Social Science in the Making

Social Science in the Making

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qTogether, the historical essays in this volume provide the best account of how the Foundation moved away from its roots as a policy think tank.... This book of essays is the only extended treatment of the Foundation's history that includes both its distinguished early years and its emergence after World War II as the principal private foundation devoted to strengthening basic research in the social sciences.q a€”ERIC WANNER, president of the Russell Sage Foundation, in his foreword to the volumeEssays on the Russell Sage Foundation, 1907-1972 David C. Hammack, Stanton Wheeler ... and techniquesa€”a a#39;social sciencea#39;a€”could be created that would lend itself to immediate application in the solution of pressing social problems.

Title:Social Science in the Making
Author:David C. Hammack, Stanton Wheeler
Publisher:Russell Sage Foundation - 1995-04-06


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