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PUGA, Cristina. Mexican social science in the first decade of the XXI century. Polis [online]. 2012, vol.8, n.2, pp.19-39. ISSN 2594-0686.

This article reviews the academic and professional social science exercise in Mexico during the last decades. Thru the academic and research centers dedicated to its study, the growing interest among students and academics and the increasing awareness in universities, to award it the seriousness and scientificity it needs; the article targets on viewing the diversity of subjects and theoretical approaches that emerge from an assortment of sources, interests and theoretical and methodological perspectives, easing a critical vision of social issues and help creating a knowledge based on objective and therefore scientific analysis, of a society in constant change.

Keywords : Social science; universities; research centers; postgraduate courses; research.

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