Making the Moral Case for Social Sciences: Stemming the Tide (Hardcover)

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Social sciences are measured, attacked and defended for the money they make, or the ways in which they help governments control citizens. In this book, Karl Spracklen makes the moral case that social sciences are necessary to reveal the truth about power, and to help fight inequality.

About the Author


Karl Spracklen is a Professor of Leisure Studies at Leeds Beckett University, UK. He is an active scholar in leisure studies, sociology and music studies. He was Chair of the Leisure Studies Association, and is the author of over seventy publications, including Whiteness and Leisure (2013), and Digital Leisure (2015).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137577900
ISBN-10: 1137577908
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: December 3rd, 2015
Pages: 90
Language: English