As discussed, the murder rates for Blacks in the United States are substantially higher than those for Whites, with Latino murder rates falling in the middle. These differences have existed throughout the 20th and into...
This module, created by Jeff Leiter of North Carolina State University, explores what people earn from their jobs. People obviously care a lot about earnings and this example with show with social statistics how this...
A Study of Demographic and Economic-Based Explanations For Variation In Street Robbery Rates In U.S.
Researchers studying crime suggest that there is substantial variation in the amount of serious crime across large urban jurisdictions such as central cities. There have been many attempts to account for crime...
This module provides a gentle introduction to the use of StudentChip software and census data to investigate basic population issues. In the first part of this module, you will use data from the 1990 U.S. census to...
Social Structure-Personality: What is the Relationship Between Social Class and Child-Rearing Values
The sociologist, Melvin Kohn, argued that people's locations in social structures, particularly the occupational structure, influenced the values they would stress for their children because variations in structural...
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