sociology for the public

Winter 2018

Volume: 17 | Number: 1

This issue showcases how Trump’s policies impact everyday life, from Trump’s impact on immigration to Affirmative Action on college campuses and social movements during the era of Trump. Also: how Trump has revitalized White nationalism and sociological responses to the White supremacy rally in Charlottesville and the Women’s March.


Women’s March, Charlottesville, “Shithole countries,” #MeToo, Puerto Rico, DACA rollback, U.S. tax restructuring, investigations of discrimination against Whites on college campuses, and Russia collusion—it all … Read More

The New Contexts Team

Rashawn Ray, Co-Editor Rashawn Ray is in the sociology department at the University of Maryland. He is … Read More

Winter 2018 Table of Contents

Full issue online at Sage for 30 days, free. As we add articles to, those pieces will be sorted to the issue’s homepage:  … Read More