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AMST 1001: What is American Studies?

Prof. Manu Karuka, Spring 2020

Introduction

These are just a few examples of the kinds of written reports and data visualizations that advocacy groups, labor unions, policy institues, and other organizations produce around poverty and related social indicators. You can see how data, often collected from U.S. government-led national surveys, are interpreted and shared by these groups. 

Poverty

Health

Housing

Policing and prisons

War/Military

Hunger

Employment

Education/literacy