Citations with the tag: SOCIAL sciences -- History
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- Reflections on an Old "New History": Quantitative Social Science History in Postmodern Middle Age .
Johnson, Eric A. // Central European History (Brill Academic Publishers); Sep/Dec89, Vol. 22 Issue 3/4, p408
Examines the quantitative social science history in the postmodern middle age in Germany. Problem of historians on quantitative history; Concern of historians on the political events in the country; Exaggeration on the demise of quantification.
- Writing Historical Fiction.
Little, Jean // School Libraries in Canada; 2003, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the experience of author regarding the writing of historical fiction. Story about the families who pioneered Nichol Township; Books written by author on historical fiction; Impact of true historical fiction on people.
- The Uses of Utopianism: The Millenarian Dream in Central European Social Democracy Before 1914.
Calkins, Kenneth R. // Central European History (Brill Academic Publishers); Jun82, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p124
Focuses on the uses of Utopianism. Factor for motivating many Central European Social Democrats prior to 1914; Solution for the combination of modern science and rational planning; Development of personalities for the people of Zukunftsstaat.
- From the Land of a Chess Despot.
Cerny, Karel // New Presence: The Prague Journal of Central European Affairs; Spring2006, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p22
The article discusses the brief historical background of the Republic of Kalmykia, Russia, which is the only Buddhist nation in Europe. This country is home to some 305 thousand people and is roughly equal to that of Czech Republic. It represents the only Buddhist and mongolo-asiatic enclave in...
- MISUSING ARCHEOLOGY AND MANIPULATING HISTORY.
Appleyard, James; Casterline, Lee // World & I; May2000, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p328
Deals with the dubious interpretations of archaeological evidence and the manipulation of history. Factors behind the interpretation of history; Relative interpretation of history; Limitation of interpretation in the study of history; History as myths.
- California's history-social science framework revisited: A focus on implementation successes.
Morin, Joy Ann // Education; Summer95, Vol. 115 Issue 4, p530
Evaluates California's history-social science framework focusing on the successes of the framework's implementation. Elements of successful framework implementation; Support provided during student teaching; Observation on implementation practices.
- Gains in reform of history-social science curriculum.
Ankeney, Kirk S. // Thrust for Educational Leadership; Sep94, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p26
Discusses the significant gains in the transformation of history-social science instruction in California. Prospective re-adoption of the 1988 History-Social Science Framework; Adoption of new textbooks; Use of outside grants from funding sources to establish summer interdisciplinary...
- ECONOMICS' PAST AND PRESENT: HISTORICAL ANALYSIS AND CURRENT PRACTICE.
Hynes, J. Allan // Journal of the History of Economic Thought; Jun2001, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p181
Presents a historical analysis of economics. Historiographic developments; Theory and models of economics; Case history from economics.
- Stereophonic Scientific Modernisms: Social Science between Mexico and the United States, 1880s-...
Trillo, Mauricio Tenorio // Journal of American History; Dec99, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p1156
Traces the history of social science in Mexico and the United States (US) in the 1880s to 1930s. Gap in educational, political and technological development in both countries; How the US arrangement of social science become universal; Difference of social science in Mexico from the US;...
- Certain Aspects of the "Historiographical Crisis," or the "Unpredictability of the Past".
Pikhola, R.G.; Brandenberger, David // Russian Social Science Review; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p4
Examines the existence of historiographical crisis in the Soviet society. Impact of revolutionary events and political tendencies on the histography; Influence of national history in training patriots; Evidence showing crisis in historical literature.
- The Phenomenon of Soviet Historiography.
Afanas'ev, Iu.N.; Brandenberger, David // Russian Social Science Review; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on issues concerning the phenomenon of Soviet historiography in Russia. Impact of the Cult of Personality on historical discipline; Relationship between ruling authority and academic institutions; Effects of the Stalinist interpretation of Marxism-Leninism on the quality of research.
- Scholarship and the responsibility of the historian.
Meier, Christian // Diogenes; 1994, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p25
Focuses on the social influence of historical scholarship. Social role of historians; Definition of basic rules established for history as scholarly discipline; Individual's scholarship in teaching and research; General orientation of research and the discipline of history; Modes of transmission...
- The social function of history.
