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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Social science.
See also changes related to Social science, or pages that link to Social science or to this page or whose text contains "Social science".

Contributors: see also the Citizendium Social Sciences Workgroups

Parent topics

  • Science [r]: The organized body of knowledge based on non–trivial refutable concepts that can be verified or rejected on the base of observation and experimentation [e]
  • Society [r]: A large-scale structured system of human organization that furnishes identity, protection, continuity, and perhaps some form of security for its members. [e]

Subtopics

Major areas

  • Anthropology [r]: The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study"). [e]
  • Archaeology [r]: The scientific study of past human cultures by means of the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains and environmental data. [e]
  • Economics [r]: The analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. [e]
  • Education [r]: Learning and teaching activities for the purpose of acquiring knowledge, skills or social norms. [e]
  • Geography [r]: Study of the surface of the Earth and the activities of humanity upon it. [e]
  • Law [r]: Body of rules of conduct of binding legal force and effect, prescribed, recognized, and enforced by a controlling authority. [e]

  • Linguistics [r]: The scientific study of language. [e]
  • Politics [r]: Activity that relates to the way in which society is governed, and the process by which human beings living in communities make decisions and establish obligatory values for its members. [e]
  • Political science [r]: Social science that studies politics, political systems and political behavior. [e]
  • Psychology [r]: The study of systemic properties of the brain and their relation to behaviour. [e]
  • Sociology [r]: Social science that studies human social behavior or social relations, social institutions and structures, demography, public opinion, social welfare, social psychology and some forms of political behavior, as well as the history of sociology. [e]
  • Applied social sciences [r]: Applied social sciences are those social science disciplines, professions and occupations which seek to use basic social science research and theory to improve the daily life of communities, organizations and persons. [e]

Other related topics

  • Business [r]: A term that relates to the transaction of commerce. [e]
  • Humanities [r]: Academic disciplines which deal with the human condition and what it is to be human. [e]