ERIC Number: EJ415805
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Blurring the Disciplinary Boundaries: Area Studies in the United States.
Lambert, Richard D.
American Behavioral Scientist, v33 n6 p712-32 Jul-Aug 1990
Describes area studies as a product of the federal government's decision to provide needed resources beginning with World War II. Defines the elements within area studies as degree of specialization, factual knowledge, in-country experience, and language competency. Notes area studies research is loosely related to public policymaking. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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