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Earl Gregg Swem Library

The White Population: 2010

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/briefs/c2010br-05.pdf

Provides a statistical portrait of the White population in the U.S. from the 2010 Census.  Shows the distribution of the white population by state and large cities with comparisons to 2000.  From the Census Bureau

 

The Black Population: 2010

Categories: African Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/briefs/c2010br-06.pdf

Provides a statistical portrait of the African American population in the U.S. from the 2010 Census.  Shows the distribution of the Black population by state and large cities with comparisons to 2000.  From the Census Bureau

 

Long-Term Effects of Law Enforcement’s Post-9/11 Focus on Counterterrorism and Homeland Security

Categories: Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Terrorism

https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/232791.pdf

Uses a case-study approach of five major metropolitan law enforcement agencies to study how police strategies and resources have evolved to meet new obligations connected with counterterrorism and homeland security responsibilities.  From the National Criminal Justice Reference Service

 

Executive Remuneration: BIS Discussion Paper

Categories: Business/Economics,Great Britain,Income/Poverty

http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/business-law/docs/e/11-1287-executive-remuneration-discussion-paper

Explores the role of shareholders and remuneration committees in the process of setting executive pay and how such pay is structured to create proper incentives and rewards for sustainable company growth.  A response to fourfold increase in executive pay in Britain in the 1998-2010 period.  From the Department for Business Innovation and Skills

 

Mapping Historical Legal Permanent Resident Trends by State of Residence

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Maps/Geography,Statistics

http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/statistics/maps/lpr/lpr-historical-resident-trends-by-state-1892-2010.pdf

Provides information on the total number of persons obtaining legal permanent resident status each year by U.S. state and region of residence during fiscal years 1892 to 2010.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

United States Life Tables 2007

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr59/nvsr59_09.pdf

Reports that in 2007 the overall life expectation at birth was 77.9 years with 75.4 for males and 80.4 for females.  Also provides tables for life expectation based on age, sex, and race.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2010: Detailed Tables

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/socdemo/voting/publications/p20/2010/tables.html

Biennial set of tables that compares voting and registration patterns by demographic, social, and economic characteristics at the national level.  Also includes state level figures on voting and registration.  Provides link to press release.  From the Census Bureau

 

Virginia Students Again Outperform Peers Nationwide on SAT

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Tests/Assessments,Virginia Issues

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/news/news_releases/2011/sep14.pdf

Reports results for Virginia students compared to national results on 2011 Scholastic Aptitude Tests in reading, writing, and mathematics.   From the Virginia Department of Education

 

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