Contexts

sociology for the public

Policy Brief

Scholars reviews the evidence on a specific area of public policy.

Risk and Race in Measuring Special Education Need

In 1968, special education scholar Lloyd Dunn argued that African American and other racial or ethnic minority group students were overrepresented in the U.S. special … Read More

Repeal FOSTA and Decriminalize Sex Work

Repealing FOSTA will promote the wellbeing and safety of sex workers.In 2018, President Donald Trump signed into law Fight Online Sex Trafficking … Read More

Tobacco 21

Although smoking rates have declined significantly in the United States over the past several decades, the Office of the Surgeon General noted in a 2014 … Read More