Sociologist-turned-novelist Patricia Leavy, PhD, explores appearance versus reality - how our lives and relationships look to others versus how they really are - the importance of female friendships, and how money and power can shape relationships.Read More
The Association for Human Rights and Tolerance of Pordenone, Italy, finds local residents are unaware of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Supported by the Church of Scientology of Pordenone, the group is carrying out a campaign to educate people on their rights.Read More
As the French Grand Prix was run and won, the winner was not as obvious as the MotoGP pilot who crossed the line first. The real winners were the 100,000 strong witnesses to the race and those who participated in a ritualistic celebration of speed. The French Grand Prix is as much about the fans as it is the racing. They demonstrated the "Esprit De Corps" that is the calling card of the French. It was the fans of MotoGP who established the race pace. Who is up to the task of matching them?Read More
Scientology is an applied religious philosophy, says Ivan Arjona, President of the National Church of Scientology of Spain. It not only helps the individual gain an understanding of his spiritual nature, it also provides tools to resolve the problems and challenges of day-to-day life.
Trailblazing sociologist pens novel based on a decade of interview research that pays tribute to 1980s pop culture, challenges the fiction-nonfiction divide, and transforms a women's interest genre into women's empowermentRead More
There's a disconnect in white Americans' views on race. Though whites who score higher on intelligence tests are less likely to hold prejudiced stereotypes and profess beliefs in racial justice, they are no more likely to support public policies designed to reduce racial inequality. This is the main finding of research by Geoffrey Wodtke (University of Toronto), recently published by a flagship journal of sociology: "Social Problems".Read More
The Church of Scientology Public Information Center in Clearwater, Florida, provides a comprehensive resource for religious studies students and educators to learn about Scientology beliefs, practices and activities. Students from 20 nations have visited the center since its July 2015 grand opening.Read More