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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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Nepali woman carries basket

Ideas and behavior in rural Nepal

4/8/2011 feature story

In this five-year study, Arland Thornton, Bill Axinn, Jennifer Barber, and Dirgha Ghimire investigate how shifting ideational factors -- by themselves and in combination with changing socioeconomic conditions -- are influencing family behavior in rural Nepal.

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