What's Wrong with the Social Sciences?: The Perils of the Postmodern

What's Wrong with the Social Sciences?: The Perils of the Postmodern

By: Michael A. Faia (author)Paperback

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In this book, the author defends the positivist traditions of the social sciences. Contents: What's Wrong with the Social Sciences; In Praise of the Null Hypothesis: The Myth of 'The Value-Free Myth'; Social Science Syntactics and Empirics: Alleged Problems...; ...And Happy Prospects; Cultural Materialism in the Systemic Mode; Social Science Semantics; A Sad Story; Index.

About Author

Michael A. Faia is Professor of Sociology at the College of William and Mary.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819192363
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780819192363
  • weight: 358
  • ISBN10: 0819192368

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