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by Prof Cho-Yee To

Free eBook Scientific Merit of the Social Sciences: Implications for Research and Application download ISBN: 1858562325
Author: Prof Cho-Yee To
Publisher: Trentham Books (January 2001)
Language: English
Pages: 124
Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
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The author contends that the manner in which one defines a problem determines what is done about it. To explain this he examines fundamental issues to gain an accurate definition of the problem, specifically challenging the ability of social sciences to make valid predictions.

by Cho-Yee To. Published January 2001 by Trentham Books.

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION To date, the social sciences have had only limited success in the definition and solution of pressing social problems which without. Similar books and articles. Making Social Science Matter: Why Social Inquiry Fails and How It Can Succeed Again.

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This also applies to the humanities. It argued, amongst other things, for ‘special’ measuring methods for the humanities and social sciences and for the social value of these scientific disciplines to be taken into consideration in assessments. In 2009, the Committee for the National Plan for the Future of the Humanities (the ‘Cohen Committee’) stated in its report that in the humanities there is an ‘inadequate range of tools for objectively defining and differentiating quality’.

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(Trentham Books) Offers a clarifying perspective on the use of social science knowledge, basically that how a problem is defined determines what is done about it. Examines fundamental issues of the problem this poses for the social sciences, challenging the ability of social sciences to make valid predictions. Softcover.