ERIC Number: EJ440781
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Social Science's Limited Role in Resolving Psycholegal Social Problems.
Fox, Dennis R.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v17 n1-2 p159-66 1991
Reform-minded social scientists often assume that increased social scientific knowledge leads inevitably to advances in understanding and amelioration of difficult social problems. Asserts that, although important social problems do raise empirical questions, at their core these problems are nonempirical. Solutions must be based on political resolution of value conflict rather than amassing more data. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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