Recent Society Articles
Mobile-based photo sharing solutions such as Instagram and SnapChat have provided an instant and inventive way for people to connect with one
By the time 2050 rolls around, we'll need two more planets the size of earth to sustain our resource-guzzling, chemical-spewing ways,
laments the Guardian UK and the World Wildlife Fund.
In its 100th year since it was founded, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) continues to function as the
nation's premier civil rights and human relations agency.
Paternity questions have made great headlines for bad TV, and with developments in DNA testing, answering paternity questions has become as easy as,
well, taking a pregnancy test.
Insight into how you can protect your home and lower your chances of being victims of burglary.
Why people do not necessarily tell the strict truth about themselves in
surveys and whether or not anything can be done about it.
While men may talk more in public, women make more of text messaging in a public venue.
Recent research from the University of Chicago found that a mother's parenting style and a baby's temperament in the
first year of life can reliably predict subsequent behavioral problems.
Being married results in an extra seven hours a week of housework for women, whereas having a wife saves men about
Research from the Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) at the University of Buffalo published in
the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse found that the majority of parents could accurately
evaluate their teenagers' cigarette smoking and substance use but were less aware of marijuana and alcohol use.
Mobile phones have an increasingly
indispensable role in young peoples' personal relationships.
Victims of violence in childhood are more likely to continue the pattern in adulthood, either as victims or
Innovative new research to establish the best ways of engaging with homeless young people who are
without parents or carers has found that a comprehensive intervention program can dramatically improve
their mental health and life circumstances.
A recent survey of over 1600 UK consumers found that moving house was the only thing rated more stressful than having to call a contact centre.
A new study finds that three-quarters of women do most of the cooking and
shopping for food in their households. The study of nearly 200 British men and women in their early 30s
found that, although half of the women worked full time, they were still responsible for this aspect of family life.
Contrary to popular belief, the institution of the family is not in decline.
People born in the 1950s and 1960s are more committed to caring for their aging parents than the previous generation
Findings indicate that promotion of abstinence is insufficient by itself to help adolescents prevent unplanned pregnancies.
New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) reveals
complex motivations behind street robbery in the UK. Rather than being simply an acquisitive crime, it commonly
reflects a damaged sense of self in the perpetrator resulting in a need for violence or revenge, or to increase
status among peers.
Simplistic measurements such as the number of Internet access points in a place tell us little about today's digital divide,
according to Karine Barzilai-Nahon.