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Sociology Researcher’s New Book Explores Social Connections That Help Battle Poverty in Philadelphia

Sociology Researcher’s New Book Explores Social Connections That Help Battle Poverty in Philadelphia

By Tom McLaughlin As Joan Maya Mazelis explains, researchers have long agreed that social ties matter. Studies document two common realities for the poor – either they rely on a dense network of closely connected and supportive kin or, in the absence of such a network, establish fleeting, disposable ties with strangers, says the assistant […]

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Research Center to Host Symposium on Housing, Segregation, and Poverty

Research Center to Host Symposium on Housing, Segregation, and Poverty

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) at Rutgers University–Camden will host a symposium addressing housing policies, segregation, and poverty from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17.

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