakers of One Language Read more...

February 22, 2012
Education Doesn’t Increase Support for Affirmative Action Among Whites, Minorities Read more...

February 21, 2012
Study Posits a Theory of Moral Behavior Read more...

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JANUARY

January 25, 2012
Study: Adolescents From Unstable Families Lose Ground in Rigorous High Schools Read more...

January 17, 2012
Study Suggests Junk Food in Schools Doesn’t Cause Weight Gain Among Children Read more...