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Police & Race (Roscigno, Prieto-Hodge & Ture)

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In this episode, we discuss the complicated relationship between the police and the African-American community. Our guests are Vincent Roscigno (Ohio State), Kayla Prieto-Hodge (Rutgers Camden), and Kalfani Ture (Quinnipiac).

Photo Credit. Alvin C. Krupnick Co, photographer. Truck on street near Litan Hotel carrying soldiers and African Americans during Tulsa, Okla., race riot in. Oklahoma Tulsa, 1921. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/95517748/.

Danger and Police Culture (Sierra-Arevalo)

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Danger and Police Culture (Sierra-Arevalo)
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In this episode of The Annex, we discuss how conceptions of danger influence police culture with Michael Sierra-Arevalo (University of Texas, Austin). Sierra-Arevalo recently published “American Policing and the Danger Imperative” in Law and Society.

Photo Credit. Bain News Service, Publisher. Police, Bayonne strike. , 1916. [?] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2014702988/.

Internet Mob Justice

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Internet Mob Justice
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Today’s episode of The Annex discusses Internet mob justice in the face of unsolved crimes. We ask what happens when the Internet tries to solve an urgent crime through collaborations on social media and Internet forums.

Our guest is Penn Pantumsinchai from the University of Hawaii. Penn published “Armchair detectives and the social construction of falsehoods: an actor–network approach” in Information, Communication, and Society. She also co-hosts a sociology podcast called The Social Breakdown, which we covered earlier this year.

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By VOA News – Presumably a VOA work: Image was shown with VOA watermark and “VOA” in corner without any further source, in an article where images from other sources were properly attributed to those sources instead., Public Domain, Link

Punishment in the Admissions Scandal (Fred Wherry)

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Punishment in the Admissions Scandal (Fred Wherry)
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Felicity Huffman got 14 days of jail for bribing to get her children into college. The gang gets together with Fred Wherry (Princeton University) to reflect on the punishment and how elite college admissions work.

Frederick Wherry is a Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. His new book (with Kristin Seefeldt and Anthony Alvarez) is Credit Where It’s Due: Rethinking Financial Citizenship with the Russell Sage Foundation.

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By Angela George, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

Pyramid Schemes

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Pyramid Schemes
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We discuss pyramid schemes and how they work.

Cristobal Young is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Cornell University. He is the author of The Myth of Millionaire Tax Flight: How Place Still Matters for the Rich (2017, Stanford University Press). Twitter: @cristobalyoung5

Jussie Smollett

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Jussie Smollett
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The Annex discusses the case of Jussie Smollett, an actor who was charged for filing a fake hate crime to gain publicity.  The case was dismissed by prosecutors, leading to outcry and conflict.

Margaret Hagerman is an Assistant Professor at Mississippi State University. She wrote White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America (NYU Press). Twitter: @MaggieHagerman

Jean Beaman is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Purdue University. Jean wrote Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France( (University of California Press). Twitter: @jean23bean

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By Dominick DJussie Smollett, CC BY-SA 2.0, Link

Reactions to the Admissions Scandal

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Reactions to the Admissions Scandal
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The Annex discusses a recent piece from UT Austin’s Steven Mintz in Inside Higher Ed, in which he asks how we should respond to the college admissions scandal.

Margaret Hagerman is an Assistant Professor at Mississippi State University. She wrote White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America (NYU Press). Twitter: @MaggieHagerman

Jean Beaman is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Purdue University. Jean wrote Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France( (University of California Press). Twitter: @jean23bean

The College Cheating Scandal

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The College Cheating Scandal
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Today, The Annex discusses the College Cheating Scandal, in which several celebrities and wealthy people were caught using bribery and cheating to get their children into prestigious schools. Our guests are Anna Mueller (University of Chicago) and Seth Abrutyn (University of British Columbia).

The Cambridge Analytics Scandal

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The Cambridge Analytics Scandal
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We discuss the Cambridge Analytics scandal, in which a company stole Facebook user data to advance the Republican 2016 campaign.

John Eason on Rural Prisons

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John Eason on Rural Prisons
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We interview John Eason about his work on the rural prison industry and the communities that house them, and his book on the topic, Big House on the Prairie.

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