Florescano, Enrique // Diogenes; 1994, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p41
Discusses the social function of history. Function of historical record to endow people with identity; Importance of the immersion to the past through history; Social roles of historians; Benefits provided by historical analysis; Problems associated with placing historical understanding on the...
- Virginia Revamps Its Social Studies and History Standards.
Zehr, Mary Ann // Education Week; 04/11/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p26
Reports the modification of history and social studies standards in Virginia. Introduction of history into the state accountability program; Details on the presentation of standards about economics; Insights on the revised standards.
- LESSON PLANS.
Zehr, Mary Ann // Junior Scholastic (Teacher's Edition); 1/7/2002, Vol. 104 Issue 10, pT-2
Focuses on the lesson planning on social studies subject in the United States. Teaching strategies used in the lesson plan; Discussions on the victories of the Americans over the Taliban; Historical background of the evolution of the Winter Olympic Games.
Zehr, Mary Ann // Junior Scholastic (Teacher's Edition); 1/7/2002, Vol. 104 Issue 10, pT-4
Presents the answers of the examination related to social studies in the United States. Word match; Geography smart test; Skills master.
- Anthropology and Commitment: From Politics to Practice.
Rey, Pierre-Philippe // European Journal of Development Research; Dec91, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p44
Presents traditions and commitments prevalent in French anthropology during 1970 to 1990. Occurrence of political and theoretical radicalization before 1974; Growth of Marxist economic anthropology; Reasons for the convergence of French anthropology and economics.
- Manhasset History.
Rey, Pierre-Philippe // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 4/2/2004, Vol. 51 Issue 15, p3H
Reports on the 300th anniversary of Manhasset, a community in Long Island, New York. History of the community; Contribution of the Onderdonk family.
- "Enfrentar al enano nacionalista": una mirada a los libros de texto.
Romero, Luis Alberto // Temas de Historia Argentina y Americana; 2009, Issue 14, p197
We examine the contribution of school history, geography and civics text books to the nationalistic sentiment along the 20th century in Argentina. In the first part, we analyze the political and discursive sources of such sentiment and how those ideas were incorporated in text books. In the...
- The Treatment of Foreign Relations in Ancient China in the New History Textbook.
Rong, Zang // Chinese Education & Society; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p82
Comments on the representation of foreign relations in ancient China in several history textbooks. Analysis on the important position of China's ancient world history; Influence of Chinese civilization on world history; Assimilation of several learnings gained by Chinese people from the...
- From barbarism to tolerance.
Makiya, Kanan // UNESCO Courier; Dec94, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p21
States that the history of 17th-century Europe can help us to understand intolerance today. How in the name of Catholic or Protestant ideals, ordinary men and women died in droves; If the fanaticism and destruction in Europe ushered in a new age.
- Introduction: Elites and their Representation: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives.
Daloz, Jean-Pascal // Historical Reflections; Winter2010, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented which discusses several articles published within the issue, including one on elites in France, Great Britain, and Germany in the late nineteenth century, one on male politicians in France and Norway, and one on immigrant entrepreneurs in France.
- QUELLE HISTOIRE POUR QUEL AVENIR ?
L�tourneau, Jocelyn // Canadian Issues / Th�mes Canadiens; Fall2008, p3
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor reflects on the role of the past in the present and future of the Quebecois society, and more particularly on the question of how to process the past through history.
- Introduction: Histories of Social Studies Thought and Practice in Schools and Communities.
Woyshner, Christine // Theory & Research in Social Education; Fall2009, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p426
The article discusses various papers published within the issue including one about the importance of proposals from individual educators to curriculum historiography and another about the social studies during the early 20th century.
- PROBLEMS IN THE APPLICATION OF SOCIOLOGICAL METHOD TO HISTORICAL DATA: A CASE EXAMPLE.
Nelsen, Anne K.; Nilsen, Hart M. // American Sociologist; May69, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p149
Any sincere attempt by a sociologist to use historical tools is always considerable partly because sociologists in general tend to reject historical data as a usable framework for research and partly because it is so rare that the sociologist has anything to say to the historian that is of great...
- HIGH SCHOOL SOCIOLOGY.
Simon, Walter B. // American Sociologist; May69, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p160
Sociologists should indeed be concerned with the teaching of sociology in high schools, and follow the call of Robert C. Angel and Abbott L. Ferriss to provide education in sociology for high school teachers. It might, however, be well advised to concentrate one's efforts to teach sociology to...
- Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: The History and Social Science Classroom.
Mason, Cheryl L.; Dralle, Anthony // Journal of Education; 1999, Vol. 181 Issue 3, p1
Discusses the use of computer technology in history and social science instruction. Details on hand-held computers; Advantages of placing information in electronic form; How students and teachers integrate technology in classrooms; Characteristics of classrooms with higher levels of technology use.
- All Economies Are "Embedded": The Career of a Concept, and Beyond.
Barber, Bernard // Social Research; Summer95, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p387
This article explores the concept of embeddedness in economic sociology. This concept has two interrelated purposes. This first is to make a contribution to the sociology of social science by presenting a history of the concept that suggests some of the cultural and social structural elements of...
- The Metivier Collection and the books of George Julian Harney.
Goodway, David // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History; Autumn84, Issue 49, p57
This article discusses books on the history of the working class in Great Britain. The M�tivier Collection consisted originally of some 1,600 books, in 2,100 volumes. Up to 200 books in French, German and Italian had clearly belonged to James M�tivier, a teacher of French. A small number of...
- CROSS-LEVEL ANALYSIS: A CASE OF SOCIAL INFERENCE.
Teune, Henry // Quality & Quantity; Dec79, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p527
The article presents information on social inference. The purpose of this paper is to argue that cross-level inference is logically equivalent to any other kind of social inference. Cross-level inference shares with "cross-time and cross-unit" inferences the logic of "proximity" in "real" and/or...
- Event history and survival analysis in the social sciences.
Hutchison, Dougal // Quality & Quantity; Apr88, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p203
This article focuses on event history and survival analysis in the social sciences. It is not generally possible to obtain complete histories for all elements in a study, either because the study is terminated before the event being investigated has occurred, or because the individual concerned...
- Event history and survival analysis in the social sciences.
Hutchison, Dougal // Quality & Quantity; Jun88, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p255
A previous paper (Hutchison, 1988) in this journal has provided an introduction to the basic concepts of survival and event history analysis, originally developed in medical research, econometrics and engineering, and argued the case for their wider application m the social sciences. This paper...
- The Framework Revision that Almost Was Why the Legislature Shut It Down and Why It Can and Should be Re-Started.
Blanchard, Rosemary Ann // Social Studies Review; Annual2011, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p7
The article chronicles the Curriculum Commission of the California State Board of Education's efforts in revisiting and revising the approved curriculum framework for California's History-Social Science Standards in 2009. The framework and the standards stand in need of revision to reflect the...
- The Status of Senate Bill 1278 and the History-Social Science Framework.
Campbell, Duane // Social Studies Review; Annual2011, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p16
The article focuses on the status of the History-Social Science Framework for California public schools and of U.S. Senate Bill 1278. It suggests the urgent need to revise the Framework to provide an accurate history of the contributions of Latinos, Asians and Mexicans to the history of the...
- Cross-Examination and Critique.
Meehan, Michael // International Journal of the Humanities; May2006, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p191
This paper argues the case for creative writing in the university as a critical and analytical discipline, working in conjunction with such fields as sociology, history, philosophy, with particular assistance from the rules of evidence and courtroom procedure, where narrative, fictionalising and...
- "Against the Tide: The Unfortunate Life of Steamboat Inventor John Fitch" in the Social Studies/History Classroom.
Tully, John Day // Connecticut History; Spring2005, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p122
This article presents information related to the life of steamboat inventor John Fitch whose experiences could be used as an overarching scaffold for middle school and high school classes covering the time period. John Fitch's life story presents a variety of options for teachers interested in...
- REGIONAL AND DISTRICT MEETINGS.
Tully, John Day // Social Forces (University of North Carolina Press); Dec36, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p237
The seventh annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Conference was held in New Haven, Connecticut., April 18th and 19th, with over a hundred persons in attendance. The central topic of the Conference was Social Theory and the Social Order. The majority of the sessions centered around a...
- Secret history.
Willis, John; Seldon, Anthony; Crossland, John; Porter, Bernard; Burleigh, Michael // History Today; Nov91, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p29
Presents a special supplement on the issues raised by a new series of twentieth-century `secret history' documentaries being screened on British television. Mission statement for this supplement; Introduction to the 'Secret History' television documentary series; Comparison of the investigative...
