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v. ill., ports. 25 cm.
Green Library, SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving), SAL3 (off-campus storage)
v. ill. 24 cm.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
46 v. ; 24 cm. Sabin Americana, 1500-1926
1 online resource (xvi, 159 pages) : illustrations.
  • Michael Hughes.- Introduction.- Social Relationships and Social Support.- 20 Years of the Sociology of Mental Health: The Continued Significance of Gender and Marital Status of Emotional Well-Being.- Mental Illness Stigma and the Sociology of Mental Health.- The Neighborhood and Mental Life: Past, Present and Future Sociological Directions in Studying Community Context and Mental Health.- Everything Old is New Again: Recovery and Serious Mental Illness.- Impact of Mental Health Research in Sociology: Nearly four Score of Scholarship (1975-2011).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319077963 20160619
This volume provides an overview of mental health research conducted by sociologists. It discusses dominant themes such as stress, the community and mental life, family structure, social relations and recovery. The unique contribution of sociology to the study of mental health has a long history stretching from the very foundations of modern sociology. Yet it was only twenty years ago that the Section on Sociology of Mental Health of the American Sociological Association was formed largely in response to a burgeoning rise in the sum and significance of research in the field. Today the section is a large and vibrant one with its own journal, Society and Mental Health. This book explores several of the themes that have occurred during that period, providing both perspectives of the past and prospects for the future. The volume is timely, following closely the 20th anniversary of the section's formation. Its coverage of key issues and its advancement of the scholarly debates on these issues will prove valuable to students and senior scholars alike.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319077963 20160619
xviii, 272 p. : ill ; 26 cm.
  • 1. Writing for the Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • 2. Manuscript Structure and Content
  • 3. Writing Clearly and Concisely
  • 4. The Mechanics of Style
  • 5. Displaying Results
  • 6. Crediting Sources
  • 7. Reference Examples
  • 8. The Publication Process.
"The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association" is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences. It provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias in language. Well-known for its authoritative and easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, and tone that will result in strong, simple, and elegant scientific communication. The sixth edition offers new and expanded instruction on publication ethics, statistics, journal article reporting standards, electronic reference formats, and the construction of tables and figures. The sixth edition has been revised and updated to include: new ethics guidance on such topics as determining authorship and terms of collaboration, duplicate publication, plagiarism and self-plagiarism, disguising of participants, validity of instrumentation, and making data available to others for verification; new journal article reporting standards to help readers report empirical research with clarity and precision; simplified APA heading style to make it more conducive to electronic publication; updated guidelines for reducing bias in language to reflect current practices and preferences, including a new section on presenting historical language that is inappropriate by present standards; new guidelines for reporting inferential statistics and a significantly revised table of statistical abbreviations; and, new instruction on using supplemental files containing lengthy data sets and other media. This book includes significantly expanded content on the electronic presentation of data to help readers understand the purpose of each kind of display and choose the best match for communicating the results of the investigation, with new examples for a variety of data displays, including electro physiological and biological data. It offers consolidated information on all aspects of reference citations, with an expanded discussion of electronic sources emphasizing the role of the digital object identifier (DOI) as a reliable way to locate information. It features expanded discussion of the publication process, including the function and process of peer review. It contains a discussion of ethical, legal, and policy requirements in publication; and guidelines on working with the publisher while the article is in press. Key to this edition of the Publication Manual is an updated and expanded Web presence. Look up additional supplemental material keyed to this book. This book lets you test your knowledge of APA Style with a free tutorial on style basics. It lets you learn about the changes in the sixth edition with a free tutorial reviewing key revisions. Sign up for an on-line course to enrich and enhance your understanding of APA Style. Read the APA Style blog and share your comments on writing and referencing. Consult frequently asked questions to sharpen your understanding of APA Style. This title lets you examine additional resources on such topics as ethics, statistics, and writing. It lets you familiarize yourself with submission standards for APA books and journals.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781433805592 20160528
Business Library
12 v. ill. 23 cm.
