Health and Population

2018 Oct 23

Book Launch: Jason Beckfield - Political Sociology and the People’s Health

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard Square, 9 Bow Street, Cambridge
2018 Dec 06

Christine Percheski: Widening inequalities? Gender, resources during childhood, and adult family formation in the United States

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street

Social Demography Seminar presentation by Christine Percheski, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University.

 

*co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality

 

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2018 Nov 01

Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez: Mortality declines in Latin America during the 20th century: Implications for current and future changes in longevity

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street
Social Demography Seminar presentation by Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Services at the University of California of Los Angeles. Read more about Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez: Mortality declines in Latin America during the 20th century: Implications for current and future changes in longevity
2018 Sep 13
Professor Mary Brinton

Gender Inequality, Employment, and Family in Postindustrial Societies

May 1, 2018

Mary Brinton has been studying gender inequality for a long time, motivated in particular by the high level of gender inequality in Japan and other East Asian societies. Her current project considers gender inequality in light of what many social demographers consider a crisis of the family as an institution—namely, the emergence of historically low birth rates throughout the postindustrial world.... Read more about Gender Inequality, Employment, and Family in Postindustrial Societies

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