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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Asia and the Pacific, 2010

Categories: Asia,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2010-2011/asia/index.html

Provides features, including benefits and qualifying conditions,  of social security programs in Asian countries.  From the Social Security Administration

Geology for a Changing World 2010-2020: Implementing the U.S. Geological Survey Science Strategy

Categories: Geology/Mining,Science/Technology

http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1369/

Describes six goals that define the science strategy for the geologic activities of the federal government for the 2010-2020 period.  From the U.S Geological Survey

The Concept of Geologic Carbon Sequestration

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Geology/Mining,Science/Technology

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3122/pdf/FS2010-3122.pdf

Describes the process and technology behind securing carbon dioxide in deep geologic formations to prevent its release to the atmosphere and contribution to global warming as a greenhouse gas.  From the U.S. Geological Survey

School Enrollment in the United States, 2009

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/school/cps2009.html

Data includes social and economic characteristics of students.  From the Census Bureau.

What is in Haiti’s Future?

Categories: Democracy/Peace,Elections/Campaigns,Haiti

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/PB84.pdf

Explores reasons for the slow pace of recovery from the January 2010 earthquake, and discusses the political uncertainty following election controversies and the return of former leaders.  Based on presentations at a January 2011 workshop.  From the United States Institute of Peace

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976: Vol. E-12 Documents on East and Southeast Asia, 1973-1976

Categories: Asia,China,Foreign Affairs,History,Vietnam

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76ve12

Covers U.S. relations with Asian countries following the collapse of U.S. backed regimes in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia with special focus on the evolving relationship with China.  From the State Department

Substance Use Among Young Mothers

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Statistics,Women,Youth

http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k11/196/YoungMothersHTML.pdf

Tries to gain a better understanding of the characteristics of young mothers and their patterns of substance use and abuse.  From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Emergency Department Visits for Drug-Related Suicide Attempts Involving Antidepressants by Adolescents and Young Adults: 2004 to 2008

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics,Youth

http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k11/DAWN020/AntidepressantsAndSuicideHTML.pdf

Offers statistics to better understand the controversy about the risks and benefits of antidepressant drug use for those suffering from depression and at risk of suicide.  From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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