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This report presents youth disconnection rates for the United States as a whole - by gender, by race and ethnicity, by region, by state, and by metro area. It explores factors associated with youth disconnection and makes recommendations for addressing them.
The use of the term “impact” in the social sciences and humanities has lately acquired a defensive tone. This paper argues that the “impact” of SSH could and should be seen as actively contributing to the transformative relationship between science and society.
In 2016, the Collections Directorate of the MIT Libraries convened a Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DISJ) Task Force to explore ways to manifest DISJ values in our daily work.
Measures Australian engagement with the arts in 2016, confirming both its personal and social value.
The UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab works on the emerging issues of knowledge crowdsourcing and its translation into inclusive and equity-weighted policies.
Current social science research and writing faces a number of possibilities that seem to be constrained by three major challenges. The first is the limits of the imagination; the second is knowing what kinds of data are now out there; and the third is having...
Inequality and social justice is the focus the 2016 World Social Science Report. It draws on the insights of over 100 social scientists and other thought leaders from all over the world, across various disciplines, to emphasize transformative responses to inequality at all levels, from...
This research report presents findings from Generation X and Generation Y from the Life Patterns project.
The Life Patterns is a two-decade longitudinal project run by the Youth Research Centre. It tracks over time two cohorts of young people (Gen X since 1991 and...
Social science knowledge about human behavior and institutions underpins many of the notable advances in economic growth, technological innovation, health, education, good governance, and quality of life. This knowledge also helps us understand why public policy sometimes fails to improve our situation. Yet much of...