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Sociology of Science-Problems and Issues

Problems and Issues G S Aurora What are the substantive areas for research and thinking in the sociology of science? Three kinds of basic questions are posed by a social scientist in any specific field of study. The first centres around the structure and function of relationships within or between groups or categories; the second is concerned with the relationship between an individual's biography and the group's or category's history; and the third set of questions touches upon the norms, values, ideas and ideologies which underpin relationships between individuals and groups.

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