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Earl Gregg Swem Library

The Asian Alone Population in the United States: 2010

Categories: Asian Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/race/ppl-aa10.html

Detailed statistics on the demographic, economic, social, and housing characteristics of Asian Americans.  From the Census Bureau

 

The Black Alone Population in the United States: 2010

Categories: African Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/race/ppl-ba10.html

Detailed statistics on the demographic, economic, social, and housing characteristics of African Americans.  From the Census Bureau

 

 

The Hispanic Population in the United States: 2010: Detailed Tables

Categories: Hispanics,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/hispanic/cps2010.html

Provides detailed statistics on the demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics of Hispanics in the U.S.  From the Census Bureau

 

EU Conflict Prevention Revisited: The New European External Action Service

Categories: Conflict Resolution,European Union

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/PB93.pdf

Examines a recent institutional change in the European Union designed to make it more effective in the area of conflict prevention and resolution.  From the United States Institute for Peace

 

Humanitarianism in Crisis

Categories: Afghanistan,Arab,Charity/Nonprofits,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,East Europe,Iraq

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

Discusses the loss of effectiveness and increased threats to aid workers resulting from the linking of relief and humanitarian organizations with political and military organizations.  Discusses six causes for the post-Cold War politicizing of humanitarian efforts in areas of conflict such as the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq and recently the Arab world.  From the United States Institute for Peace

 

Voting Practices in the United Nations 2010

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Foreign Assistance,United Nations

http://www.state.gov/p/io/rls/rpt/c44269.htm

Latest annual issue of a document which presents U.S. views to Congress of voting practices of other countries in the United Nations on issues of concern to the U.S.   Covers votes cast by countries in the General Assembly and Security Council.  From the State Department

 

All-Cause Readmissions by Payer and Age, 2008

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb115.pdf

Reducing readmission rates is considered a key factor in improving health care quality while reducing costs.  This report presents data from 15 selected states on patient readmissions to hospitals, the age ranges of patients, and whether they had health insurance or not.   From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Occupations: A Visual Essay

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2011/05/art1full.pdf

Discusses careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—educational requirements, salaries, and particular job specialties within the broad fields.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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