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Violence and the Politics of Research (The Hastings Center by Willard Gaylin,Ruth Macklin,Tabitha M. Powledge

By Willard Gaylin,Ruth Macklin,Tabitha M. Powledge

This quantity is one consequence of a two-year learn carried out by way of the Behavioral reports examine workforce of The Hastings 1 heart. it truly is divided into 3 components to mirror the different features of the interdisciplinary undertaking from which it stems. within the starting bankruptcy Willard Gaylin and Ruth Macklin, who di­ rected the examine, describe its easy notion and constitution, which based round 3 courses to behavior examine into facets of violence and competitive habit, courses aborted within the early Nineteen Seventies simply because they have been politically and IThis undertaking was once supported by way of the EVIST software of the nationwide technology starting place less than furnish No. 05577-17072, and by means of a joint award through the nationwide Endowment for the arts. Any reviews, findings, conclu­ sions, or innovations expressed herein are these of the authors and don't unavoidably replicate the perspectives of the nationwide technology origin or the nationwide Endowment for the arts. different released results are the edited transcripts of 2 of the case-study workshops performed less than this venture: "Researching Violence: technological know-how, Politics, and Public Contro­ versy," specified complement, The Hastings middle record nine (April 1979); and "The XYY Controversy: learning Violence and Genetics," certain Sup­ plement, The Hastings middle document 10 (August 1980). Copies of those tran­ scripts can be found for buy from The Hastings middle, 360 Broadway, Hastings-on-Hudson, new york 10706. ix PREFACE x socially controversial.

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