Year: 2016

Janet Carsten

Janet Carsten on the Kinship of Anthropology

One of the leading exponents of what might be called the second coming of kinship studies, Janet Carsten, a professor of social and cultural anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, has (literally) brought new blood into the field, exploring kinship’s nexus with politics, work and gender.

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Business Journals Say They Will Publish ‘Null’ Results

In a joint statement, 10 editors representing some of the academia’s most prestigious journals for management, organisational behavior and work psychology research, have vowed to publish research that fails to prove a hypotheses.

6 years ago
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Social Science’s Impact on Society, Circa 2065: Rebecca Wheeler

Social Science Space is presenting 10 shortlisted essays written by young social scientists in an ESRC competition looking at how social science might change the world in the next half century. This week we present Rebecca Wheeler’s hopes that applied cognitive psychology can and should improve policing.

6 years ago
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Book Review: Strategic Social Marketing

Jeff French and Ross Gordon, Strategic Social Marketing. London: SAGE Publications, Ltd. 2015. 448 pp. $155.00 (hardcover), $59.00 (paper-back), $37.60 […]

6 years ago
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Social Science’s Impact on Society, Circa 2065: Matjaz Vidmar

Social Science Space is presenting 10 shortlisted essays written by young social scientists in an ESRC competition looking at how social science might change the world in the next half century. This week we present Matjaz Vidmar and his look at a unique environment for conducting academic research half a century hence …

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Ziyad Marar

Making Interdisciplinarity the Norm

Ziyad Marar, the global publishing director for Social Science Space’s parent, SAGE Publishing, discusses the bright-ish future of interdisciplinary social research as his contribution to the annual questioned posed by the Edge.org website.

6 years ago
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Henrietta Moore

New Year Honours List Includes Number of Social Scientists

A social anthropologist who works to create a globally sustainable future and a geographer who until recently headed the Economic and Social Research Council were among a number of British citizens cited for “service to social science” in Queen Elizabeth’s just-released New Year Honours lists.

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