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Marriage and family life in contemporary societies
Ethical dimension of science and biotechnology
Contemporary cultural trends with an interdisciplinary perspective
The governance of the business corporation
- Christine Mahoney: “Refugees want to begin anew. We have the opportunity to invest in their future”
Associate Professor Christine Mahoney of the University of Virginia has just published a new book 'Failure and Hope: Fighting for the Rights of the Forcibly Displaced'. She participated in STI’s “Globalization and the Common Good” Experts Meeting.jul 18, '16
- The Principle of 'Shared Responsibility' in Family Policies
Work-family balance is important not only to individuals, but also to society. The World Family Map 2015 focused on the issue at a personal level. In this paper, IFFD director Ignacio Socias lays out policy recommendations to the United Nationsjul 11, '16
- Theology and Philosophy: Can They Survive in the Modern University?
In this piece, St. Andrews philosophy professor John Haldane, who has contributed to three STI experts meetings and publications, defends philosophy and theology as academic disciplines and describes the challenges they face in the modern university.jun 20, '16
Following the experts meeting of the same name, this book considers the crisis faced by modern journalism, questioning whether 'crises' can't be reformulated as opportunities for change.
Spanish translation of the World Family Map 2015 Report, Mapping Family Change and Child Well-being Outcomes
The collected essays in To Fix or To Heal do more than document the persistence of reductionist approaches and the attendant extension of medicalization to more and more aspects of our lives.