Eric Anderson (Winchester): Assessing the Sociology of Sport on Changing Masculinities and Homophobia (and more). One year after Michael Sam was drafted, has anything changed? Shea Balish (Dalhousie) and Robert Deaner and Michael Lombardo (GVSU): Sex Differences in Sports Interest and Motivation: An Evolutionary Perspective. Keysha Whitaker on how Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s essay on female athletes. Does race matter in NFL rosters? Michael Tester investigates. Which athletes are expected to behave? Amma Marfo investigates. Do NCAA athletes deserve harsh punishments for minor drug infractions? Joe DeLessio on why superstitions help athletes perform better. Good riddance to Little League: Organized youth sports have become stressful, oversized monstrosities. Sacha Feinman and Josh Israel on how the hot new form of fantasy sports is probably addictive, potentially illegal and completely unregulated. Vassilis Dalakas, Joanna Phillips Melancon, and Tarah Sreboth on a qualitative inquiry on schadenfreude by sport fans. Josh Katzowitz on why Boston said “no” to hosting the 2024 Olympics — and every other city should, too (and more and more).


A new issue of Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal is out. Marc Champagne (Helsinki): Don’t Be an Ass: Rational Choice and Its Limits. A court in Libya has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi, to death over war crimes. Josephine Livingstone reviews Worrying: a Literary and Cultural History by Francis O’Gorman. Andrew Rice on how Laurence Tribe, the president’s longtime confidant, became his greatest adversary on climate change. Paul Krugman on The Donald and the Delusional (and more). Trump thinks immigrants are rapists — what about married American men? Amanda Marcotte on how the public has come a long way on perceptions of rape. Rich American tourists kill hundreds of lions each year, and it’s all legal (and more). Parul Sehgal on how “privilege” became a provocation. Alex Isenstadt goes inside Rand Paul’s downward spiral: He was once a serious contender for the White House — now, his campaign is fighting over what went wrong.


From the inaugural issue of Kyiv-Mohyla Humanities Journal, Olga Bertelsen (Columbia): Rethinking Psychiatric Terror against Nationalists in Ukraine: Spatial Dimensions of Post-Stalinist State Violence. Greta Uehling (Michigan): Genocide’s Aftermath: Neostalinism in Contemporary Crimea. Grzegorz Rossolinski-Liebe (FU Berlin): The Fascist Kernel of Ukrainian Genocidal Nationalism. Matthew Rojansky and Mykhailo Minakov on the new Ukrainian exceptionalism. Martin Horton-Eddison (Hull): Does Neorealism or Neoliberalism Provide a More Convincing Explanation of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine? Andras Racz (FIIA): Russia’s Hybrid War in Ukraine: Breaking the Enemy’s Ability to Resist. Boris N. Mamlyuk (Memphis): The Ukraine Crisis, Cold War II, and International Law. A look at how Russian groups crowdfund the war in Ukraine. Nikolas K. Gvosdev on Russia’s Ukraine game: Will Putin go all in? Yes, Ukraine is still in crisis — would becoming a “buffer state” help? Daniel Abebe reviews Conflict in Ukraine: The Unwinding of the Post-Cold War Order by Rajan Menon and Eugene B. Rumer.

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