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The Search for Smoking Guns

Charles Perreault

in The Quality of the Archaeological Record

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630823
eISBN:
9780226631011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631011.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The way archaeologists test their hypotheses undermines their capacity to make valid inferences about the human past. Historical sciences seek to explain contemporary traces in terms of past causes. ... More


What Determines the Number of New Homes Built?

Geoffrey Meen and Christine Whitehead

in Understanding Affordability: The Economics of Housing Markets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211863
eISBN:
9781529211870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211863.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Chapter 6 discusses new house building and the changing structure of the industry. Current housing policy is heavily concerned with ways of increasing supply and, in terms of analysis, the ... More


Scandinavian Design: On Participation and Skill

Pelle Ehn

in Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195075106
eISBN:
9780197560303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195075106.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

In Scandinavia we have for two decades been concerned with participation and skill in the design and use of computer-based systems. Collaboration between researchers and trade unions on this theme, ... More


Divergence, Diagnostics, and a Dichotomy of Methods

Grant Fisher

in Essays in the Philosophy of Chemistry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190494599
eISBN:
9780197559666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494599.003.0022
Subject:
Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry

COMPUTATIONAL MODELING IN ORGANIC chemistry employs multiple methods of approximation and idealization. Coordinating and integrating methods can be challenging because even if a common theoretical ... More


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