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Making the case no.1: Wellbeing

December 2, 2010 1309

Download a copy of this report from the Academy of Social Sciences

Making the Case for the Social Sciences, a report by the Academy of Social Sciences, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council, was launched Wednesday 10 February 2010 at Sixty One Whitehall, London. A video of the event can also be viewed here.

The Academy of Social Science’s mission is to promote social sciences in the United Kingdom for the public benefit. The academy is composed of individual academicians and learned societies; it responds to government and other consultations on behalf of the social science community, organizes meetings about social science and seminars on topics that span social science disciplines, and sponsors a number of efforts that promote social science and enhance its value to society.

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