Posts Tagged ‘Public Policy’

Academy of Social Sciences Names 69 New Fellows

Sixty-nine academics, practitioners and policymakers from across the social sciences are now fellows of Britain’s Academy of Social Sciences the venerable society announced Thursday. Fellows are chosen after an extensive peer review process for the excellence and impact of their work using social science for public benefit.

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Trying to rescue social Darwinism from Darwin’s sinking ship?

From David Sloan Wilson at Evolution Institute: Toward A New Social Darwinism … We should be suspicious of all narratives that attempt to incorporate Darwin’s theory for one purpose or another, past and present. Nevertheless, this does not mean that we are permanently trapped in a hall of mirrors. The articles by Paul Crook and […]

Academy of Social Sciences Names 83 New Fellows

The Academy of Social Sciences has conferred the award of fellow on 83 leading social scientists, including such luminaries as Lord Stern, Nudge Unit founder David Halpern and Madeleine Atkins of HEFCE.

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Archived Webinar: Elections in America

What is the future of American political parties as we known them? Do Americans even care about the candidates’ positions? Do campaign visits and television ads really turn the dial in voting. Political scientists Larry Bartels, Lynn Vavreck and Gary Jacobsen — address these and other questions about the current presidential election in this archived webinar.

Viewing the Evolution of Social Impact Through US Political Science

What role should social scientists play in society? Louisa Hotson here explores the evolution of the social sciences through four periods in the history of political science in the United States, each with different implications for how social science makes a difference.

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