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Kusunoki, Hall, and Barber find obese teen girls less likely to use birth control

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

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

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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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Life after prison

10/12/2010 feature story

Finding secure housing is a significant challenge for former prisoners -- a challenge intensified by the large proportion returning to disadvantaged neighborhoods. Jeffrey Morenoff and David Harding examine the neighborhoods and living arrangements adopted by parolees released from Michigan prisons in 2003.

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