August 1, 2018

AUGUST 2018 NEWSLETTER

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CHANGING SOCIAL NORMS


"We persist in what we are doing because that is the safe or safer course of action." --Elke Weber

The initial impetus behind our organizing an issue on soci...

August 1, 2018

Our August 2018 newsletter features the Spring 2018 issue of  Social Research on "Changing Social Norms" and explores articles from past issues that also address this theme. In their article, "Rights, Norms, and Politics: The Case of German Cit...

August 1, 2018

Our August 2018 newsletter features the Spring 2018 issue of  Social Research on "Changing Social Norms" and explores articles from past issues that also address this theme.  In these excerpts from the article "Fairness and Norms" (Vol. 73, No.  2,...

August 1, 2018

Our August 2018 newsletter features the Spring 2018 issue of  Social Research on "Changing Social Norms" and explores articles from past issues that also address this theme.  In “The Seriously Erotic Politics of Feminist Laughter” (Vol. 79, No. 1, Spring 2012...

August 1, 2018

Our August 2018 newsletter features the Spring 2018 issue of Social Research on "Changing Social Norms" and explores articles from past issues that also address this theme. In “Expanding Military Intervention: Promise or Peril?” (Vol. 62, No. 1, Summer 1995), J. Bryan...

August 1, 2018

Our August 2018 newsletter features the Spring 2018 issue of  Social Research on "Changing Social Norms" and explores articles from past issues that also address this theme.  In Elke Weber’s “Climate Change Demands Behavioral Change: What Are the Challenges”...

March 1, 2018

Chasing Democracy in an Age of Mistrust

In the Social Research issue on “Fraud,” political scientist E.E. Schattschneider is quoted by Andrew Gumbel as saying, “Democracy as we now understand it has been superimposed on an old governmental structure which was inhospitab...

December 22, 2017

Staying Mindful during the Giving Season

The winter holidays account for one of the largest shopping seasons each year. Many people will—often unknowingly—purchase gifts made in countries where corporations do not follow regulations to protect their employees, which rai...

November 16, 2017

NEW FROM SOCIAL RESEARCH: “THE FUTURE OF SCHOLARLY KNOWLEDGE”

“Is scholarly knowledge good for the public?” This is the question with which guest coeditor Kenneth Prewitt, vice president for global affairs and Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs at Columbia University,...

October 11, 2017

The Roots of Violence against the Rohingya

On August 23, just days before thousands of Rohingyas began fleeing their homes in Rakhine State, Aung San Suu Kyi’s recently appointed Rakhine Advisory Commission, established in 2016, submitted its final report. The engaging...

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