Archived articles


How welfare failed millions
Published Feb 25, 2018
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 Feb 25, 2018
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 Feb 25, 2018
A conversation with JHU sociologist Andrew Cherlin, who specializes in the study of marriage
A portrait of young lives in 'the other America'
Published Feb 25, 2018
Sociologists DeLuca, Edin take in-depth look at disparate paths of Baltimore youth in 'Coming of Age in the Other America'
Poor comparisons?
Published Feb 25, 2018
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
3 researchers honored for career-long study
Published Feb 25, 2018
Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, Linda Olson receive prestigious $100,000 Grawemeyer Award in Education for 'The Long Shadow'
A notable read
Published Feb 25, 2018
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
Published Feb 25, 2018
JHU social scientist Kathryn Edin speaks about her new book
$2 a day
Extreme poverty examined
Published Feb 25, 2018
Book co-authored by JHU social scientist Kathryn Edin profiles the poorest of the poor in the U.S. / Marketplace