Social Science

Web 2.0: Anarchy or Revolution?
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November 19, 2012

Web 2.0: Anarchy or Revolution?

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Big Data: Benefit to Society, or Drowning in a Data Deluge?
Academic Funding
November 12, 2012

Big Data: Benefit to Society, or Drowning in a Data Deluge?

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Money Degrades Our Ability to Empathize
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November 8, 2012

Money Degrades Our Ability to Empathize

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ESRC Festival of Social Science, and the ‘Big Data’ Debate
Impact
November 5, 2012

ESRC Festival of Social Science, and the ‘Big Data’ Debate

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Steven Pinker on Violence and Human Nature

Steven Pinker on Violence and Human Nature

Is the world getting less violent? It seems unlikely. But Steven Pinker has amassed empirical evidence to show that it is. In this interview with Nigel Warburton for the Social Science Bites podcast he explains some of the possible causes of this transformation.

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How to Improve Your CV and Get a Great Job

How to Improve Your CV and Get a Great Job

The unsettling truth about the Academic job market.

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“Social Scientists Need to Make a Stronger Case for Their Worth”

“Social Scientists Need to Make a Stronger Case for Their Worth”

Social scientists need to make a strong case for their worth inside and outside of academia.

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Campaign for Social Science Roadshows

Campaign for Social Science Roadshows

The Campaign for Social Science will hold its latest roadshows in the next few weeks.

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Health, Engineering, and National Security Experts laud Life-Saving Impact of Social Sciences

Health, Engineering, and National Security Experts laud Life-Saving Impact of Social Sciences

A group of scholars and experts who are not traditionally associated with the social sciences were found in one location discussing the important accomplishments of social and behavioral scientists.

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A Sociology of Financialisation?

A Sociology of Financialisation?

Beyond an economic analysis of the financial crisis

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The Geography of Drug Market Activities and Child Maltreatment

The Geography of Drug Market Activities and Child Maltreatment

If we can model the diffusion of drug markets, can we also begin to model the effects of these markets on social problems, including child abuse and neglect?

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Do Adult Drug Courts Produce Other Psychosocial Benefits?

Do Adult Drug Courts Produce Other Psychosocial Benefits?

Although by no means a household word, “drug courts” have been among the most studied criminal justice interventions of the past two decades. So what are these courts, and why do they matter?

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