Law & Social Sciences

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Law & Social Sciences: The Law & Social Sciences Program considers proposals that address social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules. The program is inherently interdisciplinary and multi-methodological. Successful proposals describe research that advances scientific theory and understanding of the connections between law or legal processes and human behavior. Social scientific studies of law often approach law as dynamic, made in multiple arenas, with the participation of multiple actors. Fields of study include many disciplines, and often address problems including though not limited to:Crime, Violence and PunishmentEconomic IssuesGovernanceLegal DecisionmakingLegal Mobilization and Conceptions of JusticeLitigation and the Legal ProfessionLSS provides the following modes of support:Standard Research Grants and Grants for Collaborative ResearchDoctoral Dissertation Research Improvement GrantsInterdisciplinary Postdoctoral FellowshipsWorkshop and Conference Proposals
Federal Grant Title: Law & Social Sciences
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 12-507
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 47.075
CFDA Descriptions: Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Current Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2012
Posted Date: Oct 27, 2011
Creation Date: Mar 09, 2012
Archive Date: Jan 15, 2016
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 75
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
*Organization Limit: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: - Organization limit varies by the mode of support: --Standard Research Grants and Grants for Collaborative Research: No limitations (see the GPG for categories of proposers eligible to submit proposals to NSF). --Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowships: US Academic Institutions. --Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants: US Academic Institutions. --Conference and Workshop Support: No limitations (see the GPG for categories of proposers eligible to submit proposals to NSF). See Section II. Program Description for detailed information about each mode of support. *PI Limit: PI eligibility limit varies by the mode of support. See Section II. Program Description for detailed information about each mode of support.
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