Social Sciences - Social Sciences
Social science is an umbrella term for a category of academic disciplines. These disciplines are generally concerned with the society as well as the relationships between individuals within the society. There are numerous branches of social science such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, political science, philosophy and ethics. Sociology refers to the study of society, culture and social interaction. The branch of study which focuses on humans, their behavior and societies of past and present is termed as anthropology. The study of the conscious and unconscious phenomena, thoughts and feelings is known as psychology. Political science is involved in the study of the systems of governance as well as the analysis of political behavior, political thoughts and political activities. The topics covered in this extensive book deal with the core subjects of social science. It will serve as a reference to a broad spectrum of readers. This book aims to serve as a resource guide for students and experts alike and contribute to the growth of the discipline.