The UNL Digital Commons notes with regret the passing of J. Allen Williams (1936-2019), distinguished scholar and teacher in the Sociology Department, beginning in 1970. His published works included studies of civil rights protests, tolerance, nonconformity, environmental sociology, and children's books. In 1979 he received the university’s Distinguished Teaching Award. Along with his teaching and research at Nebraska, Williams was a member of Centennial College, a fellow of the Center for Great Plains Studies, an advisory editor for Great Plains Research, and a member of the Faculty Senate.

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2020

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Adjusting the Late Policy: Using Smaller Intervals for Grading Deductions, Brandon Bosch

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Created by God and Wired to Porn: Redemptive Masculinity and Gender Beliefs in Narratives of Religious Men’s Pornography Addiction Recovery, Kelsy Burke and Trenton M. Haltom

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White Women Who Lead: God, Girlfriends, and Diversity Projects in a National Evangelical Ministry, Kelsy Burke and Amy McDowell

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Diverse Aging and Health Inequality by Race and Ethnicity, Kenneth F. Ferraro, Blakelee R. Kemp, and Monica M. Williams

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A New Spin on Gender: How Parents of Male Baton Twirlers (Un)Do Gender Essentialism, Trenton M. Haltom

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Are Biological Consequences of Childhood Exposures Detectable in Telomere Length Decades Later?, Blakelee R. Kemp and Kenneth F. Ferraro

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Why Does the Importance of Education for Health Differ across the United States?, Blakelee R. Kemp and Jennifer Karas Montez

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A note on the fine structure constant, Bilal Khan and Irshadullah Khan

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A note on the fine structure constant, Bilal Khan and Irshadullah Khan

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Estimating Contextual Effects from Ego Network Data, Jeffrey A. Smith and G Robin Gauthier

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Informal Science Experiences among Urban and Rural Youth: Exploring Differences at the Intersections of Socioeconomic Status, Gender and Ethnicity, Patricia Wonch Hill, Julia McQuillan, Eileen A. Hebets, Amy N. Spiegel, and Judy Diamond

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Fifty Shades of Leather and Misogyny: An Investigation of Anti-Woman Perspectives among Leathermen, Meredith G. F. Worthen and Trenton M. Haltom

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Intensive Referral of Veterans to Mutual-Help Groups: A Mixed-Methods Implementation Evaluation, Lance Brendan Young, Kathleen M. Grant, R. Dario Pulido, Jamie L. Simpson, Kimberly A. Tyler, and Christine Timkof

2019

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“Money Helps”: People who inject drugs and their perceptions of financial compensation and its ethical implications, Roberto Abadie, Brandon Brown, and Celia B. Fisher

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Migration to the US among rural Puerto Ricans who inject drugs: influential factors, sources of support, and challenges for harm reduction interventions, Roberto Abadie, Patrick Habecker, C. Gelpi-Acosta, and Kirk Dombrowski

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Bat Meets Girl: Adapting the Dark Knight’s Love Life to the Big Screen, Brandon Bosch

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Treating Participation as an Assignment, Brandon Bosch

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A Red-State View of Religious Liberty and Nondiscrimination Protection for LGBT People, Kelsy Burke and Emily Kazyak

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Racial/Ethnic and Nativity Differences in Cognitive Life Expectancies Among Older Adults in the United States, Marc A. Garcia, Brian Downer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Joseph L. Saenz, Sunshine Rote, and Rebeca Wong

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Demography of Aging, Marc A. Garcia, Catherine García, and Kyriakos Markides

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Disability and the Immigrant Health Paradox: Gender and Timing of Migration, Marc A. Garcia, Adriana M. Reyes, and Sunshine Rote

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Change in Motherhood Status and Fertility Problem Identification: Implications for Changes in Life Satisfaction, Arthur L. Greil, Julia McQuillan, Andrea R. Burch, Michele H. Lowry, Stacy Tiemeyer, and Kathleen S. Slauson-Blevins

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Give Us a Twirl: Male Baton Twirlers’ Embodied Resistance in a Feminized Terrain, Trenton M. Haltom

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Economic Hardship during Childhood Increases the Risk of Premature Death Later in Life, Blakelee R. Kemp

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Mixed Methods in Body and Embodiment Research, Samantha Kwan and Trenton M. Haltom

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Gender, Millennials, and leisure constraints: Exploring golf’s participation decline, Lee Phillip McGinnis, James W. Gentry, and Trenton M. Haltom

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Network Effects in Blau Space: Imputing Social Context from Survey Data, Miller McPherson and Jeffrey A. Smith

