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This study extends health disparities research by examining racial differences in the relationships between multigenerational attainments and mortality risk among “Silent Generation” women. An emerging literature suggests that the socioeconomic attainments of adjacent generations, one’s parents and adult children, provide an array of life-extending resources in old age.
by Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro
Toxic levels of wealth inequality in the United States broke into public awareness on the heels of the Occupy Wall Street Movement in 2011. Some academics and social justice advocates had tried for years to elevate wealth inequality to the public square, but it took a social movement that started in Manhattan for people to take notice. Despite the movement’s focus on social class, race—the racial wealth gap, in particular—was notably absent as wealth inequality became a public conversation.
Albert J. Reiss Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award
The American Sociological Association’s section on Crime, Law, and Deviance invites nominations for its 2019 ALBERT J. REISS, JR., DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR AWARD. Given in recognition of the contributions to criminological understanding made by Albert J. Reiss, Jr., the award is presented every other year to the author(s) of a book or a series of articles published in the last five years and constituting a major contribution. Although a Ph.D.
CRIME LAW AND DEVIANCE SECTION INFORMATION, 2018-2019
The sixth edition of the ASA Style Guide is the authoritative reference for writing, submitting, editing, and copyediting manuscripts for ASA journals and other publications following ASA's unique format. This revised, updated edition features guidelines for the most common situations encountered by authors and editors. New features include revisions to reference formatting and additional information on grammar, as well as expanded information on the use of electronic, digital, and social media sources.
The Section sponsors three annual prizes - please follow the links for the respective calls:
- a Lifetime Achievement Award (call)
- a Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award (call)
- a Graduate Student Prize (call)
For a historical overview of the award recipients since 2003, please click here.
Kathrin Zippel, Northeastern University (chair)
Amy Blackstone, University of Maine
Jamillah Bowman Williams, Georgetown University
Frank Dobbin, Harvard University
C. Shawn McGuffey, Boston College
Sharyn Potter, University of New Hampshire
Patricia Richards, University of Georgia
Mary Texeira, California State University-San Bernardino
Justine Tinkler, University of Georgia
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