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How Academic Biologists and Physicists View Science Outreach
Scholars and pundits alike argue that U.S. scientists could do more to reach out to the general public. Yet, to date, there have been few systematic studies that examine how scientists understand the barriers that impede ...
Acculturation and Self-Rated Health among Latino and Asian Immigrants to the United States
The ways in which immigrant health profiles change with shifts in acculturation is of increasing interest to scholars and policy makers in the United States, but little is known about the mechanisms that may link acculturation ...
Great Problems of Grand Challenges: Problematizing Engineeringﾒs Understandings of Its Role in Society
The U.S. National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges for Engineering report has received a great deal of attention from legislators, policymakers, and educators, but what does it entail for social justice considerations ...
Occupational Linguistic Niches and the Wage Growth of Latino Immigrants
Does the concentration of recent Latino immigrants into occupational linguistic niches--occupations with large numbers of other Spanish speakers—restrict their wage growth? On the one hand, it is possible that Latino ...
Multigenerational Households and the School Readiness of Children Born to Unmarried Mothers
Following the ongoing increase in nonmarital fertility, policy makers have looked for ways to limit the disadvantages faced by children of unmarried mothers. Recent initiatives included marriage promotion and welfare-to- ...