Day: September 2, 2014

Winkler’s research cited in age segregation article

Image from Boston Globe Article

Richelle Winkler, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Demography, was cited in a recent article published in The Boston Globe for her research on age segregation. Her work has shown that effects of segregation by age can be as profound as those of more widely-understood racial segregation.

Read the full story in the article entitled, What ‘age segregation’ does to America.  From grade schools to senior villages, we now spend much of our lives on separate generational islands.  Can we reverse the trend?