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 |

Her recycling project faced long odds in Lebanon. Still, she persisted.

Packed inside are bundles of crushed plastic water bottles and barrels of empty soda cans, plastic bottle tops, and glass shards. The warehouse is the hub of a small but thriving local recycling... Read More

Poverty-free China by 2020? Beijing says it's possible – but steepest climb ahead

Before the pigs arrived, Yu Anhen and her husband eked out a living as subsistence farmers in the remote mountains of Guizhou, one of China’s poorest provinces. “My husband and I are getting old... Read More

Why Medicaid is central to health-care debate

Republican senators unveiled their long-anticipated healthcare plan to replace Obamacare on Thursday, and it includes significant changes to Medicaid, the joint federal-state program for the poor,... Read More