Specialization and Recombination of Specialties in the Social Sciences

  title={Specialization and Recombination of Specialties in the Social Sciences},
  author={Mattei Dogan},
The multiplication of scientific activities has brought a division of labor. The history of scientific advancement is a history of concatenated specialization. There is more communication between specialties belonging to different disciplines than between specialties within the same discipline. Specialization within disciplines, accompanied by their fragmentations, is the first process. Recombination of specialties across disciplinary borders is the second. Such a recombination has been called… CONTINUE READING