Vols. for 1963-65 include Papers and proceedings of the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Social Science Association.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxviii, 439 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Content and organization of a manuscript-- expressing ideas and reducing bias in language-- APA editorial style-- reference list-- manuscript presentation and sample paper-- material other than journal articles-- manuscript acceptance and production-- journals programme of the American Psychological Association-- checklist for transmitting accepted manuscripts for electronic production-- ethical standards for the reporting and publishing of scientific information-- references to legal materials-- sample cover letter.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781557987907 20160528
In addition to providing guidance on grammar, the mechanics of writing, and APA style, this manual offers an authoritative reference and citation system. It also covers the treatment of numbers, metrication, statistical and mathematical data, tables and figures for use in writing, reports or presentations. This new edition has been updated to include: guidelines and examples for referencing electronic and online sources; avoiding plagiarism; presenting case studies and the construction of tables; copyright and permissions issues for writers; and reference examples for audiovisual media and patents. Writers, scholars and professionals will also find guidelines on how to choose text, tables or figures to present data, writing cover letters, the retention of raw data and on establishing written agreements for the use of shared data.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781557987907 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
v. : ill., maps. ; 24-26 cm.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxi, 786 p. ; 26 cm.
  • Preface Acknowledgements PART 1.UNDERSTANDING BASIC, APPLIED, AND EVALUATION RESEARCH 1.1 Defining the Characteristics of Basic, Applied, and Evaluation Research 1.2 The Orientation and Commitment of The Basic Researcher 1.3 The Orientation and Commitment of the Applied Researcher 1.4 The Orientation And Commitment Of The Evaluation Researcher 1.5 General Readings on Basic, Applied and Evaluation Research PART 2: BASIC RESEARCH DESIGN 2.1 Basic Guide For The Design Of A Social Research Proposal 2.2 Formulating A Research Problem 2.3 Evaluating Research Studies 2.4 Elements of Research Design 2.5 Choosing a Research Design 2.6 How Science Is Built Importance of Conceptual Definition and Theory Formulation - G. J. DiRenzo Assumptions Underlying the Application of the Scientific Method - G. Sjoberg, & R. Nett Dilemmas of the Researcher and the Distinctiveness of Behavioral Science - A. Kaplan 2.7 The Impact Of Sociological Theory On Empirical Research Empirical Generalizations in Sociology - R. K. Merton 2.8 Bridging The Gap Between The Languages Of Theory And Research Causal Inferences in Non-Experimental Research - H. M. Blalock, Jr. 2.9 Criteria for Judging the Usefulness of an Hypotheses Methods in Social Research - W. J. Goode, & P. K. Hatt 2.10 Science: Simultaneously Observational, Experimental, and Historical Science: Observational, Experimental, Historical - R. Siever 2.11 Guides for Design, Model Building, and Large-Scale Research Some Observations on Study Design - S. A. Stouffer 2.12 The Role Of Models In Research Design 2.13 General Considerations Of Research Design 2.14 Factors Jeopardizing Internal And External Validity Of Research Designs Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs for Research - D. T. Campbell, & J. C. Stanley 2.15 Sampling 2.16 A Selected Bibliography On Basic Research and Research Design Part 3. APPLIED AND EVALUATION RESEARCH 3.1 A Rationale for Applied Sociology as it Relates to Policy-Making 3.2 Applied Research Design 3.3 Fitting An Applied Research Design To A Problem 3.4 The Mood Of The Academic Researcher Engaged In Applied Research 3.5 The Application of Successful Applied Research through Policy Analysis Policy Analysis - R. Haskins 3.6 Bibliography On Applied Sociology, Knowledge Utilization, And Policy-Making 3.7 Evaluation Research As A Process 3.8 Ethical Practices in Research PART 4. QUALITATIVE RESEARCH - J. Cresswell, & R. C. Maiette 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Systematic Inquiry Approaches 4.3 A Conceptual Overview of Five Inquiry Approaches 4.4 Narrative Research 4.5 Phenomenology 4.6 Grounded Theory Research 4.7 An Ethnography 4.8 The Case Study 4.9 Qualitative Data Analysis Software 4.10 Conclusion 4.11 References 4.12 Qualitative Research Methodology: A New Perspective The New Frontier in Qualitative Research Methodology - E. W. Eisner 4.13 Further Resources for Qualitative Researchers PART V GUIDES TO METHODS AND TECHNIQUES OF COLLECTING DATA IN LIBRARY, FIELD, AND LABORATORY SETTINGS: SOCIAL SCIENCE DATA LIBRARIES AND RESEARCH CENTERS 5.1 Outline Guide To Situses, Principal Methods, And Techniques Of The Social Science Researcher 5.2 A Review of Print and Online Social Science Research Resources 5.3 United States Bureau of the Census and other Federal Sources of Information 