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Is democracy possible now?
Communication
January 28, 2011

Is democracy possible now?

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How did London get away with it? The recession and the north-south divide
Audio
January 28, 2011

How did London get away with it? The recession and the north-south divide

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NSF-Funded Research in 2011
Academic Funding
January 26, 2011

NSF-Funded Research in 2011

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Do you have views on proportionate regulation and research ethics?
International Debate
January 25, 2011

Do you have views on proportionate regulation and research ethics?

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Do Asian-American parents push their kids?

Do Asian-American parents push their kids?

Does the Tiger Mother get it right? While some view Asian-Americans as pushy, stressing their children into exceptional achievement, research doesn’t bear […]

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New UK report on outcome-based government

New UK report on outcome-based government

A new report today from the Centre for Social Justice, a UK think-tank, is highly critical of the way that successive governments […]

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Semantic Metadata and Evidence-Based Policy Assessment

Semantic Metadata and Evidence-Based Policy Assessment

An increasingly wide range of research resources is being placed online, and the traditional journal article is being supplemented with access to data sets, […]

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Ideas and analysis – what politicians want from social scientists

Ideas and analysis – what politicians want from social scientists

Interview with Chair of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Science & Policy. Kelvin Hopkins is MP for Luton North and Chair of […]

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UK government reports published 10-14 January 2011

UK government reports published 10-14 January 2011

Postal services in Scotland Scottish Affairs select Committee HC 669 1st report – Embedding sustainable development across Government, after the Secretary of […]

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Social science websites of the week

Social science websites of the week

Here is the latest weekly update of new and important social science websites. See the full listing  via the LSE Library research […]

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MINDSPACE: A simple checklist for behaviour change

MINDSPACE: A simple checklist for behaviour change

Influencing behaviour is central to public policy. Recently, there have been major advances in understanding the influences on our behaviours. Policy-makers are […]

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NAS to Organize Planning Meeting on Possible Development of K-12 Behavioral and Social Sciences Education Framework

NAS to Organize Planning Meeting on Possible Development of K-12 Behavioral and Social Sciences Education Framework

The National Academies’ Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) will be awarded funding for a planning meeting to determine whether to conduct a full panel study to develop a framework for kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) behavioral and social sciences education.

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