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sociology

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
Hearing Their Voices

Tuning in to what young city residents have to say

August 20, 2015
Project gives young people in Baltimore a chance to share their stories in wake of Freddie Gray's death, resulting unrest
Love and money

'Deadbeat dads' study

June 15, 2015
Many low-income fathers support their children through gifts, not cash, research suggests

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