Why the Social Sciences Matter

  • Jonathan Michie
  • Cary L. Cooper

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Jonathan Michie, Cary L. Cooper
    Pages 1-7
  3. Pasco Fearon, Chloe Campbell, Lynne Murray
    Pages 8-29
  4. James Campbell Quick, Robert J. Gatchel, Cary L. Cooper
    Pages 30-44
  5. John Urry
    Pages 45-59
  6. Rod Hick
    Pages 77-91
  7. Stuart Croft, Oz Hassan
    Pages 161-175
  8. Cathy McIlwaine
    Pages 176-191
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 193-197

About this book


Published with the support of the Academy for Social Sciences, this volume provides an illuminating look at topics of concern to everyone at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Leading social scientists tackle complex questions such as immigration, unemployment, climate change, war, banks in trouble, and an ageing population.


agriculture climate change compliance crime food health migration Nation poverty quality stability unemployment

Editors and affiliations

  • Jonathan Michie
    • 1
  • Cary L. Cooper
    • 2
  1. 1.Kellogg CollegeUniversity of OxfordUK
  2. 2.Lancaster UniversityUK

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