Category: Human Rights
Hate speech is not hard to find in 2017. Such verbal violence begets hate and prejudice, a new study finds.
One-third of African American men have been convicted of a felony, according to data recently published in
Demography. For white men, the figure is less than half that.
Jews have long been associated with finance and banking. Today, people in areas of Germany that historically experienced the highest levels of anti-Semitism are economically worse off, new research shows.
The American military trains officers from around the world. Back at home, they are nearly twice as likely to attempt a coup than officers who do not receive U.S. training.
A new paper examines “victimization by proxy” and finds European-born Muslims more likely than their immigrant parents to endorse radical ideology or violence.
Journalists are often an irritant to governments and people with power. When they are killed, political repression is likely to follow, says a new paper.
Dutch cities that regulate prostitution in dedicated areas see a dramatic decline in rapes and sexual assaults, a new study finds.
As the Trump administration considers torturing suspected militants, the question of whether it helps elicit information or discourage insurgents is again important to policymakers, journalists, scholars and the public.
2016 study in the
Academy of Management Journal that looks at how companies struggle, even when required by federal law, to account for the “conflict minerals” they use in their products.
2016 study published in
Demography that looks at whether women in Nepal use abortion and modern contraceptives interchangeably.