Quantcast

Latest Sociology Stories

2014-05-07 11:05:54

Although the United States is spending more on welfare than ever before, most of that money is going to better-off families rather than the very poorest. Robert A. Moffitt, the Krieger-Eisenhower professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University, found that the U.S. has gotten more generous over time in supporting low-income families, spending 74 percent more inflation-adjusted dollars on welfare programs in 2007 than in 1975. But for the 2.5 million single parent families with the...

2014-05-07 08:23:51

Environmental protection: WNO Treaty enters into force. WNO as a new permanent negotiation platform for old challenges GENEVA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For four years, states keenly supported the initiative for establishing the World Nature Organization (WNO). Now, the intergovernmental organization has been founded and the WNO treaty enters into force. Geneva- Emerging and developing countries, already suffering the consequences of global warming, climate change and other...

2014-05-06 23:14:27

Executive Vice President of Data Facts, Inc completes 3.5-day Leadership Training (LDI Program) with the New Memphis Institute. This comprehensive, yet personal approach to enhancing leadership techniques enables participants to tap into their own leadership strengths and build on those to lead their team to the next level. Memphis TN (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Data Facts Inc, a nationwide provider of mortgage lending and background screening solutions, congratulates Julie Wink, Executive Vice...

2014-05-06 12:26:35

NUREMBERG, Germany, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fire fighters are rated the most trustworthy; politicians with the lowest level of trust According to a global study on trusted professions conducted by GfK Verein fire fighters are at top of the list. In almost all countries politicians are trusted the least. The global study encompasses the empirically researched trust in over 30 professions with which people enter into relationships in their daily lives. The selection...

2014-05-01 12:28:20

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO This report provides data on the demographic characteristics of people close to, but not below, official poverty thresholds from 1966 to 2012. The "near-poor" are people with family income between 100 and 125 percent of the poverty thresholds, allowing for a full examination of the low-income population. The...

2014-05-01 12:25:23

SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wholesome Sweeteners is uniting with Fair Trade organizations around the country to celebrate World Fair Trade Day on May 10. As the original pioneer of Fairtrade sugar and honey certification in North America, this year Wholesome Sweeteners has partnered with the Fair Trade Resource Network, Fair Trade Campaigns, Fairtrade America and Fair Trade Houston to help build awareness. The company has donated samples of its delicious Fairtrade,...

2014-04-30 23:24:06

Teen blogging community, StageofLife.com, polled over 5,100 junior high, high school, and college students about mental illness as part of its international writing contest that asked the question, “How has mental illness impacted your life?” New statistics about teens and mental illness were announced along with 12 essay finalists. York, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 To understand the relationship between teens and mental illness, StageofLife.com asked thousands of high school and...

2014-04-30 23:15:23

The company’s patent-pending hybrid water + shaker bottles are now available for purchase on http://www.trimrlife.com. To celebrate the first round of production following a highly successful Kickstarter campaign, Trimr will be launching a social media photo contest on May 1st. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Trimr today announced the launch of its online store, home to the company’s brand new, patent-pending hybrid water + shaker bottles. The first round of production was...

2014-04-30 23:06:23

Recent shootings raise questions about mental illness and violence. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman encourages everyone to regularly take stock of their mental health. With recent news events such as the shootings in Fort Hood and Kansas City raising questions about mental illness and violence, it’s a good time to talk about mental health.     “First, it’s important to note that mental illness does not...

2014-04-29 23:05:16

Company strengthens advisory board and broadens European presence. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Modria, provider of the world’s leading online dispute resolution (ODR) platform, announced today that it has acquired Netherlands-based Juripax B.V., an online mediation software provider. Juripax has the leading European online dispute resolution platform, helping mediators and dispute resolvers, companies, and consumers resolve disputes of many kinds, from divorce to e-commerce....


Latest Sociology Reference Libraries

10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
Related