Current Social Science Research Report--Sociology #90, November 25, 2008.

CSSRR-Social is a weekly email report produced by the Data and Information Services Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It seeks to help social science researchers keep up to date with the latest developments in the field. This report will contain selected listings of new: reports, articles, bibliographies, working papers, tables of contents, conferences, data, and websites. For more information, including an archive of back issues and subscription information see:

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Index to this issue:

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND NGO STATISTICAL PUBLICATIONS

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US STATES

NGO AND OTHER COUNTRIES

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

WORKING PAPERS

TABLES OF CONTENTS

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

DATA

BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL AND NGO PUBLICATIONS

US:

1. National Center for Education Statistics Report: "Public Elementary and Secondary School Student Enrollment and Staff From the Common Core of Data: School Year 2006-07," by Jennifer Sable and Amber Noel (NCES 2009305, November 2008, .pdf format, 29p.).

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2009305

2. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Report: "Juvenile Arrests 2006," by Howard N. Snyder (November 2008, .pdf format, 11p.).

http://www.ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/publications/PubAbstract.asp?pubi=243205

3. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy Periodical: SSI (Supplemental Security Income) Monthly Statistics, October 2008 (November 2008, HTML and .pdf format).

http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_monthly/2008-10/index.html

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US States:

Iowa:

State Data Center Report: "Native Americans in Iowa: 2008" (November 2008, .pdf format, 4p.).

http://www.iowadatacenter.org/Publications/aian2006

Washington:

Center for Health Statistics Report: "Marriage Data: 1991-2007" (November 2008, Microsoft Excel format, with 2007 data also available in HTML format).

http://www.doh.wa.gov/EHSPHL/CHS/chs-data/marriage/Marr_VD.htm

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NGO and Other Countries:

Cyprus:

Statistical Service Report: "Criminal Statistics: 2006: (November 2008, .pdf format, 215p.).

http://www.pio.gov.cy/mof/cystat/statistics.nsf/All/BA66A0BD0D22D063C225750B00326571/$file/CRIMINAL_STATISTICS-2006.pdf?OpenElement

The report is in Greek and English.

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Hungary:

Central Statistics Office First Release: "Vital events, January--September 2008" (November 2008, .pdf format, 5p.).

http://portal.ksh.hu/pls/ksh/docs/eng/xftp/gyor/nep/enep20809.pdf

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Israel:

Central Bureau of Statistics Report: "Students at Institutions of Higher Education, 2006/07" (November 2008, .pdf format, 163p., with ancillary information in Microsoft Excel format, and tables in .zip compressed Microsoft Excel format).

http://www1.cbs.gov.il/webpub/pub/text_page_eng.html?publ=55&CYear=2006&CMonth=1

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Japan:

Statistics Bureau Periodical, Report"

A. "Japan Monthly Statistics" (November 2008, Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/getujidb/index.htm

B. "Population Estimates: June 1, 2008 (Final estimates) , November 1, 2008 (Provisional estimates)" (November 2008, HTML and Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/jinsui/tsuki/index.htm

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Lithuania:

Statistics Department Compendium, Report:

A. Statistical Yearbook of Lithuania 2008" (November 2008, .pdf format, 738p.). The compendium is in Lithuanian and English.

http://www.stat.gov.lt/en/catalog/list/?cat_y=1&cat_id=1&id=1397&PHPSESSID=5426fcc4f7d549f8a3bf917bf1ed1450

B. "Causes of Death" (November 2008, .pdf format, 180p.). The report is in Lithuanian and English.

http://www.stat.gov.lt/en/catalog/list/?cat_y=1&cat_id=3&id=1434&PHPSESSID=5426fcc4f7d549f8a3bf917bf1ed1450

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Malta:

National Statistics Office News Release: "Museums and Historical Sites 2006-2007" (November 2008, .pdf format, 6p.).

http://www.nso.gov.mt/statdoc/document_view.aspx?id=2306&backUrl=news_by_date.aspx%3fretainCriteria%3dtrue

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Netherlands:

