Tag: War and conflict
An end to U.S. Nation Building, but what does that mean?
A criticism of ‘optimist’ views of globalisation
The Global Peace Index – What is it and How Useful Is It?
The Global Peace Index uses 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators to measure the state of peace using three thematic domains: the level of Societal Safety and Security; the extent of Ongoing Domestic and International Conflict; the degree of Militarisation. The data is collated by the Institute for Economics and Peace – a think tank which develops […]
Sociology in The News (5)
Care workers in Britain paid below the minimum wage Seventeen care workers are suing contractor Sevacare for paying them below the minimum wage – The contractor had some staff in Haringey, north London, on a rate of £3.27 an hour – less than half the then minimum. The workers were living as live-in carers, and were […]