2017.05.09 | Research news
Large study across 27 countries and 30 US states demonstrates the association between unequal and unstable societies and their populations’ motives for social dominance. Ethnic persecution of immigrants, sexism, racism and corruption are some of the many negative consequences.
2017.05.08 | New Books
Carsten Bagge Laustsen, Lars Thorup Larsen, Mathias Wullum Nielsen, Tine Ravn and Mads P. Sørensen's new text book on social theory is published with Routledge.
2017.05.04 | Research news
There is a strong correlation between our fear of infection and our skepticism towards immigrants. New cross-national research from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University explains why political discussions of immigration are so heated and why integration often fails.
2017.03.23 | Research news
New research from Lasse Laustsen and Michael Bang Petersen shows that support for dominant politicians comes from those who favour solving the country’s problems using aggression.
2017.03.15 | Society and politics
Voters’ ideological standpoints do more than determine party preferences. Ideology is also crucial in determining which qualities voters look for in political candidates. If you are conservative, you prefer a strong leader. If you are liberal, you are instead looking for candidate warmth.
2017.03.13 | Society and politics
New research from the Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS shows that Danish city counsellors are highly influenced by their own attitudes towards a topic when they interpret factual information on the topic.
2017.03.02 | New Books
With his new book, Emeritus Professor Mehdi Mozaffari provides an important new framework for understanding the full impact of Islamism in the Middle East and beyond.
2017.01.24 | New Books
Failed or weak states, miscarried democratizations, and economic underdevelopment characterize a large part of the world we live in. In his new book, Jørgen Møller includes the deep historical processes that produced the modern state, modern democracy and the modern market economy in the first place.
2017.01.12 | People
The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy (CFA) has received DKK 4.65 million from the European Commission’s H2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
2017.01.06 | People
On Monday 12 December, dressed up to the nines, Professor Gert Tinggaard was received in audience by the Queen to thank her for the great honour of being appointed Knight of the Order of Dannebrog.