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The Limitations of Household Surveys: Methodological Considerations in the Selection of the Unit of Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
One of the most widely used methods of socioeconomic data collection employed by international development and environmental conservation organizations is household surveys. However, the household is a highly diverse entity. This book addresses the variability and complexity of households, questioning their adequacy as a unit of statistical analysis in survey research.
Making Equality Work
Price: Free! Words: 67,250. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance
A unique "How-to" as well as "Why" book by three diversity specialists, "Making Equality Work" combines background facts and theory about the history and nature of equality and diversity in Britain with the detailed description of how the authors set out successfully to raise the measurable levels of equality outcomes for the National Health Service. The lessons apply in any corporate setting.
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science
Price: Free! Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science includes introductions to Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) research, methodology and findings. It documents the innovative approach of the Virtual Math Teams Project from 2002-2015. The project's influential methods of interaction analysis have not been described and motivated in such detail before.
Scientific Method of Elections.
Price: Free! Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
Essays in Sociological Explanation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Smelser's much-referenced collection of writings on issues of sociological theory and practice--by one of the world's leading social scientists of the past half-century. This informative book is now republished in the Classics of the Social Sciences Series from Quid Pro Books. Quality ebook formatting includes active TOC, linked chapter endnotes, and legible graphs and images from the original.
Comparative Methods in the Social Sciences
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Classic book by Berkeley’s Smelser remains the most definitive statement of methodological issues for all comparative scholars and in political science, anthropology, sociology, economics and psychology. Such issues are timeless and therefore his lucid analysis remains timely and relevant. He posits a methodological continuity between the comparative studies of past masters and more recent work.
«Программное обеспечение души женщин, родившихся 5 апреля не високосных годов из Каталога человеческих душ». Книга 39.
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: Russian. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Учёными было сделано открытие: один из древнейших манускриптов оказался каталогом человеческих душ, т.к. в нем досконально описывается структура психики человека («душа»). Оказалось, душа это носитель природного программного обеспечения, а homo sapiens это биоробот. В древнем источнике было найдено доскональное описание 293 индивидуальных моделей души. Большинство из них уже расшифрованы.
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
An Introduction to the Use of Formal Methods in Political Philosophy
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
Political Theory has been transformed in the last thirty years by the introduction of methods of analysis imported from mathematics and economics. This little book, by well-known philosopher Robert Paul Wolff, lays out the elements of these technical subjects in a precise fashion that achieves a sprightly accessibility without sacrificing formal rigor.
Successful Program Evaluation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,350. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Successful Program Evaluation demystifies the subject and gives the reader tools to develop stronger programs and grant proposals. It doesn't tell how to conduct a full-scale evaluation (most professional evaluators are PhD's), but how to talk to an evaluator, how to to decide if you need one, and if not how to create simple systems to measure project success on your own.
Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
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Avoid getting lost in indicators, measures, and analysis methods; use this guide to get clear, well-reasoned, insightful answers to the most important questions. Great tips for reporting that is succinct and straight-to-the-point without falling into the trap of oversimplification. This easy-to-read, informative minibook gives a practical overview of 6 elements essential for actionable evaluation.