Jennifer Van Hook

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One of the most dramatic social transformations of the latter half of the twentieth century involved the massive influx of women into the paid labor force. A central debate in studies of women's labor force participation concerns the influence of demographic and economic structures and institutional conditions on female employment. Single-country studies(More)
BACKGROUND Patients who have completed initial cancer treatment (cancer survivors) have been relatively neglected. We need data to help us better understand the needs of this group and to underpin evidence-based service development. METHODS Scoping reviews of research published in the last two decades focussing on the problems faced by cancer survivors,(More)
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Although prior research suggests that Latino children of immigrants are segregated in low-income, high-minority schools, no prior work has examined the eVects of race and class composition on Latino student's academic achievement or the extent to which compositional eVects vary by gen-erational status. We analyze the National Longitudinal Study of(More)
All views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Abstract: We examine family time together using data from the 2003–2010 American Time Use Survey combined with Bureau of Labor Statistics data on state-level unemployment rates. Couple time together is(More)
International migration between Mexico and the United States has profound implications for immigrant-sending communities in Mexico. We hypothesize that international migration may increase the risk of overweight and obesity among children in immigrant-sending households, particularly among low-SES children. We use the Mexican Family Life Survey to examine(More)
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