Books in category Social Science – Research

  • Documents of Life 2 An Invitation to A Critical Humanism Volume 2

    Documents of Life 2: An Invitation to A Critical Humanism, Volume 2
    Ken Plummer

    This book is a substantially revised and expanded version which takes on recent developments.

  • Social Indicators

    Social Indicators
    Tony Atkinson, Bea Cantillon, Eric Marlier, Brian Nolan

    The purpose of this book is to make a scientific contribution to the development of social indicators for the purposes of European policy-making.

  • Qualitative Research

    Qualitative Research
    Robert E. Stake

    This book provides invaluable guidance for thinking through and planning a qualitative study.

  • Under the Sign of Hope

    Under the Sign of Hope
    Leslie Rebecca Bloom

    Examines the practices of life history, ethnographic fieldwork, and interpretation of women's narratives, ultimately asserting the importance of self-reflexivity for feminist methodology.

  • Comparing Voting Systems

    Comparing Voting Systems
    Hannu Nurmi

    Thus, the Question arises as to which voting procedure is best. This book is devoted to a discussion of this problem in the light of various criteria of optimality.

  • Investigating Audiences

    Investigating Audiences
    Andy Ruddock

    The book is divided into chapters that deal with audience research in terms of concepts and topics. Regarding concepts, Investigating Audiences is firmly grounded within interpretive approaches to studying viewers, readers, and listeners.

  • Foundations of Program Evaluation

    Foundations of Program Evaluation
    William R. Shadish, Thomas D. Cook, Laura C. Leviton

    By summarizing, comparing, and contrasting the work of seven major theorists of program evaluation, this book provides an important perspective on the current state of evaluation theory and provides suggestions for ways of improving its …

  • Beschreibende Statistik

    Beschreibende Statistik
    Erhard Cramer, K. Cramer, Udo Kamps, C. Zuckschwerdt

    Zu den "Interaktiven Graphiken" ist das Schwesterbuch erhältlich: Brukschat et al: Beschreibende Statistik – Grundlegende Methoden.

  • The Kolbrin Bible

    The Kolbrin Bible
    Janice Manning, Marshall Masters

    The first six books are called the "Egyptian texts" and were penned by Egyptian academicians following the Hebrew Exodus. The last five books are called the "Celtic texts" and were penned by Celtic priests following the death of Jesus.

  • Introduction to Survey Sampling

    Introduction to Survey Sampling
    Graham Kalton

    Kalton discusses issues of practical implementation, including frame problems and non-response, and gives examples of sample designs for a national face-to-face interview survey and for a telephone survey.

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