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  1. From Cradle to Grave: How Demographic Processes Shape the Social World - Sociology 151/ 251

    This guide is a resource for students in "Social Consequences of Demographic Processes," a course taught by Professor Aliya Saperstein.  It focuses on social demography, the study of the causes and impacts of demographic patterns.  Links to international statistical sources, national statistical bureaus, country studies, newspaper indexes, demographic indicators, and scholarly journal databases are listed here as starting points for your research.   If you need assistance with these or other library resources, please contact the subject specialists listed here. 

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  2. Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Stanford: Data Talk by Adam Bailey and Sam Doan

    Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Stanford Whenever researchers use human subjects, they are required to submit a research proposal to their institution's Institutional Review Board (IRB) for approval before starting work on their project.  What does this mean for researchers at Stanford? How do you find out if your research project requires IRB approval? What do you need to do to prepare an IRB proposal? What kinds of protections are researchers required to provide for human research subjects?  Adam Bailey and Sam Doan, Stanford's Social and Behavioral Sciences IRB Managers, will provide answers to these questions and more. This Data Talk will be lead by Adam Bailey and Sam Doan Adam Bailey is the Social and Behavioral Sciences IRB Manager at Stanford.  Before coming to Stanford, he taught sociology at the community college level for seven years.  While a faculty member at Central New Mexico Community College, Adam served as an IRB member for two years, including one year as IRB Chair.  Adam holds a Master's Degree in Sociology from the New School for Social Research, and a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Michigan State University.Sam Doan is the Social and Behavioral Sciences IRB Coordination Manager in the Stanford Research Compliance Office. Before coming to Stanford, she was a graduate student in the Sociology PhD program at University of California, Davis. Sam holds a Master's Degree in Sociology from University of California, Davis and a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice (Corrections) from California State University, Stanislaus.

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  3. Data Talk by Tomás Jiménez about his recently published book "The Other Side of Assimilation: How Immigrants Are Changing American Life"

    Professor Jiménez will be speaking about his most recent publication. Drawing on interviews with a race and class spectrum of established Americans in three different Silicon Valley cities, The Other Side of Assimilation: how immigrants are changing American life illuminates how established Americans make sense of their experiences in immigrant-rich environments, in work, school, public interactions, romantic life, and leisure activities. Jiménez reveals how immigration not only changes the American cityscape but also reshapes the United States by altering the outlooks and identities of its most established citizens. [description from publisher's website. UC Press.] Jiménez's has deposited his research interview data in the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR) for long term preservation and sharing. For access to the data, please see the "Other Side of Assimilation" data in the SSDS Social Science Data collections at Tomás Jiménez is Associate Professor of Sociology and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. He is also Director of the Stanford undergraduate program in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and Director of graduate studies in Sociology. His research and writing focus on immigration, assimilation, social mobility, and ethnic and racial identity. He is also the author of Replenished Ethnicity: Mexican Americans, Immigration, and Identity.This talk is part of the Gear Up for Social Science Data Extravaganza, program. 

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  1. Kolkata, India, Sociological Map, 1910 (Raster Image)


    This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: City of Calcutta : sociological map. It was published by Taylor, Gar...

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