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Author Abbott, Andrew Delano
Title Chaos of disciplines / Andrew Abbott
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HM585 A23 2001    AVAILABLE    30520020564291
 RCHSS Library  HM585 A23 2001    AVAILABLE    30560400346752
Descript xvi, 259 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-252) and index
pt. 1. Self-Similarity in Social Science. 1. The Chaos of Disciplines. 2. The Duality of Stress. 3. The Fraction of Construction. App. A History of "Social Construction" to 1990. 4. The Unity of History. 5. The Context of Disciplines -- pt. 2. Two Essays on Self-Similarity. 6. Self-Similar Social Structures. App. Fractal Scales. 7. The Selfishness of Men
This work presents analysis of the evolution and development of the social sciences. It reconsiders how knowledge actually changes and advances. Challenging the accepted belief that social sciences are in a perpetual state of progress, this work contends that there is a core set of principles
Subject Sociology -- Philosophy
Social sciences -- Philosophy
Sociologie -- Philosophie
Sciences sociales -- Philosophie
Social sciences -- Philosophy. fast (OCoLC)fst01122940
Sociology -- Philosophy. fast (OCoLC)fst01123904
Philosophie gnd
Soziologie gnd
Sociale wetenschappen. gtt
Filosofische aspecten. gtt
Sociology -- Philosophy. nli
Social sciences -- Philosophy. nli
Philosophie sociale. ram
Sociologie -- Philosophie. ram
Philosophie. swd
Soziologie. swd
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