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Today, we talk about how wearing hijabs affect job prospects among Muslim women. Our guest is Eman Abdelhadi (University of Chicago) recently authored “The Hijab and Muslim Women’s Employment in the United States” in Research in Social Stratification and Mobility.
We have two co-hosts. John O’Brien (NYU Abu Dhabi). John is author of the award-winning Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys with Princeton University Press.
Neda Magbouleh (University of Toronto) is author of The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race with Stanford University Press.
We interview Margaret Hagerman on her book, White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America (NYU Press), a book about how white youth learn to reproduce white privilege.
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
Today, the Annex interview Seth Abrutyn (University of British Columbia) and Anna Mueller (University of Chicago) about their work on teen suicide. The duo has published several pieces on the topic, including “Adolescents under Pressure: A New Durkheimian Framework for Understanding Adolescent Suicide in a Cohesive Community.” in the American Sociological Review, “Can Social Ties be Harmful: Examining the Spread of Suicide in Early Adulthood.” in Sociological Perspectives, and “Durkheim’s “Suicide” in a Zombia Apocaplypse.” in Contexts,
Joe, Leslie, Howard Ramos (Dalhousie University), and Richard Carpiano (UC Riverside) discuss a conflict between Catholic school boys, Black Israelites, and a Native American group on the Washington Mall. An encounter between one boy and a Native American triggered social media firestorms, and many questions about the current state of America’s political culture and media.
Story from New York Times captured and used under Fair Use.