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sociology

What I've Learned

The changing American family

April 26, 2016
A conversation with JHU sociologist Andrew Cherlin, who specializes in the study of marriage

A portrait of young lives in 'the other America'

April 19, 2016
Sociologists DeLuca, Edin take in-depth look at disparate paths of Baltimore youth in 'Coming of Age in the Other America'
Sociology

Poor comparisons?

February 24, 2016
Why are death rates climbing among middle-aged whites? JHU sociologist has a theory / The New York Times

The end of the end of the line

Winter 2015
When Kathryn Edin began researching Americans forced to live on $2 a day, she did not know she would find 4 million of them / Johns Hopkins Magazine
SOCIOLOGY

3 researchers honored for career-long study

December 2, 2015
Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, Linda Olson receive prestigious $100,000 Grawemeyer Award in Education for 'The Long Shadow'
Books

A notable read

December 2, 2015
Book co-authored by JHU's Kathryn Edin included on 'The New York Times Book Review' list of 100 Notable Books of 2015
$2.00 a day

Stories of extreme poverty

November 10, 2015
JHU social scientist Kathryn Edin speaks about her new book
$2 a day

Extreme poverty examined

October 6, 2015
Book co-authored by JHU social scientist Kathryn Edin profiles the poorest of the poor in the U.S. / Marketplace
Health care spending

Obamacare chilling effect?

September 21, 2015
Affordable Care Act saps enthusiasm for increased government health care spending, study suggests
Neighbors, not classmates

Dynamics of school choice

September 2, 2015
Sociologist Julia Burdick-Will challenges notion that students in low-income neighborhoods become trapped in failing schools