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By Michelle L. Stack | Published: February 23, 2017
We have entered an era of lifelong media education, says Michelle L. Stack. This includes an examination of how we freely share information about ourselves on social media that is then used to frame how we see others and ourselves.
By SAGE | Published: February 22, 2017
At a panel debate held by the Royal Statistical Society titled ‘Post-truth: what is it and what can we do about it,’ panelists from BuzzFeed, Sense about Science, Full Fact, the Oxford Internet Institute and the RSS debated this new phenomenon.
By SAGE | Published: February 21, 2017
SAGE Publishing and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University will present sociologist William Julius Wilson, a leader for a half century in the study of race and inequality in the United States, the 2017 SAGE-CASBS Award.
By Jon M Jachimowicz | Published: February 21, 2017
Governments around the world have found success using the burgeoning field of behavioral science to improve the efficiency of their policies and increase citizens’ well-being. We need clear guidelines on when and how to use behavioral science in policy.
By Amy McCaig | Published: February 16, 2017
metaBUS, a free new online research tool, aims to help revolutionize social science research.
By Social Science Bites | Published: February 15, 2017
In this first of three of montages from past Social Science Bites podcasts, 15 renowned social scientists reveal their pick for "Which piece of social science research has most inspired or most influenced you?"
By David Varel | Published: February 13, 2017
This Black History Month, remember the trailblazing work of an American anthropologist, Allison Davis, who both studied and was a victim of the nation's entrenched racism.
By Robert Dingwall | Published: February 12, 2017
The UK science policy establishment has been remarkably sanguine in the face of its government’s plans for Brexit, argues Robert Dingwall.
By Social Science Space | Published: February 10, 2017
In the hour-long recorded conversation with Social Science Space editor Michael Todd, COSSA's Wendy Naus discusses what individual social science scholars, students and their academic societies can do if they feel threatened by the currents in Washington, D.C.
By Noah Barsky | Published: February 10, 2017
Ed. note – This post is drawn from two articles that originally appeared at SAGE Connection. Textbook examples certify learning. Cases educate. Textbook learning is often a re-packaging of objective facts or approaches set forth in a preceding chapter. A great case can call upon resources of many types across numerous disciplines. Great cases are […]