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Economics With a Human Face?

Francesco Boldizzoni

in The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144009
eISBN:
9781400838851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144009.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The major misunderstanding about cliometrics comes from the subsequent spread of Douglass North's new institutional approach. North claims to have challenged traditional economic theory, which he ... More


History and Organization Theory: Potential for a Transdisciplinary Convergence

Hüseyin Leblebici

in Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646890
eISBN:
9780191756320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646890.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the evolving relationship between organization studies and history, specifically business and management history during the first decade of the 21st century. The front end ... More


Has the History of the Disciplines Had its Day?

Suzanne Marchand

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This paper surveys the rise and fall of the history of the disciplines in the period between the 1960s and the present day. It argues that interest in the subject—provoked by Thomas Kuhn’s The ... More


William Petty: And the Ambitions of Political Arithmetic

Ted McCormick

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547890
eISBN:
9780191720529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547890.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

William Petty (1623–1687) was a founding figure in the history of social science, an architect of English colonial power in Ireland, and a champion of the new empirical and mechanical philosophy at ... More


Changing “Movements of Thought in the Nineteenth Century”: Historical Text and Historical Context

Charles Camic

in The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226376943
eISBN:
9780226377131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377131.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Charles Camic examines Mead’s neglected posthumously published Movements of Thought in the Nineteenth Century, a book that is based on notes from a course of the same title, and shows how it relates ... More


Social Change, Social Problems, and Demands for Knowledge

Neil J. Smelser and John S. Reed

in Usable Social Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273566
eISBN:
9780520954144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273566.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter is the first of two on the “bigger picture” of the general relations between social-science knowledge and the larger society. It deals with the sources of societal demands for such ... More


Introduction

Lise Butler

in Michael Young, Social Science, and the British Left, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198862895
eISBN:
9780191895401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862895.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction outlines Michael Young’s biography and numerous contributions to British politics, social science, and social activism. It explains how historians have frequently used the concept of ... More


The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Jason A. Josephson-Storm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A great many theorists have argued that the defining feature of modernity is that people no longer believe in spirits, myths, or magic. Josephson-Storm argues that as broad cultural history goes, ... More


Michael Young, Social Science, and the British Left, 1945-1970

Lise Butler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198862895
eISBN:
9780191895401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862895.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the mid-twentieth century the social sciences significantly expanded, and played a major role in shaping British intellectual, political, and cultural life. Central to this shift was the left-wing ... More


Introduction: Liberalism, Race, Nation, Modernity

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

in Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter lays out this book’s approach to the history of the human and social sciences and introduces a set of scholars who compared Mexico to the United States. Their comparisons, the chapter ... More


The Origin Myths of Computing in Historical Research

Adam Crymble

in Technology and the Historian: Transformations in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043710
eISBN:
9780252052606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043710.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter outlines the multiple origin myths of “digital” historical research, arguing that social science inspired cliometricians and linguistically inclined humanities computing scholars working ... More


Originary Displacement: Or, Passages of the Double and the Limit of World

Nahum Dimitri Chandler

in X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254064
eISBN:
9780823261239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254064.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter provides both a critique and a way beyond the central theoretical approaches that dominated the social scientific study of the cultural provenance of the social and historical practices ... More


“Making Identity Count” beyond IR

Srdjan Vucetic

in Making Identity Count: Building a National Identity Database

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190255473
eISBN:
9780190255503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190255473.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the implications that the Making Identity Count project raises for existing conceptual, theoretical, and methodological approaches to identity beyond International Relations. ... More


The Slain God: Anthropologists and the Christian Faith

Timothy Larsen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199657872
eISBN:
9780191785573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657872.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Throughout its entire history the discipline of anthropology has been perceived as having a bias against Christian faith. Many of its most prominent theorists have been agnostics who assumed that ... More


Introduction

Emily Klancher Merchant

in Building the Population Bomb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197558942
eISBN:
9780197558973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558942.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction situates Building the Population Bomb’s historical narrative in the context of current debates over whether the world’s population is growing too quickly or not quickly enough, and ... More


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