5.4 FedStats 5.5 Data Mining through Federal Resources 5.6 General Databases of Bibliographic Material 5.7 Using Search Engines 5.8 Microfiche as an Archival Medium 5.9 Online Computer Library Center 5.10 Documentary Resources Available In The Library 5.11 Guides For Selection And Construction Of Questionnaires 5.12 Techniques For Increasing Response Rates 5.13 Guides For Selection And Use Of Personal Interviews As Utilized In Field Research 5.14 Description of And Instructions For Preparation Of A Telephone Interview Survey 5.15 A Comparison Of Telephone Surveys With Personal Interviews 5.16 Choosing Among The Mail Questionnaire, Personal Interview, And Telephone Survey 5.17 The Panel Technique As A Research Instrument 5.18 Guides For The Selection And Construction Of Social Scales And Indices 5.19 Guide To Databases Of Collected Data For The Social Science Researcher 5.20 Social Science Data Archives in the United States 5.21 Directories Of Social Research Centers 5.22 Important Research Associations And Institutes Affiliated With The International Sociological Association 5.23 A Bibliography Of Methods Guides 5.24 A Comment on the Internet PART 6 GUIDE TO STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE DATA 6.1 Questioning Science The Impertinent Questioner:The Scientist's Guide to the Statistician's Mind - W. Lurie 6.2 Four Levels Of Measurement And The Statistics Appropriate To Each Level 6.3 The Meaning and Use of Statistical Significance The Concept of Statistical Significance Testing - B. Thompson 6.4 Summary Of Common Measures Of Association and Group Differences 6.5 An Overview of Measures of Association 6.6 An Overview of Tests of the Difference Between Means 6.7 Causation And Multivariate Analysis: From Univariate And Bivariate Problems to Multivariate Analysis of Social Behavior 6.8 An Overview of Other Statistical Techniques and Examples of Their Application 6.9 Using The Computer In Social Science Research 6.10 Software Applications for the Computer 6.11 A Guide To Computer Periodicals And Other Publications 6.12 A Bibliography Of Statistical Methods 6.13 Contents Of Sociological Methodology 1994 Through 2000 PART 7 ASSESSING SOCIAL VARIABLES: SCALES AND INDEXES 7.1 General Assessment Sources 7.2 Scales Assessing Social Status 7.3 Scales Assessing Group Structure and Dynamics 7.4 Social Indicators 7.5 National Economic Indicators 7.6 Measures of Organizational Structure 7.7 Community 7.8 Social Participation 7.9 Leadership in the Work Organization 7.10 Morale and Job Satisfaction 7.11 Scales of Attitudes, Values, and Norms 7.12 Family and Marriage 7.13 Personality Measurements 7.14 Citations, Focus, and Purpose of Studies Reported in the Past Five Years in the American Journal of Sociology, The American Sociological Review, and Social Psychology Quarterly 7.15 Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes 7.16 The Buros Institute and the Buros Mental Measurements Yearbook 7.17 How Researchers Create Their Own Scales: An Activity of Last Resort PART 8 RESEARCH PROPOSAL, FUNDING, BUDGETING, REPORTING, AND CAREER PLANNING 8.1 The Research Grant Proposal 8.2 Research Funding 8.3 Major Sources of Funding Information 8.4 Common Reasons for Rejection of Grant Proposals 8.5 Further Readings on Grantsmanship and Proposal Writing Grantsmanship 8.6 The National Science Foundation (NSF) 8.7 National Institutes of Health (NIH) 8.8 Department of Health and Human Services 8.9 National Institute of Justice 8.10 Federal Government Agencies and Private Organizations Offering Fellowships and Grants 8.11 Sources of Information for Other Fellowships and Grant Opportunities 8.12 Estimating Research Costs 8.13 Research Reporting 8.14 A Guide to Publications 8.15 Where Prestigious Sociologists Publish and Why 8.16 Getting Published 8.17 Professional Memberships and Organizations 8.18 Planning for a Career in the Social Sciences Index About the Editors.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780761920465 20160528
In addition to hundreds of new references features new to this edition include: a comprehensive introduction to qualitative methods including a review of existing computer applications for collecting and analyzing data; the latest information about the use of computers and online research techniques, including the use of the Internet to locate actual research instruments and journal articles; updated coverage on new scales, internal and external validity, and new analytic techniques with extensive references on each; abstracts, citations and subject groupings by measurement tool of the last five years of the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Sociology; extensive coverage of how to prepare manuscripts for publication, including a list of all journals covered by Sociological Abstracts along with the editorial office address and URL for each entry; new coverage of ethical issues; expansion of social indicators to include international coverage; discussion of the importance of policy research with presentation and discussion of specific models as an adjunct to both applied and basic research techniques; and the addition of an index to facilitate the reader's ability to quickly locate a topic.
