“A president that Daniel Patrick Moynihan much admired and served flattered a 1962 audience of Nobel Laureates at the White House by telling them they were the “most extraordinary collection of [...]
David T. Ellwood on Robert Greenstein: “To a social or political scientist with a social conscience, he is a true American hero
Daniel Patrick Moynihan is famously quoted as saying that, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.”
Thank you to friends and colleagues here tonight from the scholarly community; from the world of philanthropy; from journalism; from the administration and Congress; from elsewhere in the policy [...]
In his May 2010 Annals article, William Julius Wilson addresses the question of why both social structure and culture matter in a holistic analysis of inner-city poverty.
University of Chicago Sociology Professor Mario Small discusses the changes in attitudes toward poverty in the last thirty years and how important it is to approach the study of culture and [...]
Can policy-makers move beyond the notion that the poor have wrong values that influence their life choices and be helped to understand how specific policies, whether related to increasing [...]
For a long time, says David Harding, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Michigan, culture was something nobody wanted to touch in talking about poverty, in part because of a [...]
On May 13, 2010, a Congressional Briefing was held at the Capitol Visitor's Center in Washington, DC, with the co-editors and contributor to The Annals volume on "Reconsidering Culture and Poverty."