Topic: Sociology

Policies Help Women Balance Work-Family Life, Study Shows

Aug. 24, 2015
Swede Mother on Maternity Leave

Various Western nations’ work-family policies leave many working mothers feeling unsupported as both caretakers and workers, according to a comparative study of working mothers in multiple countries by UT Austin.

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Hogg Foundation Awards UT Austin Doctoral Candidate Moore Fellowship

June 5, 2013

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has selected David Glisch-Sánchez, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin, as the 2013 recipient of the Harry E. and Bernice M. Moore Fellowship. Glisch-Sánchez was awarded $20,000 to complete his dissertation research.

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Experts on Hugo Chavez's Death from The University of Texas

March 5, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the leading institutions in the world for Latin American studies. It has a wide variety of experts available with backgrounds ranging from politics to energy policy to sociology, who can provide necessary context on the recent death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

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Trappings of Parenthood Lead to Long-Term Weight Gain, New Study Shows

Sept. 22, 2011

Parenthood accelerates weight gain over the life course according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Young Adults' Sexual Relationships Increasingly Favor Men, Research Finds

Jan. 18, 2011

While young women's educational and career opportunities have skyrocketed over the past two decades, their opportunities for stable, long-term relationships have declined, according to new research from sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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