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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Risks of Violence in Major Daily Activities: United States 2003-2005

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

Examines which activity or type of place is the most dangerous, the relative risk of activities and types of places, and how activity and place risks vary between demographic subgroups.  Sponsored by the National Institute of Justice.


Multiple Perspectives on Battered Mothers and Their Children Fleeing to the United States for Safety: A Study of Hague Convention Cases

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Immigration/Migration,Women

Examines legal cases where battered wives fled to the U.S. with their children and faced subsequent prosecution for child abduction under international legal agreements.  From the National Institute of Justice


Eating Disorders

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Women

Describes what the various eating disorders are and how they can be treated.  From the National Institute of Mental Health


National Minimum Wage: Government Evidence to the Low Pay Commission 2011

Categories: Great Britain,Income/Poverty

Sets out the British Coalition Government’s views on national minimum wage policy issues.  From the Department for Business Innovation and Skills


Loggerhead Turtle

Categories: Animals/Wildlife,Environment,Laws/Regulations,Natural Resources

Text of final listing of regulations for threatened species of loggerhead turtles.  Divides turtles into 9 different categories of threatened or endangered status.  From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Complete Pentagon Papers At Last

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Secrecy,History,Vietnam

Presents all three versions of the Pentagon Papers side by side online for comparative purposes.  Includes the so-called Gravel Edition entered into Congressional Proceedings in 1971, the authorized, declassified version with deletions demanded by the Nixon administration, and the 2011 complete edition released in June 2011 by the National Archives.  From the National Security Archive


International Energy Outlook 2011

Categories: Climate Change,Energy,Environment,Statistics

Presents an assessment of the outlook for international energy markets through 2035.  Includes a review of world trends in energy demand and the outlook for global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions.  From the Energy Information Administration


Top Ten Most Costly Conditions among Men and Women, 2008: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, Age 18 and Older

Categories: Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics,Women

Compares the pattern of medical care utilization and expenditures for men and women.  Finds that the most costly conditions were the same for both genders but in different rank order.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


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