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The quantitative crisis in UK sociology

Malcolm Williams, Luke Sloan, and Charlotte Brookfield

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0027
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter describes the ‘crisis’ in UK quantitative methods, primarily that as exemplified by sociology, and the response to it over the last two decades, from research identifying the problem in ... More


Methods of French policy studies

Claire Dupuy and Philippe Zittoun

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter discusses the various analytical methods used in French policy studies. It begins by mapping out the range of methods used in French academic policy studies. Such work mainly deals with ... More


Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores citizens’ perceptions and experiences of security threats in contemporary Britain, drawing on perspectives from International Security Studies and Political Psychology. The ... More


Methods and study types in German policy analysis

Volker Schneider, Claudius Wagemann, and Frank Janning

in Policy analysis in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter deals with the quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method approaches used in German policy studies. Quantitative methods include regression analysis, network analysis, as well as ... More


Toward a New Ontology of Scientific Vision

Annamaria Carusi and Aud Sissel Hoel

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the dismantling of the qualitative-quantitative distinction in the practice and instrumentation of computational biology. Computational biologists work with an impressive array ... More


The role of science in understanding family troubles

Michael Rutter

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers methodological issues in researching family troubles, arguing that ‘good science’ can make key contributions to the field in terms of determining rates and patterns of family ... More


Looking Back: Looking Forward

J. Ann Tickner

in A Feminist Voyage through International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199951246
eISBN:
9780199374717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951246.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses some feminist scholarship that revisits the issue of conversation between feminists and IR scholars, which were discussed in Chapters 6 and 7 of this book. It addresses ... More


Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Michelle Levy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Although we have more literary manuscripts from the Romantic period than for any previous period, these manuscripts have been consulted chiefly for the textual evidence they provide. This book begins ... More


Lord Byron, Manuscript Poet

Michelle Levy

in Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 4 considers the most popular and commercially successful of the English Romantic poets, Lord Byron, to explicate his continuous and deep engagement with manuscript culture. It begins by ... More


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