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Social Science Research Council (U.S.)

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Works: 904 works in 1,832 publications in 1 language and 65,077 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Vital statistics  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Other, Collector, Organizer of meeting, Publisher, Contributor
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Private lives and public policies : confidentiality and accessibility of government statistics by Panel on Confidentiality and Data Access (U.S.)( )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Conflict in Japan by Ellis S Krauss( )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Behavioral and social sciences : achievements and opportunities by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the scientific frontiers and leading edges of research across the fields of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, sociology, history, business, education, geography, law, and psychiatry, as well as the newer, more specialized areas of artificial intelligence, child development, cognitive science, communications, demography, linguistics, and management and decision science. It includes recommendations concerning new resources, facilities, and programs that may be needed over the next several years to ensure rapid progress and provide a high level of returns to basic research
Climate change in Africa by Camilla Toulmin( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climate change is a major challenge for us all, but for African countries it represents a particular threat. This book outlines current thinking and evidence and the impact such change will have on Africa's development prospects
Historical statistics of the United States : colonial times to 1970 by United States( Book )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Library has many volumes of this publication. Varies editions on reference
Getting Somalia wrong? : faith, war and hope in a shattered state by Mary Harper( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Somalia is a failed state, representing a threat to itself, its neighbours and the wider world. In recent years, it has become notorious for the piracy off its coast and the rise of Islamic extremism, opening it up as a new 'southern front' in the war on terror. At least that is how it is inevitably portrayed by politicians and in the media. In Getting Somalia Wrong? Mary Harper presents the first comprehensive account of the chaos into which the country has descended and the United States' renewed involvement there. In doing so, Harper argues that viewing Somalia through the prism of al-Qaeda risks further destabilizing the country and the entire Horn of Africa, while also showing that though the country may be a failed state, it is far from being a failed society. In reality, alternative forms of business, justice, education and local politics have survived and even flourished. Provocative in its analysis, Harper shows that until the international community starts to 'get it right' the consequences will be devastating, not just for Somalia, but for the world."--Publisher's website
Race differences in intelligence by John C Loehlin( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is considered to provide a sober, balanced, and scholarly examination of the evidence that bears on the role of genetic and environmental factors in the determination of group differences in ability in the United States. The first chapter provides something of the background and recent history of the concern with racial-ethnic differences in intellectual performance in the U.S. The three chapters that complete the first part of the book are said to be intended to clarify some of the issues of definition and measurement surrounding three of the key concepts on which the controversy focuses--race, intelligence, and heritability. Following this, the four chapters in the second part of the book review the body of evidence relevant to the major empirical question of concern: What are the relative roles of the genes and the environment in accounting for differences in average performance of different U.S. racial-ethnic groups on tasks purporting to measure intellectual capacity? In the concluding section, whatever theoretical conclusions the authors state as appearing to be justified by the data and what purportedly appear to be--and not to be--legitimate implications of these conclusions for the formulation of social policy are set down. (Author/JM)
Africa's odious debts : how foreign loans and capital flight bled a continent by Léonce Ndikumana( )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Africa's Odious Debts explodes the myth that Africa is a drain on the West's finances, revealing that the continent is actually a net creditor to the rest of the world. Of the money borrowed by African governments, more than half departs in the same year, with a significant portion of it winding up in private accounts at the very banks that provide the loans. Meanwhile, debt-servicing means less money for public health and other needs. Revealing the intimate links between foreign loans and capital flight, this is a vital book for anyone interested in Africa, its future and its relationship with the West."--Page 4 of cover
Perspectives in American Indian culture change by Edward Holland Spicer( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1975 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholarly papers present an analysis of change under conditions of contact between Indian and Anglo-American cultures, describing the cultures of the Yaqui, the Rio Grande Pueblos, the Mandan, the Navajo, the Wasco-Wishram, and the Kwakiutl. The responses of the different Indian groups to similar conditions of contact are examined
Television and social behavior : beyond violence and children : a report of the Committee on Television and Social Behavior Social Science Research Council by Stephen B Withey( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, published originally in 1980, addressed the needs for a profile of televised violence which considered the advantages and disadvantages of various measures and for a furthering of research directions beyond the then-popular emphasis on children. The Committee on Television and Social Behavior was formed in1972 and stimulated new research in order to provide a multidimensional profile of the social effects of television programming. Chapters here look at the effect of television on adults as well as children, particularly special audiences such as the elderly and minority groups
The legitimacy of philanthropic foundations : United States and European perspectives by Mattei Dogan Foundation( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisions of papers presented at a conference held in Paris, May 26-29, 2004
Democratizing Japan : the allied occupation by Robert E Ward( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Chinese literature in the May Fourth Era( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School-age pregnancy and parenthood : biosocial dimensions by Beatrix A Hamburg( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This important work examines in detail and depth how, as a consequence of changing technologies, diet, patterns of reproduction, and work, relations between children and parents have altered.The editors and contributors hold that biosocial science is particularly relevant to research on human family systems and parenting behavior. The family is the universal social institution in which the care of children is based and the turf where cultural tradition, beliefs, and values are transmitted to the young as they fulfill their biological potential for growth, development and reproduction. The biosocial perspective takes into account the biological substratum and the social environment as critical co-determinants of behavior and pinpoints areas in which contemporary human parental behavior exhibits continuities with and departures from, patterns evident throughout history.This work crosses disciplinary lines without ignoring their relevance to the broader themes of the book. School age pregnancy and parenthood is a powerful anchor for the dissection of large scale issues. The contributors deal in turn with ethnic and historical experience, examine normative and ethical issues, and cast new light on methodological concerns. What the editors call culturally-defined responses to basic needs helps explain both dramatic improvements in this area, and how they expand the challenge of teen reproduction. Contributors emphasize new demands for training and education to research this growing phenomenon. The book contributes to humane concerns as well as the scientific imagination."--Provided by publisher
Studies in social psychology in World War II( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigrants and their children, 1850-1950 by Edward P Hutchinson( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College peer groups; problems and prospects for research by Theodore M Newcomb( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changing characteristics of the Negro population by Daniel O Price( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The behavioral and social sciences: outlook and needs; a report by Behavioral and Social Sciences Survey( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepared under auspices of the Committee on Science and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences and the Committee on Problems and Policy, Social Science Research Council
American families by Paul C Glick( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Modern Chinese literature in the May Fourth Era
Alternative Names
Beikoku Shakai Kagaku Kenkyu Kyogikai

Great Britain. Social Science Research Council

Großbritannien Social Science Research Council

S.S.R.C.

S.S.R.C. (U.S.)

Social Science Research Council.

Social science research council. Etats-Unis

Social Science Research Council (U.S.)

Social Science Research Council (U.S.A.)

SSRC

SSRC (Estados Unidos

SSRC (Social Science Research Council : U.S.)

SSRC (Social Science Research Council, USA)

SSRC (U.S.)

ベイコク シャカイ カガク ケンキュウ キョウギカイ

米国社会科学研究会議

米国社会科学研究評議会

美國社會科學會

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English (162)

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Conflict in JapanThe Behavioral and social sciences : achievements and opportunitiesClimate change in AfricaAfrica's odious debts : how foreign loans and capital flight bled a continentThe legitimacy of philanthropic foundations : United States and European perspectivesModern Chinese literature in the May Fourth Era