Reducing Inequality / Page 4
How can a global perspective inform policies to reduce social inequality and improve social mobility?
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Inequality has long affected families and communities in the U.S. and around the world, and it has risen to the forefront for policy makers who seek effective responses to this complex and far-reaching issue.
New Report: Disparities in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Mental Health Services in the U.S.
Without a willingness to explore a full range of possible contributions to continued inequality, our analyses are incomplete, and our interventions may miss the mark.
New Report Outlines Areas for Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant-Origin Children and Families
In Intersecting Inequalities: Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant-Origin Children and Youth, Carola Suárez-Orozco and colleagues explore how inequality plays out along six dimensions of disadvantage particular to immigrant-origin families, outline how developments in educational and family contexts can alleviate unequal outcomes and opportunities, and introduce four broad areas of future research that may inform […]
New Report: The New Forgotten Half and Research Directions to Support Them
Extant research has already begun to shape the national conversation about higher education, but future research, especially in the areas outlined here, can give way to a better understanding of the types of smart policies and reforms that will improve outcomes for young people and the institutions that serve them.
John Laub’s new paper outlines areas where researchers might focus their efforts in order to identify responses to inequality in the justice system.
New Report: Understanding Inequality and the Justice System Response
John Laub argues that social inequality both contributes to and is magnified by inequality in the justice system, and outlines areas where research may yield effective responses.
I’d like to share advice with potential applicants about developing a letter of inquiry for our reducing inequality focus area.
We believe that improved inequality scholarship should be one component of efforts to improve young people’s opportunities.
After reviewing nearly 400 letters of inquiry, we share some thoughts about the research we want to support, along with recommendations for future applicants.