sociology

Q+A
American policing in the Cold War era
Published Oct 16, 2019
In his new book, Stuart Schrader explores how U.S. foreign policy designed to contain communism abroad informed approaches to law enforcement at home
Mobility program
Smart moves
Published Oct 15, 2019
Sociologist Stefanie DeLuca collaborates on a Seattle housing experiment that aims to lift children out of poverty
VOICES
True crime on her mind
Published Fall 2019
Rachel Monroe's new book explores women's infatuation with murder stories through the lens of her own obsessions / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Photography
Photographing America's back row
Published Fall 2019
In his book 'Dignity,' photographer Chris Arnade reckons with the decades of racism and economic forces that shaped the U.S. and its communities / Johns Hopkins Magazine
'Gold standard' survey tracks decades of public opinion
Published April 10, 2019
Hopkins sociologist Stephen Morgan discusses the biennial General Social Survey, a key source of social science research since 1972
Sociology
Dangerous school commutes linked to absenteeism
Published Feb 13, 2019
Students whose routes to school pass through areas with high rates of violent crime are shown to have increased absenteeism and lower test scores, graduation rates
Sociology
High water bills may harm disadvantaged tenants
Published Oct 1, 2018
When landlords incur high water bills and other fees, they penalize tenants, threatening housing security of those who need it most
Sociology
The many faces of marriage
Published Summer 2018
Study from Hopkins sociologist Katrina Bell McDonald challenges the notion that black people avoid marriage / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Urban education
Ripple effect of neighborhood violence
Published June 12, 2018
Study shows how urban violence and school choice programs contribute to negative learning outcomes for students in Chicago
Millennial marriage
Waiting to wed
Published June 4, 2018
Millennials are waiting longer than previous generations to marry and have children—creating what a Hopkins sociologist calls a 'capstone marriage' / The New York Times