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.Welcome to the Social Sciences Portal!^ Welcome to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC csbs.csusb.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Welcome to The Institute for the Social Sciences .

^ I welcome you to the web sites of the Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.
  • Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences | MAPSS 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC mapss.uchicago.edu [Source type: Academic]

.This dashboard provides you with a division of Wikiversity that is similar to a "school" at a brick-and-mortar university.^ Wesleyan News Newsnotes Newsnotes are notices from the university, school, department or faculty regarding various events and happenings that may affect you as a student.
  • Texas Wesleyan University Sociology 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC web.txwes.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Regis University’s School of Humanities & Social Sciences delivers programs that integrate the theory, skill, and knowledge demanded of you in today’s competitive business environment.
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences - Regis University CPS 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC cps.regis.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Almeda University’s commitment to providing you with a flexible and affordable education means that you can make your higher learning aspirations a reality.
  • Almeda University : Master of Arts in Social Sciences University Degrees Online - AlmedaUniversity.org 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.almedauniversity.org [Source type: Academic]

.Here you will find links to various divisions, schools, research projects, learning resources, content development projects, and so much more.^ Here are some projects you can join: .

^ To learn more, see Judging What You Find .
  • Subject Guide—Sociology 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ We hope you like what you find here.
  • Loughborough University - Department of Social Sciences 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.lboro.ac.uk [Source type: Academic]


.The Social Sciences were created for the study of social groups and, more generally, human society.^ Generally, social science is the study of (human) societies , of the human (as a social animal ), and the frameworks and conditions in which humans aggregate into social structures.
  • social science@Everything2.com 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC everything2.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Social studies of science / Bernard Barber.

^ More gateways to the social sciences.
  • Websites by Subject - Social Sciences 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.csupomona.edu [Source type: Academic]

.This has become an interesting and fascinating endeavor in the face of programs like Wikiversity that doesn't cater to just one social group but that has a global audience.^ If he doesn’t like Albanians, he doesn’t have to work for one.
  • Overcoming Bias : Social Science 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.overcomingbias.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I think that it takes a very special kind of person to be a researcher for life, just like one needs a specific personality/character to succeed as a surgeon.
  • Social Science - Lab Life - Anna Kushnir's blog on Nature Network 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC network.nature.com [Source type: General]

^ After one becomes immersed in the study of social reality, one comes away with a greater understanding of social change, global and local diversity, and the power of culture as a shaping force.
  • Gettysburg College - Sociology 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.gettysburg.edu [Source type: Academic]

.As a result, the education efforts that we pursue in Wikiversity's Social Sciences Portal should be both specific and universal.^ The resulting transformation is occurring in the social sciences, too.
  • Books on Science - Essays Inspired by Microsoft�s Jim Gray, Who Saw Science Paradigm Shift - NYTimes.com 10 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

^ Languages & social sciences at Aston University .
  • Social Science 10 January 2010 23:57 UTC daymix.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Social sciences at Sheffield Hallam University .
  • Social Sciences | Sheffield Hallam University 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.shu.ac.uk [Source type: Academic]

.For instructors it is recommended that a broad range of material is presented to students such that they are able to pursue academic rigor in a variety of subject areas and not from a uniquely Western or Eastern point of view.^ The subject matter of sociology has a broad range.
  • Department of Sociology Landing Page 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.ecok.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ The sociology major is designed to prepare students for a variety of pursuits after graduation, such as graduate work, social and sociological research, and vocations in social institutions, groups, and relationships.
  • Trinity Christian College 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.trnty.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ The Routledge Sociology Arena provides researchers, professionals, instructors and students in Sociology with information on the range of books and journals produced by Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

.Rather, students should be given options in selecting multiple points of perspective on the various issues that effect the study of global society.^ Acquaints the student with the various social and cultural issues of contemporary societies.
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences--Webster University 2007-2008 UndergraduateCatalog 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.webster.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ The study of social science is suitable for the student interested in obtaining a general view of the individual’s role in American and world society.
  • Social Sciences A.A. 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.lccc.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Sociology is the study of human social life, focusing on developing an understanding of changes in social structure and human interaction on an individual, societal and global level.  Students in Sociology learn to analyze social issues and think critically about the world around them.
  • Welcome . Department of Sociology . College of Arts and Science . University of Saskatchewan 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.arts.usask.ca [Source type: Academic]

.Subsequently, students are encouraged to engage in learning multiple perspectives about the same problem-set as you'll find that the approach to subject-matter on one side of the planet is not always the same as on the other.^ So you want to learn more about...