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Green Library
xii, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
  • PREFACE-- INTRODUCTION: NEW MAN OF POWER, BY JOHN SUMMERS-- 1. The Powerless People: The Role of the Intellectual in Society-- 2. The Intellectual and the Labor Leader-- 3. Sociological Poetry-- 4. Contribution to Our Country and Our Culture: A Symposium-- 5. On Intellectual Craftsmanship-- 6. Thorstein Veblen-- 7. IBM plus Reality plus Humanism = Sociology-- 8. Are We Losing Our Sense of Belonging?-- 9. The Conservative Mood-- 10. Mass Society and Liberal Education-- 11. On Knowledge and Power-- 12. The Power Elite: Comment on Criticism-- 13. Science and Scientists-- 14. A Pagan Sermon to the Christian Clergy-- 15. The Man in the Middle-- 16. The Big City-- 17. Culture and Politics: The Fourth Epoch-- 18. The Cultural Apparatus-- 19. The Decline of the Left-- 20. On Latin America, the Left, and the U.S-- 21. Soviet Journal-- 22. Listen, Yankee! The Cuban Case Against the U.S-- 23. Letter to the New Left-- BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE-- BIBLIOGRAPHY: THE WRITINGS OF C. WRIGHT MILLS.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780195343052 20160528
Here are 23 essays, interviews, and public letters representing the best of C. Wright Mills's " politics of truth." The first collection of Mills's writings to be published since 1963, these essays show how America's best known sociologist grew into a representative for dissenters in Europe, Latin America, and Europe, and was posthumously declared one of the three most influential figures in the international Left by the CIA. First published in Evergreen Review, Harper's, The Nation, Dissent, and New Left Review, these out-of-print and hard to find writings show Mills's growth from academic sociologist to intellectual maestro in command of a mature style, in search of an independent radical public to oppose the drift toward permanent war. Seminal papers including " Letter to the New Left" appear alongside notably prescient but lesser known meditations like " Are We Losing Our Sense of Belonging?" Historians interested in United States foreign policy and in the Latin American Left will find Mills's cogent and probing thoughts on these subjects, sociologists and engaged members of the citizenry who analyze the relationship between culture and politics will find no less incisive essays on these topics. John Summers provides both a new introduction to this book, including an overview of Mills' life and career, as well as annotations that restore each piece's context.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780195343052 20160528
Green Library
viii, 592 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Each chapter begins with an Introduction and ends with Conclusion, Key Terms, Review Questions and Notes. Preface. I. FOUNDATIONS. 1. Science and Research. Alternatives to Social Research. How Science Works. Qualitative and Quantitative Social Research. Steps of the Research Process. Why Conduct Social Research. 2. Dimensions of Research. Dimensions of Research. Audience for and Use of Research The Purpose of research The Time Dimension in Research Data Collection Techniques Used. 3. Theory and Research. What Is Theory? Social Theory versus Ideology. The Parts of Theory. Aspects of Theory. The Dynamic Duo. 4. The Meanings of Methodology. The Three Approaches. Positivist Social Science. Interpretative Social Science. Critical Social Science. Feminist and Postmodern Research. 5. The Literature Review and Ethical Concerns. The Literature Review. Ethics in Social Research. II. PLANNING AND PREPARATION. 6. Qualitative and Quantitative Research Designs. Triangulation. Qualitative and Quantitative Orientations Toward Research. Qualitative Design Issues. Quantitative Design Issues. 7. Qualitative and Quantitative Measurement. Why Measure? Qualitative and Quantitative Measurement. Parts of the Measurement Process. Reliability and Validity. A Guide to Quantitative Measurement. Index Construction. Scales. 8. Qualitative and Quantitative Sampling. Nonprobability Sampling. Probability Sampling. III. QUANTITATIVE DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS. 9. Experimental Research. Random Assignment. Experimental Design Logic. Internal and External Validity. Practical Considerations. Results of Experimental Research: Making Comparisons. A Word on Ethics. 10. Survey Research. The Logic of Survey Research. Constructing the Questionnaire. Types of Surveys: Advantages and Disadvantages. Interviewing. Computer-Assisted Pilot-Testing and Web Surveys The Ethical Survey. 