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Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

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Next Brown Bag

Monday, Sep 22
Paula Fomby (Michigan), Family Complexity, Siblings, and Children's Aggressive Behavior at School Entry

David Featherman's Select 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.

Featherman, David, and Maris A. Vinovskis. 2001. Social Science and Policy Making: A Search for Relevance in the Twentieth Century. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI.

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.

Featherman, David, Deborah Phillips, and Jinyun Liu. 2004. "Children as an evocative influence on adults' reactions to terrorism." Applied Developmental Science, 8(4): 195-210. Abstract.

Traugott, Michael W., T. Brader, Deborah A. Coral, Richard T. Curtin, David Featherman, Robert M. Groves, Martha S. Hill, and James S. Jackson. 2002. "How Americans Responded: A Study of Public Reactions to 9/11/01." PS-Political Science & Politics, 35(3): 511-516.

Ghisletta, P., J.R. Nesselroade, David Featherman, and J.W. Rowe. 2002. "Structure and Predictive Power of Intraindividual Variability in Health and Activity Measures." Swiss Journal of Psychology, 61(2): 73-83. 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.

Featherman, David, and Maris A. Vinovskis. 2001. "Growth and Use of Social and Behavioral Science in the Federal Government since World War II." In Social Science and Policy Making edited by David L Featherman and Maris Vinovskis. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Featherman, David, and Maris A. Vinovskis. 2001. "In Search of Relevance to Social Reform and Policy Making." In Social Science and Policy Making edited by David L Featherman and Maris Vinovskis. Ann Arbor, MI: Univeristy of Michigan Press.

Featherman, David. 2001. "Infrastructure of Social Behavioral Research in the United States." In International Encyclopedia on the Social and Behavioral Sciences edited by N.J. Smelser and P.B.Baltes. Pp. 7503-7511. New York: Elsevier.

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.