Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis

February 28, 2006

Who’s Feeling Rushed?

If you want to find out who’s always feeling starved for time, just ask a working mom.

HispanicFebruary 22, 2006

Pew Hispanic Center Survey of Mexicans Living in the U.S. on Absentee Voting in Mexican Elections

Strict requirements, insufficient information about registration procedures and lack of public interest hobbled Mexico’s first effort to conduct absentee voting among its more than ten million adult citizens living in the United States.

GlobalFebruary 21, 2006

Truly a World Wide Web

Computer usage and internet access have gone global. In many countries the growth has been fastest among people older than 50, according to a new Pew Global Attitudes report.

U.S. PoliticsFebruary 21, 2006

Youth and War

Neither hawks nor doves, America’s youth are more willing than their elders to give both war and peace a chance. A new poll analysis finds that generational differences on the use of force confound the stereotypes.

February 21, 2006

Families Drawn Together By Communication Revolution

A Social Trends Report

February 13, 2006

Are We Happy Yet?

In the pursuit of happiness, it helps to be affluent, a Republican or a regular churchgoer.

Internet & TechFebruary 12, 2006

Not Looking for Love

Hold the heart-shaped candy; most singles in America aren’t actively seeking romance.

U.S. PoliticsFebruary 12, 2006

Midterm Match-Up: Partisan Tide vs. Safe Seats

This election year, two heavyweight political trends are poised for collision: GOP unpopularity and the growing power of incumbency.

U.S. PoliticsFebruary 3, 2006

Bush’s Concern Over Isolationism Reflects More Than Just Rhetoric

When President Bush delivered a strong warning against isolationism in his State of the Union address, he was speaking to a recent and dramatic turn in public opinion, indicated by Pew polling.

ReligionJanuary 31, 2006

Supreme Court’s Decision in Gonzales v. Oregon

The Pew Forum analyzes the Supreme Court’s January 17 decision that the 1970 Controlled Substances Act (CSA) does not give the U.S. attorney general the authority to prohibit Oregon doctors from prescribing lethal doses of drugs to certain terminally ill patients who want to end their own lives.