11. Nonreactive Research and Secondary Analysis. Nonreactive Measurement. Content Analysis. Existing Statistics/Documents and Secondary Analysis. Issues of Inference and Theory Testing. 12. Analysis of Quantitative Data. Dealing with Data. Results with One Variable. Results with Two Variables. More than Two Variables. Inferential Statistics. IV. QUALITATIVE DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS. 13. Field Research. The Logic of Field Research. Choosing a Site and Gaining Access. Relations in the Field. Observing and Collecting Data. The Field Research Interview. Leaving the Field. Ethical Dilemmas of Field Research. 14. Historical-Comparative Research. The Logic of Historical Comparative Research. Steps in a Historical-Comparative Research Project. Data and Evidence in Historical Context. Comparative Research. Equivalence in Historical Comparative Research. 15. Analysis of Qualitative Data. Comparing Methods of Data Analysis. Coding and Concept Formation. Analytic Strategies for Qualitative Data. What Is Not Seen. Other Tools. V. COMMUNICATING WITH OTHERS. 16. Writing the Research Report and the Politics of Social Research. Introduction. The Research Report. The Politics of Social Research. Objectivity and Value Freedom. Conclusion. Appendices. Appendix A: American Sociological Association Code of Ethics. Appendix B: Table of Randomly Selected Five Digit Numbers. Appendix C: Sample of Data Archives and Resources. Appendix D: Measurement Theory. Appendix E: Evaluation Research. Glossary. Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index. Scholarly Journals in the Social Sciences in English.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780205457939 20160528
This highly regarded text presents a comprehensive and balanced introduction to both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social research, emphasizing the benefits of combining various approaches. Dozens of new examples from actual research studies help illustrate concepts and methods.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780205457939 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
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Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is composed of a number of specialized research networks in the social sciences. Topics covered by networks include accounting, economics, financial economics, legal scholarship, and management (including negotiation and marketing). The SSRN eLibrary consists of abstracts of scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an electronic paper collection of downloadable full text documents in pdf format.

14. Simulation & games [1970 - 1989]

20 v. ill. 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)

15. Simulation & gaming [1990 - ]

v. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
v, 242 p. ; 22 cm.
  • PrefaceIntroduction1 Louis Althusser2 American and British feminisms3 Hannah Arendt4 Pierre Bourdieu5 Cornelius Castoriadis6 Jacques Derrida7 Louis Dumont8 Emile Durkheim9 Norbert Elias10 Michel Foucault11 The Frankfurt School12 French feminisms13 Sigmund Freud14 Anthony Giddens15 Antonio Gramsci16 Jurgen Habermas17 Agnes Heller18 Julia Kristeva19 Jacques Lacan20 Claude Levi-Strauss21 Karl Marx22 Friedrich Nietzsche23 Talcott Parsons24 Carole Pateman25 Jeremy Seabrook26 Georg Simmel27 Alain Touraine28 Immanuel Wallerstein29 Max Weber30 Raymond Williams.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781863731638 20160527
This book introduces some of the leading social theorists, from Althusser to Williams, in short, lively entries by leading Australian scholars, from Alexander to Yeatman, and gives a sense of the state of the art in classical and modern social theory. "Social Theory" is a reference for undergraduates, postgraduates, academics and anyone interested in the ideas behind social and political theory and cultural studies today. "Peter Beilharz is a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at La Trobe University, Melbourne, and co-founder and co-editor of the political and social theory journal "Thesis Eleven". He is author of "Trotsky, Trotskyism and the transition to socialism" (Croom Helm, 1987), "Labour's utopias" (Routledge 1991) and co-author of "Arguing about the welfare state" (Allen & Unwin 1992).".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781863731638 20160527
