Gender quotas enshrined in the Indian constitution appear to have lowered the representation of other underrepresented groups.
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Will COVID-19 change the American social safety net? New research looks at history as a guide for how governments react to crises that expose inequality.
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COVID-19 reveals the gaps in access to health care and in the health of Americans from marginalized groups. But it's a chance to work towards health equity, too.
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Should universities give middle-class college students a boost? A new report finds that middle-class kids are underrepresented on "Ivy-plus" campuses.
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Race and class bias on the part of prosecutors may not be the primary driver of the disparities in prison populations, researchers report.
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Teenagers' sense of their own family's socioeconomic status is associated with their health and well-being, even if those perceptions aren't factual.
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A new book on the history of food contains provocative arguments about authenticity and status, big agriculture, and what's "healthy."
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Money worries, termed financial precarity, have serious consequences for both employees and their employers, research finds.
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Changing how schools decide which kids qualify for advanced education programs can cut the racial and income gap in who's considered "gifted."
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