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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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Conrad Kottak

Kottak explores recent changes in the "very nature of humans"

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Vital topics forum in AA: ‘Nature and the human’" - PLoS Blogs. 01/16/2011.

This piece, discussing a recent issue of American Anthropologist, taps Conrad Kottak's thoughts on how the changing situation of humans has affected their nature. Conrad says he worries a lot about "the spread of selfishness, the erosion of community and civility..."

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Conrad Kottak

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