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxiii, 353 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • displays some of the tools of the social and statistical sciences that have been applied to the proof of facts in the courtroom and to the study of questions of legal importance. It explains how researchers can extract the most valuable and reliable data that can conveniently be made available, and how these efforts sometimes go awry. In the tradition of Zeisel's "Say It with Figures, " a standard in the field of social statistics since 1947, it clarifies, in non-technical language, some of the basic problems common to all efforts to discern cause-and-effect relationships. Designed as a textbook for law students who seek an appreciation of the power and limits of empirical methods, the work also is a useful reference for lawyers, policymakers, and members of the public who would like to improve their critical understanding of the statistics presented to them. The many case histories include analyses of the death penalty, jury selection, employment discrimination, mass torts, and DNA profiling. Hans Zeisel was Professor of Law and Sociology Emeritus at the University of Chicago, where he pioneered the application of social science to the law. Earlier, he had a distinguished career in public opinion and market research. He has written on a wide variety of topics, ranging from research methodology and history to law enforcement, juries, and Sheakespeare. He was elected Fellow of the American Statistical Assoication and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and in 1980 he was inducted into the Market Research Hall of Fame. David Kaye is Regents Professor at the Arizona State University, where he teaches evidence and related topics. An author of several law textbooks and treatises, his work also has appeared in journals of.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780387948928 20160528
"Prove It With Figures".
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Law Library (Crown)
322 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Contributors. Xavier Albo, Jose Joaquin Brunner, Fernando Calderon, Enrique Dussel, Nestor Garcia Canclini, Martin Hopenhayn, Neil Larsen, the Latin American Subaltern Studies Group, Norbert Lechner, Maria Milagros Lopez, Raquel Olea, Anibal Quijano, Nelly Richard, Carlos Rincon, Silviano Santiago, Beatriz Sarlo, Roberto Schwarz, and Hernan Vidal.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780822316145 20160528
Postmodernism may seem a particularly inappropriate term when used in conjunction with a region that is usually thought of as having only recently, and then unevenly, acceded to modernity. Yet in the last several years the concept has risen to the top of the agenda of cultural and political debate in Latin America. This collection explores the Latin American engagement with postmodernism, less to present a regional variant of the concept than to situate it in a transnational framework. Recognizing that postmodernism in Latin America can only inaccurately be thought of as having traveled from an advanced capitalist "center" to arrive at a still dependent neocolonial "periphery, " the contributors share the assumption that postmodernism is itself about the dynamics of interaction between local and metropolitan cultures in a global system in which the center-periphery model has begun to break down. These essays examine the ways in which postmodernism not only designates the effects of this transnationalism in Latin America, but also registers the cultural and political impact on an increasingly simultaneous global culture of a Latin America struggling with its own set of postcolonial contingencies, particularly the crisis of its political left, the dominance of neoliberal economic models, and the new challenges and possibilities opened by democratization. With new essays on the dynamics of Brazilian culture, the relationship between postmodernism and Latin American feminism, postmodernism and imperialism, and the implications of postmodernist theory for social policy, as well as the text of the Declaration from the Lacandon Jungle of the Zapatatista National Liberation Army, this expanded edition of boundary 2 will interest not only Latin Americanists, but scholars in all disciplines concerned with theories of the postmodern. John Beverley is Professor of Hispanic Languages and Literatures and Communications at the University of Pittsburgh. Jose Oviedo is a Ph.D candidate in Sociology and Cultural Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. Michael Aronna is an Instructor in Spanish at Montclair State College.
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Green Library
1 online resource (4 v.) : ill.
