Contexts

sociology for the public

Summer 2019

Volume: 18 | Number: 3

The articles in this issue grapple with the tenuousness of freedom. Income and political ideology, along with race, inflect our views about freedom, privacy, and the state of democracy.

Hate Crimes and Domestic Terrorism on Campus

Army 2nd Lieutenant Richard W. Collins III was murdered on the campus where I work. As a professor, local resident, and father to two Black … Read More

Stability and Change in Americans’ Perception of Freedom

Freedom is one of America’s most cherished values. The cognitive scientist George Lakoff considers it the nation’s “most important idea… at the center of all … Read More