The Politics of Social Science Research
Race, Ethnicity and Social Change
By (author) Peter Ratcliffe
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Politics of Social Science Research by Peter Ratcliffe
Book DescriptionThis book addresses some of the key questions facing contemporary social scientists. What is the point of our research? Who undertakes it? Does it have any impact on the social world it attempts to characterize: if so, what? It does so by focusing on international research on identity and inequality grounded in 'race' and ethnic difference. The contributors to the volume ask searching questions about the politics of research funding, the empowerment of minorities, and the prospects for meaningful change.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333722473
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 18-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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An international and comparative analysis of social division rooted in race, ethnicity and national identity. It provides an overview of the key issues underlying ethnic conflict which has now risen to the top of the international political agenda.
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Author Biography - Peter Ratcliffe
WALTER R. ALLEN Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles DIPANNITA BASU Assistant Professor of Sociology and Black Studies, Pitzer College, Claremont, USA HASSAN BOUSETTA Research Associate, Faculty of Political and Social Science, Katholieke Universiteit Brussels MILENA DAVIDOVIC Researcher, Institute of Social Sciences, Centre for Sociological Research, Belgrade VICKI L. HESLI Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate CHRISTINE INGLIS Director, Multicultural Research Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Sydney BRIAN KESSEL Undergraduate Advisor, Department of Political Science, Western Illinois University MARCO MARTINIELLO Research Associate, National Fund for Scientific Research and Lecturer in Politics, University of Liege MARK ORKIN Head of Statistics South Africa PETER RATCLIFFE Reader in Sociology, University of Warwick JAN RATH Associate Professor, Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, University of Amsterdam RUPERT TAYLOR Senior Lecturer in Political Studies, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
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