Making Social Science Matter
Why Social Inquiry Fails and How it Can Succeed Again
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Making Social Science Matter by Bent Flyvbjerg
Book DescriptionMaking Social Science Matter presents an exciting new approach to the social and behavioral sciences including theoretical argument, methodological guidelines, and examples of practical application. Why has social science failed in attempts to emulate natural science and produce normal theory? Bent Flyvbjerg argues that the strength of social sciences lies in its rich, reflexive analysis of values and power, essential to the social and economic development of any society. Richly informed, powerfully argued, and clearly written, this book opens up a new future for the social sciences. Its empowering message will make it required reading for students and academics across the social and behavioral sciences.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521772686
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bent Flyvbjerg
Real Social Science, Hardback (April 2012)
A new, hands-on approach to social inquiry for social scientists who wish to make a difference to policy and practice.
Megaprojects and Risk, Paperback (February 2003)
A fascinating account of the problems and possible solutions involved in managing megaprojects.
Making Social Science Matter, Paperback (January 2001)» View all books by Bent Flyvbjerg
New approach demonstrating how social science can be successful, focusing on context, values, and power.
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