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.
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|Size: ||2.4 MB|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781317198246 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|