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 |

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Down 11.9% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues. Read More

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Golden Star Resources, New Gold and Seabridge Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Golden Star Resources, New Gold and Seabridge Gold Read More

Freeport says large number of 4,000 Grasberg workers deemed "resigned"

Freeport McMoRan Inc, the world's largest publicly traded copper miner, said a "large number" of the approximately 4,000 workers at its giant Grasberg mine in Indonesia who failed to report for... Read More

Tick-Proof Your Yard Without Spraying

Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. This year is expected to be one of the worst on record for ticks, and not just in the Northeast. At least one variety of... Read More

Double Up on Sun Safety

Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Here comes summer—and along with it, poolside parties and beach vacations. If you plan on taking refuge from the... Read More

These Raw Photos of a Mom Delivering Her Preemie Are a Reminder of How Powerful Birth Really Is

"I know that I did everything I could at that time to help bring our girl into the world." Read More

'Pirates of the Caribbean' Flashback: Remember How Critics Raved About Johnny Depp's Captain Jack?

Just a taste of some of the raves for Johnny Depp's woozy pirate Read More

'Alien' Creature Design Duo Takes Us Inside Their 20-Plus Years of Xenomorph-ing

Meet 'Alien' special effects aces Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr., who talk about their work on every film in the franchise between 1986 and 2007 Read More

‘Wonder Woman’: Theater Behind Women-Only Screenings Responds to Complaints by Adding More

After online complaints about the ladies-only 'Wonder Woman' screenings, theater chain Alamo Drafthouse adds more showings. Read More

In Chicago, an undertaker tries to save teens from the streets — and is burying those he can’t

Spencer Leak Sr. has never known life without death. From the moment he was old enough to remember, he was ambling around the funeral home his father founded here on Chicago’s South Side in 1933,... Read More

Former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish Polish-born Cold War strategist and former top aide to US president Jimmy Carter, has died, his family said. He was 89. Read More

Trump exalts ‘great win’ for candidate charged with assault

No other leader at the G-7 meeting mentioned Thursday’s GOP victory in Montana, so President Trump praised it himself. Read More

Readers write: Inspiring story, open communication, chain of knitting

Regarding the April 24 & May 1 People Making a Difference story about Esther Zeiher: Thank you so much, Isabelle de Pommereau. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Regarding the... Read More

Digital Geneva Convention needed after ransomware attack, Is the Syrian regime worried about international justice?, Friendly approach won't dissuade Kim Jong-un, Facebook Live presents ethical concerns, The economic benefits of solar and wind energy

"The cybersecurity wake-up call the world has long needed has occurred...," states an editorial. "The obvious lesson is that computer operating systems need to be kept updated with the latest... Read More

A day for Africans to rise

Across Africa on May 25, thousands of people celebrated Africa Day, an event first marked in 1963 to honor the continent’s liberation from colonial powers. The day was dubbed “Africans Rising,”... Read More