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The Humanities and Social Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences According to the free online dictionary, humanities refers to the branch of knowledge, such as Philosophy, Literature, and Art concerned with human thought and culture; the liberal arts. Studies intend to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills. Disciplines in Humanities and Social Sciences (according to The Ohio Humanities Council)  History, Anthropology and Archaeology study human social, political, and...

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Should The Social Scientists Use The Method Of Social Sciences?

It has been a great discussion in the social sciences that how a past event can be transferred into today’s world. The debate predominantly focuses on the question of should the social scientists use the method of natural sciences or do social sciences have different set of methodologies. Along with that the place of the historical agency and his/her self-understanding is also quite debated issue in the social sciences. Which one should be trusted? Should we stick to the explanations of the historical...

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Community Psychology and Public Health Approaches to Social Problems

Community Psychology and Public Health approaches to Social Problems All change, individual or collective, stems from discontent or dissatisfaction with the status quo. The same is true of mainstream Psychology. The 1940’s through to the mid 1960’s gave rise to Community...

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Characteristics of Social Science Research

What is Social Science? “Social science is, in its broadest sense, the study of society and the manner in which people behave and influence the world around us” (Economic and Social Research Council) Specifically, study of Human behavior (what people do) Characteristics (who people are) Value (what people prefer) Social Science cont… Subjects Anthropology, Communication studies, Criminology, Economics, Geography, History, Political science, Psychology, Social studies, and sociology ethnicity...

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Compare and Contrast Two Explanations of Social Disorder in Contemporary Uk

Gwent. In relation to this one found similarities between the active and inactive economic activities where part-time, full-time and retired have the same ratio as seen in Table 2 of the booklet, another similarity between these different cities are Social Work & Health where the comparison in numbers of people aged 16 to 74 as % of total appear nearly equal in Table 3 of the booklet. On the evidences in this Table the economic classes and the qualifications of people in Blaenau Gwent are relative...

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Social Conflict in Public Schools

Social Conflicts in Public Schools Big American government is widely perceived as the foundation of social order in our country, yet it is, as some would say the single greatest source of disorder. Political power constantly tempts those who control it to enforce conformity with their own preferences of Education, and Religion, As seen in our country and many parts of the world, citizens will evade enforcers if they can but when necessary will fight back. Our public schools can also be looked...

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Social Interpretations of Education

force it needs . This implies that the teacher is to control every activity in the school curriculum. The functionalists also deal with social order and human nature as the most important functional pre-requisite which based on the consensus. Haralambos and Holborn, (1990) states that , “a certain degree of order and stability is essential for the survival of the social systems”. Durkheim believes humans have two sides of their nature which are termed “homodulex”. These are one side selfish or egoistical...

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Examine the Social Relevance of Legal Research

QST : Examine the Social relevance of legal research ? What type of research do you advocate to bring about law reforms ? ANS : Law, as mentioned earlier, does not operate in a vacuum. It operates in a complex ‘social setting’. It reflects social attitudes and behavior. It also seeks to mould and control social attitudes and behavior of people to ensure that they flow the expected channel. However, social values and attitudes, existing as well as expected, keep on changing. It makes the law to...

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Sick Role In Health And Social Care

might be transitory. The specifics of these desires will shift contingent upon the reality of a disease and how much the condition meddles with regular day to day existence. The sick role is made up of four parts. The sick is 1) exempt from normal social roles- needs a doctor’s approval, 2) not responsible for his or her condition, 3) should try to get well, and 4) should seek help from their physician. The sick role gives expectations of the doctor patient relationship. It becomes the doctor’s job...

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Similarities and differences between social science and natural science.

Science is the The observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of phenomena. . In other words ,it is such activities restricted to a class of natural phenomena and Such activities applied to an object of inquiry or study. Therefore the purpose of the science should be description, explanation, control and prediction. Description is summary the something and try to show the phenomena actually. Explanation is statement about specific phenomenon...

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