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By Social Science Bites | Published: August 4, 2014
Around the world, populations are growing older. But is that because people are living longer? Or could it be that there are fewer younger people to dilute the demographic pool? And what about aging itself -- when exactly is 'old' these days?
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: July 9, 2014
The Population Association of America has joined the family of Social Science Space partners this summer, and to mark that we spoke with the president of the PAA, Johns Hopkins economist Robert Moffitt.
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 Richard Garside | Published: March 15, 2013
Much of the current confusion about crime trends is born of the tendency to bunch together a whole range of different harms and actions under the abstract category of 'crime'. This blinds us to where the significant problems are.