News tagged with sociologists

Buzz kills: No amount of alcohol safe to drive

In the United States, the blood-alcohol limit may be 0.08 percent, but no amount of alcohol seems to be safe for driving, according to a University of California, San Diego sociologist. A study led by David Phillips and published ...

Jun 20, 2011
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Income disparity makes people unhappy

Many economists and sociologists have warned of the social dangers of a wide gap between the richest and everyone else. Now, a new study, which will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the ...

Jun 13, 2011
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Nearby daughter most likely to be mom's caregiver

Among adult siblings, who is the most likely to become the caregiver when their mother experiences health problems? The daughter who lives closest, reports Cornell's Karl Pillemer, who has co-authored the first longitudinal ...

Aug 08, 2013
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