Month: August 2012

Social science sites of the week

Here is our latest weekly update. This week the Paralympics opened. Get started with our free news and research resources. […]

7 years ago
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The CSR Agenda: Part 5 of 5

As we conclude this week’s series on corporate social responsibility, we bring you thought-provoking reflections from global business leaders and […]

7 years ago
14

Paul Seabright on the Relationship Between the Sexes

There is still a great deal of inequality between the sexes in the workplace. In this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast Paul Seabright combines insights from economics and evolutionary theory to shed light on why this might be so.

7 years ago
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Some thoughts on attitudes towards foreign students in the UK

When I was a student, I had teachers who spoke about opportunities to study abroad in terms of things like the ability to widen one’s emotional and intellectual horizon.To today’s hardboiled politicians, journalists, and academic managers, these views must seem quaint and laughable.

7 years ago
135

The CSR Agenda: Part 4 of 5

On Tuesday, Forbes published a case study about a corporate social responsibility strategy that spelled the difference between life and […]

7 years ago
20

Economic Inequality and Political Power (Part 3 of 3)

Faith in the wisdom of the affluent to guide public policy has been sorely tested by the enormous costs in money and human suffering resulting from the Great Recession. My data cast further doubt on the notion that representational inequality arises from the greater knowledge or better judgment of those with higher incomes.

7 years ago
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The CSR Agenda: Part 3 of 5

Editor’s note: Today we continue our series on corporate social responsibility with top-tier research that answers key questions in the […]

7 years ago
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The CSR Agenda: Part 2 of 5

Editor’s note: Today we continue our series on corporate social responsibility, presenting top-tier research that answers key questions in the […]

7 years ago
11

The CSR Agenda: Part 1 of 5

As organizations the world over tune in to corporate social responsibility, there’s no time like the present to take a […]

7 years ago
12

Learning to Lead, Unscripted

If leadership itself is a social, collaborative, and creative process, why shouldn’t leadership development take root through creative and collaborative […]

7 years ago
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