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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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Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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David Lam

Lam says food production, urbanization, education mitigated "population bomb"

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"The Population Bomb: How we survived it " - Science Newsline. 04/02/2011.

Although the world population will reach 7 billion in 2011, David Lam says the future will be nothing like the past five decades in terms of population growth. Here he looks at the factors that mitigated "the population bomb," concluding: "The challenges we face are staggering. But they're really nothing compared to the challenges we faced in the 1960s."

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David Lam

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