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David Featherman

Funded Research:

Birth to Three Programming to Improve School Readiness (Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program)

Research Professor Emeritus, Population Studies Center.

Professor Emeritus, Psychology.

Professor Emeritus, Sociology.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Featherman's research interests include aging and the life course, social stratification, and social mobility. His research has spanned the multi-disciplinary fields of demography, social psychology, human development, and gerontology.

Recent Publications

Books

Featherman, David, Hall Martin, and Marvin Krislov. 2010. The next twenty-five years : affirmative action in higher education in the United States and South Africa. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press.

Journal Articles

Featherman, David, and D.A. Phillips. 2009. "Adopting a Life-Span Perspective on the First School Transition." Research in Human Development, 6(4): 199-218. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Featherman, David. 2010. "Twins Born at Different Times?" In The next twenty-five years : affirmative action in higher education in the United States and South Africa edited by Featherman, David L., Hall, Martin, Krislov, Marvin. :1-34. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Featherman, David, and Robert M. Hauser. 2008. "Prestige or Socioeconomic Scales in the Study of Occupational Achievement." In Social stratification : class, race, and gender in sociological perspective edited by David B. Grusky, Manwai C. Ku and Szonja Szelényi. 202-204. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press.

Featherman, David, and Robert M. Hauser. 2008. "A Refined Model of Occupational Mobility." In Social stratification : class, race, and gender in sociological perspective edited by David B. Grusky, Manwai C. Ku and Szonja Szelényi. 426-436. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press.

PSC Reports

Featherman, David, and Erik Austin . 2008. "Internationalizing the Social Sciences: The Tough Road Ahead." PSC Research Report No. 08-636. April 2008. Abstract. PDF.

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