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Cravens, Hamilton

Cold War Social Science

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Table of contents

1. Cold War Social Science: Specter, Reality, or Useful Concept?
Mark Solovey

I. Knowledge Production

2. The Rise and Fall of Wartime Social Science: Harvard’s Refugee Interview Project, 1950–1954
David C. Engerman

3. Futures Studies: A New Social Science Rooted in Cold War Strategic Thinking
Kaya Tolon

4. “It Was All Connected”: Computers and Linguistics in Early Cold War America
Janet Martin-Nielsen

5. Epistemic Design: Theory and Data in Harvard’s Department of Social Relations
Joel Isaac

II. Liberal Democracy

6. Producing Reason
Hunter Heyck

7. Column Right, March! Nationalism, Scientific Positivism, and the Conservative Turn of the American Social Sciences in the Cold War Era
Hamilton Cravens

8. From Expert Democracy to Beltway Banditry: How the Antiwar Movement Expanded the Military-Academic-Industrial Complex
Joy Rohde

9. Neo-Evolutionist Anthropology, the Cold War, and the Beginnings of the World Turn in U.S. Scholarship
Howard Brick

III. Human Nature

10. Maintaining Humans
Edward Jones-Imhotep

11. Psychology, Psychologists, and the Creativity Movement: The Lives of Method Inside and Outside the Cold War
Michael Bycroft

12. An Anthropologist on TV: Ashley Montagu and the Biological Basis of Human Nature, 1945–1960
Nadine Weidman

13. Cold War Emotions: Mother Love and the War over Human Nature
Marga Vicedo

Keywords: History, Social History, Modern History, Political History, Cultural History, History of the Americas, Political Sociology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
287 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137013224
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34314-0

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