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social science

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sociology
social scienceˌsocial ˈscience noun  1 [uncountable]SS the study of people in society2 [countable]SS a particular subject relating to the study of people in society, such as history, politics, sociology, or anthropologysocial scientist noun [countable]natural science
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social scienceWhy is history, which is clearly a social subject, not a social science?From fourth grade on, almost all social science and most other subject matter is identical from one state to the next.Methodological approaches in social science emerge, develop and, sometimes, fade away.The Environment and Planning Committee will continue to be responsible for the development of social science research in transport.
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