Paris demonstrations, January 2015 (Olivier Ortelpa, Wikipedia)

France, Islam and the challenges of integration

With the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, we round up research on France and its immigrant-origin communities, jihadism and more.

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San Quentin State Prison (Wikimedia)

Death penalty: Scholarship and unresolved issues

Research and data on capital punishment, including studies on the rates of innocence and the potential deterrence effect on crime.

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Senator Ted Cruz (Wikipedia, Gage Skidmore)

Cuban-Americans: Politics, culture, demographics

With the historic thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, we round up recent research on the history and evolving attitudes of Cuban-Americans.

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Protesters with signs in Ferguson (Wikimedia)

Ferguson, Mo.: Research on “reasonable force”

As unrest breaks out after a grand jury brings no charges in the death of Michael Brown, we look at studies on the use of force by authorities.

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