A new study by Margot Moinester in Arts & Sciences is among the first to find positive health benefits associated with inclusive immigration policies — a sharp contrast to the harmful effects of restrictive policies.
Next Big Idea Club Must Read BooksLibrary Journal Editor’s Pick “This vital and accessible study is a must-read for anyone concerned with workplace equality.”—Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) A leading sociologist reveals why racial inequality persists in the workplace despite today’s multi-billion-dollar diversity industry—and provides actionable solutions for creating a truly equitable, multiracial future. Labor and […]
In her most recent book, “Gray Areas: How the Way We Work Perpetuates Racism & What We Can Do to Fix It,” Adia Harvey Wingfield, in Arts & Sciences, reveals why racial inequality persists and offers practical insights and recommendations for both individuals and organizations seeking to create more inclusive work environments.
Analyzing more than 94,000 Craigslist rental housing advertisements in St. Louis city from 2017-2020, Ariela Schachter, in Arts & Sciences, found consistent trends that reflect the implicit bias landlords and renters have about neighborhoods based on their racial and socioeconomic makeup.
Historian Colin Gordon will discuss his new book, “Patchwork Apartheid: Private Restriction, Racial Segregation, and Urban Inequality,” at a Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series event at noon Monday, Nov. 6, in Anheuser-Busch Hall. The book documents the history and consequences of private restrictions in greater St. Louis and other Midwest towns.
The persistently tight labor market, growing frustration over wage inequality and record high support for unions set the stage for the United Auto Workers strike, according to Jake Rosenfeld, a professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences.
New sociology research from Elizabeth Korver-Glenn in Arts & Sciences finds Black and Latino subsidized renters live in homes with more unsafe conditions while simultaneously paying more, both total cost and relative to their income.
Sociologist Jake Rosenfeld has a lot to say about the taboo subject of pay.
Adia Harvey Wingfield, in Arts & Sciences, has been elected the 116th president of the American Sociological Association. As president, she will be responsible for leading ASA’s overall strategic direction and policymaking.
A new partnership between the Weidenbaum Center and Harvard University will give social scientists at Washington University the opportunity to receive constructive, anonymous feedback on their research at any stage. The program aims to improve scholarship and speed its publication.