A Transatlantic History of the Social Sciences: Robber by Christian Fleck

By Christian Fleck

From the start of the 20 th century, medical and social clinical learn has been characterized by means of highbrow trade among Europe and the U.S.. The institution of the 3rd Reich ensured that, from the German talking international, no less than, this grew to become a one-way site visitors. during this ebook Christian Fleck explores the discovery of empirical social study, which by means of 1950 had turn into the binding norm of overseas scholarship, and he analyses the contribution of German refugee social scientists to its institution. the main names are the following, from Adorno and Horkheimer to Hirshman and Lazarsfeld, yet on the center of the e-book is a different collective biography in keeping with unique information from greater than 800 German-speaking social scientists. released in German in 2008 to nice acclaim, Fleck's vital research of the transatlantic enrichment of the social sciences is now on hand in a revised English-language edition.

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