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The Resource Cold War social science : knowledge production, liberal democracy, and human nature, edited by Mark Solovey and Hamilton Cravens

Cold War social science : knowledge production, liberal democracy, and human nature, edited by Mark Solovey and Hamilton Cravens

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Cold War social science : knowledge production, liberal democracy, and human nature
Title
Cold War social science
Title remainder
knowledge production, liberal democracy, and human nature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mark Solovey and Hamilton Cravens
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Language
eng
Summary
"From World War II to the early 1970s, social science research expanded in dramatic and unprecedented fashion in the United States, which became the world's acknowledged leader in the field. This volume examines how, why, and with what consequences this rapid and yet contested expansion depended on the entanglement of the social sciences with the Cold War. Utilizing the controversial but useful concept of "Cold War Social Science, " the contributions gathered here reveal how scholars from established disciplines and new interdisciplinary fields of study made important contributions to long-standing debates about knowledge production, liberal democracy, and human nature in an era of diplomatic tension and ideological conflict"--
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1964-
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Solovey, Mark
Dewey number
300.72073
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Cravens, Hamilton
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  • Social sciences
  • World politics
Label
Cold War social science : knowledge production, liberal democracy, and human nature, edited by Mark Solovey and Hamilton Cravens
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
Foreword: Positioning Social Science in Cold War America -- Theodore M. Porter * Cold War Social Science: Spectre, Reality, or Useful Concept? -- Mark Solovey * PART I: Knowledge Production * The Rise and Fall of Wartime Social Science: Harvard's Refugee Interview Project, 1950-54 -- David C. Engerman * Futures Studies: A New Social Science Rooted in Cold War Strategic Thinking -- Kaya Tolon * 'It was All Connected': Computers and Linguistics in Early Cold War America -- Janet Martin-Nielsen * Epistemic Design: Theory and Data in Harvard's Department of Social Relations -- Joel Isaac * PART II: Liberal Democracy * Producing Reason -- Hunter Heyck * Column Right, March! Nationalism, Scientific Positivism, and the Conservative Turn of the American Social Sciences in the Cold War Era -- Hamilton Cravens * From Expert Democracy to Beltway Banditry: How the Anti-War Movement Expanded the Military-Academic-Industrial Complex -- Joy Rohde * Neo-Evolutionist Anthropology, the Cold War, and the Beginnings of the World Turn in U.S. Scholarship -- Howard Brick * PART III: Human Nature * Maintaining Humans -- Edward Jones-Imhotep * Psychology, Psychologists, and the Creativity Movement: The Lives of Method Inside and Outside the Cold War -- Michael Bycroft * An Anthropologist on TV: Ashley Montagu and the Biological Basis of Human Nature, 1945-1960 -- Nadine Weidman * Cold War Emotions: The War over Human Nature -- Marga Vicedo
Control code
FIEb17071379
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 270 pages
Isbn
9780230340503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2011047895
  • (OCoLC)744287311
Label
Cold War social science : knowledge production, liberal democracy, and human nature, edited by Mark Solovey and Hamilton Cravens
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Foreword: Positioning Social Science in Cold War America -- Theodore M. Porter * Cold War Social Science: Spectre, Reality, or Useful Concept? -- Mark Solovey * PART I: Knowledge Production * The Rise and Fall of Wartime Social Science: Harvard's Refugee Interview Project, 1950-54 -- David C. Engerman * Futures Studies: A New Social Science Rooted in Cold War Strategic Thinking -- Kaya Tolon * 'It was All Connected': Computers and Linguistics in Early Cold War America -- Janet Martin-Nielsen * Epistemic Design: Theory and Data in Harvard's Department of Social Relations -- Joel Isaac * PART II: Liberal Democracy * Producing Reason -- Hunter Heyck * Column Right, March! Nationalism, Scientific Positivism, and the Conservative Turn of the American Social Sciences in the Cold War Era -- Hamilton Cravens * From Expert Democracy to Beltway Banditry: How the Anti-War Movement Expanded the Military-Academic-Industrial Complex -- Joy Rohde * Neo-Evolutionist Anthropology, the Cold War, and the Beginnings of the World Turn in U.S. Scholarship -- Howard Brick * PART III: Human Nature * Maintaining Humans -- Edward Jones-Imhotep * Psychology, Psychologists, and the Creativity Movement: The Lives of Method Inside and Outside the Cold War -- Michael Bycroft * An Anthropologist on TV: Ashley Montagu and the Biological Basis of Human Nature, 1945-1960 -- Nadine Weidman * Cold War Emotions: The War over Human Nature -- Marga Vicedo
Control code
FIEb17071379
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 270 pages
Isbn
9780230340503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2011047895
  • (OCoLC)744287311

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