^ As a student in the department, you'll benefit from: .
  • Social Sciences - University of Indianapolis 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC socsci.uindy.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ What can be projected from what you have learned about the issue?
  • Materials for Students: Writing in the Social Sciences: Writing the Sociology Paper 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.dartmouth.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Let's hope that both students and teachers will engage in this worthwhile endeavor to explore the various aspects of the global, social landscape as we seek to increase our understanding of ourselves and one another.^ Our department is distinctive in its interdisciplinary approach to understanding, analyzing and critiquing the historical, social, political, economic, and cultural condition of women and people of color in our local community, California, the U.S. and globally.
  • SJSU Department of Social Science 10 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.sjsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Sociology is the study of human social life, focusing on developing an understanding of changes in social structure and human interaction on an individual, societal and global level.  Students in Sociology learn to analyze social issues and think critically about the world around them.
  • Welcome . Department of Sociology . College of Arts and Science . University of Saskatchewan 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.arts.usask.ca [Source type: Academic]

^ These fields seek to understand the causes and consequences of human behavior in the interrelationships between social groups of all sizes, and of individuals within these groups.
  • Social Science Major - Cleveland State University 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.csuohio.edu [Source type: Academic]

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Featured Social Sciences Project

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Featured Social Sciences Research

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Featured Social Sciences Biography

Simón Bolívar
.Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios Ponte Blanco, commonly known as Simón Bolívar (July 24, 1783 – December 17, 1830) was a South American political leader.^ Reviews the political philosophy of Black leaders from the early Black Conventions to today, the Black experience in the American education system, and origins and evolution of the black middle class.

^ Read will spend fall 2007 completing publications about her research on Muslim-American political incorporation in the idyllic setting of Chateau de la Bretesche in Missillac, France.
  • Zot!Wire: News Briefs from UC Irvine 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.zotwire.uci.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Zot!Wire: News Briefs from UC Irvine 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.zotwire.uci.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 600, July, 2005) .
  • Department of Sociology, University of California Berkeley 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC burawoy.berkeley.edu [Source type: Academic]

.Together with José de San Martín, he played a key role in Latin America's successful struggle for independence from Spain.^ Aug 2009: Obituary: Perceptive sociologist who played a key role in the growth of cultural criminology Lord Dahrendorf .
  • Sociology | Education | guardian.co.uk 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Tackle contested notions of landscape to explain the key role it plays in creating identity and shaping human behaviour.  Price: 22.95 USD .

^ Anchor Institutions Johns Hopkins helps demonstrate how anchor institutions play a key role in restoring connections and hope to America's neighborhoods.
  • ResearchChannel - Browse by Subject 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.researchchannel.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Following the triumph over the .Spanish Monarchy, Bolívar participated in the foundation of the first Republic of Colombia (today referred to by historians as "Gran Colombia" to avoid confusion with the current nation of the same name), a nation formed from several former Spanish colonies.^ The shift is giving rise to a computer science perspective, referred to as “computational thinking” by Jeannette M. Wing , assistant director of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation .
  • Books on Science - Essays Inspired by Microsoft�s Jim Gray, Who Saw Science Paradigm Shift - NYTimes.com 10 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

^ Find the right author, right away - eliminating the problems of similar author names or several authors with the same name.
  • Social Sciences Citation Index - Science - Thomson Reuters 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC thomsonreuters.com [Source type: Academic]

^ The course also analyzes the position of the Dominican Republic in the community of Latin American nations as well as its place in today's world.
  • Academics | Social Sciences and Human Services 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.bmcc.cuny.edu [Source type: Academic]

