Academic background


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The ideas behind Social Science Works are inspired by the contemporary debates within political science and sociology on the current states of these disciplines and the changes that according to a growing number of scholars are needed. For a critical examination of these debates see our position paper: 

Blokland, Hans. 2015. Creating Useable Knowledge for Tomorrow’s Democratic Societies: The Academic Background of Social Science Works. Potsdam: Social Science Works.

For a shorter explanation have a look at our Science Watch page.