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SOC 205 Race & Ethnic Relations

Use this research guide to locate print and electronic resources for information on the acculturation of specific ethnic groups in the United States.

University of Michigan Population Studies Center

University of Michigan

"The Population Studies Center maintains a rich portfolio of individual research projects funded by NICHD, NIA, other NIH institutes, NSF, and major foundations. As the world has changed in the five decades since the founding of the Population Studies Center, our research has moved into new and exciting areas."

Research such topics as:

Families, Fertility, and Children

Health, Disability, and Mortality

Human Capital, Labor and Wealth

Aging

Population Dynamics

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

University of Michigan ICPSR

"Established in 1962, ICPSR is the world's largest archive of digital social science data. We acquire, preserve, and distribute original research data and provide training in its analysis."

Use the Data Search box to enter terms such as India Crime.', Or use the Search Options such as  Browse by Topic, Geography, or International data.

Brookings Institution

"The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals:

  • Strengthen American democracy;
  • Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and
  • Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system"

Use the Geography tab to research countries or states in the United States.

Urban Institute

"We have analyzed immigrants' contributions to the labor force and the economy, tracked fast-growing immigrant communities, studied the effect of No Child Left Behind on immigrant children and English Language Learners, and surveyed foreign-born households’ health, well-being, and economic mobility"

World Health Organization : Country Statistics

"The country statistical pages bring together the main health data and statistics for each country, as compiled by WHO and partners in close consultation with Member States, and include descriptive and analytical summaries of health indicators for major health topics."

Immigration Policy Center

"The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) is the research and policy arm of the American Immigration Council. IPC's mission is to shape a rational conversation on immigration and immigrant integration."