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Social Science and Historical Perspectives : Society, Science, and Ways of Knowing (Hardcover) (Jack

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This accessible book introduces the story of ‘social science’, with coverage of history, politics, economics, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and geography.

Key questions include:

  • How and why did the social sciences originate and differentiate?

  • How are they related to older traditions that have defined Western civilization?

  • What is the unique perspective or ‘way of knowing’ of each social science?

  • What are the challenges—and alternatives—to the social sciences as they stand in the twenty-first century?

Eller explains the origin, evolution, methods, and the main figures, literature, concepts, and theories in each discipline. The chapters also feature a range of contemporary examples, with consideration given to how the disciplines address present-day issues.

Number of Pages: 295
Genre: Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Jack David Eller
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2016
TCIN: 51638178
UPC: 9781138675803
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-8983
$133.00
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