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Social Studies as Science
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Lynch, Michael. 2010. “Social Studies As Science”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Are the social sciences really scientific? Should they even try to be scientific? And, if they can be scientific, what would make them that way? These questions have been debated ever since the 19th century when social science disciplines first became established in modern universities. This seminar examines the emergence of the social sciences and their...

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Science and Technology
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College 300

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