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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

PSC spring 2016 newsletter: Kristin Seefeldt, Brady West, newly funded projects, ISR Runs for Bob, and more

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Ronald F. Inglehart

Inglehart's work cited in piece on role of disease in democratization

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Does Disease Cause Autocracy?" - Reason.com. 05/31/2011.

The association between national wealth and democratic ideals, explored by Ronald Inglehart, is viewed from a new angle in this piece, which posits that parasitic diseases play a role in maintaining both poverty and autocratic sociopolitical structures.

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Ronald F. Inglehart

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