Social Sciences

News articles classified as Social Sciences

Stanford Engineering —

Rule makers, rule breakers

Michele Gelfand explains how the concept of “tight” and “loose” cultures plays out in global affairs, national politics, and your own household.

Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law —

‘This is a war of autocracies and democracies’

The world has grown too comfortable believing Ukraine can prevail without ongoing support, Ukrainian leaders told a Stanford audience last week.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

5 tips for fixing friction at work

Instead of adding another meeting, say Robert Sutton and Hayagreeva Rao, try cutting one in half instead.

Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

The immigration debate has a mental health toll

Anxiety and depression among Latino groups in the United States have risen during times of heightened enforcement and policy tug-of-war, new research shows.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

David Brooks on vulnerability and connection

“If you hide yourself from the emotional intimacies of life,” the author says on the GSB’s Think Fast, Talk Smart podcast, “you’re hiding yourself from life itself.”

Stanford Report —

Staying ahead of inflation in 2024

Economist John Taylor spoke with Stanford Report about the economic trends he’s paying attention to in the year ahead.

Stanford Report —

How political parties have changed over time

A number of factors have led to political parties getting weaker. Stanford political scientist Didi Kuo explains why and what implications this could have for 2024 and beyond.