American Sociological Association

Search

Search

The search found 267 results in 0.019 seconds.

Search results

  1. Blue-Collar Training in High School Leaves Women Behind

    What’s the best way to prepare high schoolers for jobs in the 21st century? Education leaders and the general public have been debating this question with more heat in recent years, clashing over whether to focus on college preparation or vocational training, especially training linked to blue-collar jobs.

  2. Sociologists to Explore Social Movements at Annual Meeting in Seattle, Aug. 20-23

    More than 4,500 sociologists will convene in Seattle this August to explore ideas and scientific research relating to social movements and many other topics, as part of the American Sociological Association’s 111th Annual Meeting. This year’s theme, “Rethinking Social Movements: Can Changing the Conversation Change the World?,” shows the importance of research by sociologists in exploring under what conditions social movements have the power to achieve lasting social change. 

  3. Sociologists to Take In-Depth Look at Seattle During ASA Annual Meeting

    At the American Sociological Association’s 111th Annual Meeting, Seattle will be the subject of several regional spotlight sessions in which leading sociologists will present research on and discuss topics related to the city, including economic inequality, sustainability, immigration, marijuana legalization, and minimum wage policy. 

  4. Income Inequality Leads Millennials to Start Families Before Marriage

    Rising income inequality, and the resulting scarcity of certain types of jobs, is a key reason a growing number of young Americans are having babies before getting married.

  5. 2015 Editorial Table

    In August 2015, the ASA Committee on Publications voted to modify the summary table accompanying annual ASA editors’ reports to provide better information about the frequency and timing of editorial decisions.  The goal is to clarify authors' chances of having manuscripts accepted, and to provide information about the length of time authors can expect to wait for decisions. The table shown below reports on decisions, as of March 1, 2016, for manuscripts submitted in the 2015 calendar year.

  6. ASA Awards Small Grants to Advance Sociology

    The Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline (FAD) is a small grants program funded jointly by the Sociology Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Sociological Association (ASA). The December 2015 round of FAD applications saw an unusually strong group of proposals, so the competition was especially intense. Following review by a panel composed of members of the ASA Council and ASA Director of Research, seven projects have been selected for funding and are described below.

  7. Richard Carpiano and Brian Kelly to Lead JHSB

    The editorship of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior (JHSB), the ASA’s premier general medical sociology journal, will transition at the end of this year from Gilbert Gee to Richard Carpiano and Brian Kelly.

  8. MFP Announces Cohort 43 for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

    ASA and the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) are pleased to introduce the five new scholars who comprise MFP Cohort 43. The MFP Advisory Panel met this spring in Washington, DC, to review the large and highly competitive pool of applications. Keeping with tradition, MFP Cohort 43 consists of talented PhD candidates with strong and diverse sociological research interests. The new Fellows will officially begin their participation in MFP on August 1, 2016.