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Kristin Seefeldt Awarded Honorable Mention - 2018 Society for Social Work and Research Outstanding Social Work Book Award

December 7, 2017

Assistant Professor of Social Work Kristin Seefeldt is recognized by the Society for Social Work and Research for her book, “Abandoned Families: Social Isolation in the Twenty-First Century.” The 2018 Society for Social Work and Research Outstanding Social Work Book Award recognizes outstanding scholarly contributions that advance social work knowledge. Through in-depth interviews over a six-year period with women in Detroit, Seefeldt charts the increasing social isolation of many low-income workers, particularly African Americans, and analyzes how economic and residential segregation keep them from achieving the American Dream of upward mobility.   

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