Sociology

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COVID-19 presents a social as well as a medical crisis, and we will need many different kinds of expertise to survive it.

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Former Freudian psychoanalyst Dr Jeffrey Masson says it’s important to understand that animals have the same emotions as humans.

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Her vision is to use nanotechnology to deliver drugs and gene-silencing therapies directly to cancer cells. He is a social scientist with an interest in the social and ethical issues of technological change. 

Young women today are just as likely as 1950s housewives to want taller husbands who earn more money than them, says Stanford Professor Paula England speaking at the Australian Social Policy Conference at UNSW.

Can public policies be better designed to support motherhood and gender equality in the workforce?

Climate change offers Australia a unique opportunity to build the nation, according to a University of New South Wales (UNSW) researcher.

The so-called 'generation gap' is disappearing, making way instead for an economic gap between the generations and class divisions within society, according to a UNSW sociologist.