Twenty-Five Years After the ADA: Situating Disability in America’s System of Stratification
Michelle Maroto, David Pettinicchio
Americans with disabilities represent a significant proportion of the population. Despite their numbers and the economic hardships they face, disability is often excluded from general sociological studies of stratification and inequality. To address some of these omissions, this paper focuses on employment and earnings …
Hi all. Here’s the first part of this month’s roundup.
Nano Dreams and Nanoworlds: Fantastic Voyage as a Fantastic Origin Story
Fantastic Voyage, a 1966 Hollywood science fiction film based on a screenplay written by Harry Kleiner, is often associated with contemporary nanotechnology imaginings. In this article, I draw on ethnographic research conducted within a new …
Hi all, Part 1 of this month’s In the Journals Roundup has already been posted here. Part 2 will be coming soon. In addition, you can find below a special issue of New Genetics and Society on the topic of “Epigenetics and Society: Potential, Expectations and Criticisms”.
Epigenetics for the social sciences: justice, embodiment, and inheritance in the postgenomic …
Hi all, here’s part one of this month’s roundup. Enjoy.
Ethnography for aging societies: Dignity, cultural genres, and Singapore’s imagined futures
Michael M. J. Fischer
Social theory generated in and about Singapore lies in psychic depths and archive fevers of an immigrant society subjected to accelerated social changes that devalue the lives of those marked by aging. …
Please find below the first half of this month’s roundup. In addition, Aaron Seaman has posted an entry for a special issue of Disability and the Global South on the topic of Global Mental Health. You can find it here. Enjoy.
Social Science and Medicine
Intergenerational health consequences of in utero exposure to maternal stress: Evidence from …