Gary King (Harvard): Restructuring the Social Sciences: Reflections from Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science. Marisa Ramirez (San Luis Obispo), Joan T. Dalton (Windsor), Gail McMillan (VPI), Max Read (UBS), and Nancy H. Seamans (Georgia State): Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Social Sciences and Humanities? From Sage Connection, an article on open access future in the humanities and social sciences. Mary Sue Coleman on lessons from the humanities and social sciences. Teaching with literature makes social sciences come alive: Students get deeper insights when writers and poets such as Dickens and Neruda are on the syllabus, David Aberbach argues. Scott McLemee reviews Learn to Write Badly: How to Succeed in the Social Sciences by Michael Billig. Robert Dingwall on why social science education is as important as STEM. David Banks on selling the social sciences: Can social scientists do more and better things for the world working in Silicon Valley than the Ivory Tower? From Books and Ideas, Philippe Descola writes in praise of social sciences. Henry Farrell on why Elizabeth Warren cares about funding the social sciences. Social scientists hit back at grant rules: Researchers seek to fend off restrictions on National Science Foundation grant programmes. Robert Cialdini explains how social science can inform policy. Adam Gurri on how the golden age of social science has begun. There are jobs in social science — 'nuff said.

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