The Social Sciences Go To Washington

Author: Hamilton Cravens
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813533414
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In this volume, scholars examine the effects of the massive influx of sociologists, demographers, economists, educators and others to the federal advisory process in the post-war period.

Reporting Of Social Science In The National Media

Author: Carol Weiss
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610445538
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In Part I, Carol H. Weiss addresses these questions on the basis of personal interviews with social scientists and the journalists who wrote about their work.

Cold War Social Science

Author: M. Solovey
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137013222
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This volume examines how, why, and with what consequences this rapid and yet contested expansion depended on the entanglement of the social sciences with the Cold War.

Buying Military Transformation

Author: Peter Dombrowski
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231509650
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Thomas L. McNaugher, New Weapons, Old Politics: America's Military
Procurement Muddle (Washington: Brookings Institution, 1989). In those few
areas where public organizations continued to dominate defense production—
notably, in the ... The Social Sciences Go to Washington: The Politics of
Knowledge in the Postmodern Age (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press,
2004), pp. 67–77; Michael E. Brown, Flying Blind: Politics of the U.S. Strategic
Bomber Program (Ithaca, N.Y.: ...

Policy Studies And The Social Sciences

Author: Stuart S. Nagel
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412832441
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First, I am going to talk about policy analysis — what happens when the
government intervenes in a social system. Public policy analysis is applied social
science in several senses: first in the identification of the need to which the policy
is addressed, second in the inquiry into the consequences of government action,
and third in the evaluation of public programs. If it is true that public policy is
applied social science, why is it that in Washington and the state capitals the
presence and ...

Causal Models In The Social Sciences

Author: H. M. Blalock, Jr.
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 0202364585
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This book provides a comprehensive multidisciplinary picture of the work on causal models. It seeks to address the problem of measurement in the social sciences and to link theory and research through the development of causal models.