Cornell University professor Sergio Garcia-Rios conducted polling of Latino voters in Nevada ahead of the Nevada Caucuses, indicating high levels of Latino voter support for Democrats, most notably for Bernie Sanders.
The number of religiously unaffiliated people has reached nearly one-fourth of the US population, one of the largest demographic groups in the country. University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociologist Philip Schwadel examined their political orientation and found this group can no longer be presumed to be liberal.
The research report 'Refugee Protection in Germany' by the EU project 'Multilevel Governance of Migration (RESPOND)' paints a gloomy picture of the human rights protection for asylum seekers in Germany. Among other things, the authors speak of a 'differential exclusion' of ever larger groups from German asylum law on the basis of more or less arbitrary criteria. Professor Sabine Hess from the University of Göttingen led the research in Germany.
The study, which focused on the federal elections in Germany held in 2013 and 2017, involved Toni Rodon, professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at UPF, together with researchers from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
A new study published in Science suggests new therapeutic avenues for PTSD patients, after researchers explored the brainq of victims of the November 13, 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.
The regional gap in trust is not a result of the higher percentage of Black Americans -- who tend to have lower trust - living in the south, York University sociologist Prof. Cary Wu, who conducted the study said. Instead, the distrust is deeply rooted in the unique social and political culture shaped by the defeat in the Civil War, history of slavery, poverty, and prominence of religion in the southern United States.
People's values of personal choice, such as their attitudes towards abortion, divorce, and premarital sex, are usually determined their level of education, age, religiosity, and social status. At least this is the case in many countries such as the US and those in Europe. In a recent study, sociologists from HSE University and Max Planck Institute found that in post-Soviet countries, personal values are most determined by people's level of patriotism. http://jourssa.ru/?q=en/Lopatina%20et%20al_2019_4_Article
A new study by researchers at the University of Washington found that increases in minimum wages primarily had no effect on health overall. However, they did find a mix of negative and positive effects associated with the health of certain groups of working-age people.
A new analysis of millions of campaign funding records reveals the role of small contributions.
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