  • VOLUME ONE: USING SECONDARY SOURCES AND SECONDARY ANALYSIS What Is Secondary Analysis? - Janet Heaton Introduction to Secondary Analysis of Survey Data - K. Jill Kiecolt and Laura Nathan Secondary Analysis and the Relationship between Official and Academic Social Research - Catherine Hakim The General Household Survey as a Source for Secondary Analysis - Nigel Gilbert, Angela Dale and Sara Arber Combining Registry, Primary and Secondary Data Sources to Identify the Impact of Cancer on Labor Market Outcomes - Cathy Bradley et al Using Secondary Data in Marketing Research - Stephen Castleberry A Project That Melds Web and Off-Web Sources Secondary Research, New Product Screening and the Marketing Research Course - William Lesch and James Hazeltine An Experiment in Structured Decision-Making Secondary Data for Policy Studies - Wendy Young and Hosihn Ryu Benefits and Challenges Conducting Secondary Research - Bonita Kolb Data Collection in the Urban Setting - Gregory Andranovich and Gerry Risposa Introduction to Secondary Research - David Stewart and Michael Kamins Secondary Data Analysis - Ernest Brewer Official Statistics - Piergiorgio Corbetta Using Other People's Data - Theodore Greenstein Secondary Data Analysis - Paula Devine The Importance of Census and Other Secondary Data in Development Studies - Vandana Desai and Robert Potter The Basic Language of Statistics - Rachad Antonius VOLUME TWO: QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES TO SECONDARY ANALYSIS Secondary Analysis of a Major Societal Experiment - Joseph Locascio The Effects of Standardized Testing in Elementary Schools Complex Sampling Designs and Statistical Issues in Secondary Analysis - Shawn Kneipp and Hossein Yarandi Research Methodology - Rich Clark and Marc Maynard Using Online Technology for Secondary Analysis of Survey Research Data - 'Act Globally, Think Locally' Testing Mediation Using Multiple Regression and Structural Equation Modeling Analyses in Secondary Data - Spencer Li Police Involvement in Child Protective Services Investigations - Theodore Cross, David Finkelhor and Richard Ormrod Literature Review and Secondary Data Analysis A Secondary Survey Analysis Study of African American Ethnic Identity Orientations in Two National Samples - Lauri Hyers Neighborhood Effects in Temporal Perspective - Geoffrey Wodtke, David Harding and Felix Elwert The Impact of Long-Term Exposure to Concentrated Disadvantage on High School Graduation Community College Student Engagement Patterns - Victor Saenz et al A Typology Revealed through Exploratory Cluster Analysis Patterns of Substance Involvement and Criminal Behavior - Eric Sevigny and Phyllis Coontz A Gender-Based Cluster Analysis of Pennsylvania Arrestees Regional Differences in Labour Market Participation of Young People in the European Union - Anne Green, David Owen and Rob Wilson Determining the Relative Importance of Predictors in Logistic Regression - Scott Tonidandel and James LeBreton An Extension of Relative Weight Analysis Women, Lifelong Learning and Transitions into Employment - Andrew Jenkins Strong Families, Tidy Houses and Children's Values in Adult Life - Eirini Flouri Are 'Chaotic', 'Crowded' and 'Unstable' Homes Really so Bad? Race and Ethnicity and the Controversy over the U.S. Census - Margo Anderson and Stephen Fienberg Identifying and Measuring Dimensions of Urban Deprivation in Montreal - Andre Langlois and Peter Kitchen An Analysis of the 1996 Census Data Disparities in Access to Care among Asthmatic Children in Relation to Race and Socioeconomic Status - Crystal Piper et al Gender Differences in Predictors of Assaultive Behavior in Late Adolescence - Suyeon Park, Merry Morash and Tia Stevens Measuring Interest Group Influence Using Quantitative Text Analysis - Heike Kl ver Facilitating Content Analysis in Tourism Research - Svetlana Stepchenkova, Andrei Kirilenko and Alastair Morrison When Less Is More - Bernhard Ebbinghaus Selection Problems in Large-N and Small-N Cross-National Comparisons Family Policies, Wage Structures and Gender Gaps - Hadas Mandel and Moshe Semyonov Sources of Earnings Inequality in 20 Countries VOLUME THREE: THE SECONDARY ANALYSIS OF QUALITATIVE DATA Secondary Analysis of Qualitative Data - Tracy Long-Sutehall, Magi Sque and Julia Addington-Hall A Valuable Method for Exploring Sensitive Issues with an Elusive Population? Mobility Adaptations of Older Adults - Kathy L. Rush, Wilda E. Watts and Janice Stanbury A Secondary Analysis Women's Empowerment in Pakistan - Maria Irma Bustamante-Gavino, Salma Rattani and Kausar Khan Definitions and Enabling and Disenabling Factors: A Secondary Data Analysis Exploring Complex Transitions - John Goodwin and Henrietta O'Connor Looking back at the 