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Law and Social Sciences

The modernisation of Spain reduces the gender gap in political knowledge

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Rosa Roig, Cristina Aybar and José Manuel Pavía, professors at the University of Valencia, have concluded that the gender gap in political knowledge narrows as the modernisation process of Spain progresses. After analysing 600,000 CIS surveys from 1996 to 2017, in an article published in the scientific journal Sustainability, they affirm that transformation in a post-industrial country affects traditional gender roles and cultural patterns, which in turn impacts the political behaviour of its citizens, with female access to political knowledge. Read More

Basic Legal Guide to COVID-19 addresses occupational, contractual, economic, and family issues

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The Institutional Legal Clinical Chair at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH), which operates under the institution’s Vice-Rectorate for Institutional Relations, has coordinated the production of the Basic Legal Guide to COVID-19, which aims to clarify the issues and terminology that are currently most concerning to people who are non-experts on legal matters. Their guide provides information in the form of questions frequently asked about different aspects of occupational, contractual, economic, and family matters following the declaration of the State of Emergency in Spain and the establishment of confinement measures. Read More

The CSIC promotes four projects by Valencian scientists to address the economic and social impact of COVID 19

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The CSIC’s Global Health Interdisciplinary Thematic Platform (PTI), in which more than 150 research groups collaborate and which is supported by the MAPFRE Foundation, has considered thirteen project proposals to address the economic and social impact of COVID-19 as priorities in its second resolution, four of which are from research centres in the Valencian Community, and has proposed them for pre-financing by the CSIC using its own available funds. Read More