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social science

n.
1. The study of human society and of individual relationships in and to society.
2. A scholarly or scientific discipline that deals with such study, generally regarded as including sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, and history.

social scientist n.
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To find out if there are main and interaction effects of information sources and services use on research output of social scientists in the Nigerian universities.
Summary: Social scientists are of the view that the government should learn to make peace with the past and move forward
To effectively engage policymakers in the research process, social scientists should be present in relevant networks and sites with a view of soaking up the policy sphere.
What is usually not mentioned is that Weber also argues that value freedom enables the social scientist to probe deeper and to make a more sophisticated analysis than if she includes an advocacy of her own values.
Introduction to Python for Social Scientists, in association with the Royal Statistical Society
He highlights the role social scientists played in shaping the cultural framework of the battle space and how they contributed to military leaders' knowledge to ensure mission success.
An analysis of the demographics of the respondents reveal that 42 male and 28 female social scientists took part in the study.
The HTAT social scientist included the G5 planning staff and Arab Kurd Working Group lead in the writing of the research design.
But the primary problem lies with social scientists themselves, who have consistently allowed their religious and political ideologies to overshadow a real commitment to scientific progress.
Despite these critical remarks by a social scientist, I hope that Histories of Tourism finds a wide audience, and that many historians and social scientists will embark on a journey into the past of a sort the volume advocates.
A person can become fascinated by human behavior and decide to become a social scientist for many different reasons.
Ordinarily a rigorous and objective social scientist, Clark "stepped over the bounds of proper scientific procedure and into the realm of advocacy," Jackson writes.

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