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What is Social Science?
Social Science: 1. The study of people in society; specif., a branch of knowledge dealing with a particular phase or aspect of human society. 2. One of several subjects relating to the study of people in society, examples being history, politics, sociology, sociolinguistics, and anthropology.
-- Black's Law Dictionary, 10th ed.
Social Science Materials
- Data/Statistics about "What is".
- Commentary or Conclusions about "What the Data Means".
- Legal Reform and Policy Arguments about "What the Data Should Be"
Government, academic, and organizational databases provide the types of social science materials listed above.