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What do Children Really Need?

4 months ago

A year after reporting on the European Union 7th Framework project “Families And Societies – Changing families and sustainable societies”, we return to examine the findings of one of its reports on the future of families in vulnerable situations.

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Home is Where the Heart of Society Is

5 months ago

The recently published The Home: Multidisciplinary Reflections was launched in Barcelona on October 10, with a round table discussion of the enterprise of the home. Editor and chapter author Antonio Argandoña framed the topic for the audience.

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Five Myths about Fathers, Debunked

5 months ago

Sociologist Brad Wilcox argues that data do not support much of the “received wisdom” the media perpetuates about fathers. He takes on the following five myths:

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Elevating Fatherhood

6 months ago

Active paternal involvement in the lives of children has been shown to make important differences to the health, wellbeing, satisfaction and productivity of individuals and the society they comprise.

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Robert George and Cornel West Practice What They Preach

9 months ago

These two university professors and public intellectuals from “opposite sides” of the political spectrum came together again on the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death display their “brotherhood” despite ideological differences.

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Transforming Society through Music Education

10 months ago

This Master’s thesis uses the Relational Paradigm to explore the role music education can play in the development of relationships between individuals and collectives, and how these new relationships transform society.

Culture and Lifestyles
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Parenting Adolescents Today

11 months ago

The second of this years three Master's grant recipients shares her research topic.

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Work-Family Balance in Academia: Hearing Women's Priorities

11 months ago

Regina Guzmán Montiel, originally from Mexico City, came to Pamplona to study the Master’s in Social Science Research (MICS, in its Spanish acronym), supported by a grant issued by the Social Trends Institute. It is her first venture into the world of research, an experience she recounts below.

Culture and Lifestyles