Cold War Social Science

Author(s): 
Solovey, Mark
Author(s): 
Cravens, Hamilton
ISBN: 
9781137388353
Date published: 
February 2014
Paperback
Price: 
£20.00

From World War II to the early 1970s, American social science research expanded in dramatic and unprecedented fashion. This volume offers fascinating perspectives on the rise of U.S. practitioners as global leaders in the field, exploring how, why, and with what consequences this rapid and yet contested expansion depended on the entanglement of the social sciences with Cold War politics.