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10th Anniversary Memorandum
- Pornography: A Harmful Product for Society’s Moral Ecology
This article summarizes and analyzes the social harms of pornography as considered in "Los costes sociales de la pornografía" (Ed. Rialp). The review was written by Fernando Rodríguez-Borlado and published by Aceprensa on June 11, 2014 in Spanish.Jul 29, '14
- Carlos Cavallé: "My First Chair at IESE Was a Stool"
STI founder Carlos Cavallé shared this interview with IESE's magazine Seven Days, in its July 21, 2014 edition. Professor Cavallé was dean of IESE Business School for 17 years. He has been professor emeritus at IESE since 2003.Jul 25, '14
- Alexander: "The Big Newspapers Are Earning Money Again"
Interview on occasion of an STI experts meeting that took place in Barcelona last May 3 to 6. Yale media sociologist Jeffrey C. Alexander reflects on journalism today. This is an English translation of an interview in La Vanguardia.Jun 11, '14
STI is pleased to support important research into family trends around the globe.
This book is the Spanish translation of The Social Costs of Pornography (2010). It attempts to document, analyze and explain the social harms associated with pornography; to increase awareness of the problem and to spark a cultural conversation about the true nature of pornography and its consequences.
While everyone recognizes the need for care, not everyone recognizes the multiple realities signified by our use of the term. This volume presents an extended reflection on human dependency and the need for "care" from the perspective of diverse academic and professional disciplines.