Health and Population

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

2018 Apr 17

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series: David Williams: Race, Racism and Health: Needed Research to Capture Emerging Risks

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series presentation by David Williams, Harvard University, Professor of Public Health and of African and African American Studies.

Race, Racism and Health: Needed Research to Capture Emerging Risks

Racial Inequities in health are observed in racialized societies around the world. Sociologists have long recognized the centrality of...

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2018 Mar 08

Xi Song: Intergenerational association of income dynamics: A dyadic group-based approach

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street

Social Demography Seminar (SDS) presentaion by Xi Song, PhD, assistant professor of sociology, University of Chicago.

Abstract: There is a long history of studying intergenerational mobility using mobility tables or transition matrices. One potential limitation of this approach is that the...

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2018 Mar 01

Bridget Goosby: Biosocial pathways to health inequities: How racial discrimination matters

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street

Social Demography Seminar (SDS) presentaion by Bridget Goosby, PhD, Happold Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 

Abstract: Racial and ethnic inequities in morbidity and mortality are long-standing and remain striking in the United States. While the processes from which these disparities arise are multifaceted, they are...

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