Social Science in the Making: Essays on the Russell Sage Foundation, 1907-1972

Social Science in the Making: Essays on the Russell Sage Foundation, 1907-1972

by David C. Hammack
     
 

"Together, the historical essays in this volume provide the best account of how the Foundation moved away from its roots as a policy think tank.... This book of essays is the only extended treatment of the Foundation's history that includes both its distinguished early years and its emergence after World War II as the principal private foundation devoted to… See more details below

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"Together, the historical essays in this volume provide the best account of how the Foundation moved away from its roots as a policy think tank.... This book of essays is the only extended treatment of the Foundation's history that includes both its distinguished early years and its emergence after World War II as the principal private foundation devoted to strengthening basic research in the social sciences." —ERICWANNER, president of the Russell Sage Foundation, in his foreword to the volume

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Four historical essays provide an account of how the Foundation moved away from its roots as a policy think tank to devote itself to strengthening basic research in the social sciences, from journalism to gender-role changes and behavioral economics. Includes an errata sheet. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780871543479
Publisher:
Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date:
04/06/1995
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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