Research

Blog posts and resources relating to research methods in the social sciences. To start a new discussion on methods, visit the forum via the above link.

Charles M. Russell painting ofm a cattle roundup

Round-up of Social Science Research

The following articles are  drawn from SAGE Insight, which spotlights research published in SAGE’s more than 700 journals. The article linked […]

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Charles M. Russell painting ofm a cattle roundup

Round-up of Social Science Research

The following article is drawn from SAGE Insight, which spotlights research published in SAGE’s more than 700 journals. The article linked […]

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Where is UK Government Getting Its Research?

Anyone under the impression that universities are the dominant suppliers to the United Kingdom government of commissioned research, advice, and knowledge, think again. Open data on government spending shows the relative dominance of other suppliers and mediators of knowledge to government – not least the private sector and think tanks. Simon Bastow presents some preliminary government-wide data.

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Steven Pinker

In Conversation With… Steven Pinker

Oliver Burkeman explores human nature, violence, feminism and religion with one of the world’s most controversial cognitive scientists. Can he dent Steven Pinker’s optimism?

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Is Evolutionary Psychology ‘Real’ Science? One Unhappy Take

Christopher Scanlon, an associate dean at La Trobe University, argues that evolutionary psychologists’ efforts to determine if people are ‘wired for happiness’ are faces some tall obstacles if they want their work to be considered scientific..

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Charles M. Russell painting ofm a cattle roundup

Round-up of Social Science Research

The following articles are drawn from SAGE Insight, which spotlights research published in SAGE’s more than 700 journals. All the articles […]

7 years ago
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Charles M. Russell painting ofm a cattle roundup

Round-up of Social Science Research

The following articles are drawn from SAGE Insight, which spotlights research published in SAGE’s more than 700 journals. All the articles […]

7 years ago
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1963 march on Washington, DC

Recent Scholarship on the Black Experience in the U.S.

From Martin Luther King to black political participation to race relations to teaching African American students, here are some academic papers from the ‘Journal of Black Studies’ that provide a scholarly snapshot of different aspects of black history and current issues in black studies.

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