Social Science and the Social System

  • Huijiong Wang
  • Shantong Li


According to R. A. Nisbet, the well-known sociologist and former Albert Schweitzer Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University, social science is a branch of science which studies mainly the human behavior in the social and cultural aspect.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Development Research Center of the State CouncilBeijingChina
  2. 2.Department of Development Strategy and Regional EconomyDevelopment Research Center of the State CouncilBeijingChina

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