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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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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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Smock and Lavelle's study cited in story on how ACA may spur divorce

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"Divorce could be side effect of Obamacare's healthcare reform" - Washington Times. 10/08/2013.

If maintaining health care benefits is sometimes a reason that unhappily married couples choose to stay together, could health care reform spur divorce by removing a financial barrier? This story cites Pamela Smock and Bridget Lavelle's study on women's loss of health insurance in divorce in analyzing potential effects of the ACA.

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Pamela Smock

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