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Article ID: 719198

New research: Spend more on transitional housing and teens in foster care are less likely to be homeless, jailed

Case Western Reserve University

State spending on transitional housing supports for youth “aging out” of foster care can make a big difference in preventing homelessness, incarceration, substance abuse and early childbirth, according to a new study by social work researchers at Case Western Reserve University.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Don’t stay silent on suicide

Article ID: 719206

The Medical Minute: Don’t stay silent on suicide

Penn State Health

Suicide can be difficult to talk about due to the cultural stigma surrounding it and the devastating and lasting impact it has on people, families and communities. But it’s important to do so.

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18-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 719194

New Course on U.S.-Mexican Border Encourages Critical Thinking on Divisive Issues

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

What shifted over the past 30 years that changed perceptions of the U.S.-Mexican border? Are current policies working? Will barring illegal immigration decrease crime and unemployment? These are some of the issues that Camilla Townsend, a distinguished professor of history at Rutgers-New Brunswick, will discuss in a new fall course, Wars, Wayfarers, and the Wall: A History of the U.S.-Mexican Border.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 11:35 AM EDT

Education, Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 719194

New Course on U.S.-Mexican Border Encourages Critical Thinking on Divisive Issues

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

What shifted over the past 30 years that changed perceptions of the U.S.-Mexican border? Are current policies working? Will barring illegal immigration decrease crime and unemployment? These are some of the issues that Camilla Townsend, a distinguished professor of history at Rutgers-New Brunswick, will discuss in a new fall course, Wars, Wayfarers, and the Wall: A History of the U.S.-Mexican Border.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 11:35 AM EDT

Education, Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 719181

Married CEOs are more committed to social issues than non-married peers

University of Connecticut

If a company wants a leader who is committed to corporate social responsibility, it would be wise to hire a married man. Married men in the top leadership jobs typically have greater concern for their employees' well-being, and are more accepting of diverse employees, than are their non-married peers.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Nearly a third of likely caucus-goers do not want Biden, poll finds

Article ID: 719167

Nearly a third of likely caucus-goers do not want Biden, poll finds

Iowa State University

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is leading among likely Iowa caucus-goers, according to the Iowa State University/Civiqs poll. Voters were asked which candidate they do not want to win the nomination. Nearly a third said former Vice President Joe Biden, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 719146

Study: Bigger cities boost ‘social crimes’

Santa Fe Institute

The same underlying mechanism that boosts urban innovation and startup businesses can also explain why certain types of crimes, like car theft and robbery, thrive in a larger population.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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