News: CSSW Faculty Research

The Great Recession Raises Risk for Child Maltreatment, Columbia Researchers Find

A new study has found that the decline in consumer confidence beginning in 2007 is associated with a six-fold increase in the chances that mothers will hit their children frequently (on about at least a monthly basis). Compton Foundation Centennial Professor Jane Waldfogel is a co-author, along with doctoral candidate William Schneider.

October 14, 2013 @ 6:56 pm

Our School Makes Waves in Special Issue of Spectrum

A new issue of Spectrum is out, showing how our faculty, students and alumni are making waves in poverty-related studies, international research, student life, alumni leadership, and much more…

September 19, 2013 @ 4:36 pm

SWM-001: The Trials and Tribulations of the Trayvon Martin Case, with Professor Ron Mincy

In this pilot podcast, Professor Ron Mincy delivers thoughts on one of the summer’s racially charged events: the outcome of the trial for the shooting of African American youth Trayvon Martin. As it happens, the launch coincides with the 50th anniversary of the historical March on Washington, when Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.

August 21, 2013 @ 10:36 pm

Great Recession Onset Spurs Harsh Parenting, Researchers Find

A new study, published August 5 in PNAS, finds that the onset of the Great Recession and deteriorating economic conditions has lead mothers—particularly those who carry a gene variation that makes them more sensitive to their environment—to engage in harsh parenting. Professor Irwin Garfinkel is a co-author.

August 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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