Leading Edges in Social and Behavioral Science

Leading Edges in Social and Behavioral Science


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Leading Edges in Social and Behavioral Science by R. Duncan Luce

The reach of the social and behavioral sciences is currently so broad and interdisciplinary that staying abreast of developments has become a daunting task. The thirty papers that constitute Leading Edges in Social and Behavioral Science provide a unique composite picture of recent findings and promising new research opportunities within most areas of social and behavioral research. Prepared by expert scholars under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences, these timely and well-documented reports define research priorities for an impressive range of topics: Part I: Mind and Brain Part II: Behavior in Social Context Part III: Choice and Allocation Part IV: Evolving Institutions Part V: Societies and International Orders Part VI: Data and Analysis

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871545602
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 02/01/1990
Pages: 713
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

R. DUNCAN LUCE is Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and director of the Irvine Research Center in Mathematic Behavioral Science at the University of California,Irvine. NEIL J. SMELSER is University Professor of Sociology at theUniversity of California,Berkeley. DEAN R. GERSTEIN is study director at the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences.

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