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    • Deciding to Wait: Partnership Status, Economic Conditions, and Pregnancy during the Great Recession 

      Percheski, Christine; Kimbro, Rachel Tolbert (2017)
      The Great Recession was associated with reduced fertility in the United States. Many questions about the dynamics underlying this reduction remain unanswered, however, including whether reduced fertility rates were driven ...
    • Strategies Men Use to Negotiate Family and Science 

      Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Damaske, Sarah; Lincoln, Anne E.; White, Virginia Johnston (2017)
      Despite the growing research devoted to women in science, the connection made between family life and work by men in science is not fully known. Here we present results from interviews with 54 men who were selected from a ...
    • Obesity status trajectory groups among elementary school children 

      Chen, Tzu-An; Baranowski, Tom; Moreno, Jennette P.; O’Connor, Teresia M.; Hughes, Sheryl O.; Baranowski, Janice; Woehler, Deborah; Kimbro, Rachel T.; Johnston, Craig A. (2016)
      Background: Little is known about patterns in the transition from healthy weight to overweight or obesity during the elementary school years. This study examined whether there were distinct body mass index (BMI) trajectory ...
    • Obesity status trajectory groups among elementary school children 

      Chen, Tzu-An; Baranowski, Tom; Moreno, Jennette P.; O'Connor, Teresia M.; Hughes, Sheryl O.; Baranowski, Janice; Woehler, Deborah; Kimbro, Rachel T.; Johnston, Craig A. (2016)
      Background: Little is known about patterns in the transition from healthy weight to overweight or obesity during the elementary school years. This study examined whether there were distinct body mass index (BMI) trajectory ...
    • Gossip as Social Control: Informal Sanctions on Ethical Violations in Scientific Workplaces 

      Vaidyanathan, Brandon; Khalsa, Simranjit; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2016)
      Research on misconduct in science has largely focused on egregious violations such as fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism. Recent scholarship, however, calls for greater attention to forms of everyday misconduct and ...
    • Examining the Effects of Exposure to Religion in the Workplace on Perceptions of Religious Discrimination 

      Scheitle, Christopher P.; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2016)
      Charges of religion-related employment discrimination have doubled in the past decade. Multiple factors are likely contributing to this trend, such as the increased religious diversity of the US population and the increased ...
    • Rejecting the conflict narrative: American Jewish and Muslim views on science and religion 

      Vaidyanathan, Brandon; Johnson, David R.; Prickett, Pamela; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2016)
      Sociological research on the US population’s views of science and religion has recently burgeoned, but focuses primarily on Christian fundamentalists and evangelicals. Our study advances understandings of how Americans of ...
    • Responding to Richard: Celebrity and (mis)representation of science 

      Johnson, David R.; Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Di, Di; Matthews, Kirstin R.W. (2016)
      Drawing on 48 in-depth interviews conducted with biologists and physicists at universities in the United Kingdom, this study examines scientists’ perceptions of the role celebrity scientists play in socially contentious ...
    • Examining Links Between Religion, Evolution Views, and Climate Change Skepticism 

      Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Scheitle, Christopher P.; Peifer, Jared; Bolger, Daniel (2016)
      Recent media portrayals link climate change skepticism to evolution skepticism, often as part of a larger “antiscience” tendency related to membership in conservative religious groups. Using national survey data, we examine ...
    • Suicide in the City: Do Characteristics of Place Really Influence Risk? 

      Denney, Justin T.; Wadsworth, Tim; Rogers, Richard G.; Pampel, Fred C. (2015)
      Objective: This article investigates the role of social context on individual suicide mortality with attention paid to the possibility that contextual effects are simply the sum of individual characteristics associated ...
    • Paradoxical Infrastructures: Ruins, Retrofit, and Risk 

      Howe, Cymene; Lockrem, Jessica; Appel, Hannah; Hackett, Edward; Boyer, Dominic; Hall, Randal; Schneider-Mayerson, Matthew; Pope, Albert; Gupta, Akhil; Rodwell, Elizabeth; Ballestero, Andrea; Durbin, Trevor; el-Dahdah, Farès; Long, Elizabeth; Mody, Cyrus (2015)
      In recent years, a dramatic increase in the study of infrastructure has occurred in the social sciences and humanities, following upon foundational work in the physical sciences, architecture, planning, information science, ...
    • Democracy and self-rated health across 67 countries: A multilevel analysis 

      Krueger, Patrick M.; Dovel, Kathryn; Denney, Justin T. (2015)
      Existing research has found a positive association between countries' level of democratic governance and the health of their populations, although that research is limited by the use of data from small numbers of high-income ...
    • Urbanization as Socioenvironmental Succession: The Case of Hazardous Industrial Site Accumulation 

      Elliott, James R.; Frickel, Scott (2015)
      This study rehabilitates concepts from classical human ecology and synthesizes them with contemporary urban and environmental sociology to advance a theory of urbanization as socioenvironmental succession. The theory ...
    • Individual Religiosity and Orientation towards Science: Reformulating Relationships 

      Johnson, David R.; Scheitle, Christopher P.; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2015)
      The religion-science relationship has been the focus of a growing body of research. Such analyses have often suffered from poorly specified concepts related to religion and to science. At the individual level, scholars ...
    • Consequences of Flexibility Stigma Among Academic Scientists and Engineers 

      Cech, Erin A.; Blair-Loy,Mary (2014)
      Flexibility stigma, the devaluation of workers who seek or are presumed to need flexible work arrangements, fosters a mismatch between workplace demands and the needs of professionals. The authors survey モideal workersヤラscience, ...
    • Does Height Matter? An Examination of Height Preferences in Romantic Coupling 

      Yancey, George; Emerson, Michael O. (2014)
      Amidst increasingly equality in belief and in practice between the sexes, we ask if height preferences still matter, and if so, why people say they matter. First, we collected data from Yahoo! dating personal advertisements. ...
    • Reducing School Mobility A Randomized Trial of a Relationship-Building Intervention 

      Fiel, Jeremy E.; Haskins, Anna R.; Turley, Ruth N. Lopez (2014)
      Student turnover has many negative consequences for students and schools, and the high mobility rates of disadvantaged students may exacerbate inequality. Scholars have advised schools to reduce mobility by building and ...
    • Families, Resources, and Suicide: Combined Effects on Mortality 

      Denney, Justin T. (2014)
      Important resources from family support systems, employment, and educational attainment inhibit the risk of death. Independently, these factors are particularly salient for suicide, but it is less clear how they combine ...
    • Binational Social Networks and Assimilation: A Test of the Importance of Transnationalism 

      Mouw, Ted; Chavez, Sergio; Edelblute, Heather; Verdery, Ashton (2014)
      While the concept of transnationalism has gained widespread popularity among scholars as a way to describe immigrants' long-term maintenance of cross-border ties to their origin communities, critics have argued that the ...
    • Male Scientists' Competing Devotions to Work and Family: Changing Norms in a Male-Dominated Profession 

      Damaske, Sarah; Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Lincoln, Anne E.; White, Virginia Johnston (2014)
      Using in-depth interviews with 74 men across different ranks in biology and physics at prestigious U.S. universities, the authors ask to what extent changing norms of fatherhood and a flexible workplace affect men working ...