December 14, 2016


Failure, it seems, is all around us—something to which nothing and no one is immune. The newly published fall issue of Social Research, "Failure," guest-edited by Arjun Appadurai, addresses failure from myriad angle...

April 1, 2015

Ira Katznelson, Guest Editor 

Arien Mack, Journal Editor

This eightieth anniversary issue of Social Research looks back at the most enduring works published in the journal over the past eight decades and their impact upon the academic world. This look into the past illum...

April 1, 2014

John P. McCormick, Guest Editor 

Arien Mack, Journal Editor 

This issue marks the five hundredth anniversary of Machiavelli's The Prince. This edition of Social Research expresses just how meaningful this text remains to our contemporary social and political life

Table of...

January 1, 2014

Arien Mack, Editor 

Corruption is both a pressing contemporary issue that characterizes aspects of our social and political world and an enduring problem. It has been a corrosive part of political and social life for a very long time, and is an unfortunate part of our c...

October 1, 2013

Teresa Ghilarducci and Rick McGahey, Guest Editors 

Arien Mack, Journal Editor 

This issue features the discussion of economists on the limits and failures of economic analyses supporting austerity policies, showing how these policies hold back economic growth and analyz...

March 1, 2013

Richard J. Bernstein, Guest Editor 

Arien Mack, Journal Editor

During the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in the tangled relations of politics, religion, and theology. Is the famous thesis of Carl Schmitt—"all significant concepts of the modern t...

October 1, 2012

Arien Mack, Editor 

This special issue brings together  scholars and university leaders and education experts from around the world to investigate the challenges facing higher education and the traditional research university; discuss the goals and uses of higher educat...

July 1, 2011

Arien Mack, Editor

Assumptions about the "normal," "healthy," and "acceptable" body lead to policies around the world that are unjust. Papers in these two issues examine the body as an international human rights arena in which competing forces—including religion, scienc...

April 1, 2010

Victoria Hattam and Riva Kastoryano, Guest Editors

Arien Mack, Editor

This issue is an excellent array of papers bridging problems of migration in Europe and the United States. It also includes a fascinating round-table discussion in which a distinguished group of collea...

October 1, 2009

Arien Mack, Editor

Table of Contents

Endangered Scholars Worldwide

Arien Mack

Editor’s Introduction

The issue contains the proceedings of the twentieth Social Research conference, which continued the journal’s celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of its founding an...

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