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Wiley Celebrates International Women’s Day

Since 2013, we have supported the cause of gender equality by compiling a research collection of the latest developments in gender studies, women’s rights, and more. In 2016, we are thrilled to announce that this collection has grown to include close to 1,000 research articles and book chapters from across the social sciences, humanities, health […]

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The Legacy of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

Today, Singaporeans are saddened by the departure of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of Singapore, who died on March 23, at the age of 91. Despite his controversial policies, he is respected as a leader with great foresight, who has led Singapore from a third world country to a first world country. Today, […]

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facebook murder research

Is There Such a Thing as ‘Facebook Murder’?

Investigators recently set out to consider whether homicides involving social networking sites were unique and worthy of labels such as ‘Facebook Murder’, and to explore the ways in which perpetrators had used such sites in the homicides they had committed. The cases they identified were not collectively unique or unusual when compared with general trends […]

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Singapore Death Penalty Research

Counterblast: Escaping the Gallows Singapore Style

A Case Study on Fighting against Singapore Death Penalty The four-year long struggle by Yong Vui Kong to challenge his mandatory death sentence reveals how life and death decisions can turn on legal niceties. For instance, on 20 November 2009, the President of the Republic of Singapore turned down Yong’s plea for clemency and this […]

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