In a new survey co-authored by a UW social work researcher, in nearly half of court cases against battered women living abroad who flee their abusive husbands and return to the United States, their children are sent back, usually to their fathers.
The mammoth increase in the United States’ prison population since the 1970s is having profound demographic consequences that disproportionately affect black males.
Look around any organization and chances are you’ll be able to find at least one person whose negative behavior affects the rest of the group to varying degrees. So much so, say two University of Washington researchers, that these “bad apples” are like a virus to their teams, and can upset or spoil the whole apple cart.
Child Support Study Researchers studying the factors behind out-of-wedlock births have found a significant variable that often is overlooked: child support. States that are strict in enforcing child support have up to 20 percent fewer unmarried births than states that Read More …
It is so prevalent that 65 percent of children report that, by the age of 7, they have had an imaginary companion at some point in their lives, according to a new study by University of Washington and University of Oregon psychologists.