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Usable social science

Main Author: Smelser, Neil J.
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Reed, John S. 1939-
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012
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Online Access: http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/villanova/docDetail.action?docID=10611511
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Table of Contents:
  • Space and time : constraints and opportunities
  • Some dynamics of cognition, judgment, and bias
  • Sanctions in organizational and social life
  • Groups, teams, networks, trust, and social capital
  • How decisions are made
  • Organizations and organizational change
  • Economic development and social change
  • Methods of research and their usability
  • Social change, social problems, and demands for knowledge
  • The production of knowledge in the social sciences.