Statistics Netherlands: SN has updated its Web Magazine, Economic Monitor, and Press Releases from Nov. 19-25, 2008).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/_unique/_nieuws/default.htm

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Releases: SN has updated its news releases from Nov. 19-25, 2008).

http://www.ssb.no/english/previous14days/

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Scotland:

Scottish Government Reports:

A. "Statistical Bulletin Crime and Justice Series: Domestic Abuse recorded by the police in Scotland, 2007-08" (November 2008, .pdf format, 35p.).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/11/21110133/0

B. "Higher Education Student Support in Scotland 2007-08" (November 2008, .pdf format, 31p.).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/11/21111027/0

C. "People and Culture in Scotland: Results from the Scottish Household Survey Culture and Sport Module 2007" (November 2008, .pdf format, 336p.).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/11/24104710/0

D. "Housing statistics for Scotland 2008: Key Trends Summary" (November 2008, .pdf format, 12p.).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/11/20103537/0

E. "Registered Blind and Partially Sighted Persons, Scotland 2008" (November 2008, .pdf format, 16p.).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/11/24145337/0

F. "Children Educated Outwith School and Pupil Projections, 2008" (November 2008, and Microsoft Excel format, 14p.).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/11/20095210/0

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UK:

1. Communities and Local Government Report: "English House Condition Survey - 2006 Annual Report" (November 2008, .pdf format, 269p.).

http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/corporate/statistics/ehcs2006annualreport

Link to full text is under "Download", near the bottom of the page

2. National Statistics Office Report, News Release:

A. "21st Century Mortality" (November 2008, Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/StatBase/Product.asp?vlnk=10530&Pos=&ColRank=1&Rank=422

B. "Net migration to the UK was 237,000 in 2007" (Nov. 19, 2008, .pdf format, 7p.).

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/pdfdir/ppmg1108.pdf

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Welsh Assembly Government/Llywodraeth Cynulliad Cymru Reports:

A. "Discrimination, Harassment and Victimisation: Results from the Living in Wales Survey 2007" (November 2008, .pdf format, 14p., with tables in Microsoft Excel format).

http://new.wales.gov.uk/topics/statistics/headlines/social2008/hdw200811252/?lang=en

B. "Eradicating Child Poverty in Wales: Child Poverty Milestones and Targets Update 2008" (November 2008, .pdf format, 4p.).

http://new.wales.gov.uk/topics/statistics/headlines/social2008/hdw20081125/?lang=en

C. "Social Attitudes in Wales: Results from the Living in Wales Survey 2007" (November 2008, .pdf format, 12p., with tables in Microsoft Excel format).

http://new.wales.gov.uk/topics/statistics/headlines/social2008/hdw200811251/?lang=en

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.:

Demographic Research Article: "Repartnering after marital dissolution: Does context play a role?" by Silvia Meggiolaro and Fausta Ongaro (Vol. 19, Article 57, November 2008, .pdf format, p. 1913-1934). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol19/57/default.htm

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Rand Corporation Research Brief: "State Arts Policy: Trends and Future Prospects," by Julia F. Lowell (November 2008, .pdf format, 27p.).

http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG817/

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American Association of School Administrators Report: "AASA Study of the Impact of the Economic Downturn on Schools" (November 2008, .pdf format, 26p.). The report is linked to from an AASA news release: "AASA Releases Study of the Impact of the Economic Downturn on Schools" (Nov. 12, 2008).

http://www.aasa.org/newsroom/pressdetail.cfm?ItemNumber=10846

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National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) [University of Canberra, Australia]) Report: "The Australian Statistical Geography Standard: Designing the SA2s," by Alec Bamber (November 2008, .pdf format, 45 slides).

http://www.canberra.edu.au/centres/natsem/publications?sq_content_src=%2BdXJsPWh0dHAlM0ElMkYlMkZhbmltYWwuY2FuYmVycmEuZWR1LmF1JTNBNTgwJTJGbmF0c2VtJTJGaW5kZXgucGhwJTNGbW9kZSUzRHB1YmxpY2F0aW9uJTI2cHVibGljYXRpb24lM0QxMTQwJmFsbD0x

