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Sociology

Sociology
Baby carriage before marriage?
Published Sept 7, 2021
New research by sociologist Andrew Cherlin suggests a historic shift away from the traditional marriage-then-baby continuum among college-educated moms
A seat at the table
Published Spring 2021
Reviewing Sociology Assistant Professor Christy Thornton's new book, 'Revolution in Development' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Sociology
Poor families must move often, but rarely escape concentrated poverty
Published Oct 8, 2020
Unforeseen crises force families living in poverty to move to the safest, most convenient locations rather than to places with more opportunities and less segregation
Q+A
U.S. faces looming affordable housing crisis
Published Aug 5, 2020
Johns Hopkins sociologist Meredith Greif discusses the shortage of affordable housing that existed in the U.S. before the coronavirus pandemic swept through, making everything worse
Q+A
How pandemics shape society
Published April 9, 2020
Sociologist and historian Alexandre White discusses how past pandemics, such as the 1918 Spanish flu outbreak, have reverberated long after the disease stops spreading
Mobility program
Smart moves
Published Winter 2019
Sociologist Stefanie DeLuca collaborates on a Seattle housing experiment that aims to lift children out of poverty / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
American policing in the Cold War era
Published Oct 16, 2019
In his new book, Stuart Schrader explores how U.S. foreign policy designed to contain communism abroad informed approaches to law enforcement at home
Mobility program
Smart moves
Published Oct 15, 2019
Sociologist Stefanie DeLuca collaborates on a Seattle housing experiment that aims to lift children out of poverty
VOICES
True crime on her mind
Published Fall 2019
Rachel Monroe's new book explores women's infatuation with murder stories through the lens of her own obsessions / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Photography
Photographing America's back row
Published Fall 2019
In his book 'Dignity,' photographer Chris Arnade reckons with the decades of racism and economic forces that shaped the U.S. and its communities / Johns Hopkins Magazine