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By Robert Dingwall | Published: April 15, 2014
No one expected Tamiflu to be a wonder drug, but indications are that it's moderately useful in fighting a serious public health threat. But that...
By Daniel Nehring | Published: March 13, 2014
How does the experience of impermanent, precarious employment on the margins of academia affect young scholars’ ability to engage in creative labor? Is such creative...
By Daniel Nehring | Published: December 7, 2013
In academia, elitism seems to be taking root, and privilege seems to matter more and more. Daniel Nehring discusses the consequences.
By Grace Conyers | Published: October 29, 2013
Author’s note: I did this interview and originally published it in the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences Member Central blog. The National Science...
By SAGE | Published: October 28, 2013
We are thrilled to introduce to you a new blogger to the Social Science Space blogging team, Grace Conyers. We found Grace after she had...
By Ziyad Marar | Published: September 19, 2013
Social science may be faring better politically in UK than US, says Ziyad Marar, but let's avoid complacency at all costs
By Robert Dingwall | Published: July 26, 2013
A recent Ipsos-Mori survey reveals the crucial role that social science has to play in modern democracy, a role which is frequently sabotaged.
By Daniel Nehring | Published: June 23, 2013
Critical scholarship and intellectual dissent are currently being closed down in favour of a model of academic life that accords scholars a limited role as...
By American Academy of Political and Social Science | Published: May 29, 2013
The American Academy of Political and Social Sciences recognizes William Julius Wilson for his work on race, stratification, and disadvantage in the U.S.