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Behavioral and Social Science 50 Years of Discovery Synopsis

In 1933, President Herbert Hoover commissioned the Ogburn Report, a comprehensive study of social trends in the United States. Fifty years later, a symposium of noted social and behavioral scientists marked the report's anniversary with a book of their own from the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. The 10 chapters presented here relate the developments detailed in the Ogburn Report to modern social trends. This book discusses recent major strides in the social and behavioral sciences, including sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, and linguistics.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780309035880
Publication date: 1st January 1986
Author: Committee on Basic Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Di
Publisher: National Academies Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 312 pages
Categories: Social welfare & social services, Central government,

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