News tagged with demography

Probing Question: Why is the census important?

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau undertakes a mammoth task: counting all of the people living in the United States and recording basic information such as age, sex, and race. The United States' founders thought these ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Slaves or not, Babylonians were like us, says book

( -- They got married, had children, made beer. Although they lived 3,500 years ago in Nippur, Babylonia, in many ways they seem like us. Whether they were also slaves is a hotly contested question which Jonathan ...

dateJan 06, 2012 in Other
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