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Diversity Studies and Research Collection

Diversity Studies and Research Collection

Studies and Research collected by Greater Diversity News Editors. The best research from major associations and organizations around the world. To download PDFs and view articles you must register then return to this section.
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Study: National Drug Arrests Skewed by Race

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 13 March 2009 13:46.

drugs race arrests police human rights watchDecades of Disparity: Drug Arrests and Race in the U.S.
(NNPA) – Blacks have been arrested nationwide on drug charges at higher rates than whites for nearly three decades, even though they engage in drug offenses at comparable rates, Human Rights Watch said in a report released last week. Using data obtained from the FBI, the report reveals the extent and persistence of racial disparities in US drug-law enforcement.

Results and Analysis of the Social Auditor Standards Survey

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 05 March 2009 22:29.

What should social auditors know and what should they be able to do? How can social auditing training courses teach knowledge and skills? These and other social auditing questions were answered in the Verité and CREA Social Auditor Standards wiki, based on the Social Auditor Survey. Download the survey results here.


The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of: Research

Written by American Psychological Association (APA) on Tuesday, 17 February 2009 21:23.

meaning of dreams Carey MorewedgeWhen Dreaming Is Believing: Dreams Affect People’s Judgment, Behavior
While science tries to understand the stuff dreams are made of, humans, from cultures all over the world, continue to believe that dreams contain important hidden truths, according to newly published research. In six different studies, researchers surveyed nearly 1,100 people about their dreams.

Code of Silence: Students’ Perceptions of School Climate and Willingness to Intervene in a Peer’s Dangerous Plan

Written by Featured Organization on Saturday, 07 February 2009 03:03.

Students Who Feel Connected to Peers, Teachers Are More Inclined to Warn of Dangerous Fellow Student
Students who feel connected to their peers and teachers are more inclined to alert a teacher or principal if they hear a fellow student “wants to do something dangerous,” according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.