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Basic Concepts of Social Sustainability #19

By Daniel Raphael, Ph.D.

“To make a comparison, the 2nd Paradigm of Democracy is to the 1st Paradigm as democracy was to the monarchy.  427 more words

National legalization of gay marriage

Gay marriage is still a heavily contentious issue in the United States. But why?

I’d say that part of it has to do with heavy attachment to Christian ideology in the states which paints the possibility of gay people having a relationship to be a sin based on a single Bible verse that could have many different contexts considering the time in which it was written. 403 more words

EXCLUSIVE: Conservation of Amazon threatened by poor social conditions of its people - study

Problems flagged in first Social Progress Index for the Amazon include lack of clean water, violence, illiteracy and limited opportunities

Source: www.trust.org


Post-doc FMSH (Paris)

Call for post-doctoral application : Gerda Henkel Stiftung – FMSH – 2015

As part of the partnership between the Gerda Henkel Stiftung and the Collège d’études mondiales, two post-doctoral grants will be awarded, for a period of 12 months, to two young researchers living outside of France. 350 more words


Gender Equality & Sexuality, Part Three

A follow-up and expansion on the ideas explored in this topic’s previous two entries. 1,014 more words