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WORKING PAPERS:

University of Michigan Population Studies Center: "The Growing Racial Divide in U.S. Children’s Long-Term Poverty at the End of the Twentieth Century," by Lloyd Grieger and Jessica Wyse (PSC Research Report No. 08-660, November 2008, .pdf format, 48p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/pubs/abs.html?ID=5637

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Centre d'Etudes de Populations, de Pauvreté et de Politiques Socio-Economiques / International Network for Studies in Technology, Environment, Alternatives, Development--Integrated Research Infrastructure in the Socio-economic Sciences (CEPS/INSTEAD--IRISS) [Differdange, Luxembourg]: "IRISS-C/I 10th Anniversary Conference on The measurement of discrimination, inequality and deprivation. Recent developments and applications: Book of abstracts. CEPS/INSTEAD, Publications of ERDI, 2008" (IRISS Working Papers no. 2008-09, November 2008, .pdf format, 12p.).

http://www.ceps.lu/pdf/11/art1386.pdf?CFID=829269&CFTOKEN=95782556

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JOURNAL TABLES OF CONTENTS (check your library for availability):

Journal of Marriage and the Family (Vol. 70, No. 5, Dec. 2008).

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118493332/home

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

Population Reference Bureau: "IP Fellowships." "The Population Reference Bureau (PRB), through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), sponsors fellowships for one or two years. PRB recruits in the spring to fill positions starting in the summer. Currently, PRB is supporting one Fellow who works at USAID for the Office of Population and Reproductive Health within the Global Health Bureau. This position is contingent upon availability of funding." Application deadline is Feb. 26, 2009. For more information see:

http://www.prb.org/Home/EventsTraining/InternationalTraining/IPFellowships.aspx

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Agework.Com: AgeWork has updated its employment page with listings through Nov. 24, 2008.

http://agework.geron.org/c/search_results.cfm?site_id=312

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American Educational Research Association: AERA has updated its employment page with listings through Nov. 25, 2008.

http://careers.aera.net/c/search_results.cfm?site_id=557

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American Statistical Association: ASA has updated its employment page with listings through Nov. 25, 2008.

http://jobs.amstat.org/search/results

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Chronicle of Higher Education:

Sociology positions has been updated through Nov. 24, 2008.

http://chronicle.com/jobs/100/800/8000/

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DATA:

National Longitudinal Studies:

NLS has updated the following files:

A. "NLSY79-Children-Young Adults: The Young Adult geocode file, along with the main NLSY79 geocode file, is available on a separate CD to users who have successfully completed a geocode application and signed a confidentiality agreement with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. If interested in gaining access to the NLSY79 Young Adult Geocode data, please review the information at":

http://www.bls.gov/nls/geocodeapp.htm

B. "The NLSY79 Child and Young Adult Errata and User Notes is available at

http://www.nlsinfo.org/nlscya/childya_documentation/childya_errata.php3

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Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) Updates: ARDA at Penn State University added several studies on Nov. 10, 2008. Note: Users must affirm a license agreement before downloading data.

http://www.thearda.com/Archive/Browse_n.asp

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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research: ICPSR at the University of Michigan released several new datasets on Nov. 18, 2008 which may be of interest to Sociology researchers. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/membership/index.html

New and updated data:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/announce.html?startdate=2008-07-28&enddate=2008-11-23

All new and updated data in the last 90 days can be found at:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/access/recent.html

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UK Data Archive (Essex University, Colchester, UK): The UK Data Archive has recently added the following datasets to its holdings. Note: There maybe charges or licensing requirements on holdings of the UK Data Archive. For more information see:

http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/

For new data or new editions of new data in the last month:

http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/findingData/newdata.asp

and pick "1 month" for either.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES:

Panel Study of Income Dynamics Bibliography Update: The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research PSID has recently added the following item to its bibliography. The entire bibliography can be searched or browsed in various ways at:

http://psidonline.isr.umich.edu/Publications/Bibliography/default.aspx

Belli, Robert F.; Stafford, Frank P., and Alwin, Duane F. Introduction: The Application of Calendar and Time Diary Methods in the Collection of Life Course Data. Knight, Vicki; Connelly, Sean, and Freeman, Carla, (eds.). Calendar and Time Diary: Methods in Life Course Research. Los Angeles-London-New Delphi-Singapore-Washington DC: Sage Publications, Inc.; 2009; pp1-12.

