Definitions for "Social sciences"
the study of society and of the relationship of individual members within society; the social sciences include economics, history, political science, psychology, anthropology, and sociology
those subjects that use research and analysis to explain human behaviour
( aka: cultural sciences) Includes anthropology, sociology, political science, history, economics, jurisprudence, penology, philosophy, social work, social psychology, education, and comparative theology. Medicine, biology, and linguistics overlap the social sciences due to social implications.