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ITHACA, NY — There is a pre-existing assumption that women place less importance on their careers than men. A new study by an Ithaca College professor challenges this assumption by evaluating how much men and women consider their careers a central part of their identity.

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ITHACA, NY — "Fifty Shades of Grey" is credited with a sexual awakening among tame housewives and staid girlfriends, and the addition of lower-lip-biting spice to vanilla bedrooms across America. But for Rebecca Plante, an associate professor of...

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ITHACA, NY — Lifestyle magazines and television shows constantly urge families to return to the kitchen, stressing the importance of home-cooked meals and family dinners to physical health and family well-being. But while such meals are typically healthier than restaurant food, Ithaca College and North Carolina State University researchers argue the stress that cooking puts on...

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ITHACA, NY — The American Sociological Association has selected Stephen Sweet, associate professor and chair of the Department of Sociology at Ithaca College, as the 2014 recipient of the Hans O. Mauksch Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Sociology.

Given annually to a member of the American Sociological Association’s section on Teaching and Learning,...

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ITHACA, NY — The White House Summit on Working Families — held on June 23 in the nation’s capital — included participation by Stephen Sweet, associate professor and chair of the Department of Sociology at Ithaca College. A nationally known expert on the intersections between work, family and community, Sweet was among a...

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