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Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Robert J. Chaskin and Jona M. Rosenfeld (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195314083
eISBN:
9780199865550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Across the social welfare and human services fields, interest is growing in how to apply research to influence policy and practice; simultaneously, with globalization's advance, it is clearer than ... More


Within-Case versus Cross-Case Causal Analysis

Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

in A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149707
eISBN:
9781400845446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149707.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines how the qualitative and quantitative research traditions treat within-case analysis versus cross-case analysis for causal inference. In qualitative research, the primary focus ... More


Counterfactuals

Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

in A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149707
eISBN:
9781400845446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149707.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the use of counterfactual analysis in making causal inferences in the qualitative and quantitative research paradigms. To assess a counterfactual claim about a particular case, ... More


Causal Mechanisms and Process Tracing

Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

in A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149707
eISBN:
9781400845446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149707.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines how the qualitative and quantitative research traditions empirically assess theories about mechanisms when making causal inferences. In the qualitative paradigm, researchers ... More


Causes-of-Effects versus Effects-of-Causes

Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

in A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149707
eISBN:
9781400845446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149707.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines two approaches used in social science research: the “causes-of-effects” approach and the “effects-of-causes” approach. The quantitative and qualitative cultures differ in the ... More


Causal Models

Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

in A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149707
eISBN:
9781400845446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149707.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter compares two causal models used in qualitative and quantitative research: an additive-linear model and a set-theoretic model. The additive-linear causal model is common in the ... More


Relationship Management: A Cross-Case Perspective

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

in The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter presents a cross-case analysis of the case studies discussed in Chapters 3–7. A cross-case analysis provides further insights into the relevance and strength of factors in any causal ... More


The methodological and statistical foundations of neuropsychological assessment

Klaus Willmes

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.03
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of psychometric aspects of neuropsychological tests. It then discusses the classical test theory model, criterion-referenced testing, probabilistic test models, ... More


Case Analysis: Otto-Preminger-Institut v Austria

Matthias Klatt and Moritz Meister

in The Constitutional Structure of Proportionality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199662463
eISBN:
9780191743405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662463.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter demonstrates the main points of all other chapters by means of a thorough analysis of the European Court of Human Rights’ decision in Otto-Preminger Institut v Austria, a case concerning ... More


Lessons from Clinical Case Studies in Research Misconduct

Barbara K. Redman

in Research Misconduct Policy in Biomedicine: Beyond the Bad-Apple Approach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019811
eISBN:
9780262317757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019811.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

For four cases of prolonged research misconduct over a decade or more, undetected by peer review, replication, coauthors or institutional oversight, are described. Several of these cases also ... More


Learning from the Experiences of Other Organizations through Cross-case Analysis

Austin Michael and Sarah Carnochan

in Practice Research in the Human Services: A University-Agency Partnership Model

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197518335
eISBN:
9780197518366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518335.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter 4 of Practice Research in the Human Services: A University-Agency Partnership Model offers examples of practice research that employ cross-case comparisons in order to identify practice ... More


The Voice of the Child in Child Protection Decision-Making: A Cross-Country Comparison of Policy and Practice in England, Germany, and the Netherlands

Susanne Witte, Mónica López López, and Helen Baldwin

in Decision-Making and Judgment in Child Welfare and Protection: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190059538
eISBN:
9780190059569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190059538.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Children’s participation in all matters that concern them, particularly child protection decision-making, have many positive effects on children. It is also their right granted by the United Nations ... More


Missing data: mechanisms, methods, and messages

Shinichi Nakagawa

in Ecological Statistics: Contemporary theory and application

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199672547
eISBN:
9780191796487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672547.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Missing data are ubiquitous in ecological and evolutionary data sets as in any other branch of science. The common methods used to deal with missing data are to delete cases containing missing data, ... More


Three Dimensions of Argument Cogency—A Contextualist Case Study

William Rehg

in Cogent Science in Context: The Science Wars, Argumentation Theory, and Habermas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182713
eISBN:
9780262255318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182713.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this chapter, the critical-contextualist approach is applied to a case study in which the findings of three expert committee reports on the possible links between diet and health are analyzed. ... More


Looking across and connecting

Carla Simone, Ina Wagner, Claudia Müller, Anne Weibert, and Volker Wulf

in Future-proofing: Making Practice-Based IT Design Sustainable

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198862505
eISBN:
9780191895326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862505.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design, Human-Computer Interaction

This chapter looks at the cases and projects presented in this book, comparing and contrasting them. It uses the ‘sensitizing concepts’ introduced in Chapter 2, partially further developing them in ... More


The Genre of Oral Argument

Karen Tracy

in Discourse, Identity, and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190217969
eISBN:
9780190217983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217969.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter weaves together excerpts from the supreme court judge interviews, discourse instances of oral arguments, and coding of selected features from the court exchanges to illuminate the ... More


Introduction: Where Statistical Physics Meets Computation

Allon G. Percus, Gabriel Istrate, and Cristopher Moore

in Computational Complexity and Statistical Physics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195177374
eISBN:
9780197562260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195177374.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Computer science and physics have been closely linked since the birth of modern computing. This book is about that link. John von Neumann’s original design for digital computing in the 1940s was ... More


Introduction

Azadeh Chalabi

in National Human Rights Action Planning

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198822844
eISBN:
9780191861291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822844.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book deals with human rights action planning from theoretical, doctrinal, empirical, and practical perspectives. It is structured into four parts and seven chapters. The first part is composed ... More


Introduction

Mary Ann G. Cutter

in Thinking Through Breast Cancer: A Philosophical Exploration of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survival

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190637033
eISBN:
9780190637064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637033.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

This chapter considers a number of reasons to reflect on how breast cancer is understood in Western medicine. These include that breast cancer serves as a prominent nosology and nosography in ... More


Bisie during the Time of Movement

James H. Smith

in The Eyes of the World: Mining the Digital Age in the Eastern DR Congo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226774350
eISBN:
9780226816050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226816050.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Taken together, chapters 5-8 (The Eyes of the World on Bisie) provide an example of how the themes discussed in chapters 2-4 ("Mining Worlds") played out in everyday life at a famously large and ... More


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