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Social Science Research Council (U.S.)

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Works: 842 works in 1,743 publications in 1 language and 65,433 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Vital statistics  Periodicals  Bibliography  Directories 
Roles: Editor, Other, Contributor, Publisher
Classifications: BF432.A1, 155.82
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Race differences in intelligence by John C Loehlin( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is considered to provide a sober, balanced, and scholarly examination of the evidence that bears on the role of genetic and environmental factors in the determination of group differences in ability in the United States. The first chapter provides something of the background and recent history of the concern with racial-ethnic differences in intellectual performance in the U.S. The three chapters that complete the first part of the book are said to be intended to clarify some of the issues of definition and measurement surrounding three of the key concepts on which the controversy focuses--race, intelligence, and heritability. Following this, the four chapters in the second part of the book review the body of evidence relevant to the major empirical question of concern: What are the relative roles of the genes and the environment in accounting for differences in average performance of different U.S. racial-ethnic groups on tasks purporting to measure intellectual capacity? In the concluding section, whatever theoretical conclusions the authors state as appearing to be justified by the data and what purportedly appear to be--and not to be--legitimate implications of these conclusions for the formulation of social policy are set down. (Author/JM)
Perspectives in American Indian culture change by Edward Holland Spicer( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1975 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholarly papers present an analysis of change under conditions of contact between Indian and Anglo-American cultures, describing the cultures of the Yaqui, the Rio Grande Pueblos, the Mandan, the Navajo, the Wasco-Wishram, and the Kwakiutl. The responses of the different Indian groups to similar conditions of contact are examined
Modern Chinese literature in the May Fourth Era( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School-age pregnancy and parenthood : biosocial dimensions( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College peer groups; problems and prospects for research by Theodore M Newcomb( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigrants and their children, 1850-1950 by Edward P Hutchinson( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changing characteristics of the Negro population by Daniel O Price( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The behavioral and social sciences: outlook and needs; a report by Behavioral and Social Sciences Survey( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepared under auspices of the Committee on Science and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences and the Committee on Problems and Policy, Social Science Research Council
American families by Paul C Glick( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical statistics of the United States, 1789-1945 by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 1949 and 1974 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuation to 1952. With revisions of selected series. U.S. Dep. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1954. IV, 79 S
Conflict in Japan by Ellis S Krauss( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private lives and public policies : confidentiality and accessibility of government statistics by Panel on Confidentiality and Data Access (U.S.)( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Behavioral and social sciences : achievements and opportunities by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the scientific frontiers and leading edges of research across the fields of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, sociology, history, business, education, geography, law, and psychiatry, as well as the newer, more specialized areas of artificial intelligence, child development, cognitive science, communications, demography, linguistics, and management and decision science. It includes recommendations concerning new resources, facilities, and programs that may be needed over the next several years to ensure rapid progress and provide a high level of returns to basic research
Getting Somalia wrong? : faith, war and hope in a shattered state by Mary Harper( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somalia is a failed state, representing a threat to itself, its neighbours and the wider world. In recent years, it has become notorious for the piracy off its coast and the rise of Islamic extremism, opening it up as a new 'southern front' in the war on terror. At least that is how it is inevitably portrayed by politicians and in the media. In Getting Somalia Wrong? Mary Harper presents the first comprehensive account of the chaos into which the country has descended and the United States' renewed involvement there. In doing so, Harper argues that viewing Somalia through the prism of al-Qaeda risks further destabilizing the country and the entire Horn of Africa, while also showing that though the country may be a failed state, it is far from being a failed society. In reality, alternative forms of business, justice, education and local politics have survived and even flourished. Provocative in its analysis, Harper shows that until the international community starts to 'get it right' the consequences will be devastating, not just for Somalia, but for the world
Climate change in Africa by Camilla Toulmin( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climate change is a major challenge for us all, but for African countries it represents a particular threat. This book outlines current thinking and evidence and the impact such change will have on Africa's development prospects
Africa's odious debts : how foreign loans and capital flight bled a continent by Léonce Ndikumana( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Africa's Odious Debts explodes the myth that Africa is a drain on the West's finances, revealing that the continent is actually a net creditor to the rest of the world. Of the money borrowed by African governments, more than half departs in the same year, with a significant portion of it winding up in private accounts at the very banks that provide the loans. Meanwhile, debt-servicing means less money for public health and other needs. Revealing the intimate links between foreign loans and capital flight, this is a vital book for anyone interested in Africa, its future and its relationship with the West."--Page 4 of cover
The legitimacy of philanthropic foundations : United States and European perspectives by Mattei Dogan Foundation( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisions of papers presented at a conference held in Paris, May 26-29, 2004
Publications, 1975-1990 by Social Science Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual report - Social Science Research Council by Social Science Research Council (U.S.)( )

in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decennial report by Social Science Research Council (U.S.)( )

in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Modern Chinese literature in the May Fourth Era
Alternative Names
Great Britain Social Science Research Council

S.S.R.C.

S.S.R.C. (U.S.)

Social Science Research Council.

Social science research council. Etats-Unis

Social Science Research Council (U.S.)

Social Science Research Council (U.S.A.)

SSRC

SSRC (Estados Unidos

SSRC (Social Science Research Council : U.S.)

SSRC (Social Science Research Council, USA)

SSRC (U.S.)

米国社会科学研究会議

米国社会科学研究評議会

美國社會科學會

Languages
English (142)

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Conflict in JapanPrivate lives and public policies : confidentiality and accessibility of government statisticsThe Behavioral and social sciences : achievements and opportunitiesClimate change in AfricaAfrica's odious debts : how foreign loans and capital flight bled a continentThe legitimacy of philanthropic foundations : United States and European perspectives