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Prescott finds reported sex offenses lower in neighborhoods with resident sex offenders

Geronimus says poor Detroiters face greater health risks given adverse social conditions

Armstrong's research shows parental advice helps lower risk of campus sexual assaults

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Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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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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