Pursuing Truth, Exercising Power: Social Science and Public Policy in the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

Pursuing Truth, Exercising Power: Social Science and Public Policy in the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

by Lisa Anderson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231126069

ISBN-13: 9780231126069

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Anderson (international and public affairs, Columbia U.) explores the relationship between social science and public policy, convinced that a better understanding of it would improve the former with theoretical and methodology depth, and the latter with both the opportunity and the need to be relevant in real time. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Anderson (international and public affairs, Columbia U.) explores the relationship between social science and public policy, convinced that a better understanding of it would improve the former with theoretical and methodology depth, and the latter with both the opportunity and the need to be relevant in real time. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231126069
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
Leonard Hastings Schoff Lectures
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.78(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Understanding Intervention and the Common GoodA Science of Politics: The American History of Scientific Policy and PolicymakingA Marketplace of Ideas: Social Science and Public Policy Beyond GovernmentWars and Webs: Global Public Policy and International Social ScienceConcluding Thoughts: Social Science, Policymaking, and the Common Good in the Twenty-first CenturyNotesReferencesIndex

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