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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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Quantitative Text Analysis: Python Training & Data

10/25/2013 feature story

Most of the data demographers use are numeric and easily handled via statistical packages. Text data are more commonly analyzed via Python. Sign up for a workshop and/or explore some fun data visualizations using first names from the Social Security Names database.

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