The Social Psychology of Science

Edited by William R. Shadish and Steve Fuller

Hardcover
Hardcover
November 5, 1993
ISBN 9780898620214
Price: $73.00 $54.75
432 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
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Preface.

Contributors.

I. INTRODUCTION, BACKGROUND, AND OVERVIEW.

1. Social Psychology of Science: A Conceptual and Research Program, Shadish, Fuller, Gorman, Amabile, Kruglanski, Rosenthal, and Rosenwein.

2. The Social Psychology of Scientific Validity: An Epistemological Perspective and a Personalized History, Campbell.

3. The Social Psychology of Scientific Knowledge: Another Strong Programme, Fuller.

II. SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE STUDIES.

4. Toward an Experimental Social Psychology of Science: Preliminary Results and Reflexive Observations, Gorman.

5. The Social-Cognitive Bases of Scientific Knowledge, Kruglanski.

6. On Being One's Own Case Study: Experimenter Effects in Behavioral Research - 30 Years Later, Rosenthal.

7. Meta-analysis and Some Science-Compromising Problems of Social Psychology, Miller and Pollock.

8. Social Influence in Science: Agreement and Dissent in Achieving Scientific Consensus, Rosenwein.

9. Scientists' Responses to Ethical Issues in Research, Sieber.

10. Characterizing Niches and Strata in Science by Tracing Differences in Cognitive Styles Distribution, Wilkes.

11. The "Atmosphere of Pure Work": Creativity in Research and Development, Amabile.

12. Thinking by Groups, Organizations and Networks: A Sociologist's View of the Social Psychology of Science and Technology, Westrum.

III. DISCUSSION.

13. Making Scientific Knowledge a Social Psychological Problem, Turner.

14. On the Social Psychology of Science, Tweney.

15. Social Psychology and Science Studies: More Commonality of Purpose than Metatheory, Cook.

16. Editor's Epilogue: Some Reflections, Shadish and Fuller.

IV. FOR FURTHER READING.

17. A Guide to the Philosophy and Sociology of Science for Social Psychology of Science, Fuller.

18. Social Psychology Readings Relevant to Science: An Annotated Reading List, Kruglanski.

19. Social Psychology and Science Studies, Lawless.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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