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Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty

Weir says pain may underlie rise in suicide and substance-related deaths among white middle-aged Americans

Weitzman says China's one-child policy has had devastating effects on first-born daughters


MCubed opens for new round of seed funding, November 4-18

PSC News, fall 2015 now available

Barbara Anderson appointed chair of Census Scientific Advisory Committee

John Knodel honored by Thailand's Chulalongkorn University

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Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

Nepali father and daughter

Parental and family influences on teens

3/7/2011 feature story

Bill Axinn, Jennifer Barber, and Arland Thornton investigate how central aspects of the parental family influence the family-formation experiences of young adults in Nepal. This study looks at parental socioeconomic achievements and aspirations, attitudes and values, religious beliefs and behavior, and social activities.

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William Axinn
Jennifer S. Barber
Arland Thornton

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