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The Use and Usefulness of the Social Sciences: Achievements, Disappointments, and Promise

special editors of this volume, James Jennings [and] Lawrence W. Sherman
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, c2005.
Language
English
Series
The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
ISBN
1412926564 (paper), 1412926556 (cloth)
Contents
  • Preface : the achievements, frustrations, and promise of the social sciences / Robert W. Pearson and Lawrence W. Sherman
  • Political ideas and a political science for policy / Kenneth Prewitt
  • Toward an anthropology of public policy / Janine R. Wedel...[et. al.]
  • The current state of economics : needs lots of work / Barbara R. Bergmann
  • The return of the repressed : recovering the public face of U.S. sociology, one hundred years on / Michael Burawoy
  • Nature and nurture : genetic and environmental influences on behavior / Robert Plomin and Kathryn Asbury
  • The uses and usefulness of psychology / Mitchell G. Ash
  • The use and usefulness of criminology, 1751-2005 ; enlightened justice and its failures / Lawrence W. Sherman
  • International relations as a social science : rigor and relevance / Jeffry A. Frieden and David A. Lake
  • Book review essay : the uneasy partnership between social science and public policy / Robert W. Pearson
  • Quick read synopsis : The use and usefulness of the social sciences : achievements, disappointments, and promise.
Description
188 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "July 2005."
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Series Statement
The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 0002-7162 ; v. 600
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science v. 600
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Also available online.
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