Social Trends Institute
STI is an independent, non-profit research center that offers institutional and financial support to academics in all fields who seek to make sense of emerging social trends and their effects on human communities.
5 months ago
In recent years, the concept of “Personalized Medicine” (PM) has acquired a central place in medical literature. The definition of PM is in itself controversial and widely debated. The connection between “personalization” and genotype is evident, for example: knowledge about the genes of a patient is useful to tailor -sometimes and for some diseases- treatment to the patient’s condition.
6 months ago
Many policy recommendations that emerge from the flourishing literature on corporate governance do not take into account the diversity of company owners and the different goals of heterogeneous shareholders in the 21st century. Many of them assume that dispersed shareholders are the representative form of corporate ownership. This hypothesis is still dominant in most theoretical studies and in many empirical studies.
one year ago
Technology is dramatically changing our way of living. We must consider how to cope with the new possibilities and new vulnerabilities it introduces into our home lives.
2 months ago
Understanding how cultural diversity relates to international order is an urgent contemporary challenge. Building on ideas first advanced in Reus-Smit's On Cultural Diversity; International Theory in a World of Difference (Cambridge 2018), this groundbreaking book advances a new framework for understanding the nexus between culture and order in world politics.
one year ago
STI continues to support important research into family trends around the globe.
- one year ago
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- Annual Report 2019
- World Family Map 2019 in English
- World Family Map 2019 in Spanish
- Application form - Master of Social Science Research
- What Do We Do?
- The Crisis of Journalism Reconsidered: Cultural Power
- Mapping Family Change and Child Well-Being Outcomes
- Intention & Double Effect: Theoretical and Practical Challenges
- What Society Needs from Media in the Age of Digital Communication
- Fashion, Image and Identity
- Is Science Compatible with Our Desire for Freedom?
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