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By Social Science Bites | Published: May 16, 2013
SAGE’s Global Publishing Director, Ziyad Marar talks with Nigel Warburton and David Edmonds about the one year anniversary of Social Science Bites.
By Daniel Nehring | Published: May 14, 2013
The recent and on-going reforms of higher education are enforcing an individualisation of academic labour. That academics would gamely play along with such a system is astonishing.
By American Academy of Political and Social Science | Published: May 5, 2013
Federal surveys have been getting more expensive to administer, in part because the number of people who actually respond to surveys has been progressively declining.
By Richard Garside | Published: April 29, 2013
There is no inevitability in the rise in homicide, domestic and acquaintance violence in the coming year. Sadly, though, it would be more surprising if they did not increase than if they did.
By Ferdinand von Prondzynski | Published: April 26, 2013
Around the educational mission we are now spinning a web of ‘accountability’ that has little to do with explaining or justifying our activities, and much to do with obscuring our responsibility through the creation of elaborate processes.
By Daniel Nehring | Published: April 24, 2013
Tom Wolfe, Miami, and the shallowness of our image-driven modern life.
By SAGE | Published: April 11, 2013
Ziyad Marar argues that greater funding of the social sciences is needed, not less
By Sarah-Louise Quinnell | Published: April 2, 2013
I have argued repeatedly that Social Scientists have a lot to offer sectors outside of the Ivory Tower and it is time we stopped associating this with negative words like failure and selling out.
By Daniel Nehring | Published: March 27, 2013
The Ivory Tower has been toppled and academia has an impact in the ‘real world’. The problem is that this may have come at the expense of truly innovative and critical scholarship.