2015 report from the United Nations providing the latest information on discrimination and violence toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons globally.
2014 study in
Political Analysis proposing a new method for ranking countries on transparency issues based on willingness to report internal data to outside institutions.
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.
A 2014 paper from the Harvard Kennedy School on the impact of Radio Télévision Libre des Mille Collines, a key media outlet for the Tutsi-led government, on violence and killings of the Tutsi minority.
2013-14 reports and studies that rank the degree of integrity of voting worldwide, providing perspective on America's recent questions over voting, redistricting and campaign-finance laws.
2013 study in
Conflict Management and Peace Science testing a new model of how civilians chose between sides during civil wars, with a case study involving Ukraine.
2014 selection of research that sheds light on many of the challenges women face in Pakistan and the developing world. Studies look at the role of gender, religion, violence and discrimination.
2014 review of academic papers that help put the recent outbreak of civil disobedience and popular protests in Hong Kong into a deeper context.
2014 roundup of research papers on American air strikes as a tactical and strategic action in countering insurgency, with an emphasis on their subsequent outcomes.