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Interdisciplinarity and the search for collective self-actualization

The first chapter of Hartley Dean’s Social Policy emphasizes the high potential for interdisciplinary frameworks in the field.  Dean states, “[Social policy] brings in ideas and analytical methods from sociology, … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

What “New Institutional Economics” might have to say about Social Policy

New Institutional Economics came about near the beginning of the twentieth century with Ronald Coase’s 1937 study “The Nature of the Firm”.  Coase contradicted the prevailing wisdom by asserting that … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment