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By Social Science Bites | Published: April 2, 2014
What's in a name? According to economist Gregory Clark, a lot of divine-able information about your family's past and perhaps a fair bit about your...
By Social Science Bites | Published: January 9, 2014
In the latest edition of Social Science Bites, Brazilian philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger discusses what is wrong with the social sciences today, arguing...
By Social Science Bites | Published: August 1, 2013
You might assume that deaths increase in a recession, but that doesn't necessarily happen.
By Social Science Bites | Published: June 3, 2013
Has equality for women been achieved? Feminism has apparently achieved many of its aims. But have they? Angela McRobbie from the Department of Media and...
By LSE Impact | Published: January 30, 2013
“The social scientists we could do business with were those who grounded their ideas through field studies, cultural probes and social data”.
By Social Science Bites | Published: June 1, 2012
Some people have strong and visceral reactions to cities. They might love or loathe New York, or Jerusalem, or Berlin. This may have something to...
By Social Science Space | Published: May 14, 2012
An open letter was published online calling for social science and humanities research to be integrated into the new European Framework. Professor Milena Zic-Fuchs spoke...