'Golden Age' of from School to Work Through the Interviewer's Lens - John Goodwin and Henrietta O'Connor Representations of 1960s Households and Families in a Lost Sociological Study Resistance and Adaptation to Criminal Identity - Nigel Fielding and Jane Fielding Using Secondary Analysis to Evaluate Classic Studies of Crime and Deviance Can We Re-Use Qualitative Data via Secondary Analysis? Notes on Some Terminological and Substantive Issues - Martyn Hammersley (Re)-Using Qualitative Data? - Niamh Moore A Reflexive Account of Re-Using Qualitative Data - Libby Bishop Beyond Primary/Secondary Dualism Linking Stress and Injury in the Farming Environment - Pamela Kidd, Ted Scharf and Mark Veazie A Secondary Analysis of Qualitative Data The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Doing a Secondary Analysis of a Qualitative Data Set - Pamela Hinds, Ralph Vogel and Laura Clarke-Steffen Online Petitions - Helen Briassoulis New Tools of Secondary Analysis? Using Documents in Research - William Gibson and Andrew Brown Using Documents - Ruth Finnegan Secondary Analysis of Archived Data - Clive Seale et al Types of Qualitative Secondary Analysis - Janet Heaton Revisiting - Julie McLeod and Rachel Thomson A Theoretical Understanding of Sickness Absence among Women Who Have Experienced Workplace Bullying - Sue O'Donnell, Judith MacIntosh and Judith Wuest Distinguishing the Trees from the Forest - Greg Guest and Eleanor McLellan Applying Cluster Analysis to Thematic Qualitative Data VOLUME FOUR: ETHICAL, METHODOLOGICAL AND PRACTICAL ISSUES IN SECONDARY ANALYSIS Ethical and Representational Issues in Qualitative Secondary Analysis - Sally Thome Utilizing Data from a Lost Sociological Project - Henrietta O'Connor and John Goodwin Experiences, Insights, Promises Obtaining and Evaluating Data Sets for Secondary Analysis in Nursing Research - Ann Jacobson, Patti Hamilton and James Galloway The Impact of Working with Disturbing Secondary Data - Ben Fincham, Jonathan Scourfield and Susanne Langer Reading Suicide Files in a Coroner's Office Secondary Consumer Data - Mario Mazzocchi Identifying What Data Must Be Collected - Roger Kaufman, Ingrid Guerra and William Platt Evaluating Secondary Sources - David Stewart and Michael Kamins Alternative Data Sources - Rosalind Dworkin Locating Appropriate Data - K. Jill Kiecolt and Laura Nathan Secondary Analysis - Leigh Burstein An Important Resource for Educational Research and Evaluation Qualitative Researchers' Understandings of Their Practice and the Implications for Data Archiving and Sharing - Alex Broom, Lynda Cheshire and Michael Emmison Using Large-Scale Databases in Evaluation - William Penuel and Barbara Means Advances, Opportunities and Challenges Large-Scale Survey Data in Career Development Research - Matthew Diemer The Provision of Access to Quantitative Data for Secondary Analysis - Keith Cole, Jo Wathan and Louise Corti.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781446246900 20160704
One central and enduring image of the social science researcher is of an individual who commits a great deal of time to collecting original, primary data from a field of enquiry. This approach is often underpinned by a sincerely held belief that key research questions can only be explored by the collection of ever new, and ever greater amounts of data, or that already existing data are insufficient for researchers to test their ideas. Yet such an approach to social science research can be problematic not least because the collection of primary data can be an expensive, time-consuming, and even wasteful approach to social enquiry. Secondary analysis can serve many purposes, as well as being a valid approach in its own right. However, despite its widespread application, secondary analysis is often undervalued or perceived to be the preserve of only those interested in the re-use of large-scale survey data. Highlighting both the theory and practice of secondary analysis and the use of secondary sources, this collection considers the nature of secondary analysis as a research tool; reflects on the definitional debates surrounding terms such as secondary analysis, data re-use and restudies; illustrates how secondary analysis is used in social science research; and finally reviews the practical, methodological and ethical aspects of secondary analysis. Volume One: Using Secondary Sources and Secondary Analysis Volume Two: Quantitative Approaches to Secondary Analysis Volume Three: Qualitative Data and Research in Secondary Analysis Volume Four: Ethical, Methodological and Practical Issues in Secondary Analysis.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781446246900 20160704

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