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GSS General Social Survey
The General Social Survey (GSS) conducts basic scientific research on the structure and development of American society with a data-collection program designed to both monitor societal change within the United States and to compare the United States to other nations.
Annie E. Casey Foundation
DEVELOPING SOLUTIONS TO BUILD A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES
7,000 annotated links to foundation-sponsored reports
How to find books, articles, etc in the JEWL Search
Search here for articles from journals and newspapers. You will also find some dissertations.
List of web sites from Jessica Kenty-Drane
Articles and info from databases
Articles from Organizations,
The Great Divide by
Call Number: 305.50973 St529g 2nd Floor
Publication Date: 2015-04-20
Nobel Prize-winning economist Stiglitz's collection of recent essays is a fine, if at times repetitive, look at the steady increase in income inequality throughout the world over the past several years. Stiglitz (The Price of Inequality) contends that a number of U.S. policies created in the last 30 years have contributed both to this phenomenon and to the Great Recession
What's Race Got to Do with It by
Call Number: 370.80973 W5588
Publication Date: 2015-02-13
What's race got to do with it : how current school reform policy maintains racial and economic inequality /
Our Kids by
Call Number: 305.5 P9837o
Publication Date: 2015-03-10
"The bestselling author of Bowling Alone offers [an] ... examination of the American Dream in crisis--how and why opportunities for upward mobility are diminishing, jeopardizing the prospects of an ever larger segment of Americans"--
The New Class Conflict by
Call Number: 303.60973 K84n
Publication Date: 2014-09-01
In ways not seen since the Gilded age of the late nineteenth century, America is becoming a nation of increasingly sharply divided classes.
The Great Escape: health, wealth, and origins of inequality by
Call Number: 339.2 D3497g
Publication Date: 2013
topics and articles from the American Psychological Association
The Impact of Family Formation Change on the Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Well-Being of the Next Generation
The rise in the divorce rate during the 1960s and 1970s prompted social scientists to investigate how differing family structures affect children. Their research focus initially was on children of divorced parents, but it expanded to include out-of-wedlock children and those in other nontraditional family structures.
Child Advocacy Center
The mission of the Child Advocacy Center is to serve victims of child abuse, child sexual abuse, and drug endangered children along with their non-offending parents and family members.