Interdisciplinary Relationships in the Social Sciences by Muzafer SherifInterdisciplinary Relationships in the Social Sciences by Muzafer Sherif

Interdisciplinary Relationships in the Social Sciences

byMuzafer Sherif, Carolyn Wood Sherif

Paperback | January 30, 2009

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Interdisciplinary collaboration in the social sciences is obviously essential to scientifi c progress, but discontent and practical diffi culties hinder collaboration in research and training. Many of the problems arise from the failure in the separate disciplines to understand the basis on which collaboration is necessary and possible. In an eff ort to shed light on the situation, these original essays by eminent scholars-economists, geographers, psychologists, political scientists,sociologists, anthropologists, and others-demonstrate eff ective means of achieving interdisciplinary coordination in studying human behavior and delineating promising areas-for cooperative research. Th e book provides a sophisticated guide to the nature of knowledge in social science as applied to its core disciplines.
Muzafer Sherif (1906-1988) was professor and director of the psychosocial studies program at Pennsylvania State University. He is known as one of the founders of the field of social psychology and also helped develop social judgment theory and realistic conflict theory. Carolyn W. Sherif (1922-1982) was professor of psychology at Pen...
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Title:Interdisciplinary Relationships in the Social SciencesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:January 30, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0202362876

ISBN - 13:9780202362878

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