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Published by Press of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland .
Written in English


  • Social sciences -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Social policy -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited with an introd. by Herman D. Stein. Essays by Charles Frankel [and others]
ContributionsStein, Herman David, ed., Frankel, Charles, 1917-, Case Western Reserve University. School of Applied Social Sciences.
LC ClassificationsH61 .S775
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 187 p.
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5548857M
LC Control Number67027794

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The history of the social sciences has origin in the common stock of Western philosophy and shares various precursors, but began most intentionally in the early 19th century with the positivist philosophy of the midth century, the term "social .   Social theory can name general sources of ideas about social phenomena relevant to other disciplines of the social sciences and humanities, such as anthropology, political science, . Introduction: The aim and structure of the book Social innovation and its contemporary evolution Social innovation as social value creation, capture and distribution Social innovation as polysemous Social innovation as institutional change Social . The Invention of Women demonstrates, to the contrary, that gender was not constructed in old Yoruba society, and that social organization was determined by relative age. A meticulous historical and epistemological account of an African culture on its own terms, this book .