Theory in the Social Sciences

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Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM)

Abstract

Science is of a “piece,” the whole piece being threaded together by methodology. The social sciences are different from the physical/biological sciences. But the skein of scientific method ties them all together. Although social science differs from the physical/biological sciences, it is not completely separable. Science is one. This is the perspective we have adopted in this book.

Keywords

Social Theory Ideal Type Perceptual Space Normative Judgment Death Sentence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Engineering and TechnologyPortland State UniversityPortlandUSA

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