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Letter Report to Sir Michael Marmot on the Social Determinants of Health  (CPOP)
2006

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Staffing Standards for Aviation Safety Inspectors  (BBCSS)
2006

A primary mission of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the assurance of safety in civil aviation, both private and commercial. To accomplish this mission, the FAA has promulgated a large... Read more


Once, Only Once, and in the Right Place: Residence Rules in the Decennial Census  (CNSTAT)
2006

The usefulness of the U.S. decennial census depends critically on the accuracy with which individual people are counted in specific housing units, at precise geographic locations. The 2000 and other... Read more


Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research  (CPOP)
2006

In sub-Saharan Africa, older people make up a relatively small fraction of the total population and are supported primarily by family and other kinship networks. They have traditionally been viewed as... Read more


Math/Science Partnerships (MSP): Six Proceedings and Transcripts from 11 MSP Workshops (MSP Workshop Series)  (CFE)
2006

This compact disc contains the electronic Proceedings from 11 workshops that were offered by the National Research Council (NRC) to grantees of the National Science Foundation s Math/Science... Read more


Improving Business Statistics Through Interagency Data Sharing: Summary of a Workshop  (CNSTAT)
2006

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ICT Fluency and High Schools: A Workshop Summary  (BOSE,BOTA)
2006

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Studying Media Effects on Children and Youth: Improving Methods and Measures, Workshop Summary  (BOCYF)
2006

The presence and intensity of media influences television, radio, music, computers, films, videos, and the Internet are increasingly recognized as an important part of the social ecology of children... Read more


Food Insecurity and Hunger in the United States: An Assessment of the Measure  (CNSTAT)
2006

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A Study of Interactions: Emerging Issues in the Science of Adolescence Workshop Summary  (BOCYF)
2006

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Testing of Defense Systems in an Evolutionary Acquisition Environment  (CNSTAT)
2006

The Department of Defense (DoD) recently adopted evolutionary acquisition, a dynamic strategy for the development and acquisition of its defense systems. Evolutionary defense systems are planned, in... Read more


Food Marketing to Children and Youth: Threat or Opportunity?  (BOCYF,FNB)
2006

Creating an environment in which children in the United States grow up healthy should be a high priority for the nation. Yet the prevailing pattern of food and beverage marketing to children in... Read more


Analyzing the U.S. Content of Imports and the Foreign Content of Exports  (CEGIS)
2006

Mass media has frequently covered stories concerning "outsourcing" or the moving of U.S. jobs to foreign locations by U.S. multinational companies. More often than not this "outsourcing" is of benefit... Read more


Assessing Fitness for Military Enlistment: Physical, Medical, and Mental Health Standards  (BBCSS)
2006

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) faces short-term and long-term challenges in selecting and recruiting an enlisted force to meet personnel requirements associated with diverse and changing... Read more


Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future  (CPOP)
2006

Given current demographic trends, nearly one in five U.S. residents will be of Hispanic origin by 2025. This major demographic shift and its implications for both the United States and the growing... Read more


Hispanics and the Future of America  (CPOP)
2006

Hispanics and the Future of America presents details of the complex story of a population that varies in many dimensions, including national origin, immigration status, and generation. The papers in... Read more


When I'm 64  (BBCSS)
2006

By 2030 there will be about 70 million people in the United States who are older than 64. Approximately 26 percent of these will be racial and ethnic minorities. Overall, the older population will be... Read more


Linking Mandatory Professional Development with High-Quality Teaching and Learning: Proceedings and Transcripts (CD-ROM)  
2006

This is a CD with the proceedings and transcripts from a workshop on Linking Mandatory Professional Development with High-Quality Teaching and Learning. This workshop was presented by the National... Read more



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