Archives for May, 2021

Eleanor Bernert Sheldon, 1920-2021: Pioneer in Social Indicators Movement
Career
May 12, 2021

Eleanor Bernert Sheldon, 1920-2021: Pioneer in Social Indicators Movement

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Ronald Inglehart, 1934-2021: Founder of the World Values Survey
Career
May 12, 2021

Ronald Inglehart, 1934-2021: Founder of the World Values Survey

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Writing Scholarly Articles That Get Cited More Than the Competition
Business and Management INK
May 11, 2021

Writing Scholarly Articles That Get Cited More Than the Competition

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Whose Work Most Influenced You? Part 4: A Social Science Bites Retrospective
Social Science Bites
May 10, 2021

Whose Work Most Influenced You? Part 4: A Social Science Bites Retrospective

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National Academies Seeks Experts to Assess 2020 U.S. Census

National Academies Seeks Experts to Assess 2020 U.S. Census

The National Academies’ Committee on National Statistics seeks nominations for members of an ad hoc consensus study panel — sponsored by the U.S. Census Bureau — to review and evaluate the quality of the 2020 Census.

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Love and Justice at the End of Life: Studying Palliative Care in India

Love and Justice at the End of Life: Studying Palliative Care in India

The study shows that transformative service systems have to transcend the narrow confines of markets and seamless resource integration to embrace a dialectic of justice and agape that is marked by unintended consequences, conflicts, and compromises.

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If You Like President Trump, You Probably Won’t Wear a Mask

If You Like President Trump, You Probably Won’t Wear a Mask

We found that not only did approval/liking of President Trump strongly, and positively, predict Americans’ approval of his handling of the pandemic, but it also had significant, negative effects on personal protection behaviors.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Pop Psychology

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Pop Psychology

More than 50 years ago, George Miller, president of the American Psychological Association, urged his colleagues “to give psychology away.” No, cynical […]

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SSRC Names Anna Harvey as Next President

SSRC Names Anna Harvey as Next President

Anna Harvey, founding director of the Public Safety Lab at New York University, has been named the 15th president of the New York-based Social Science Research Council.

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Impact Looks Different Across Disciplines So Let’s Acknowledge That

Impact Looks Different Across Disciplines So Let’s Acknowledge That

Drawing on a linguistic analysis of REF Impact statements from 2014, Andrea Bonaccorsi, highlights key differences between statements being made by scholars in STEM and SSH disciplines and suggests differences in the causality of impact between the disciplines warrant a reconsideration of how these statements are produced and judged.

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Parsing Fact and Perception in Ethnography

Parsing Fact and Perception in Ethnography

Fact and perception are simply different categories, neither of which is necessarily more important than the other, argues Steve Lubet. . The challenge for ethnographers lies in making clear and careful distinctions between what they have actually seen and what they have only heard about.

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Event: APDU Workshop Series: Making the Best of the 2020 Census

Event: APDU Workshop Series: Making the Best of the 2020 Census

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Join the APDU for a free virtual workshop series that includes town halls (April 14-May12), trainings (June 16, August 18 and September […]

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