September 12, 2019

Arien Mack, Journal Editor

Ebby Abramson

Dolunay Bulut

Endangered Scholars Worldwide

Arien Mack


This issue and the forthcoming winter 2019 issue focus on the subject of algorithms. While it is rare for us to publish two issues that look at a single subject,...

August 3, 2017


China’s most famous activist, Nobel laureate, and Social Research author, Liu Xiaobo has died of liver cancer at age 61. His death, confirmed on July 13 by Chinese authorities in Shenyang province, comes two weeks after Chinese officials announce...

May 24, 2017


Understanding modern nationalism as it emerges with renewed vigor around the world is no small task.  Social Research authors have explored a variety of trends underlying this worldwide shift.

Aryeh Neier’s “America’s New Nationalism” in vol. 71...

November 30, 2016

Arjun Appadurai, Guest Editor 

Arien Mack, Journal Editor 

The most important thing about failure is that it is not a fact but a human judgment. We are therefore obliged to ask how the judgment is made, who is authorized to make it, who is forced to accept the judgment....

December 31, 2015

Arien Mack, Editor 

This issue explores the use of economic power as a political weapon to effect political or policy changes, primarily but not only when the actors are states. More than ever, sanctions are being used as a major weapon in the arsenal available to natio...

October 1, 2015

Arien Mack, Editor 

There is no issue more urgent than climate change, yet government, corporations and the public are reluctant to change. This issue examines the psychological factors, money and politics, and infrastructures that impede change as well as the difficult...

July 1, 2014

Arien Mack, Editor

This issue is based on conference presentations given at our twenty-ninth Social Research conference which addressed the complex relationships between food, migration, and immigration.

Table of Contents

Ebby Sharifi

Endangered Scholars Worldwide

The infor...

July 1, 2013

Arien Mack, Editor 

This issue, following our conference on Giving, is intended as an avenue toward deepening our understanding of why we do give to others and why we should do so; what the roots of altruism are; how we can instill generosity in our young; what the reli...

January 1, 2013

Nehal Bhuta, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, and Miriam Ticktin, Guest Editors 

Arien Mack, Journal Editor 

This issue contains the proceedings of the “Human Rights and the Global Economy” conference, the twenty-fifth in the Social Research conference series.

Table of Contents

Matt Co...

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...

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