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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
10th Anniversary Memorandum
- Rasmus Kleis Nielsen: "Digital media are becoming more important every year"
Dr. Nielsen is Director of Research at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (Oxford University). We discussed some of the findings of the "2015 Reuters Institute Digital News Report" with him.jun 21, '15
- Further Ethical Questions Relating to the Gene Editing of Early Human Embryos
Dr. Calum MacKellar, Director of Research of the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics, signs this article on the ethical implications of gene editing of human embryos. Dr. MacKellar participated in STI's Experts Meeting "Focus on the embryo" (2009).jun 14, '15
- Paternalism in Humanitarian Efforts: Despicable, Justifiable or Both?
George Washington University professor of International Affairs & Political Science Michael Barnett (Understanding Modern Humanitarianism) gave this talk on “Paternalism Beyond Borders” at the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) last April 7th, 2015.jun 08, '15
Bringing together work from across disciplines by scholars around the globe to engage with questions concerning our globalized and globalizing world, where consumerism is a keystone for understanding our contemporary culture and its social structures, Being Human in a Consumer Society will appeal to scholars and students of sociology, social theory, and contemporary philosophy.
The World Family Map 2014: Mapa de los cambios en la familia y consecuencias en el bienestar infantil
Spanish version of the World Family Map 2014 Report, Mapping Family Change and Child Well-being Outcomes
STI is pleased to support important research into family trends around the globe.