SMITH, MP: The Capitalist City (Ideas Series)

Smith, Michael Peter; Feagin, Joe R. (editors). The Capitalist City (Ideas Series). Blackwell Publishers, 1987. ISBN: 0631156186. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#29824) $12.00

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Includes theoretical perspectives, economic restructuring, state responses, and responses to global restructuring. Index. References. Contributors include Michael Timberlake, Norman J. Glickman, David C. Perry, Saskia Sassen-Koob, Desmond S. King, Helen I. Safa, and others. 393p.

WALLERSTEIN, I: Open the Social Sciences: Report of the Gulbenkian Commission on the Restructuring of the Social Sciences

Wallerstein, Immanuel (editor). Open the Social Sciences: Report of the Gulbenkian Commission on the Restructuring of the Social Sciences (Mestizo Spaces.). Stanford University Press, 1996. ISBN: 0804727279. Unmarked text. 106p. Scratch on cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#28085) $18.50

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The Gulbenkian Commission was comprised a distinguished international group of scholars from the social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities. This report assess the contributions to knowledge of the social sciences and makes recommendations for reforms.

GROSS, PR: Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science

Gross, Paul R. and Norman Levitt. Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. ISBN: 0801847664. Unmarked text. Sun lines on dust jacket. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#27947) $12.00

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With the emergence of “cultural studies” and the blurring of once-clear academic boundaries, scholars are turning to subjects far outside their traditional disciplines and areas of expertise. In Higher Superstition scientists Paul Gross and Norman Levitt raise serious questions about the growing criticism of science by humanists and social scientists on the “academic left.”

Notes. References. Index. 314p.