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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
- Prudence Should Lead to an Attitude of Protection towards the Human Embryo
El Salvador hosted a round table on the legal status of the human embryo, considering biological, philosophical, ethical and legal perspectives . This small country is among the few whose constitution recognizes a human embryo’s legal personhood.oct 10, '16
- STI Grant Recipients Embark on their Master’s in Social Science Research at UNAV.
Nine students from Spain, Puerto Rico and El Salvador have been admitted to this new program. Four of them received Social Trends Institute grants, which promote research on fashion, globalization, family policies, or care professions.sep 30, '16
- The Ethical Backbone of Social Life
Philosopher Ana Marta González, recently appointed by Pope Francis to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, expands in this interview on her latest book: "La articulación ética de la vida social."sep 19, '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.