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The use and usefulness of the social sciences : achievements, disappointments, and promise

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  • "July 2005."
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Also issued online

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
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