Social Science Methodology: A Unified Framework by John Gerring

By John Gerring

John Gerring's extraordinary textbook has been completely revised during this moment version. It deals a one-volume advent to social technology technique appropriate to the disciplines of anthropology, economics, background, political technology, psychology and sociology. This re-creation has been broadly built with the advent of recent fabric and a radical remedy of crucial parts equivalent to conceptualization, dimension, causality and learn layout. it's written for college students, long-time practitioners and methodologists and covers either qualitative and quantitative equipment. It synthesizes the sizeable and numerous box of method in a fashion that's transparent, concise and accomplished. whereas providing a convenient evaluation of the topic, the publication can be a controversy approximately how we must always conceptualize methodological difficulties. wondering technique via this lens offers a brand new framework for figuring out paintings within the social sciences.Review"Gerring is without doubt one of the few political scientists who's both adept at either qualitative and quantitative study, and will make the benefits of every one procedure transparent to scholars. This e-book sheds extra gentle on the way to learn causation within the social sciences than the other textual content -- i like to recommend it to each person from energetic researchers to starting students." - Jack A. Goldstone, Hazel Professor of Public coverage, George Mason University"Social technological know-how technique speaks throughout paradigms. it's a 'must learn' not only for graduate scholars, yet for students throughout fields as Gerring will get to the middle of what social scientists do. the secret's that readers succeed in a realistic finish, that is understanding what method of use while and the way to evolve according to the query posed." - Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Vernal Riffe Professor of Political technological know-how, Courtesy Professor of Sociology, and Director of this system in data and technique, Ohio kingdom University"Gerring's ebook is at the same time provocative and clever. it's the former in that it advocates for a unified (though now not singular) social technology method. it's the latter within the many ways it recommends that we predict approximately and do technology. at the one hand, Gerring has provided a compelling case for what unifies social technology technique. this could be debated for years yet to come. nevertheless, scholars of social technology will profit vastly by means of heavily studying this sage quantity. they are going to locate really helpful his thorough, yet nontechnical presentation of causal analysis." - Christopher Winship, Diker-Tishman Professor of Sociology, Harvard University"The moment variation offers a striking updating and enlargement of Gerring's arguments and presentation. a major volume of cautious paintings went into the revisions, and either methodologists and lecturers of method owe Gerring a major debt for generating a fair extra compelling model of what used to be already a superb book." - David Collier, Chancellor's Professor of Political technology, UC Berkeley e-book DescriptionGerring's unprecedented textbook has been completely revised during this moment version. It deals a one-volume advent to social technology technique, appropriate to disciplines around the social sciences. It covers either qualitative and quantitative equipment and synthesizes the varied box of technique in a fashion that's transparent, concise and entire. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Artificial Societies: The Computer Simulation Of Social Life by Nigel Gilbert, Rosaria Conte

By Nigel Gilbert, Rosaria Conte

An exploration of the results of advancements in synthetic intelligence for social clinical examine, which builds at the theoretical and methodological insights supplied through "Simulating societies".; This e-book is meant for around the globe library marketplace for social technology matters resembling sociology, political technology, geography, archaeology/anthropology, and important allure inside of desktop technology, fairly synthetic intelligence. additionally own reference for researchers.

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Diskursforschung: Eine Einführung für by Reiner Keller

By Reiner Keller

Das Buch gibt im ersten Teil einen interdisziplinären Überblick über den aktuellen Stand der Diskursforschung und erläutert die wichtigsten diskurstheoretischen Grundlagen. Im zweiten Teil wird das forschungspraktische Vorgehen bei sozialwissenschaftlichen Diskursanalysen - von der Entwicklung der Fragestellung über die Auswahl von Daten, deren examine bis hin zur Interpretation und Präsentation der Ergebnisse - detailliert beschrieben. Mit seiner didaktisch aufbereiteten Darstellung wendet sich das Buch an Studierende und Lehrende der Soziologie, der Politik- und Geschichtswissenschaften und angrenzender Disziplinen, die sich im Rahmen der Methodenausbildung, von Studienprojekten und Abschlussarbeiten mit Diskurskonzepten auseinandersetzen wollen sowie allgemein an SozialwissenschaftlerInnen, die bezüglich der Konzeption und Durchführung eigener Forschungsvorhaben an Grundlagen und Umsetzungsmöglichkeiten der Diskursforschung interessiert sind.

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