Fathers and microfinance empower women

Two studies published in the latest issue of the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities addressed women's empowerment through education and political engagement.

Political left, right both inspired by utopian hopes: study

Despite the ideological differences separating liberals and conservatives, they share similar motivations for their political engagement, according to a new study from a University of Illinois at Chicago social psychologist.

Huffington Post to launch German edition

The Huffington Post is expanding further with a German language edition, putting new pressure on media companies in Europe's largest economy as they struggle with newspaper closures and try to introduce online pay walls.

Civic engagement does not improve well-being

Whether somebody engages civically or not, does not substantially influence their well-being. This is the central finding from two recent studies from Germany and the UK, conducted by researchers from the Universities of ...

Study outlines voting disparity for Asian and Latino populations

Although Latinos and Asians make up half of California's population, they register to vote in far smaller percentages, a University of California, Davis, study reports. The voter registration gap means that these ethnic groups ...

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