Acknowledgements. Foreword. Part One: 1. An Overview. 2. What is Social Science? 3. Valid and Invalid Alternatives to Social Science. 4. The Five Social Sciences and Their Sister Subjects. Part Two: 5. Crime. 6. Migration. 7. The Family. 8. Money. 9. Housing. 10. Religion. Part Three: 11. What Social Science is. 12. Social Science and Public Policy. Bibliography. Names Index. Subject Index. Journals.
Presents an abstract discussion of social science, in a period when science in all forms is under attack, does little to inform the debate on its role and progress