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By David Canter | Published: April 26, 2014
Professor David Canter comments on Britain's downward trend in violence and examines some of the factors that may underlie it beyond a more expensive pint.
By Global Dialogue | Published: February 20, 2013
Much destruction of human potential takes the form of a “slow violence” that extends over time. It is insidious, undramatic and relatively invisible.
By Daniel Nehring | Published: November 25, 2012
The academic world today is in the process of being colonised by the values, mindset, and operational principles of business.
By Social Science Bites | Published: November 1, 2012
Is the world getting less violent? It seems unlikely. But Steven Pinker has amassed empirical evidence to show that it is. In this interview with Nigel Warburton for the Social Science Bites podcast he explains some of the possible causes of this transformation.
By nilspettergleditsch | Published: February 6, 2012
There is increasing agreement that the world is warming and that there is a significant man-made contribution. But uncertainty continues about many of the physical consequences of climate change and even more so about the social effects.
By Social Science Space | Published: February 16, 2011
A statement has been issued by a number of scholarly associations in the US supporting the right of academics to carry out research and publicize the results without fear of attack. The statement was sparked by a series of attacks on Professor Frances Fox Piven, a Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the City […]