Posts Tagged ‘ethnic’

Democracy Threatened When Census Undercounts Populations

The 2020 U.S. Census is still two years away, but experts and civil rights groups are already disputing the results. Professor Emily Merchant’s research on the international history of demography demonstrates that the question of how to equitably count the population is not new, nor is it unique to the United States.

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Academy of Social Sciences Names 69 New Fellows

Sixty-nine academics, practitioners and policymakers from across the social sciences are now fellows of Britain’s Academy of Social Sciences the venerable society announced Thursday. Fellows are chosen after an extensive peer review process for the excellence and impact of their work using social science for public benefit.

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Study claims your brain may be hard-wired for racism

The human brain may be hard-wired to pick up negative stereotypes regarding groups that tend to be portrayed unfavorably by the media, a neuroscientist from University College London and his colleagues reported in a recent edition of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. According to The Guardian and the Daily Mail, a group led by Dr. […]

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