Items & Issues is Now Online
In print since 1947, Items, later expanded to Items & Issues, is now published online. Items & Issues updates readers on SSRC program activities and presents essays addressing timely issues of public concern from the perspectives of the social sciences. Currently, we are featuring essays on the epistemological, economic, political, and social dimensions of disasters. Topics include the BP/Gulf oil spill, disaster science, the recovery from the earthquake in Haiti, and the catastrophic flooding in Pakistan.