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The Social Sciences Go to Washington: The Politics of Knowledge in the Postmodern Age

The Social Sciences Go to Washington: The Politics of Knowledge in the Postmodern Age

  • by Hamilton Cravens (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0813533414
  • ISBN-13: 9780813533414
In this volume, scholars examine the effects of the massive influx of sociologists, demographers, economists, educators and others to the federal advisory process in the post-war period.

A Scientist's Guide To Talking With The Media: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists

A Scientist's Guide To Talking With The Media: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists

  • by Daniel Grossman, Richard Hayes
  • ISBN: 0813538580
  • ISBN-13: 9780813538587
A must-read for all scientists, this book shows how it is possible for the discoveries that hibernate in lecture halls and academic journals to reach a broader audience in a way that is accurate and effective.

Webs of Reality: Social Perspectives on Science and Religion

Webs of Reality: Social Perspectives on Science and Religion

  • by William A. Stahl, Robert A. Campbell (With), Gary Diver (Screenplay by), Yvonne Petry (Libretto by)
  • ISBN: 0813531071
  • ISBN-13: 9780813531076
Webs of Reality is a rare examination of the interrelationship between religion and science from a social science perspective, offering a broader view of the relationship, and posing practical questions regarding technology and ethics.

Feminist Inquiry: From Political Conviction to Methodological Innovation

Feminist Inquiry: From Political Conviction to Methodological Innovation

  • by Mary Hawkesworth
  • ISBN: 0813537053
  • ISBN-13: 9780813537054
Feminist Inquiry makes epistemological debates--previously the exclusive preserve of philosophers--accessible to a wider audience, and demonstrates the practical and academic importance of these issues.

Social Science and the Self: Personal Essays on an Art Form

Social Science and the Self: Personal Essays on an Art Form

  • by Susan Krieger
  • ISBN: 0813517141
  • ISBN-13: 9780813517148
The argument in this book is based in the author's own experience, reflecting her own need to speak more directly through her social science. This book is also about that struggle with standard forms and traditional styles of expression.

Social Science and the Self: Personal Essays on an Art Form

Social Science and the Self: Personal Essays on an Art Form

  • by Susan Krieger
  • ISBN: 081351715X
  • ISBN-13: 9780813517155
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Religion is Not about God: How Spiritual Traditions Nurture our Biological Nature and What to Expect When They Fail

Religion is Not about God: How Spiritual Traditions Nurture our Biological Nature and What to Expect When They Fail

  • by Loyal Rue
  • ISBN: 0813535115
  • ISBN-13: 9780813535111
In a study of religious and spiritual tradition, the author of Ayythia and By the Grace of Guile contends that religion is a series of strategies to influence human nature so that people may think, feel, and act in ways that are good for ...

Religion, Media, and the Marketplace

Religion, Media, and the Marketplace

  • by Lynn Schofield Clark (Editor), Regina M Marchi (Contribution by), David Nord (Contribution by), Anne Borden (Contribution by), Hillary Warren (Contribution by)
  • ISBN: 0813540186
  • ISBN-13: 9780813540184
In Religion, Media, and the Marketplace, scholars in history, media studies, and sociology explore this intersection of the secular and the sacred.

The Social Sciences Go to Washington: The Politics of Knowledge in the Postmodern Age

The Social Sciences Go to Washington: The Politics of Knowledge in the Postmodern Age

  • by Hamilton Cravens (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0813533406
  • ISBN-13: 9780813533407
In this volume, scholars examine the effects of the massive influx of sociologists, demographers, economists, educators and others to the federal advisory process in the post-war period.

Religion: North American Style

Religion: North American Style

  • by Thomas Dowdy, Patrick McNamara (With)
  • ISBN: 0813523443
  • ISBN-13: 9780813523446
This third edition contains a selection of essays from religious studies scholars on a wide range of religious issues. Divided into six sections, each is accompanied by an introduction and suggestions for further reading.

 

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