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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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Pamela Smock

Smock says cohabitation may be keeping divorce rates steady

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"The Case for Cohabiting" - Daily Beast. 04/18/2012.

Pamela Smock is quoted in this response to a NYT op-ed on the downsides of cohabitation. What of the op-ed claim that cohabitation can lead to a "doomed marriage"? Smock says, "Some of the most recent studies are finding no effect on the likelihood of divorce, even along racial and class lines."

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Pamela Smock

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