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 |

What is INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY? What does INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY mean? INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY meaning

What is INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY? What does INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY mean? INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY meaning - INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY definition - INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... license. Industrial sociology, until recently a crucial research area within the field of...
Apr 19, 2017 |

SYG2000 Definitions and History

Basic definitions and a brief history of sociology in the West.
Apr 19, 2017 |

What is HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY? What does HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY mean?

What is HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY? What does HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY mean? HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY meaning - HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY definition - HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... license. Historical sociology is a branch of sociology focusing on how societies develop...
Apr 19, 2017 |

What is FEMINIST SOCIOLOGY? What does FEMINIST SOCIOLOGY mean? FEMINIST SOCIOLOGY meaning

What is FEMINIST SOCIOLOGY? What does FEMINIST SOCIOLOGY mean? FEMINIST SOCIOLOGY meaning - FEMINIST SOCIOLOGY definition - FEMINIST SOCIOLOGY explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... license. Feminist sociology is a conflict theory and theoretical perspective which observes gender in...
Apr 19, 2017 |

Radical Otherness: Sociological and Theological Approaches

Get your free audio book: http://onder.space/e/b00oqb3ryk The problem of otherness is central to debates in both the social sciences and theology. To define the other by colour, gender, politics, nationality, or religion is to define the self. Othering has been used through history as a justification for boundary-setting, for conflict and for...
Apr 19, 2017 |

Understanding Diversity - CBSE Class VI - Social Science

Understanding Diversity - CBSE Class VI - Social Science lesson by Soma Mukhopadhyay for SuccessCDs Education SuccessCDs Education ( http://www.youtube.com/successcds1 ) is an online education channel focused on providing education through Videos as per CBSE, ICSE and NCERT syllabi upto Class 12 (K-12) for English, Maths, Hindi,...
Apr 17, 2017 |

Functionalism

Functionalism is a theory of society that focuses on the structures that create the society and on how the society is able to remain stable. Also check out the Khan Academy MCAT test prep section ( https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep... ) for more sociology videos.
Apr 17, 2017 |

Conflict Theory

Conflict theory observes how the unrest in a society will cause it to change and evolve to relieve the tension. Also check out the Khan Academy MCAT test prep section ( https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep... ) for more sociology videos.
Apr 17, 2017 |

Social Constructionism

Social constructionism observes how the interactions of individuals with their society and the world around them gives meaning to otherwise worthless things and creates the reality of the society. Also check out the Khan Academy MCAT test prep section ( https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep... ) for more sociology videos.
Apr 17, 2017 |

Poverty As a Challenge : CBSE Class 9 IX Social Science (Economics)

Poverty As a Challenge : CBSE Class 9 IX Social Science (Economics) This is one of the chapters in 9th CBSE Economics. In this chapter, we shall see that poverty has many dimensions. Normally poverty is measured through the concept of 'poverty line' through which we analyze main global and national trends in poverty. But in recent years, analysis...
Apr 17, 2017 |

Macrosociology vs microsociology | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

Created by Sydney Brown. Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep... MCAT on Khan Academy: Go ahead and practice some passage-based questions! About Khan Academy: Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and...
Apr 17, 2017 |

Buy Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Stock Ahead of Q2 Earnings

Copper producer Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) is set to report second-quarter fiscal 2017 earnings results ahead of Tuesday’s opening bell. Thanks to efforts to trim its massive debt, the... Read More

Is the Clock Running out on Freeport-Mcmoran Inc (FCX)?

With Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) preparing to release second-quarter results on Tuesday, July 25, Berenberg analyst Fawzi Hanano is out with a bearish forecast. Hanano opined, "Freeport has... Read More

Freeport Indonesia mine workers extend strike for fourth month

JAKARTA/TORONTO (Reuters) - An estimated 5,000 workers at the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport-McMoRan Inc's (FCX.N) Indonesian unit will extend their strike for a fourth month, a... Read More

Texas Pastor Asks For Prayers and a Miracle While Wife and Newborn Fight for Their Lives

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This Mom Freaked Out During a New Kids on the Block Concert and the Photos Are Hilarious

Can you blame her? It's NKOTB! Read More

How to Make Lightened Up Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Because there’s no greater dessert combo than peanut butter and chocolate, we created these healthier peanut butter kiss cookies that are low in fat and calories, and still totally tasty. Watch the... Read More

'James Bond 25' Gets 2019 Release Date

No word yet on whether or not Daniel Craig will be back as 007 for a fifth time; film’s cast, director, more details will be announced at a later date Read More

Olivia Munn Talks About Her Experience Making — and Meeting — 'The Predator'

Actress at Comic-Con says meeting the monster was 'a visceral experience' and the film will stand on its own while also harking back to its predecessors Read More

'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets': What's the Deal With the Doghan Daigus?

'Valerian' director Luc Besson tells Yahoo Movies about making the Doghan Daigus, standout alien creatures in the movie that look like ducks, sell info Read More

Democrats hope ‘better deal’ message will resonate

Congressional Democrats rolled out their message for the 2018 midterm elections Monday, vowing to focus on raising wages and creating jobs as they vie to reclaim majorities in the House and Senate.... Read More

Jared Kushner and the politics of nepotism

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner arrives to speak to the media outside the West Wing on July 24, 2017. Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s trusted senior aide and son-in-law, will be questioned... Read More

Alabama Senate candidate uses tape of congressional shooting in campaign ad

The campaign of a Republican congressman running for the Senate, Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, is being denounced after releasing an ad Monday that uses audio from a shooting that targeted GOP... Read More

Hot new job for middle-class students: manual labor

Hunched over their workspaces in a dusty, sunlit room in the North Bennett Street School in Boston’s North End, Jim Reid-Cunningham’s bookbinding workshop seems grateful for an interruption. “It’s... Read More

How do refugee students make the jump to Germany's universities?

Mohamad Taqi Sohrabi has had to fight for an education his entire life. An Afghan refugee born in Iran, Mr. Sohrabi says it wasn’t easy for him to go to school. Sohrabi was eventually able to... Read More

In Ethiopia, model drought defenses are put to the test

Battered by drought and civil wars, more than 20 million people from Yemen to Tanzania are at risk of starvation in what aid workers call the largest humanitarian crisis since World War II. But... Read More