Social Sciences

Scientific Fields - Natural Sciences Vs Social Sciences

Science is a thought process combined with data. But, what is a natural science and what is a social science? What is science? Science, all science, the process of gaining knowledge through experimentation. Science is a methodology used to understand our world.
Nov 18, 2014 |

Social Science Careers in Today's Job Market

The range of academic disciplines that fall within the social science classification includes anthropologists, archaeologists, psychologists, geographers, historians, political scientists, economists, and urban or regional planners.  That's a wide range of expertise; it includes looking at cultures present and past, studying their behavior,...
Nov 18, 2014 |

Definition and History of Sociology

In a nutshell, sociology is the scientific study of society. Sociologists use the tools and methods of science to understand how and why humans behave the way they do when they interact together in groups. Though social groups - or societies - are made up of individual people, sociology is the study of the group rather than of the individual. When...
Nov 18, 2014 |

Pi Gamma Mu

Pi Gamma Mu  , is the oldest and preeminent honor society in the social sciences. Our mission is to encourage and recognize superior scholarship in social science disciplines and to foster cooperation and social service among its members. Pi Gamma Mu serves the various social science disciplines which seek to understand and explain human...
Mar 29, 2016 |

Wadsworth's Virtual Society

Cengage Learning delivers highly-customized learning solutions for universities, instructors, students, libraries, government agencies, corporations, and professionals worldwide.
Mar 29, 2016 |

Society for Social Studies of Science

The Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) is a scholarly society founded in 1975 with an international membership of over 1200. Its main purpose is to bring together those interested in understanding science, technology, and medicine, including the way they develop and interact with their social contexts.
Mar 25, 2016 |

An Essay in the Philosophy of Social Science

Considers whether social science is really a science; with particular reference to Weber on the origins of modern capitalism.
Mar 25, 2016 |

Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences (UK)

The National Academy of Academics, Learned Societies and Practitioners in the Social Sciences
Mar 25, 2016 |

Footprint Calculator

FREE Online Carbon Footprint Calculators to accurately determine carbon emissions for home, business, recycling, waste, driving, flying, events and more
Feb 10, 2016 |

In drought-stricken Somaliland, age-old challenges meet WhatsApp

As livestock began to die six months ago, and the parched earth ran dry, a handful of people in this self-declared republic had a novel idea: create a WhatsApp group called Daryeel, “Caring,” to... Read More

When Congress wields a tool of peace

One shining example of bipartisan cooperation in Congress has been strong lawmaker support for a popular tool in foreign policy: sanctions on other nations or their leaders and companies. This... Read More

Behind Trump’s transgender ban, a political calculus

Donald Trump has long evinced a live-and-let-live attitude toward gay, lesbian, and transgender people. Foremost, the president needs a legislative victory, and by giving House conservatives what... Read More