The essays in this collection analyze the successes and failures of the social sciences over the last few decades as well as on their future. The focus of the book is on generic problems, difficulties, and dilemmas in the social sciences that the contributors are uniquely qualified to articulate. Each of them has been intimately involved in the development of one or another discipline in the last thirty years or so; each has made significant contributions to that development in many ways; each has a personal perspective on accomplishments and failures, promises and needs, continuities to be cultivated and opportunities to be seized.
About the Author
Edited by Heinz Eulau, Stanford University, and Michael Lewis-Beck, University of Iowa. Both have authored many fundamental texts analyzing how votes are won and what tools are used to influence the behavior of the electorate.
Heinz Eulau is the William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, Stanford University. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he edits the journal Political Behavior, published by Agathon Press. He serves as an Associate Director of ICPSR.
Michael Lewis-Beck is F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa.
About the Book
If there is much disagreement as to what social science “looks like” or should look like, it is in part due to what the “fact” that not all “social scientists” are social scientists. There are those who, in...
CONTENTS 1. Perspectives on the Federal Convention of 1787 2. Debate, Deadlock, and Issue Resolution in the Convention 3. James Madison and the Origins of the Virginia Pl
"...insightful and in some cases provocative discussions of important issues in the social sciences."
--Contemporary Sociology, January 1991
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LC Classification: H63.A3C76
Dewey code: 300l.72
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