Month: May 2012

Are You Happy At Work?

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Better Life Index revealed last week that while the U.S. ranks No. 1 […]

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“Treated like imbeciles”

While parts of Aditya Chakrabortty’s recent piece in the Guardian were sensible and informed, its central claim was unfair – that social science disciplines have been unable or unwilling to explore, explain, and confront the ‘Great Financial Crash’ of 2007-9

8 years ago
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Rio +20: JED Special Issue

The Journal of Environment & Development (JED), which was recently selected for coverage in the Social Science Citation Index, has […]

8 years ago
122

CSR: Institutional Models

Bjørn-Tore Blindheim of the University of Stavanger published “Institutional Models of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Proposed Refinement of the Explicit-Implicit […]

8 years ago
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A Response to Recent Attacks on Social Science

Across the world in the media, in policy, government discussions, and in our daily lives, there is evidence of social science at work. Whether it’s analysis of a cultural phenomenon like crime, or a major international concern such how climate change leads to changing lifestyles or inequality, social scientists help us understand cultures and behaviours.

8 years ago
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