Intelligence

Robbins, Derek (2006) ‘Intelligence’, in Turner, B. (ed.) The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press pp.

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Abstract

An extract from The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology which focuses on intelligence within a sociological context. It states that the acceptance that human behaviour can be modified by social interaction or ‘nurture’ rather than wholly determined by ‘nature’ is an essential assumption for sociological research. It explores the ways in which the debate about intelligence has provided a case study for the nature/nurture issue at significant moments in Western social history since 1869.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Citation: Robbins, D. (2006) ‘Intelligence’ in Turner, B. (ed.) The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press pp 302-303.
Divisions: Schools > Law and Social Sciences, School of
Depositing User: Mr Stephen Grace
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2010 15:45
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2012 12:00
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10552/518

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