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sociology

Childhood development
Products of their environments
Published Nov 18, 2017
A neighborhood's quality has a lasting effect on a child's behavior, Bloomberg School researchers find
Liquid culture
Published Fall 2017
Writer Granville Greene makes the case for knowing more about the people who made your mezcal / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Politics
Flight of the working class
Published Nov 18, 2017
Study: Shift away from Democratic Party affiliation among blue-collar voters set stage for Trump's victory
Study: Black, white kids fare equally in public housing
Published Nov 18, 2017
Racial disparities in school, jobs, earnings for those who grow up in subsidized housing have largely vanished, but a troubling difference in neighborhood quality remains
Hearing their voices
New approaches for reaching Baltimore's youth
Published Nov 18, 2017
JHU's 21st Century Cities Initiative releases report based on conversations with young people in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in 2015
Who eats when food is scarce?
Published Nov 18, 2017
Analysis of food deprivation in three cities shows teens in poor families often go hungry before young children
Public policy
Public housing and child well-being
Published Nov 18, 2017
Subsidized housing appears to boost high-performing kids but have opposite effect on those with low test scores, behavioral issues
The high cost of for-profit schools
Published Nov 18, 2017
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 Nov 18, 2017
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 Nov 18, 2017
Welfare now less responsive to families who need it, drives people to live on 'virtually nothing,' poverty expert Kathy Edin says