Social Sciences and Psychology - Politics

Politics - Sep 19
The political leeway for carbon taxes is greater than commonly assumed. Political scientists at ETH have shown how carbon taxes could find acceptance in Germany and the US. What matters most is the intended use of the tax revenues and that all industrialised nations implement the taxes. Useful to fight climate change, but politically risky: carbon taxes are widely regarded as a double-edged sword.
Politics - Sep 2

People whose identity is "fused" with that of a political leader are more likely to take extreme positions or commit violence on behalf of the leader, new studies by researchers at Yale and University of Oslo have found.

Environment - Jul 4

Is trade liberalisation shifting environmental burden from industrialised countries to poorer ones' This question was investigated by a research team at ETH Zurich led by Thomas Bernauer.

Environment - Jun 12

A new study finds that climate has affected the risk of armed conflict. Though other drivers of violence were found to be substantially more influential, as global temperatures continue to rise, the changing climate is expected to further amplify the risk of conflict.

Politics - Jul 29

Research findings were released today by a UK-Nigerian research team examining the role of WhatsApp in Nigeria's 2019 elections. Drawing on citizen surveys and interviews with political campaigns, the report underlines the ways in which WhatsApp has promoted the spread of “fake news” around elections, but has also strengthened accountability and promoted inclusion in other areas.

Social Sciences - Jun 27

A unique new project led by the University of Bristol has received a £960,000 boost to improve integration across Bristol by exploring how its citizens and communities share spaces and move around the city.

Politics - Jun 12

As global temperatures climb, the risk of armed conflict is expected to increase substantially, according to experts across several fields.

Currently 33 Job in field Politics.
Selected Jobs
Social Sciences - 13.09
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) Deutsche Hochschule der Polizei, Münster
Career - 11.10
Senior Lecturer in Political Science, one or several Göteborg University
Social Sciences - 11.10
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Politics - 09.10
Lecturer in Political Science (ATR1497) University of East Anglia
Politics - 09.10
Lecturer in Philosophy (ATR1498) University of East Anglia
Politics - 08.10
Lecturer Australian National University
Social Sciences - 07.10
Chercheur (H/F) en sciences sociales CNRS, Paris
Politics - 04.10
Associate Professor in International Relations University of Oslo
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