Belli, Robert F.; Stafford, Frank P., and Alwin, Duane F. Timeline Data Collection and Analysis: Time Diary and Event History Calendar Methods. Knight, Vicki; Connelly, Sean, and Freeman, Carla, (eds.). Calendar and Time Diary: Methods in Life Course Research. 2009: Sage Publications, Inc.; 2009; pp13-30.

Belli, Robert F.; Stafford, Frank P., and Alwin, Duane F. The Emergence of Caldenar Interviewing: A Theoretical and Empirical Rationale. Knight, Vicki; Connelly, Sean, and Freeman, Carla, (eds.). Calendar and Time Diary: Methods in Life Course Research. Los Angeles-London-New Delphi-Singapore-Washington DC: Sage Publications, Inc.; 2009; pp31-53.

Belli, Robert F.; Stafford, Frank P., and Alwin, Duane F. Using Time Diaries to Study Instruction in Schools. Knight, Vicki; Connelly, Sean, and Freeman, Carla, (eds.). Calendar and Time Diary: Methods in Life Course Research. Los Angeles-London-New Delphi-Singapore-Washington, DC: Sage Publications, Inc.; 2009; pp175-190.

Belli, Robert F.; Stafford, Frank P., and Alwin, Duane F. Future Directions in Calendar and Time Diary Methods. Knight, Vicki; Connelly, Sean, and Freeman, Carla, (eds.). Calendar and Time Diary: Methods in Life Course Research. Los Angeles-London-New Delphi-Singapore-Washington, DC: Sage Publications, Inc.; 2009; pp307-316.

Brinig, Margaret F. and Nock, Steven L. The One-Size-Fits-All Family. Santa Clara Law Review. 2009; 49(137):_.

Conley, Dalton and Glauber, Rebecca. All in the Family? Family Composition, Resources, and Sibling Similarity in Socioeconomic Status. Research in Social Stratication and Mobility. 2008; dio:10.1016/J.rssm.2008.08.003.

Crowder, Kyle and South, Scott J. Spatial Dynamics of White Flight: The Effects of Local and Extralocal Racial Conditions on Neighborhood Out-Migration. American Sociological Review. 2008; 73(5):792-812.

Elliott, III, William. Children's College Aspirations and Expectations: The Potential Role of Children's Development Accounts (CDAs). Children and Youth Services Review. 2008

Freeman, Lance. Is Class Becoming a More Important Determinant of Neighborhood Attainment for African-Americans?. Urban Affairs Review. 2008; 44(1):3-26.

Halliday, Timothy and Kimmitt, Michael. Selective Migration and Health in the USA, 1984-93. Population Studies. 2008; 62(3):321-334.

Lareau, Annette and Weininger, Elliot. Time, Work, and Family Life: Reconceptualizing Gendered Time Patterns through the Case of Children's Organized Activities. Sociological Forum. 2008; 23(3):419-454

Ono, Hiromi and Tsai, Hsin-Jen. Race, Parental Socioeconomic Status. and Computer Use Time Outside of School Among Young American Children, 1997 to 2003. Journal of Family Issues. 2008; 29(12):1650-1672.

Sharkey, Patrick. The Intergenerational Transmission of Context. American Journal of Sociology. 2008; 113(4):931-969.

Wimer, Christopher; Simpkins, Sandra D.; Dearing, Eric; Bouffard, Suzanne M.; Caronongan, Pia, and Weiss, Heather B. Predicting Youth Out-Of-School Time Participation: Multiple Risks and Developmental Differences. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. 2008; 54(2):179-207.

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