Background Papers


World Social Science Report 2013: Knowledge Divides

Background Papers

Social sciences in the Arab World. Research institutions, issues and initiatives – Rigas Arvanitis, Roland Waast and Abdel Hakim Al-Husban

Current topics of social science research in Japan – Thomas Brisson and Koichi Tachikawa

One social science or many? — Jon Elster

Where are social sciences produced? — Yves Gingras and Sébastien Mosbah-Natanson

Trends in social science research in India in recent times – Umamaheswaran Kalpagam

Social sciences in South Asia — Venni V Krishna and Usha Krishna

The state of social science in sub-Saharan Africa — Johann Mouton

Shifting involvements: rethinking the social, the human and the natural — Björn Wittrock

Address by Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the launch of the World Social Science Report 2010, UNESCO Headquarters, 25 June 2010