Four major theories of disease transmission dominated scientific discourse in the nineteenth century. As one scholar writes, all were political.
In stressful situations, seeking out even more stress can be cathartic.
Research makes the case that people who fear police violence are less likely to seek out health care.
Being difficult to understand on the other end of the line was a badge of masculinity.
A scholar finds nuanced reasoning among poor Black women facing difficult choices about whether to call the cops.
Looking for a sense of comfort and security by buying a chicken? You'll get more than you bargained for.
June is LGBTQ Pride Month, so JSTOR Daily gathered some of our favorite stories to celebrate. All with free and accessible scholarly research.
In 1971, two legends of Black letters discussed Black manhood, white racism, the role of the writer, and the responsibility to teach.
Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov's hypothesis on the evolution of rye is now accepted. But in the 1930s, his research got him arrested.
The award-winning Black gay filmmaker, author, and activist Marlon Riggs left a legacy of protest against racism and homophobia.