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October 13, 1994 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
How do you persuade the U.S. government to fund a huge study about sex? Easy, thought Edward O. Laumann, Robert T. Michael and John H. Gagnon--senior scholars in their respective fields of social organization, economics and social psychology. You couch your request for government funds behind an innocuous heading--perhaps a neat little term of art like "Social and Behavioral Aspects of Health and Fertility-Related Behavior."
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January 8, 1995 | D. Keith Mano, For a quarter century D. Keith Mano has written on all aspects of human sexuality
MEMO TO: Robert T. Michael, John H. Gagnon, Edward O. Laumann and Gina Kolata (hereinafter referred to as MGLK). RE: Your book, "Sex in America," subtitled "A Definitive Survey." COMMENT: No such thing as a definitive survey exists in logic. You either define or you don't. There can only be the definitive survey. And this is not it. Even in 1987, when they first began shaping this sex questionnaire, the four authors of "Sex in America" were obsessed with randomness.
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January 8, 1995 | D. Keith Mano, For a quarter century D. Keith Mano has written on all aspects of human sexuality
MEMO TO: Robert T. Michael, John H. Gagnon, Edward O. Laumann and Gina Kolata (hereinafter referred to as MGLK). RE: Your book, "Sex in America," subtitled "A Definitive Survey." COMMENT: No such thing as a definitive survey exists in logic. You either define or you don't. There can only be the definitive survey. And this is not it. Even in 1987, when they first began shaping this sex questionnaire, the four authors of "Sex in America" were obsessed with randomness.
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October 13, 1994 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
How do you persuade the U.S. government to fund a huge study about sex? Easy, thought Edward O. Laumann, Robert T. Michael and John H. Gagnon--senior scholars in their respective fields of social organization, economics and social psychology. You couch your request for government funds behind an innocuous heading--perhaps a neat little term of art like "Social and Behavioral Aspects of Health and Fertility-Related Behavior."
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July 20, 1993 | LYNN SMITH
We all take our chances with love, knowing the cost can sometimes be pretty high. But who would have guessed that with each act of unprotected sex, a young man risks losing exactly $660? University of Chicago economist Robert T. Michael came up with that figure last year in a paper he wrote on the increasing demand for men's contraception. To get the figure, Michael calculated the probability of conception (.03%); the likelihood of a live birth (.
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December 23, 2001
This is a list of names added to the total of confirmed dead in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. There are no new names this week from the attack on the Pentagon. The list, released Dec. 14, updates accountings that have appeared in The Times each Sunday since Sept. 11. The number of people unaccounted for, according to New York City officials, is now believed to be 444. Edward L. Allegretto Richard D. Allen Sheila Patricia Barnes Diane G. Barry Michael J. Berkeley Michael T.
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