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Meanwhile, Impact Down Under

Australia has been sampling a variety of tests for measuring research impact for more than a decade, but has yet to settle on whether the ‘impact agenda’ is here to stay.

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Why the Chinese Government Should Read Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer’s examination of ‘militant’ societies, argues our Robert Dingwall, proves to be a cautionary tale for the present Chinese government and its attempts to micro-manage society through the ‘social credit’ scheme.

3 years ago
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Is Workplace Conflict Good or Bad?

Editor’s note: We are pleased to welcome Alice H. Y. Hon of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, whose article “The Effects […]

9 years ago
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Weekly Overview of Social Science News

Social Scientists protest biased study targeting LGBT parents, Chinese girls outperforming boys and more in this Weekly Overview of Social Science News.

9 years ago
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Would Confucius have a Civil Partnership?

In a culture where one’s identity is maintained through kinship networks and where the Confucian ideal of filial piety continues to structure family relations and everyday life, marriage is a very big deal.

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