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Changing the Rules
Psychology in the Netherlands 1900–1985

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Part of Cambridge Studies in the History of Psychology

  • Author: Trudy Dehue, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Date Published: June 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521144872

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  • The history of the social sciences has been marked by frequent and fierce debates on the rules of scientific methodology. Even the most general criteria - which are generally agreed upon in the natural sciences - are emphatically disputed in the social sciences. Presenting the history of psychology in the Netherlands as a case representative of Western social science, this book examines the divisive nature of social methodology more closely. The author scrutinises published books and articles, as well as archival material and taped interviews, to sketch a history in which psychologists call their colleagues semi-intellectuals who take lack of clarity for profundity or accuse them of undermining respect for men. As to the question of how such disagreements on the rules of sciences should be understood, this book contradicts the common picture in which social scientists only gradually came to understand how their profession should be scientifically practised.

    • English translation of book which was very favourably reviewed in the Netherlands
    • Historical review of social science methodology; most previous books on scientific methodology have focused on natural science methodology
    • Uses specific historical case study to examine larger issues of flexibility in methodology
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    • Date Published: June 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521144872
    • length: 218 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.33kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. The variability of methodological standards in the social sciences
    2. Handwriting and character
    3. Like everything living which encounters us
    4. The neurotic paradox of clinical psychology
    5. Predictions
    Epilogue: social and rational rules.

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    Trudy Dehue, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands

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