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 |

Now on the threshold of the French presidency, who is Marine Le Pen?

When Marine Le Pen was a child growing up in Paris, her friends never slept over – their parents wouldn’t allow it. Ms. Le Pen describes in her autobiography, “A Contre Flots,” or “Against the... Read More

Witnesses to execution test a 'somber civic duty'

Dale Baich has watched 13 people die in the Arizona death chamber. One in particular has stayed with him: convicted murderer Joe Woods, who took nearly two hours to die. In some respects, Mr.... Read More

For Turkey's Erdoğan, new powers present fresh challenges

Dressed all in black and with a string of prayer beads wrapped around his wrist, the bearded election monitor in Istanbul's conservative Fatih district predicted that a “yes” result to expand... Read More