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Physical Performance Trajectories and Mortality Among Older Mexican Americans, Miriam Mutambudzi, Nai-Wei Chen, Bret Howrey, Marc A. Garcia, and Kyriakos S. Markides

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Gender and Age of Migration Differences in Mortality among Older Mexican Americans, Adriana M. Reyes and Marc A. Garcia

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Partner congruence on fertility intentions and values: Implications for birth outcomes, Karina M. Shreffler, Stacy Tiemeyer, Julia McQuillan, Arthur L. Greil, and Tiffany Spierling

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A Social Space Approach to Testing Complex Hypotheses: The Case of Hispanic Marriage Patterns in the United States, Jeffrey A. Smith

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Childhood Misfortune and Handgrip Strength Among Black, White, and Hispanic Americans, Natalie R. Smith, Kenneth F. Ferraro, Blakelee R. Kemp, Patricia M. Morton, Sarah A. Mustillo, and Jacqueline L. Angel

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Effects of Stem and Response Order on Response Patterns in Satisfaction Ratings, Jolene D. Smyth, Glenn D. Israel, Milton G. Newberry III, and Richard G. Hull

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Drawing on LGB Identity to Encourage Participation and Disclosure of Sexual Orientation in Surveys, Mathew Stange, Jolene D. Smyth, and Kristen M. Olson

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Short Message Service Surveying With Homeless Youth: Findings From a 30-Day Study of Sleeping Arrangements and Well-Being, Kimberly A. Tyler, Kristen Olson, and Colleen M. Ray

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Avoiding the Major Causes of Death: Does Childhood Misfortune Reduce the Likelihood of Being Disease Free in Later Life?, Monica M. Williams, Blakelee R. Kemp, Kenneth F. Ferraro, and Sarah A. Mustillo

2018

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“It Ruined My Life”: The effects of the War on Drugs on people who inject drugs (PWID) in rural Puerto Rico, Roberto Abadie, C. Gelpi-Acosta, C. Davila, A. Rivera, Melissa Welch-Lazoritz, and Kirk Dombrowski

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Establishing trust in HIV/HCV research among people who inject drugs (PWID): Insights from empirical research, Roberto Abadie, Shira Goldenberg, Melissa Welch-Lazoritz, and Celia B. Fisher

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and a ‘‘Death With Dignity’’, Jennifer A. Andersen

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Does insulin therapy matter? Determinants of diabetes care outcomes, Jennifer A. Andersen and Larry Gibbs

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Self-Rated Health Trajectories among Married Americans: Do Disparities Persist over 20 Years?, Terceira A. Berdahl and Julia McQuillan

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Bad Boys and Final Girls: Fleshing Out Gender in Slasher and Horror Media, Brandon Bosch

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Book review: Becoming Un-Orthodox: Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews, by Lynn Davidman., Kelsy Burke

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Why the Christian right opposes porngraphy but still supports Trump, Kelsy Burke

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Do Listeners Perceive Interviewers’ Attributes from their Voices and Do Perceptions Differ by Question Type?, Nuttirudee Charoenruk and Kristen Olson

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Lower Risk of 10-Year Incident Cognitive Impairment for Mexican Americans Aged 75 and Older in 2004-05 Compared to 1993-94, Brian Downer, Marc A. Garcia, Mukaila Raji, and Kyriakos S. Markides

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The Role of Education in the Relationship Between Age of Migration to the United States and Risk of Cognitive Impairment Among Older Mexican Americans, Brian Downer, Marc A. Garcia, Joseph Saenz, Kyriakos S. Markides, and Rebeca Wong

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Sociocultural variability in the Latino population: Age patterns and differences in morbidity among older US adults, Catherine Garcia, Marc A. Garcia, and Jennifer A. Alishire

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Life Expectancies With Depression by Age of Migration and Gender Among Older Mexican Americans, Catherine García, Marc A. Garcia, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Fernando I. Rivera, and Mukaila Raji

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A Comprehensive Analysis of Morbidity Life Expectancies Among Older Hispanic Subgroups in the United States: Variation by Nativity and Country of Origin, Marc A. Garcia, Catherine Garcia, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mukaila Raji, and Kyriakos S. Markides

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Erratum: A Comprehensive Analysis of Morbidity Life Expectancies Among Older Hispanic Subgroups in the United States: Variation by Nativity and Country of Origin (Table 3 & Figure 2), Marc A. Garcia, Catherine Garcia, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mukaila Raji, and Kyriakos S. Markides

