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Smock discusses the "new American family" on NPR

Pfeffer and colleagues re-examine impacts of community college attendance

Frey explains the minority-majority remapping of America

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Apply for 2-year NICHD Postdoctoral Fellowships that begin September 2015

PSC Fall 2014 Newsletter now available

Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger sees vulnerability in safety net for very poor

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Romney remark puts focus on safety net for very poor" - USA Today. 02/02/2012.

Mitt Romney's comment that he is "not concerned about the very poor" because they are protected by safety net programs has engendered a number of criticisms. Sheldon Danziger says that the safety net is not as strong as it needs to be, especially given the economy.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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