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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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Monday, Dec 1
Linda Waite, Health & Well-Being of Adults over 60

Pamela Smock

Smock and Greenland's work cited in NYT story on nonmarital childbirth

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"For Women Under 30, Most Births Occur Outside Marriage" - New York Times. 02/17/2012.

Single poor and minority women used to make up the majority of unmarried mothers. However, couples living together account for much of the recent rise in nonmarital births. And, as Pamela Smock and Fiona Rose Greenland report here, two-thirds of these couples split up in the first decade of their child's life.

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Pamela Smock

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