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Artificial Intelligence Society

Robots to Replace Humans?
September 06

Patriarchy in Europe

How Muslim Immigrants’ Gender Attitudes Are Changing.

Doing Business No Matter What

How and why young Russians become entrepreneurs.

Victims Rather Than Enemies

Young Dagestanians share thoughts about ISIL joiners.
August 23

Why Russians Do Not Trust Entrepreneurs

While Russians admit that entrepreneurs do make a positive contribution to society, public trust in business remains low.

How Women Perpetuate Gender Stereotypes

While the patriarchy persists, women tend to adopt men's distrust of women's abilities and view on women as 'the weaker sex'.

Who is the Head of the Household?

Domestic work in Russian families is still a woman's business.
August 09

Female Employees with Children Pay 'Motherhood Penalty'

Female employees with children tend to earn less than their childless colleagues, but the difference is usually small, at 4% on average.

Altruism Is Changing Western Society

Altruism based on individual values is changing Western society. People in Western countries have seen a rise in individualism for quite some time, and this in turn helps to create generations of people with altruistic mindsets. Christian Welzel, Chief Research Fellow in the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (HSE and Leuphana University of Lüneburg), teamed up with researchers from the University of Lausanne to conduct a study showing the connection between emancipative values and prosocial behaviour. The results of the study were published in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

A View from the Outside: Hipster and the City

Attitudes to hipsters differ from judgmental in Moscow to fairly positive in Nizhny Novgorod.