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Long shadow of a poor start

Winter 2014
For 25 years, Hopkins sociologist Karl Alexander and his colleague followed the lives of 790 children growing up in a variety of Baltimore neighborhoods. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Leaving here

New home, new outlook

March 21, 2014 12:00:00 pm
Escaping poor neighborhoods can change a family's perspective, study suggests
Opinion

A tax on being poor

March 11, 2013 8:22:00 am
JHU sociologist Katherine Newman examines regional disparities in how Americans are taxed / The New York Times