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Dr. Toby L Parcel

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Professor

Interests

  • Work and Family
  • Social Stratification
  • Social Capital
  • Children and Families

Projects

Wake County 2011 Survey

 

Publications

 

·         Parcel, Toby L. Joshua A. Hendrix and Andrew J. Taylor. 2015.“Beyond Charlotte-Mecklenberg:  Race, Politics, and the History of School Assignment Policies in Wake County, NC.”  Book chapter in Roslyn A. Mickelson, Stephen S. Smith and Amy Hawn Nelson (Eds.) Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow:  Desegregation and Resegregation in Charlotte. Harvard Education Press.     

·         Dufur, Mikaela J., John P Hoffmann, David Brandt, Toby L. Parcel and Karen R. Spence.  Forthcoming “Examining the Effects of Family and School Social Capital on Delinquent Behavior.” Deviant Behavior.

·         Hendrix, Joshua A. and Toby L. Parcel. 2014. "Parental nonstandard work, family processes and delinquency during adolescence." Journal of Family Issues.

·         Parcel, Toby L. 2013. "Children." In Oxford Bibliography in Sociology. Jeff Manza, Ed. New York: Oxford.

·         Parcel, Toby L. and Joshua A. Hendrix. 2014. "Family transmission of social and cultural capital." In Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families. Edited by Jackie Scott, Martin Richards and Judith Treas.

·         Dufur, Mikaela J., Toby L. Parcel, and Kelley Troutman. 2013. “Does capital at home matter more than capital at school?: Social capital effects on academic achievement.” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 31:1-21.

·         Dufur, Mikaela J., Toby L. Parcel and Benjamin A. McKune. 2013. "Does capital at home matter more than capital at school?: The case of adolescent alcohol and marijuana use." Journal of Drug Issues 43:85-102.

·         Parcel, Toby L. , Lori Ann Ampbell and Wenxuan Zhong. 2012. "Children's behavior problems in Great Britain and the United States." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 53:165-182.

·         Parcel, Toby L. and Joan Pennell. 2012. "Child and family teams building social capital for at-risk students." Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare 32:75-91.

·         Parcel, Toby L., Mikaela Dufur, and Rena Cornell Zito. 2010. "Capital at home and at school: A review and synthesis." Journal of Marriage and Family 72:828-846.

·         Lori Ann Campbell and Toby L. Parcel. 2010. "Children's home environments in Great Britain and the United States." Journal of Family Issues 31:559-584.

·         Parcel, Toby L. and Mikaela Dufur. 2009. "Family and school capital explaining regional variation in reading and math achievement." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 27:157-176.

·         Dufur, Mikaela, Toby L. Parcel, and Benjamin A. McKune. 2008. “Capital and context: Using social capital at home and at school to predict child social adjustment.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 49:146-161.

·         Parcel, Toby L. 2007. Capital at home and at school as determinates of child social adjustment.” Pp.139-161 in Olivia Sanchero and Bernard Spodek (Eds.) Contemporary Perspectives on Social Learning in Early Childhood Education. Information Age Publishing.

·         Haurin, Donald R., Toby L. Parcel and R. Jean Haurin. 2002. “Does homeownership affect child outcomes?” Real Estate Economics 30:635-666.

·         Haurin, Donald, Toby L. Parcel and R. Jean Haurin. 2002. "The impact of home ownership on child outcomes." Pp. 427-446 in Low Income-Home Ownership: Examining the Unexamined Goal. Brookings Institution.

·         Parcel, Toby L. and Mikaela Dufur. 2001. "Capital at home and at school: Effects on student achievement." Social Forces 79:881-912.

·         Parcel, Toby L. and Mikaela Dufur. 2001. “Capital at home and at school: Effects on child social adjustment.” Journal of_Marriage and Family 63:32-47.

·         Powell, Mary Ann and Toby L. Parcel. 1997. “Parental work, family size and social capital effects on early adolescent educational outcomes: The U.S. and Great Britain compared.” Pp. 1-30 in T. L.

·         Parcel (Ed). Research in the Sociology of Work. Work and Family. Vol. 7. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

·         Toby L. Parcel and Elizabeth G. Menaghan. 1994. "Early parental work, family social capital and early childhood outcomes." American Journal of Sociology 99:972-1009.

 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Washington
  • M.A. in Sociology from University of Washington
  • B.A. in Sociology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill