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PSCI 1000: Great Questions of Modern Politics Prof. Ozkececi-Taner (spring 2023): Web Sites

Web Site Analysis

Examples of Web Sites

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, "Carnegie Endowment generates strategic ideas and independent analysis, supports diplomacy, and trains the next generation of international scholar-practitioners to help countries and institutions take on the most difficult global problems and safeguard peace."

Explore Census Data "Find popular facts (population, income, etc.) and frequently requested data about your community."

Human Rights Watch, "Human Rights Watch investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. We are roughly 450 people of 70-plus nationalities who are country experts, lawyers, journalists, and others who work to protect the most at risk, from vulnerable minorities and civilians in wartime, to refugees and children in need. We direct our advocacy towards governments, armed groups and businesses, pushing them to change or enforce their laws, policies and practices. To ensure our independence, we refuse government funding and carefully review all donations to ensure that they are consistent with our policies, mission, and values. We partner with organizations large and small across the globe to protect embattled activists and to help hold abusers to account and bring justice to victims.

Metropolitan Council "the regional policy-making body, planning agency, and provider of essential services for the Twin Cities metropolitan region."

Minnesota Compass "Measuring progress. Inspiring action."

Minnesota State Demographic Center "(SDC), part of the Minnesota Department of Administration, is the main provider of demographic data and analysis for the state of Minnesota."

Pew Research Center "a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions."

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a peer reviewed journal of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), is an authoritative source of high-impact, original research that broadly spans the biological, physical, and social sciences. The journal is global in scope and submission is open to all researchers worldwide.

RAND Corporation The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.

White report on "Advancing Equity and Racial Justice through the Federal Government." 
Consider other government agencies might collect data and have research on systemic inequality?  (Center for Disease Control, National Institute of Health, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, etc. )