.He was President of Gran Colombia from 1819 to 1830. Bolívar is credited with contributing decisively to the independence of the present-day countries of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Bolivia and is revered as a national hero in them.^ Our real heroes, however, are the alumni; once students in the college, they have gone on to make significant contributions in the community, state, and nation.
  • San José State University : College of Social Sciences : Home 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.sjsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ This course begins with colonial history, but emphasizes the period from Andrew Jackson’s presidency to the present day.
  • San Mateo High School 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC smhs.smuhsd.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A list of the major figures related to the Civil War will also be presented to highlight each notable person's contributions to the struggle itself and to the overall development of our nation.
  • Distance Learning: Social Sciences - UniversalClass™ 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.universalclass.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Quick Social Sciences Fact

.October 2, 2009

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is the supreme court (court of last resort, highest appellate court) in all matters under English law, Welsh law (to the extent that the National Assembly for Wales makes laws for Wales that differ from those in England), and Northern Irish law.
^ Many excellent programs did not make it into Gourman's list, and of those that did, the difference between closely ranked programs was often too small to be meaningful.

^ FEC , today's Supreme Court's decision striking down existing campaign finance law.
  • Social Science Statistics Blog 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.iq.harvard.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Using surnames from users in the United States and comparing the rates at which those surnames occur in several ethnic populations, they were able to estimate the proportion of Facebook users within different populations [...

.It has significant, though more limited, powers with respect to Scots law, and also has jurisdiction to determine devolution disputes; that is, cases in which the legal powers of the three devolved governments (the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government, and the Welsh Assembly Government) or laws made by the devolved legislatures are questioned.^ Related to these larger ideas are many specific questions : What Why do some groups have more resources and power than others in society and what explains these inequalities?
  • Sociology - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences - 2009 UT Dallas Undergraduate Catalog Supplement 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.utdallas.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Federal agency official and an elected chief executive of a state, local or tribal government, or to or from a Federal agency official and the Presiding Officer or Majority Leader in each chamber of a state legislature; or .
  • RFA-OD-10-003: Recovery Act Limited Competition: NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) Short-term Mentored Career Development Awards in the Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences for Mid-career and Senior Investigators (K18) 10 January 2010 23:57 UTC grants.nih.gov [Source type: Academic]

^ It is expected that each faculty member contributing one or more questions to the examination will limit their questions to the material that is covered in their course(s).
  • USC Department of Sociology - Graduate Program 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.cas.sc.edu [Source type: Academic]

The Supreme Court sits in the Middlesex Guildhall in Westminster, London.
.The Supreme Court was established by Part 3 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 and started work on 1 October 2009. It took over the judicial functions of the House of Lords, which were exercised by the Lords of Appeal in Ordinary (Law Lords), the 12 professional judges appointed as members of the House of Lords to carry out its judicial business.^ October 12, 2009 .
  • Sociology - News - Science - The New York Times 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC topics.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

^ The B.A. degree also serves as a foundation for graduate work in sociology, as well as in other professional fields such as social work, public administration, law, and business.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.iuk.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ FEC , today's Supreme Court's decision striking down existing campaign finance law.
  • Social Science Statistics Blog 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.iq.harvard.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Its jurisdiction over devolution had previously been held by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
.The Supreme Court has no authority over criminal cases in Scotland, where the High Court of Justiciary instead serves as the supreme criminal court.^ A leading authority on representation, voting rights and redistricting, Grofman has served as an expert witness in key court cases around the country.
  • Zot!Wire: News Briefs from UC Irvine 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.zotwire.uci.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ KF8719 .N48 2007 ] The dictionary of criminal justice / George E. Rush with summaries of Supreme Court cases affecting criminal justice [by] Judith Hails Kaci.
  • Social Sciences 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC library.ndsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ LAW Religion and its role in American society have been at the heart of some of the most controversial Supreme Court cases and many scholars have written on the subject.
  • Social Sciences - 7/15/2009 - Library Journal 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.libraryjournal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

