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Smock discusses the "new American family" on NPR

Pfeffer and colleagues re-examine impacts of community college attendance

Frey explains the minority-majority remapping of America

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Apply for 2-year NICHD Postdoctoral Fellowships that begin September 2015

PSC Fall 2014 Newsletter now available

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

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Dec 1
Linda Waite, Health & Well-Being of Adults over 60

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Program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE)

a PSC Affiliated Research Program

William Axinn, Dirgha Ghimire, Prem B. Bhandari

The Institute for Social Research's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide, with long-term programs of research in both North America and South Asia. The Society, Population, and Environment Program is organized around four themes:

* Social Organization, Social Relationships, and Social Psychology
* Population Dynamics and Family Change
* Environmental Change
* New Methods for Social Research

The Program also involves substantial educational activities at the post-doctoral, doctoral, and undergraduate levels. The Society, Population, and Environment Program is part of both ISR’s Population Studies Center and ISR’s Survey Research Center.

SPE Partners include:
* Population and Ecology Research Laboratory (PERL)
* Institute for Social and Environmental Research-Nepal (ISER-N)
* Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Project website: http://spe.psc.isr.umich.edu/

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