Letters: Social, yes, but science? No
- July 16, 2012
- A letter by Bill Maurer, anthropology professor and Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion director, is featured in the Los Angeles Times July 14, 2012
From the LA Times:
Social scientists are familiar with having to justify our existence. While listing the contributions to society made by the experimental social sciences, Wilson neglects field-based social sciences such as anthropology and qualitative methods based on in-depth studies of people in their everyday environments. About the author: Bill Maurer is a professor of anthropology and law at UC Irvine.
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