Social Science Resources

Social Science
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A branch of science that studies the society and human behavior in it. Includes anthropology, archaeology, human geography, political science, sociology, voluntarism.

The links added offer one or more of the following: data; information; media; publications; updated news.

Australian Human Rights Commission

British Council

Canadian Archaeology: Canadian Archaeological Radiocarbon Database (CARD). Radiocarbon measurements that indicate the ages of samples, taken from North America.

Crowd Crafting: Volunteer and/or research digitally. Help awesome projects. Feel accomplished.

Europeana Collections: ‘We transform the world with culture! We want to build on Europe’s rich heritage and make it easier for people to use, whether for work, for learning or just for fun.’ The site offers translations in various languages(upper right corner).

Government of Canada | Gov.Uk

Free Rice: Learn by answering question. For each question you get right, 10 grains of rice are donated!

IVoters: Public politics forum.

[Latvian]Latvian National Library: Site offers an English version as well.

[Spanish]Observatory of the Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures in the United States

Viaology’s page on Translations!

Social Science Research Network: Non-paid and paid content. Worth adding for the free bits.

The Office Website of The First State – Delaware: Find state agencies and laws. You can even start a business in the most business friendly state. Hint – DE

UN Documents: ‘Gathering a Body of Global Agreements’.

United States Department of Defense: News, issues, resources.

Visit England: ‘As the national tourism agency – a non-departmental public body funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS)…’ Also, Visit Britain.

Youth.Gov: Find youth programs and tools.

Zooniverse: “The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research. This research is made possible by volunteers…” – Site About Us section.


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