Chronic stress driven by concerns ranging from finances to parenting to discrimination disproportionately affects poor mothers and fathers, according to a comprehensive multi-state study conducted by Chris Dunkel Schetter.
The study’s first results were published in November 2013 in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science. Read the article.
In a related study funded by the [...]
An article in the Chicago Sun-Times about the difficulty of accurately measuring the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in the U.S. cited demographic research on LGBT Americans by Gary Gates, senior research fellow at the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. Gates is quoted.
“Population Trends as a Counterweight to Central City Decline,” cowritten with Allison Shertzer, was published in Demography (2013).
Von Wachter’s research highlighted in the November 22 Daily Telegraph shows a rise in student debt and drop in recent-graduate earnings when compared to college graduates of five years ago.
Prof. Judith A. Seltzer (UCLA) is quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times for her research with Jenjira J. Yahirun on the diversity of the elderly. Read more: Diversity in Old Age: The Elderly in Changing Economic and Family Contexts.
Congratulations to CCPR affiliate Shige Song, whose sex ratio research was featured in the most recent issue of Discover Magazine. Click here for the article.
Mignon Moore is the Recipient of Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award, Honorable Mention.
At the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in New York last week, Mignon Moore received the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award, Honorable Mention.
Congratulations to Thomas Soehl and CCPR Faculty Affiliate Roger Waldinger whose article “Inheriting the Homeland? Intergenerational Transmission of Cross-Border Ties in Migrant Families” (American Journal of Sociology, Nov. 2012) received the 2013 Reuben Hill Award from the National Council on Family Relations. This award recognizes the best article from the prior year that contributes significantly [...]