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  • Author(s): Park, Peter
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    International Sociology. Jun88, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p161-170. 10p.
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      The social sciences are Western products and aspects of the socio-cultural dependency of the Third World. They are ethnocentric in terms of research areas and membership of research groups. Within those groups there are sharp national boundaries reflected in publications such as the American dominated International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Both Marxism and Popperian naturalism regard this as unproblematical. The Third World can choose from the range of expert knowledge (not science) which the Western social sciences provide and develop their own social science groups. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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