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10th Anniversary Memorandum
- No One Way: Dividing Work and Family Around the Globe
When it comes to dividing household labor, what matters is not how you divide up the labor but whether you have someone with whom to divide the labor.nov 16, '15
- Do Educational Media and Technology Advance Democracy?
University of Rhode Island Communication Studies professor Renee Hobbs discusses how her research suggests some of the ways that society benefits from a media-literate public.nov 09, '15
- What Are the Requisites for a Thriving Society?
'The Thriving Society: On the Social Conditions of Human Flourishing' is a newly published collection of essays aimed at demystifying the key economic, social, and moral foundations of successful societies.oct 26, '15
STI is pleased to announce a new collection of essays in which seven STI collaborators contribute chapters. It was published by the Witherspoon Institute and co-sponsored by STI.
STI is pleased to support important research into family trends around the globe.
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.