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Jennifer Sherman

Jennifer Sherman

Associate Professor in Sociology / Washington State University, USA

Jennifer Sherman is a sociologist focused on poverty and inequality, particularly in rural U.S. communities.

Jennifer Sherman has an MA and PhD in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. Her policy interests include the social safety net, family support, and education, while her research looks at the interactions of economic conditions, cultural norms, and family outcomes, particularly in rural areas. She focuses on the connections between structural conditions, cultural discourses, and family lives.

Recent Publications:

  • ‘Surviving the Great Recession: Growing Need and the Stigmatized Safety Net.’ in Social Problems, 2013.
     
  • ‘Social Class and Parenting: Classic Debates and New Understandings’, in Sociology Compass, 2012
     
  • ‘”Sending Off All Your Good Treasures”’: Rural Schools, Brain Drain, and Community Survival in the Wake of Economic Collapse’, in Journal in Research in Rural Education, 2011
     
  • Those Who Work, Those Who Don’t: Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America. Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 2009

 

 

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CROP News and Events

THE SDGS, INEQUALITY AND AID ELIGIBILITY – SHOULD THE CRITERIA BE RE-VISITED?

June 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 51: by Riina Pilke (University of Turku).

CROP ANNUAL REPORT 2018

May 2019

This report presents CROP's activities for the period January-December 2018.

Human Security as a Sine Qua Non for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in Africa

May 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 50: by Ojijo Odhiambo and Fatima Umar (UNDP Nigeria Country Office).

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Launch and Workshop Event: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Deadline 15 July)

Friday 18 October 2019

‘Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa’ Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK

The Breakthrough of the Social: Practical Utopias, Wisdom and Radical Transformations - Social work

2-6 September 2019 | Dubrovnik, Croatia

CONFERENCE commemorating 30 years of social work courses at the Inter-university centre (IUC).

EADI ISS Conference 2020

29 June - 2 July 2020 | The Hague, Netherlands

CALL FOR PANELS: Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice (deadline 6 September)

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