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SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology

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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


Population Dynamics

American Immigration Council

ICPSR University of Michigan

"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 Cities and  Regions  tab to research countries or states in the United States.


World Values Survey

Urban Institute