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sociology

Carriage before marriage
Unmarried with children
Published Dec 12, 2017
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 Dec 12, 2017
A conversation with JHU sociologist Andrew Cherlin, who specializes in the study of marriage
A portrait of young lives in 'the other America'
Published Dec 12, 2017
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 Dec 12, 2017
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 Dec 12, 2017
Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, Linda Olson receive prestigious $100,000 Grawemeyer Award in Education for 'The Long Shadow'
Books
A notable read
Published Dec 12, 2017
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 Dec 12, 2017
JHU social scientist Kathryn Edin speaks about her new book
$2 a day
Extreme poverty examined
Published Dec 12, 2017
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?
Published Dec 12, 2017
Affordable Care Act saps enthusiasm for increased government health care spending, study suggests