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Demographic and Geographic Variation in Fatal Drug Overdoses in the United States, 1999–2020
"Demographic and Geographic Variation in Fatal Drug Overdoses in the United States, 1999–2020," authored by Shannon Monnat, professor of sociology, was published in the ANNALS of of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
See related: Addiction, Gender and Sex, Longevity, Opioids, Race & Ethnicity, Rural Issues, United States, Urban Issues
Russell Sage Foundation Awards Grant for Kristy Buzard’s Research Project ‘Who Ya Gonna Call?’
Buzard, associate professor of economics, is part of a three-member team that will explore the extent to which mothers are more likely than fathers to be contacted by their child’s school.
See related: Child & Elder Care, Gender and Sex, Grant Awards, United States
Jackson Discusses the Health Phenomenon ‘Weathering’ and Its Impact on Black Women With Insider
"We know that Black women are paid less than their white counterparts, are expected to work longer hours with fewer pay raises, and are the most likely to be in unemployment lines when those rates increase. So these types of discriminatory practices shape the types of visceral effects that happen to Black women's bodies," says Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science.
See related: Black, Gender and Sex, Mental Health, United States
Social Status and Gendered Pathways to Citizenship
"Social Status and Gendered Pathways to Citizenship," co-authored by Professor of Political Science Audie Klotz, was published in International Migration Review.
See related: Gender and Sex, Migration
Changing Faces of Political Women in Tokyo
This article, written by Professor of Political Science Margarita Estévez-Abe and published in the Japanese Journal of Political Science, examines the biographies of female local politicians in Tokyo's 23 Special Ward assemblies to understand the rise of Mama Giin.
See related: Civil Rights, East Asia, Gender and Sex, Political Parties
Greene Talks to PBS NewsHour About Reentry Programs for Transgender Women
"No trans women that I formally interviewed or met in the course of my field research wanted to or felt safe in men's housing programs," says Joss Greene, assistant professor of sociology.
See related: Civil Rights, Gender and Sex, Housing, United States
Enforcing Gender at the Polls: Transing Voters and Women’s Suffrage before the American Civil War
Between 1800 and 1860, individuals deemed female by society donned male attire, represented themselves as men, and tried unlawfully to vote, thus challenging the gender binary at the foundation of U.S. democracy. The history of their confrontation with an electoral system reserved for men suggests a more porous and inclusive history of gender and citizenship before the Civil War.
See related: Elections, Gender and Sex, Government
Maxwell Experts Discuss Future Implications and Historical Context of Dobbs v. Jackson Ruling
The discussion covered the history of governing abortions in the U.S.; how the Dobbs v. Jackson decision might affect access to abortion and other reproductive services; impacts the decision could have on economic and health outcomes and voting behaviors in upcoming elections; and what precedent this decision might set for other Supreme Court decisions going forward.
See related: Civil Rights, Gender and Sex, Health Policy, SCOTUS, United States
Heflin Explores Patterns of Earnings and Employment Based on Worker Characteristics in New Study
"Patterns of Earnings and Employment by Worker Sex, Race, and Ethnicity Using State Administrative Data: Results from a Sample of Workers Connected to Public Assistance Programs," co-authored by Professor Colleen Heflin, was published in Race and Social Problems.
See related: Civil Rights, Gender and Sex, Income, Labor, Race & Ethnicity, Social Justice
Bybee Discusses the Released Dobbs Decision on Legal Talk Network
Keith Bybee, professor of political science, reviewed the released Dobbs decision on Legal Talk Network.
See related: Civil Rights, Gender and Sex, SCOTUS, United States