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Why sociology does not apply

Scott, Robert A.

Why sociology does not apply

a study of the use of sociology in public policy

by Scott, Robert A.

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Published by Elsevier in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sociology -- Research -- United States.,
    • Evaluation research (Social action programs),
    • United States -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert A. Scott and Arnold R. Shore.
      ContributionsShore, Arnold, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM48 .S42
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 265 p. ;
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4400488M
      ISBN 100444990607, 0444990631
      LC Control Number79001344

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      Sociology helps us understand why and how society changes. Obviously, the social world is constantly changing. This change has been a major interest to sociologists from the beginning of the discipline. However, many sociologists believe that sociology should not stop with only explaining society and how and why the world changes. fatima thinks that much of what is learned in school has nothing directly to do with the formal content of lessons. children spend long hours in school and get an early taste of what the world of work will be like, learning that they are expected to be punctual and apply themselves diligently to the tasks that those in authority set for them. sociologists call this.

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