• 1.A Portrait of California 2014–2015

    California Human Development Report.

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  • 2.AIDS, Security and Conflict Initiative (ASCI)

    The SSRC's HIV/AIDS Program launched the AIDS, Security and Conflict Initiative (ASCI) in 2006 in partnership with the Netherlands Institute for International Relations (Clingendael). Our aim is to identify and address critical gaps in knowledge in the study of the link between HIV/AIDS and security and conflict. Our work covers four thematic areas: (1) HIV/AIDS in uniformed services; (2) HIV/AIDS, humanitarian crises, and post-conflict transitions; (3) HIV/AIDS and fragile states; and (4) gender and…

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  • 3.AIDS, Security and Conflict Research Hub

    The AIDS, Security and Conflict Research Hub is a portal for the latest work on the areas covered by the SSRC's AIDS, Security and Conflict Initiative (ASCI): HIV/AIDS in uniformed services; HIV/AIDS, humanitarian crises, and post-conflict transitions; HIV/AIDS and fragile states; and gender and cross-cutting issues. The site is home to the Resource Database, a community-editable "field mapping" tool for collecting data on people, institutions, and resources in the fields of HIV/AIDS, security, and conf…

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  • 4.AIDS2031

    The world has been managing the global AIDS epidemic for more than twenty-five years. The year 2031 will mark fifty years since the first report of AIDS. In 2007 then executive director of UNAIDS Peter Piot established AIDS2031 to bring together experts in HIV/AIDS and related fields to examine the likely trajectory of the pandemic and what would be required to sustain a global response over the coming twenty-five years. The SSRC's HIV/AIDS Program is assisting with this effort by commissioning research a…

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  • 5.Abe Fellowship Program

    Supporting US- and Japan-based researchers focusing on contemporary issues.

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  • 6.African Peacebuilding Network

    Supporting independent African research and its integration into regional and global policy communities.

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  • 7.Anxieties of Democracy

    How can representative democracies be strengthened to govern more effectively? The SSRC’s Anxieties of Democracy program is motivated by a concern about whether the core institutions of established democracies—elections, mass media, political parties, interest groups, social movements, and, especially, legislatures—can capably address large problems in the public interest. Though emphasis will be placed on “anxieties of democracy” in the United States, the program will also work comparatively an…

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  • 8.CEHI Web-Based Resources

    …[中文]The Resource Hub is an online, bilingual searchable database housing information about individuals and institutions working on environment and health issues in China, and relevant literature. Selected information on experience with environment and health issues overseas is also included. All information items are linked so that readers can easily trace information. Created in 2007, the Hub now includes over 3,500 items in English and Chinese. It provides a convenient way for researchers, policy m…

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  • 9.CGP-SSRC Policy Forum

    A project of the Abe Fellowship Program, the CGP-SSRC Policy Forum draws on the expertise and competencies of both the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) and the Social Science Research Council. The CGP-SSRC Policy Forums bring together academics, practitioners, policy actors, and journalists to work toward the goal of long-term, policy-oriented solutions to issues of global public consequence and to develop networks that will lessen the gaps between research, policy, and practice. Eac…

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  • 10.CLA Longitudinal Study

    The CLA Longitudinal Study emerged from the Social Science Research Council’s collaborative partnership with the Pathways for College Network, with technical assistance in data collection provided by the Council for Aid to Education. The project has followed over 2,300 students at 24 institutions over time to examine factors affecting learning in higher education along the dimensions of critical thinking, complex reasoning, and written communication as measured by the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA…

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  • 11.CPPF Activities: Africa

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  • 12.Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)

    Facilitating informal information sharing between the UN, diplomatic missions, and the NGO community.

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  • 13.Children of Immigrants in Schools

    The Education and Migration project is coordinating a three-year research and fellowship initiative investigating the role of educational institutions and policy in the integration of children of immigrants. Under the leadership of sociologist Richard Alba of SUNY-Albany, we have assembled five bi-national (American and European) teams, staffed with senior principal investigators and research fellows (pre- and postdocs) from both the United States and the European country under comparison: School funding…

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  • 14.China Environment and Health Initiative

    Generating new research on the connection between health, environment, and development in China.

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  • 15.China, Africa, and the UN

    Mapping the evolving relationships between China, Africa, and the United Nations.

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  • 16.Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)

    Mobilizing necessary knowledge to support UN capacity for conflict prevention, peacemaking and peacebuilding.

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  • 17.Cuba Program

    Facilitating information flows between Cuban scholars and their counterparts abroad.

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  • 18.DATA2GO.NYC

    Interactive Tool to Map Human Need and Well-Being in the New York Metro Area.

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  • 19.Digital Culture

    Exploring the intersections of technology, knowledge, and culture in a digital age.

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  • 20.Digital Media and Learning

    Investigating how digital media are changing the way young people learn.

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  • 21.Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) Program

    Supporting the development of innovative dissertation proposals in the humanities and social sciences.

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  • 22.Drugs, Security and Democracy Program

    Supporting research in Latin America and the Caribbean to inform drug policy.

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  • 23.East Africa: Forced Migration, Citizenship, and Belonging

    In collaboration with the International Refugee Rights Initiative based in Kampala, Uganda, the Forced Migration project of the SSRC's Migration Program is sponsoring a series of case studies with locally based refugee research and advocacy organizations to determine how access and denial to the rights of citizenship affect the displacement, protection, and return of displaced populations in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa and can inform policy reforms to enhance migrants’ rights.

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  • 24.Education Research Program

    Bringing social science to bear on local, national, and international educational challenges.

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  • 25.Education and Migration in Comparative Perspective

    As part of its Migration and Education initiative, the SSRC's Migration Program assembled a working group to focus on the educational philosophy and institutional arrangements and practices that shape educational pathways for immigrant and second generation students, as well as affecting their prospects for socioeconomic and civic integration, across a number of countries. The group met in London in 2005 to deliver working papers, some of which will be published in an edited volume, and several members,…

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