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15 February 2018

We need a research assistant for research projects on norms and how they change

We need a research assistant who wants to work with two related projects on norms led by two researchers working closely toge... at the Institute for Futures Studies, is leading the project "How to shape and change norms in society?", supported by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. at Stockholm University is leading the project "Cultural variation in the view of breakthroughs and informal punishers", supported by the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

09 February 2018

A welfare state for all generations

In a society there are always several generations co-existing and they all need different things from the welfare state. This... by , Tommy Ferrarini, Kenneth Nelson and Joakim Palme.

26 January 2018

Lobbying for profits

If a social scientific observer of the mid-1980s had been presented with a line-up of rich Western countries – say Germany, S...

23 January 2018

The road to civilization goes through threat and punishment

Do you frown at people who sneeze in their hand instead of in a tissue? Would you be prepared to punish that person by frowni...

21 December 2017

A revolution of norms

We are part of a historic revolution. This is how Pontus Strimling's TED-talk The Rise of Modern Values begun at TEDx Uppsala ...

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