News tagged with social attitudes

Empowering women in Afghanistan

In recent decades, Afghanistan has been a notoriously difficult place for women to participate in civic matters. But a new study co-authored by an MIT political scientist, which assessed Afghanistan's largest development ...

dateAug 02, 2013 in Social Sciences
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One Europe or many?

As attention on the economic differences between European countries continue following the Great Recession, the European Social Survey reveals significant differences in moral and social attitudes too.

dateJul 24, 2013 in Social Sciences
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New report shows terrorism is top of mind in US

( —More Americans think about terrorist attacks than violent crime victimization or hospitalization, according to a new report published by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism ...

dateApr 16, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Some biologists shun new media

An online survey of neuroscientists in Germany and the United States found that, although in both countries researchers believe "new media" such as blogs and online social networks are important in influencing public opinion ...

dateMar 08, 2013 in Social Sciences
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