Latest Social sciences Stories

2011-08-12 12:05:27

Regardless of a person's educational background, he or she is less likely to approach the Bible in a literal word-for-word fashion when surrounded by a greater number of church members who went to college.

2011-07-12 12:59:19

More than 140 scientific societies and universities today sent a letter urging U.S. policymakers, in their need to cut spending, to avoid singling out specific programs—such as the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences—and to refrain from bypassing independent peer review.

2011-07-04 08:06:00

Published since 1922, Science News magazine has new publication available for subscription on the iPad WASHINGTON, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Society for Science & the Public (SSP), publisher of Science News magazine, has launched a new weekly publication, Science News Prime, available only on the iPad.

2011-06-29 07:20:00

ATLANTA, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk through the mall, a school or a business office today, and in nearly any city in the country, it will be obvious that "we" is getting trickier to define in terms of race, ethnicity and collective identity.

2011-06-21 00:00:28

Loyola University New Orleans will offer three new interdisciplinary degree focused on environmental studies.

2011-06-13 08:00:00

Family, Friends and TV programs trump blogs and social networking as the main sources of information about causes and social issues for Americans age 18-29 WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the growing popularity of social media as means of engaging with causes today, younger Americans still look to personal communication with friends and family as well as traditional media when learning about and telling others about causes.

2011-05-26 21:25:17

In today's world, conflicts and misunderstandings frequently arise between those who are from more restrictive cultures and those from less restrictive ones.

2011-05-23 15:01:19

In the words of sociologist Harkaitz Zubiri, it is currently accepted that social hierarchy is constructed of individual merits, but the reality is quite different.

2011-05-07 00:00:28

Never seen before data is being gathered on what's normal in today's society in relationships and dating.

2011-05-05 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More Americans are involved with supporting our troops and feeding the hungry than any other causes or social issues today, according to the new Dynamics of Cause Engagement study released by Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide and Georgetown University's Center for Social Impact Communication.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.