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The high cost of for-profit schools
Published Sept 24, 2016
For-profit trade schools leave disadvantaged students with more debt, fewer job opportunities than nonprofit schools, study finds
Election 2016
'Downwardly mobile' for Donald
Published Sept 24, 2016
GOP candidate's message likely resonating with those who believe they are worse off than their parents, Johns Hopkins sociologist Andrew Cherlin writes
Sociology
How welfare failed millions
Published Sept 24, 2016
Welfare now less responsive to families who need it, drives people to live on 'virtually nothing,' poverty expert Kathy Edin says
Carriage before marriage
Unmarried with children
Published Sept 24, 2016
A lack of middle-income jobs may drive more young people to have children before getting married, study finds
What I've Learned
The changing American family
Published Sept 24, 2016
A conversation with JHU sociologist Andrew Cherlin, who specializes in the study of marriage
A portrait of young lives in 'the other America'
Published Sept 24, 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?
Published Sept 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
Published 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
Published Sept 24, 2016
Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, Linda Olson receive prestigious $100,000 Grawemeyer Award in Education for 'The Long Shadow'
Books
A notable read
Published Sept 24, 2016
Book co-authored by JHU's Kathryn Edin included on 'The New York Times Book Review' list of 100 Notable Books of 2015