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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

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

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

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Narayan Sastry

Sastry says new findings point out need for focus on mental health in natural disasters

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Hurricane Katrina survivors struggle with mental health years later, study says" - Medical Xpress. 01/25/2012.

Narayan Sastry comments on results from a new study of low-income mothers who survived Hurricane Katrina. He says the study approach was significant in its assessment of psychosocial outcomes at multiple points, while the findings indicate the need to develop responses to long-term psychological distress in survivors of natural disasters.

Researcher:

Narayan Sastry

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