Cultural encounters with Danes of similar age produces better integration
Research from Professor Michelle Pace shows that integration of young refugees in Denmark should consist of more than just language training and access to the labour market. There should also be more informal activities with Danes of a similar age.
Half of today's jobs will disappear in a few years
A possible solution to the challenges of the labour market of the future may be to reduce working hours, says professor and labour market researcher Bent Greve.
RUC is ranked on prestigious international list for Social Sciences
Roskilde University is ranked no. 251-300 in the prestigious Times Higher Education subject ranking list for Social Sciences 2018.
Major differences in the benefits of contracting out
New research shows that it is primarily average size municipalities that reap the effects when public services are contracting out. It’s time to adopt a more nuanced and context-specific approach.
NOK 12.2 m grant for new research on management approach promoting sustainability in the cities
Professor Jacob Torfing, Professor Eva Sørensen and Associate Professor Annika Heilskov Agger from the Dept. of Social Sciences and Business is awarded a grant of NOK 12.2 m as a part of a Norwegian and Danish joint research project about the challenges and dilemmas the cities face in becoming more sustainable.
A party ban is democracy's weapon of last resort
Some democratic states choose to ban anti-democratic parties, even though it is a contentious issue, because the parties are considered to be a threat to the democratic system or core values in society.
The International Criminal Court risks blocking peace
The International Criminal Court prosecutes some of the most serious international crimes, but the court's procedure causes problems in some countries, according to new research by Assistant Professor Line Engbo Gissel.
The European debt crisis has brought people together across borders
Social movements mobilisation activities increased across borders as a reaction to the economic crisis that has especially hit southern Europe over the past decade as indicated by the Associate Professor Sevasti Chatzopoulou.
Simplified narratives concerning climate change issues overshadow solutions
Some narratives concerning environmental and climate change issues are so dominant that they have a major impact on how the authorities, organizations and local communities address the issues, even though the narratives may not be entirely accurate or the whole truth.
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