Cold War Social Science

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.

Cold War Social Science

From World War II to the early 1970s, social science research expanded in dramatic and unprecedented fashion in the United States. 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.

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Cold War Social Science
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: M. Solovey, H. Cravens
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-30 - Publisher: Springer

From World War II to the early 1970s, social science research expanded in dramatic and unprecedented fashion in the United States. 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.
Cold War Social Science
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Mark Solovey, Christian Dayé
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-13 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores how the social sciences became entangled with the global Cold War. While duly recognizing the realities of nation states, national power, and national aspirations, the studies gathered here open up new lines of transnational investigation. Considering developments in a wide array of fields – anthropology, development studies,
Cold War Social Science
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: M. Solovey, H. Cravens
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-30 - Publisher: Springer

From World War II to the early 1970s, social science research expanded in dramatic and unprecedented fashion in the United States. 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.
Experts, Social Scientists, and Techniques of Prognosis in Cold War America
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Christian Dayé
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-16 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book describes how Cold War researchers used expert opinions to construct foreknowledge of geopolitical relevance. Focusing on the RAND Corporation, an American think tank with close relations to the armed forces, Dayé analyses the development of two techniques of prognosis, the Delphi technique and Political Gaming. Based on archival
Social Sciences in the
Language: en
Pages: 526
Authors: Christian Dayé
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-12 - Publisher: Pasts Incorporated, Center for Historical Studies, CEU

In recent years, a remarkable flourishing of works on the postwar history of social science and humanities disciplines led to the growing configuration of a field of "Cold War social science" research. Yet in spite of its thematic diversity, and with few exceptions, the geography of the field remains overwhelmingly