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Prevalence and Trends in Morbidity and Disability Among Older Mexican Americans in the Southwestern United States, 1993–2013, Marc A. Garcia and Adriana M. Reyes

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Age of Migration and the Incidence of Cognitive Impairment: A Cohort Study of Elder Mexican-Americans, Marc A. Garcia, Adriana M. Reyes, Brian Downer, Joseph L. Saenz, Rafael A. Samper-Ternent, and Mukaila Raji

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The role of education in the association between race/ethnicity/nativity, cognitive impairment, and dementia among older adults in the United States, Marc A. Garcia, Joseph Saenz, Brian Downer, and Rebeca Wong

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Perceived Discrimination and Adolescent Sleep in a Community Sample, Bridget J. Goosby, Jacob Cheadle, Whitney Strong-Bak, Taylor C. Roth, and Timothy D. Nelson

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Intensive Referral to Mutual-Help Groups: A Field Trial of Adaptations for Rural Veterans, Kathleen M. Grant, Lance Brendan Young, Kimberly A. Tyler, Jamie L. Simpson, R. Dario Pulido, and Christine Timko

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Relationship Satisfaction Among Infertile Couples: Implications of Gender and Self-Identification, Arthur L. Greil, Kathleen S. Slauson-Blevins, Julia McQuillan, Michele H. Lowry, Andrea R. Burch, and Karina M. Shreffler

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Injection Partners, HCV, and HIV Status among Rural Persons Who Inject Drugs in Puerto Rico, Patrick Habecker, Roberto Abadie, Melissa L. Welch-Lazoritz, Juan Carlos Reyes, Bilal Khan, and Kirk Dombrowski

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Choose the Method for Aggregating Religious Identities that Is Most Appropriate for Your Research, Conrad Hackett, Philip Schwadel, Gregory A. Smith, Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, and Claire Gecewicz

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Book Review: Savin-Williams, Ritch C. 2017. Mostly Straight: Sexual Fluidity among Men, Trenton M. Haltom

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Latent Risk Subtypes Based on Injection and Sexual Behavior Among People Who Inject Drugs in Rural Puerto Rico, Dane Hautala, Roberto Abadie, Courtney Thrash, Juan Carlos Reyes, and Kirk Dombrowski

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Shoes @ the Krasl: Photographs, Michael R. Hill

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Why Sociology Needs Science Fiction, Daniel Hirschman, Philip Schwadel, Rick Searle, Erica Deadman, and Ijlal Naqvi

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Are Biological Science Knowledge, Interests, and Science Identity Framed by Religious and Political Perspectives in the United States?, Joseph C. Jochman, Alexis Swendener, Julia McQuillan, and Luke Novack

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Fertility and Infertility: Toward an Integrative Research Agenda, Katherine M. Johnson, Arthur L. Greil, Karina M. Shreffler, and Julia McQuillan

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Nebraskans who support and oppose 'religious freedom' laws actually share many of the same values, Emily Kazyak and Kelsy Burke

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Logics of Freedom: Debating Religious Freedom Laws and Gay and Lesbian Rights, Emily Kazyak, Kelsy Burke, and Mathew Stange

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Backlash or a Positive Response? Public Opinion of LGB Issues after Obergefell v. Hodges., Emily Kazyak and Mathew Stange

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Law and Family Formation Among LGBQ-Parent Families, Emily Kazyak, Brandi Woodell, Kristin S. Scherrer, and Emma Finken

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Early Origins of Adult Cancer Risk Among Men and Women: Influence of Childhood Misfortune?, Blakelee R. Kemp, Kenneth F. Ferraro, Patricia M. Morton, and Sarah A. Mustillo

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An Evaluation of the 2016 Election Polls in the United States, Courtney Kennedy, Mark Blumenthal, Scott Clement, Joshua D. Clinton, Claire Durand, Charles Franklin, Kyley McGeeney, Lee Miringoff, Kristen M. Olson, Douglas Rivers, Lydia Saad, G. Evans Witt, and Christopher Wlezien

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Combination interventions for Hepatitis C and Cirrhosis reduction among people who inject drugs: An agent-based, networked population simulation experiment, Bilal Khan, Ian Duncan, Mohamad Saad, Daniel Schaefer, Ashly Jordan, Daniel Smith, Alan Neaigus, Don Des Jarlais, Holly Hagan, and Kirk Dombrowski

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One-step estimation of networked population size: Respondent-driven capture-recapture with anonymity, Bilal Khan, Hsuan-Wei Lee, Ian Fellows, and Kirk Dombrowski

