Annie Laurie Armstrong

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Low-income work, job training, depressive symptoms or depression, and children's school performance. These topics have occupied the attention of scholars and policy makers in recent years, particularly as they pertain to single mothers in the context of welfare reform. Broadening this landscape, findings from longitudinal, multi-city ethnographic research(More)
The Hurricane Katrina and NewOrleans situation was commonly called a "natural disaster"-an anomalous "event" that disrupted lives, spaces, and organizations. Research and planning attention then focused on particular aspects of the event and on restoring order. In contrast, sociologists and similar-thinking scholars have increasingly viewed disaster(More)
1. Research designed to examine the systematic ability of children's drawings to disclose abuse or neglect has been equivocal. 2. The use of art to understand preschool-aged children is particularly advantageous because very young children usually are not able to communicate their feelings clearly. 3. The study shows that the family drawings of abused or(More)
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