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Introduction: The Politics of the Migrant/Refugee Binary

May 4, 2022

This article interrogates the categorization and labeling of border crossers, particularly the categories of migrant and refugee as they are used in distinction with one another.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Age Pattern of Adult Mortality

April 27, 2022

"Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Age Pattern of Adult Mortality," written by sociologists Andrew London and Scott Landes, was published in Biodemography and Social Biology.

Material Hardship and the Living Arrangements of Older Adults

April 12, 2022

“Material Hardship and the Living Arrangements of Older Adults,” written by Colleen Heflin and Hannah Patnaik, was published in the Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

Clock and Compass: How John Byron Plato Gave Farmers a Real Address

April 7, 2022

Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, has published a new book, “Clock and Compass: How John Byron Plato Gave Farmers a Real Address” (University of Iowa Press, 2022). 

Cultural Anthropology Studies of Conflict

April 4, 2022

The chapter, "Cultural Anthropology Studies of Conflict," was co-authored by Maxwell alum Fethi Keles '08 M.A. (Anth)/'14 Ph.D. (Anth). 

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Retrofitting Leninism: Participation without Democracy in China

March 22, 2022

Maxwell School faculty member Dimitar Gueorguiev investigates how the Chinese Communist Party has maintained power in the People’s Republic of China throughout reforms and rapid development in his new book, “Retrofitting Leninism: Participation without Democracy in China” (Oxford University Press, 2021). 

Ice Ages: Their Social and Natural History

March 14, 2022

Allan Mazur, professor emeritus of policy studies at the Maxwell School, has published a new book, “Ice Ages: Their Social and Natural History” (Cambridge University Press, 2022). 

Support from Adult Children and Parental Health in Rural America

March 11, 2022

"Support from Adult Children and Parental Health in Rural America," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat, was published in the Journal of Rural Social Sciences.

Origins of the Mass Party: Dispossession and the Party-Form in Mexico and Bolivia in Comparative Perspective

March 3, 2022
Edwin Ackerman examines two nationalist insurrections that were largely composed of a peasant-base in Mexico in 1921 and Bolivia in 1952 in his new book, "Origins of the Mass Party: Dispossession and the Party-Form in Mexico and Bolivia in Comparative Perspective" (University of Oxford Press, 2021).  

Academic Apartheid: Race and the Criminalization of Failure in an American Suburb

February 25, 2022

In his new book, "Academic Apartheid: Race and the Criminalization of Failure in an American Suburb" (University of California Press, 2022), Sean J. Drake looks at how race and class intersect, contributing to educational inequality and modern school segregation. 

Racial-ethnic inequities in age at death among adults with/without intellectual and developmental disability in the United States

February 23, 2022

Scott Landes and Janet Wilmoth identify differences in racial-ethnic inequities in mortality between adults with/without intellectual and developmental disability in their study published in Preventive Medicine.

What is Holding the Yuan Back? Xi is.

February 23, 2022
Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, examines why China's currency, the yuan, continues to significantly underperform the dollar as the world's reserve currency.

Parenting in Privilege or Peril: How Social Inequality Enables or Derails the American Dream

February 17, 2022
Amy Lutz, associate professor of sociology at the Maxwell School, is the co-author of a new book, "Parenting in Privilege or Peril: How Social Inequality Enables or Derails the American Dream" (Teachers College Press, 2021). The book examines how social contexts and culture affect parenting decisions. 

Perceived access to PrEP as a critical step in engagement: A qualitative analysis and discrete choice experiment among young men who have sex with men

January 26, 2022
Andrew London and John McPeak assess preferences for and barriers to PrEP access in the U.S. in a study published in PLoS One.

The impact of heat on kidney stone presentations in South Carolina under two climate change scenarios

January 10, 2022
In his paper published in Nature, Ethan Coffel, assistant professor of geography and the environment, looks at the impact of heat on kidney stone presentations under two climate change scenarios. 

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