2014 selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
2011 study by Iowa State, Central Michigan University and the RAND Corporation in the Journal of Law and Human Behavior.
2014 study from the University of London published in the European Sociological Review showing relationships between ethnically diverse classrooms and positive attitudes toward immigrants.
2014 paper in the Annual Review of Law and Social Science that explores current debates and findings relating to the area of human trafficking.
2014 list of data sources and tools from a broad range of federal agencies, courtesy of Katherine R. Smith, executive director of the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS).
2015 essay on how early adoption of technology can stifle later innovation, by Ethan Zuckerman, director of the Center for Civic Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
2014 review of research on capital punishment, including studies that attempt to quantify rates of innocence and the potential deterrence effect on crime.
2014 research brief by Patricia Burch, University of Southern California; Annalee Good, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Carolyn J. Heinrich and Chandi Wanger, University of Texas at Austin.
2014 selection of studies that explores the complex history, political convictions and changing nature of persons of Cuban origin living in the United States.
In the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, we review research on the nature of social movements, “waves” of protests and activism cycles, as well as police response.