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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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Global attitudes toward intimate partner abuse

4/15/2013 feature story

Rachael Pierotti uses DHS data to examine changing attitudes toward domestic violence in 26 countries. She also tests for mechanisms and predictors of attitude diffusion, and offers explanations for the aggregate increase she finds in rejection of intimate partner violence.

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