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.
2014 review of empirical data and recent academic studies on important issues related to the African-American community, including trends in crime, homicide and violence rates.
2014 research on how lessons from past conflicts can help us better understand current events, by Ashley M. Howard, Loyola University New Orleans and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
Data and research published in American Political Science Review relating to the period 1990-2010, when the West saw an estimated 1,000 persons become Islamist foreign fighters.
2014 study from the RAND Corporation analyzes the results of a real-world trial of data-driven, predictive policing, assessing its budget impacts and ability to reduce property crime.
2014 review of studies on issues related to youth behavior and safety, including delinquency rates, suspensions, zero-tolerance policies and their effects, after-school programs and curfews.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2014 research published in Pediatrics showing how inequality and levels of child abuse are related.