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Seefeldt says 'consumption smoothing' behavior makes long-term recovery more difficult for economically vulnerable

Seefeldt criticizes Kansas legislation restricting daily cash withdrawals from public assistance funds

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

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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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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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