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...

September 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, scien...

January 1, 2011

Befekadu Degefe and Berhanu Nega,  Guest Editors

Arien Mack, Journal Editor

In this issue, experts examine the challenges of development that face African countries as they work to combat poverty, improve the protection of human rights, increase government accountability...

April 30, 2009

Arien Mack, Editor

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John Clegg
Endangered Scholars Worldwide

The article presents information on scholars who have been imprisoned for their political beliefs and actions. Political science professor Giles Ji Ungpakorn of Chulalongkorn University has been...

October 1, 2008

Arien Mack, Editor

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Endangered Scholars Worldwide

Arien Mack
Editor’s Introduction

This issue contains papers from the 17th Social Research conference, Disasters: Recipes and Remedies, which took place at The New School in November 2007. “Disasters” was...

April 1, 2006

Jean-Phillippe Béja 

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Arien Mack

Editor’s Introduction

This issue of Social Research is another in our recurring series reflecting on important political and economic transitions in the world. The series began in 1988 with issues on the...

April 1, 1998

Arien Mack, Editor 

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Arien Mack
Editor’s Introduction

In the mass media, in public debate, and in the workplace, the fear is often voiced that garbage and waste may be the death of us and, even if they do not kill us in some apocalyptic eco-disaster, they...

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