Social Studies and Social Sciences

Social Studies and Social Sciences

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This publication documents the development of the social studies during the past 50 years. This collection of essays updates major trends in history, political science, sociology, economics, psychology, anthropology, and geography. Unlike two earlier collections, this book has an emphasis on the continuing problems, trends, and issues in both the social sciences and social studies and also contains a series of complementing essays describing developments in the teaching of the discipline areas at the elementary and secondary levels. Following an introduction by Donald H. Bragaw, 15 essays by different authors are presented: qTrials of Clioq (David D. Van Tassel); qFrom Monopoly to Dominanceq (Paul Robinson and Joseph M. Kirman); qThe Evolving Nature of Geographyq (Salvatore J. Natoli); qTeaching and Learning in Geographyq (Barbara J. Winston); qPolitical Science: Promise and Practiceq (John G. Gunnell); qCivics and Government in Citizenship Education (James P. Shaver and Richard S. Knight); qIn Search of Economic Ideals and Policiesq (David D. VanHoose and William E. Becker, Jr.); qPromoting Economic Literacyq (Beverly J. Armento); qSociology: From Theory to Social Actionq (J. Ross Eshleman); qTeaching Sociology in K-12 Classroomsq (Thomas J. Switzer); qComing of Age in Anthropologyq (Roger C. Owen); qTrends in Precollegiate Anthropologyq (Thomas L. Dynneson); qPsychology: Social Science, Natural Science, and Professionq (Michael Wertheimer and Others); qTeaching Psychology in High Schoolsq (John K. Bare); and qLooking Backward: 2035-1985q (Stanley P. Wronski). (KC)Barbara J. Winston is Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She is ... She is currently working on a 4th grade social studies textbook; with a committee she is developing detailed K- 6anbsp;...

Title:Social Studies and Social Sciences
Author: Stanley P. Wronski, Donald H. Bragaw
Publisher:Washington, DC : National Council for the Social Studies - 1986-01-01

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