Mary C. Brinton's new research indicates that a complex clash between countries’ gender norms and changing economic realities could explain why, in many developed nations, fewer women are having children. Explaining the Baby Bust, Harvard Gazette, September 20, 2012.
An Urban Social Processes Workshop presentation by Monica Bell on "Crippled Motherhood: Disadvantaged Families and the Calculated Risk of State Supervision" and Eva Rosen on "The Rules of the Game: Landlords and the Geographic Sorting of Voucher Holders"
Research Interests: The culture and practice of freedom; the comparative study of slavery and ethno-racial relations; the sociology of underdevelopment with special reference to the Caribbean; the problems of gender and familial relations in the black societies of the Americas; the ways that cultural processes relate to poverty and other social outcomes. ... Read more about Orlando Patterson