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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
- Tenth Anniversary Meeting
The Executive Committee held a 10th Anniversary meeting in New York on October 24 to assess The Social Trends Institute's first decade as a research foundation, and to plan for the next several years.Oct 28, '13
- What Society Needs from Media in the Age of Digital Communication
The meeting, held at Balliol College at Oxford, explored how the changing media environment created by proliferation of media platforms and providers is affecting the kind of information and entertainment the public receives.Oct 17, '13
- Making Parenthood Pay: Should Washington Pay Parents to Raise Future Taxpayers?
Sociologist Brad Wilcox, who heads up many STI Family Branch projects, published an article in "The Atlantic" this week.Sep 19, '13
Spanish version of the World Family Map 2013 Report, Mapping Family Change and Child Well-being Outcomes
STI is pleased to support important research into family trends around the globe. The World Family Map project is one such STI-sponsored project.
The world and the brain are governed to some extent by non-material agencies, and limited consciousness does not abolish free will and responsibility.