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The Resource The ivory tower of Babel : why the social sciences are failing to live up to their promises, David Demers, (electronic resource)

The ivory tower of Babel : why the social sciences are failing to live up to their promises, David Demers, (electronic resource)

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The ivory tower of Babel : why the social sciences are failing to live up to their promises
Title
The ivory tower of Babel
Title remainder
why the social sciences are failing to live up to their promises
Statement of responsibility
David Demers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Mainstream social science has come under fierce criticism in recent decades for failing to have more impact on public policy. Critics say the social sciences are incapable of generating knowledge that can solve social problems. Others contend that partisan politics and university administrations are the problem. Politicians are more concerned about special interests than scientific research, and administrators care more about scholarly publications than solving social problems. Are the social sciences failing to live up to their promises? Have they outlived their usefulness? Have they become a
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1953-
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Demers, David
Dewey number
300.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Social sciences
Label
The ivory tower of Babel : why the social sciences are failing to live up to their promises, David Demers, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn761310465
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875868813
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)761310465
Label
The ivory tower of Babel : why the social sciences are failing to live up to their promises, David Demers, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn761310465
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875868813
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)761310465

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