From Aristotelian to Reaganomics: a dictionary of eponyms with biographies in the social sciences

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Greenwood Press, 1994 - Social Science - 721 pages
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This reference provides a detailed listing of eponyms in the social sciences, along with entries for some toponyms. The work includes terms from a broad range of social sciences, including anthropology, economics, education, history, political science, religious studies, and sociology. The entries are arranged alphabetically. Each begins with a brief definition of the term, followed by a discussion of the term's history and significance. The entry then provides biographical information for the person from whose name the entry was derived. A brief bibliography concludes each entry, and the dictionary closes with lists of entries arranged by category and a selected bibliography of works on eponyms.

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Contents

Introduction
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Classification of Social Science Eponyms
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Select Bibliography
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About the author (1994)

Trahair is Social Research Adviser in the School of Sociology, Politics, and Anthropology at La Trobe University.

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