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Tick–tock goes the croc: a high-density EEG study of risk-reactivity and binge-drinking, John E. Kiat and Jacob E. Cheadle

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Memory Gaps in the American Time Use Survey. Investigating the Role of Retrieval Cues and Respondents’ Level of Effort, Antje Kirchner, Ana Lucía Córdova-Cazar, Robert F. Belli, and Robert F. Belli

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Framing and Cultivating the Story of Crime: The Effects of Media Use, Victimization, and Social Networks on Attitudes About Crime, Lisa Kort-Butler and Patrick Habecker

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Public support for the death penalty in a red state: The distrustful, the angry, and the unsure, Lisa Kort-Butler and Colleen M. Ray

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Examining the Effects of a Service-Trained Facility Dog on Stress in Children Undergoing Forensic Interview for Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse, Cheryl A. Krause-Parello, Michele Thames, Colleen M. Ray, and John Kolassa

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“Just because a doctor says something, doesn’t mean that [it] will happen”: Self-perception as having a Fertility Problem among Infertility Patients, Ophra Leyser-Whalen, Arthur L. Greil, Julia McQuillan, and Katherine M. Johnson

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A Comparison of Full and Quasi Filters for Autobiographical Questions, Kristen M. Olson, Megumi Watanabe, and Jolene Smyth

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Item Location, the Interviewer–Respondent Interaction, and Responses to Battery Questions in Telephone Surveys, Kristen Olson, Jolene Smyth, and Beth Cochran

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The Effects of Respondent and Question Characteristics on Respondent Answering Behaviors in Telephone Interviews, Kristen Olson, Jolene Smyth, and Amanda Ganshert

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Building Bigness: Reputation, Prominence, and Social Capital in Rural South India, Eleanor A. Power and Elspeth Ready

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Stability and change in personal fertility ideals among US women in heterosexual relationships, Colleen M. Ray, Sela R. Harcey, Arthur L. Greil, Stacy Tiemeyer, and Julia McQuillan

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Risk Factors for Forced, Incapacitated, and Coercive Sexual Victimization among Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Male and Female College Students, Colleen M. Ray, Kimberly A. Tyler, and Leslie Gordon Simons

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Risk Factors for Forced, Incapacitated, and Coercive Sexual Victimization Among Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Male and Female College Students, Colleen M. Ray, Kimberly Tyler, and Leslie Gordon Simons

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Sharing-based social capital associated with harvest production and wealth in the Canadian Arctic, Elspeth Ready

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The Influence of Multimorbidity on Leading Causes of Death in Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment, Nicholas K. Schiltz, David F. Warner, Jiayang Sun, Kathleen A. Smyth, Stefan Gravenstein, Kurt C. Stange, and Siran M. Koroukian

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The Complexity of Family Reactions to Identity among Homeless and College Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Young Adults, Rachel M. Schmitz and Kimberly A. Tyler

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Cross-national variation in the social origins and religious consequences of religious non-affiliation, Philip Schwadel

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The Political Implications of Religious Non-Affiliation in Emerging Adulthood, Philip Schwadel

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Using Ego Network Data to Inform Agent-based Models of Diffusion, Jeffrey A. Smith and Jessica Burow

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The Effects of Mismatches Between Survey Question Stems and Response Options on Data Quality and Responses, Jolene Smyth and Kristen Olson

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Comparing survey ranking question formats in mail surveys, Jolene Smyth, Kristen Olson, and Allison Burke

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Women’s Work? The Relationship between Farmwork and Gender Self-Perception, Jolene Smyth, Alexis Swendener, and Emily Kazyak

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Rural and urban injection drug use in Puerto Rico: Network implications for human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infection, Courtney Thrash, Melissa L. Welch-Lazoritz, Gertrude R. Gauthier, Bilal Khan, Roberto Abadie, Kirk Dombrowski, Sandra Miranda De Leon, and Yadira Rolon Colon

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Why Do Cell Phone Interviews Last Longer? A Behavior Coding Perspective, Jerry Timbrook, Kristen Olson, and Jolene Smyth

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Poor Parenting, Attachment Style, and Dating Violence Perpetration among College Students, Brian Ermon Tussey, Kimberly A. Tyler, and Leslie Gordon Simons

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Examining the Feasibility of Ecological Momentary Assessment Using Short Message Service Surveying with Homeless Youth: Lessons Learned, Kimberly A. Tyler and Kristen Olson

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Understanding the Link between Victimization and Alcohol Use among Homeless Youth Using Ecological Momentary Assessment, Kimberly A. Tyler, Kristen M. Olson, and Colleen M. Ray