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Developing Cross Cultural Measurement

Thanh V. Tran

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195325089
eISBN:
9780199864515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325089.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book provides an overview of issues and techniques relevant to the development of cross-cultural measures and provides a step-by-step approach to the assessment of cross-cultural equivalence of ... More


Randomized Controlled Trials: Design and Implementation for Community-Based Psychosocial Interventions

Phyllis Solomon, Mary M. Cavanaugh, and Jeffrey Draine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333190
eISBN:
9780199864317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333190.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have been considered a gold standard for health and social service research for generations of professionals. However, even as methods have developed to ... More


Research for Health Policy

Erica Bell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Individuals working in health research want to be able to use their findings to influence health policy. However, frequently, research evidence remains detached from practice, and there is a divide ... More


Transformative Meaning in Sound, Empowered Sound in Culture

Benjamin D Koen

in Beyond the Roof of the World: Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367744
eISBN:
9780199867295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367744.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 details a power-laden and affective symbol, metaphor, poetic and musical sign in Pamir culture that is central to concepts of health and healing. This is done through poetic and musical ... More


Overview of Fundamental Concepts: Setting the Stage

Albert N Link and Jamie R. Link

in Government as Entrepreneur

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369458
eISBN:
9780199871018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369458.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter reviews several fundamental concepts to set the stage for later chapters. Emphasis here is more on the concepts per se rather than on their relationship to government as entrepreneur. ... More


Healthscape, Mystical Poetry, and Multimodal Healing

Benjamin D Koen

in Beyond the Roof of the World: Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367744
eISBN:
9780199867295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367744.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 5 links the profound meaning and pervasiveness of Persian mystical poetry in Badakhshan to local integrative and multimodal healing practices; outlines key concepts and practices in Sufism; ... More


The Case for Both Basic Research and Entrepreneurship

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

in Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646862
eISBN:
9781469646886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646862.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The time is right for universities to undertake the internal changes necessary to create a culture supportive of innovation and entrepreneurship. These efforts cannot however come at the expense of ... More


An Applied Research Strategy for Christian Organizations

Alvaro L. Nieves

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is believed that the Christian organization that demonstrates its commitment to social justice will find itself increasingly attractive to many it wishes to serve. This chapter offers an overview ... More


Combining Applied and Basic Research: The ABC Principle

Ben Shneiderman

in The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The first guiding principle of this book is that when research teams take on applied and basic research goals, they are more likely to produce stronger applied and basic outcomes. My goal in ... More


Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Sandra L. Barnes, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Bernadette Doykos, Nina C. Martin, and Alison McGuire (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The edited volume describes a multi-disciplinary model where students and faculty work with communities, learn from them, and contribute the fruits of theory and research to solving community ... More


Social psychology in our time: from ‘fun and games’ to grown-up science

Miles Hewstone and Wolfgang Stroebe

in Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228768
eISBN:
9780191696336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter analyses developments in social psychology during the past fifty years. It discusses progress in the 1960s which expanded the discipline to include the study of basic processes, the ... More


Channeled Curiosity

Steven C. Currall, Ed Frauenheim, Sara Jansen Perry, and Emily M. Hunter

in Organized Innovation: A Blueprint for Renewing America’s Prosperity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199330706
eISBN:
9780199364008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330706.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter opens with the case of Linda Griffith, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, who fell ill with cancer but benefited from the work of the very research center she directed ... More


Biomedical Research and Then Some: The Causes of Technological Change in Heart Attack Treatment

Paul Heidenreich and Mark McClellan (eds)

in Measuring the Gains from Medical Research: An Economic Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226551784
eISBN:
9780226551791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551791.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the result of a detailed review of the literature on how technological change has actually occurred for one important component of treatment of cardiovascular disease: the care ... More


Bridging East and West: The Birth of IIASA

Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

in The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703188
eISBN:
9781501706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703188.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter details the establishment of International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) to demonstrate the crucial role of East-West cooperation in shaping global governance. IIASA as ... More


Introduction

Ben Shneiderman

in The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The research heroes who take on the immense problems of the present time face bigger-than-ever challenges. However, if they adopt potent guiding principles and effective research life cycle ... More


The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Ben Shneiderman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The immense problems of the twenty-first century invite innovative thinking from students, academic researchers, business research managers, and government policymakers. Hopes for raising quality in ... More


Concluding Remarks

John Krige

in Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027953
eISBN:
9780262326100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027953.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book has explored the multiple dimensions of the global cold war. State patronage dominated science and technology in the Cold War in many areas of the world — the US, the Soviet Union, China, ... More


Surveying the social world: assembling knowledge as a basis for action

David Byrne

in Applying social science: The role of social research in politics, policy and practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424518
eISBN:
9781447301486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424518.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter surveys the social world and develops the arguments presented in relation to the main areas of policy and practice in which applied social science has been deployed by picking up ... More


The History of Urban Ecology: An Ecologist’s Perspective

Mark J. McDonnell

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Urban ecology emerged as a sub-discipline of ecology in the early 1970s due, in part, to the fact that human impacts on the planet were becoming well documented and the growing size of human ... More


The Pharmaceutical Industry

Stuart O. Schweitzer and Z. John Lu

in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy: Perspectives, Promises, and Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190623784
eISBN:
9780190623814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623784.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Understanding the pharmaceutical industry is a complex mission, requiring a thorough understanding not only of the firms that produce drugs but also of the decision-making process involved in drug ... More


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