Quick Search

Keyword
Title
Author
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
 

Find us on:

 
Gift Certificate

 
 
Other
       Tell a Friend
Add to Shopping Cart
On the Science of Uncertainty: The Biographical Method in Social Research, Ferrarotti, Franco
Stock Image
Author Name:    Ferrarotti, Franco

Title:   On the Science of Uncertainty: The Biographical Method in Social Research

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Lexington Books 

ISBN Number:   0739113119 / 9780739113110

Seller ID:   ING9780739113110

0739113119 Special order direct from the distributor

More Description

Franco Ferrarotti turns his considerable erudition and insight to issues of theory and method in the human sciences, arguing that sociological investigations have been limited by their preoccupation with quantitative methods of investigation. Crucial social problems, from drug addiction to terrorism, can best be addressed by rediscovering autobiographical materials and the value of the individual. Ferrarotti hopes to lead sociologists away from overly reductionistic, technical measurement of their subjects_an approach that has increasingly been problematized by the natural sciences_toward an examination of the domain of lived experience using methods that are both interpretive and historical.



Price = 42.31 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart

cookie