The Americanization of Social Science: Intellectuals and Public Responsibility in the Postwar United States

The Americanization of Social Science: Intellectuals and Public Responsibility in the Postwar United States

By: David Haney (author)Paperback

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A controversial explanation for sociology

About Author

David Paul Haney is an Adjunct Professor at Austin Community College and St. Edward's University.

Contents

Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. The Postwar Campaign for Scientific Legitimacy 3. Quantitative Mathods and the Institutionalization of Exclusivity 4. Social Theory and the Romance of American Alienation 5. Theories of Mass Society and the Advent of a New Elitism 6. Fads, Foibles, and Autopsies: Unwelcome Publicity for Different Sociologists 7. Pseudoscience and Social Engineering: American Sociology's Public Image in the Fifties 8. The Perils of Popularity: Public Sociology and Its Antagonists 9. Conclusion: The Legacy of the Scientific Identity Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592137145
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781592137145
  • ISBN10: 1592137148

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