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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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Line graph showing widening race disparity

Widening Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Deaths

1/15/2014 feature story

The New York Times has a great interactive visualization of the widening racial disparity in breast cancer deaths. Previously, black women had lower breast cancer mortality than whites, but it is now higher. The trend is not exactly the same across all states.

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