The Disciplines in Social Sciences: Division or Cooperation
AbstractAnalysed is the connection between the different disciplines in social sciences – especially economics, politic science, sociology and law. It is determined that the separate disciplines are inwards oriented and rarely use the results of other social sciences. Five examples of interdisciplinary approaches are examined –rational choice theory, game theory, multivariable analysis of the long-term series of national statistics, use of “soft” data, “systematic paradigm”. Also the desired directions for change are shown regarding the elimination of borders that divide the disciplines.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute in its journal Economic Thought.
Volume (Year): (2007)
Issue (Month): 5 ()
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