- K OT�ZKE HODNOTOVEJ NEUTRALITY SPOLOCENSK�CH VIED.
Cern�k, V�clav // Filozofia; 2010, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p792
The paper is a contribution to the current debates on the value neutrality of the social sciences. The true meaning of claiming the value neutrality of the latter is not to be found in rejecting their value dependence, but rather 1/in clearly differentiating between truth, as the relationship of...
- Jornadas Internacionales sobre marginaci�n y asistencia social en la Historia.
Lopes, Maria Ant�nia // Revista de Histor�a da Sociedade e da Cultura; 2010 Supplement, Issue 10, p669
The article offers information on the International Journeys on Marginalization and Social Assistance in History, held during September 28 and 29, 2009, in Le�n, Spain, sponsored by the Facultad de Filosof�a y Letras da Universidad de Le�n. Information on the overarching topic related to...
- In impudent historian: Challenging deference in early America.
Gross, Robert A. // Journal of American History; Jun98, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p92
Discusses the views of historians including Mike Zuckerman and Aaron S. Fogleman and others relating to the concept of deference in early America. Conditions of colonial America; Examination of immigration to British colonies.
- The "New History" in Sociology.
Hamilton, Gary G. // International Journal of Politics, Culture & Society; 1987, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p89
Although important historical scholarship existed in the social sciences in the 1950s, most notably that of Reinhard Bendix, the one clear point of departure for the new history that would arise in the 1960s and 1970s is C. Wright Mills's The Sociological Imagination, itself a work containing no...
- Greek Mythology.
DeSalle, Nicole // Greek Mythology (ELL); 2009, p1
The ancient Greeks believed that there were many gods and goddesses. These gods and goddesses looked and acted like humans. The Greeks told many myths about these gods and goddesses. A myth is a story that explains some part of nature or life.
- ANTHROPOLOGIE UND SOZIOLOGIE.
Forde, Daryll // Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie & Sozialpsychologie; 1956, Vol. 8, p171
The article focuses on the relationship between anthropology and sociology as academic disciplines and presents a historical background of both subjects. The relevance of each discipline for social systems and culture is examined. Differences in cultural and sociological research methods are...
- Storici ed emozioni.
Ferente, Serena // Storica; 2009, Vol. 15 Issue 43-45, p371
The article discusses the growing interest of historians in the subject of human emotions and the historical study of emotion, as of the 1990s and 2000s, with a focus on the concept of emotions as cognitive process and the work of Norbert Elias. Topics discussed include recent reception of the...
- Crisis: A Useful Category of Post-Social Scientific Historical Analysis?
SHANK, J. B. // American Historical Review; Oct2008, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p1090
This article examines the nature of the term 'crisis' in analyzing and interpreting historical events and era. The 17th century, in particular, has generally been categorized as one of immense global upheaval and crisis. Since the 1950s, historians have debated the causes and ramifications of,...
- The World without Us.
Duchesne, Ricardo // Academic Questions; Spring2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p138
The article presents the implication of global history to the present times. It traces how historians and scholars work out on their assumptions on making a correct and reliable historical timelines. It differentiates global historians in the early times from that of the new global historians,...
- Studying Ourselves: Sociology Discipline-Building in the United States.
Williams, Joyce E.; MacLean, Vicky M. // American Sociologist; Spring2005, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p111
The article focuses on issues related to sociology discipline-building in the U.S. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries sociology was a work in progress in the U.S. This article examines discipline-building as evidenced in a literature of self-studies, internal evaluations and in...
- Rewiring the History and Social Studies Classroom: Needs, Frameworks, Dangers, and Proposals.
Bass, Randy; Rosenzweig, Roy // Journal of Education; 1999, Vol. 181 Issue 3, p41
Examines the use of computer technology in history and social science classrooms. Reasons for using technology in social studies education; Three frameworks for using technology to promote active learning; Hazards along the electronic frontier; Recommendations.
- Christopher Dawson on Theology and the Social Sciences.
Staudt, Robert Jared // Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought & Culture; Summer2009, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p91
The article discusses the remarkable theological insights of Christopher Dawson as a historian. It integrates the findings of the social sciences with careful theological attentiveness to achieve a view of history that accounts both for the natural striving for God as well as God's intervention...