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    • Breastfeeding, inequality, and state policy in the United States 

      Edwards, Eric M., 1974- (University of Oregon, 2009-03)
      Infant feeding has received insufficient attention in the social sciences. Breastfeeding is an important public health concern because it provides many benefits for infants, mothers, and the community. Breastfeeding rates ...
    • Experiences with hospital transport for planned home births 

      Miller, Amy Christine, 1971- (University of Oregon, 2010-12)
      The midwifery model and the medical model constitute the two main bodies of knowledge and practice that characterize the way pregnancy and birth are viewed in the United States. The midwifery model emphasizes the normalcy ...
    • "Fixed" sentencing: The effects on imprisonment rates over time 

      Leymon, Mark Gregory Hannon, 1979- (University of Oregon, 2010-06)
      Beginning in the 1970s, states adopted sentencing reforms as a response to a growing number of concerns in the criminal justice system. These reforms included sentencing guidelines, statutory presumptive sentencing, ...
    • Off to the (labor) market: Women, work, and welfare reform in 21st century American cities 

      Haney, Timothy James, 1980- (University of Oregon, 2009-06)
      This research contributes to scholarly understanding of the labor market activity of women living in disadvantaged neighborhoods in large U.S. cities, the group most affected by 1996's welfare reform legislation. Welfare ...