It may hear appeals from the civil Court of Session, just as the House of Lords did previously, but permission to appeal is not a feature of the Scottish legal system and appeals can only proceed to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom if two Advocates certify that an appeal is suitable.
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Quick Social Sciences Quote

"Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities".
-Alfred Kroeber
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Divisions of Social Sciences

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Committees

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Upcoming Events

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WS3 2009 - September 22, 2009 - September 26, 2009
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      ^ Public engagement was a strong feature of the social sciences from their birth.
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      Updates should be made between 0001 - 0200 UTC (Zulu) every Wednesday. .Old biographies should be archived in the discussion tab with the most recent old biography link at the top.^ Acquisitions for the most recent month are listed at the top of the page; to view previous acquisitions click on the months at the bottom of the page.
      • Subject Guide—Sociology 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

      ^ This will not be a foreground consideration in most of the discussion that follows, but it's an important point, nonetheless, that should not be forgotten.
      • Open Left:: A social science approach to global warming denialism--Part 1 10 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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    • Daily updates for Wikiversity Social Sciences Quick Facts.^ Today, sociology and other social sciences are better contrasted according to methodology rather than by objects of study.
      • Top20Sociology.com - Online Directory for Sociology Education. 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC top20sociology.com [Source type: Academic]

      ^ Instead, the major social science disciplines took on the model of disinterested, academic theory formation.

      ^ Social Science Data Archives Australian Social Science Data Archive (ASSDA) Includes over 1050 datasets from Australian census data, surveys and opinion polls.

      Updates should be made between 0001 - 0200 UTC (Zulu) on the updated day. .Old facts should be archived in the discussion tab with the most recent old fact at the top.^ Acquisitions for the most recent month are listed at the top of the page; to view previous acquisitions click on the months at the bottom of the page.
      • Subject Guide—Sociology 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

      ^ This will not be a foreground consideration in most of the discussion that follows, but it's an important point, nonetheless, that should not be forgotten.
      • Open Left:: A social science approach to global warming denialism--Part 1 10 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      .Please archive according to format.
    • Daily updates for Wikiversity Social Sciences Quick Quotes.^ Today, sociology and other social sciences are better contrasted according to methodology rather than by objects of study.
      • Top20Sociology.com - Online Directory for Sociology Education. 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC top20sociology.com [Source type: Academic]

      ^ Instead, the major social science disciplines took on the model of disinterested, academic theory formation.

      ^ Social Science Data Archives Australian Social Science Data Archive (ASSDA) Includes over 1050 datasets from Australian census data, surveys and opinion polls.

      Updates should be made between 0001 - 0200 UTC (Zulu) on the updated day. .Old quotes should be archived in the discussion tab with the most recent old quote at the top.^ Acquisitions for the most recent month are listed at the top of the page; to view previous acquisitions click on the months at the bottom of the page.
      • Subject Guide—Sociology 8 January 2010 9:27 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

      ^ This will not be a foreground consideration in most of the discussion that follows, but it's an important point, nonetheless, that should not be forgotten.
      • Open Left:: A social science approach to global warming denialism--Part 1 10 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Social Sciences News

September 23, 2009
Activists claim police harrassment as G20 summit nears
Two days before the beginning of the G20 summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania activists are already claiming harassment from police officers.

September 22, 2009
Germany threatens to walk out of UN General Assembly if Ahmadinejad denies the Holocaust
A spokesman for the German government has announced plans to walk out of the United Nations General Assembly if Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denies the Holocaust in a speech he is due to give on Wednesday.

.Hu Jintao, the president of China, has promised to reduce carbon dioxide emissions produced by his country, one of the largest polluters in the world.^ The American Revolution set the stage for the creation of one of the most powerful and influential countries in the history of the world.
  • Distance Learning: Social Sciences - UniversalClass™ 21 January 2010 21:48 UTC www.universalclass.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ University of Phoenix - Bachelor's Degrees: University of Phoenix is one of the world's largest online universities and offers a variety of Bachelor's degrees that student can take entirely from home.

^ The American Revolution set the stage for the creation of the United States of America, one of the most powerful and influential countries in the history of the world.
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