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Our Statement on
HB2, also known as the bathroom bill, has
attracted widespread protests and threats of
major business groups to leave the state,
sending many high-paying jobs to other states
and spreading baseless fear of the LGBTQ
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The contents of the 2016 NCSA meeting are still available. This information is for the February 2016 meeting and documents the papers given.
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Other News of Interest to Sociologists
Suburbanization is sometimes accused to forcing people into isolation and loneliness. But using national data, Economist Jan Brueckner has found the opposite.
The January 12, 2015 issue of The New Yorker has an interesting article on Howie--"Only my mother ever called me Howard"--Becker. Now 86, he is living in Paris. The article gives an interesting interpretation of his importance to American sociology since become famous for the book The Outsiders. He reminds us that on a stage, everyone is there for a reason. You can probably read this article by signing up for a free trial.
Our video on Max Weber is once again available, thanks to Seth Allen who uploaded it for us.
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