Round-up of recent social science research (from SAGE Insight)

Free press vs. free speech? The rhetoric of “civility” in regard to anonymous online comments
From Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly

A psychological analysis of how mothers construct fathers’ roles in childrearing and childcare
From Feminism & Psychology

Welfare reform and labour market activation
From Local Economy

We need to talk about ‘Kevin’: The effects of unfortunate first names
From Social Psychological and Personality Science

Study finds fastest growing cities not the most prosperous
From Economic Development Quarterly

Examining the traditions of marriage proposals and surname changes reveal we adhere to marriage-related norms in the name of tradition or romance
From Journal of Adolescent Research

‘Ambient’ bullying gives employees urge to quit
From Human Relations

Censoring social media fans flames of social unrest
From BMS: Bulletin of Sociological Methodology/Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique