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Race, Gender, and Obesity: How the Social Environment Constrains or Enables Physical Activity Faculty associate Rashawn Ray investigates the social and environmental changes needed in order to remove neighborhood barriers to regular physical exercise Ray, Ethnicity and race, Obesity, Research, Sociology, Social and Economic Inequality, Health in Social Context, Health Disparities, Faculty impact, People and ... external
More Young Adults Are Financially Dependent on Parents Than 50 Years Ago Demography article by Kahn, Goldscheider, and Garcia-Manglano examines changing family residence patterns Kahn, Faculty impact, Demography, Goldscheider, Employment, Research, Social and Economic Inequality, Economics, Gender, Family, and Social Change external
Families and Inequality Faculty Associate Philip Cohen brings sociology research to the public eye by tackling thorny issues about race, gender, family, and inequality in an online pub... Sociology, Faculty impact, Ethnicity and race, Cohen, Research, Social and Economic Inequality, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Women external
Using propensity scores for causal inference with covariate measurement error Faculty Associate Frauke Kreuter's project, an R01 funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, seeks to develop and assess new statistical methods Joint Program in Survey Methodology, Survey methodology, Kreuter, Health in Social Context, Faculty impact, Research external
Overcoming the Obstacles and Capitalizing on the Incentives for Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Environmental Justice Communities Faculty Associate Michael Paolisso and colleagues examine how diverse communities under severe threat from climate change impacts view climate change Chesapeake Bay, Faculty impact, Environment, People and Place, Paolisso, Research external
Time Use Data Access System Sandra Hofferth continues Time Use project to extend data "backwards through time and geographically across countries" Faculty impact, International, Time use, Research, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Hofferth, Family Science, Minnesota Pop Center external
Multidimensional Pathways to Healthy Aging among Filipino Women Feinian Chen is working with the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, on an interdisciplinary study for the National Institute on Aging on health and func... Feinian Chen, Sociology, Faculty impact, Health in Social Context, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Research external
The Displaced New Orleans Residents Study MPRC Director Michael Rendall is working with Faculty Associate Paul Torrens, Geography, to analyze social, economic, and health outcomes for New Orleanians Geographic Sciences, People and Place, Social and Economic Inequality, Research, Sociology, Rendall, Faculty impact, Torrens external
Integrating Socio-Ecological Research and Collaborative Learning to Promote Marsh and Community Resilience Michael Paolisso is pursuing a mixed-method project, funded by NOAA through the University of New Hampshire, to examine the socio-ecological system of the Deal ... Chesapeake Bay, Faculty impact, Environment, People and Place, Anthropology, Paolisso, Research external
Sustainable Community Oriented Stormwater Management: A Sensible Strategy for the Chesapeake Bay Sacoby Wilson is Co-Investigator on an EPA-funded regional project focused on increasing Best Management Practices in a sensitive ecological zone Chesapeake Bay, Faculty impact, Environment, People and Place, Research, Wilson, MIAEH external
Change in Elderly Living Arrangements in Rural South Africa, 2000-2010 Sangeetha Madhavan project, an R03 funded by NICHD, examines the impact of HIV on the probability that an elderly person will face a transition in living arrang... HIV / AIDS, Research, Madhavan, Faculty impact, Health in Social Context, Gender, Family, and Social Change, African American Studies external
Institutional Change and the Consequences of Military Service In a Collaborative Research project funded by the National Science Foundation, Meredith Kleykamp looks at outcomes in marriage, education, employment and earnin... Sociology, Faculty impact, Kleykamp, Military population issues, Research, Social and Economic Inequality, Gender, Family, and Social Change external
Inequality and Teenage "Drop Out" Behaviors Melissa Kearney and colleagues examine a hypothetical "desperation" effect on economically disadvantaged students through a grant funded by the Smith Richardson... Social and Economic Inequality, Faculty impact, Economics, Research, Kearney external
Social Observatory Coordinating Network Faculty Associates Sandra Hofferth and Klaus Hubacek are participating in an NSF-funded interdisciplinary effort to explore the feasibility and potential struct... Emilio Moran, People and Place, Faculty impact, Hubacek, NSF, Research, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Hofferth external
How Does the Amount of Time Mothers Spend with Children Matter? Dr. Milkie's research helps to reshape cultural frames regarding maternal time and children's well being Research, Milkie, Time use, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Health in Social Context, Faculty impact, Children external
Dagher: Prevention of postpartum depression could yield health care cost savings National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health R18 study is first to examine the relation between postpartum depression and health services expenditures Health in Social Context, Research, Faculty impact, Dagher external
Teens, Technology, and Dating Violence Donna Howard and colleagues are studying the impact of electronic communication technologies on dating violence Health in Social Context, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Faculty impact, Research external
Nurturing Dads: Social Initiatives for Contemporary Fatherhood Faculty Associate Kevin Roy co-authors book on public policy impacts on fatherhood Gender, Family, and Social Change, Roy, Faculty impact, Social and Economic Inequality, Research external
Job creation linked to company age, not size Faculty Associate John Haltiwanger's paper with two Census Bureau economists challenges conventional wisdom Social and Economic Inequality, Faculty impact, Haltiwanger, Economics, Research external
Exploring the culture of despair Faculty Associate Melissa Kearney and Philip B. Levine find that inequality trumps location in predicting early childbearing out of wedlock Faculty impact, Kearney, Research, Social and Economic Inequality, Economics, Gender, Family, and Social Change external
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