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A Drop in American Gun Violence

Some progress has been made on firearm violence in recent decades.

What the Best Places in America Have in Common

And what they reveal about alleviating poverty across the country

Legacy Admissions Don’t Work the Way You Think They Do

Dr. Khan is a professor of sociology and American studies at Princeton who studies culture, inequality, gender and elites.

In new book, Princeton sociologist Matthew Desmond urges individuals to commit to abolishing American poverty

In the prologue to his latest book, Matthew Desmond bluntly assesses who we are in the United States, “the richest country on earth, with more poverty than any other advanced democracy.”

Arun Hendi, an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs in the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs,

was recently awarded a $2.6 million grant over the next five years from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institute of Health.

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