Month: July 2012

Academic Blogging

Technology has the potential to share knowledge both further and faster. The 2012 THE Knowledge Exchange / Transfer Initiative of the Year was recently won by LSE for a series of academic blogs, and the managing editors share their thoughts with us about the state, impact, and future of academic blogging

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People are not Only Biological Machines

You can hardly open a newspaper or listen to a factual broadcast without some reference to neuroscience or evolutionary explanations of things that people do, feel or think.

7 years ago
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What Makes Sociology Textbooks Original?

Currently, textbooks exist at the margins of the Sociology, summarising and recycling extant knowledge while fundamentally lacking in original contributions to sociological enquiry. This doesn’t have to be.

7 years ago
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Getting the Help They Need

For many, jails may be the only place providing regular access to essential health treatment. Upon release, both health services and medication regimens often abruptly stop with little or no follow up care

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Weekly Overview of Social Science News

Social Scientists protest biased study targeting LGBT parents, Chinese girls outperforming boys and more in this Weekly Overview of Social Science News.

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