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Data Analysis

Elizabeth Ann Danto

in Historical Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333060
eISBN:
9780199864119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333060.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides illustrated guidelines for analyzing historical data in social work and social welfare. It argues that the analysis of historical data is really an interpretation, or a ... More


Results of the Model Selection Approach

Michio Hatanaka

in Time-Series-Based Econometrics: Unit Roots and Co-integrations

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773535
eISBN:
9780191596360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773536.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines historical data and post-war quarterly data in the USA. Historical data, i.e. real GNP, real wage, real interest rate, and unemployment rate are analysed as real economic ... More


Testing the Argument

Patricia L. Sullivan

in Who Wins?: Predicting Strategic Success and Failure in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199878338
eISBN:
9780199950294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199878338.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains how historical data is employed here to evaluate how well the theory previously developed—referred to as the war aims model—stacks up against alternative explanations of violent ... More


Criminal Lives: Family Life, Employment, and Offending

Barry S. Godfrey, David J. Cox, and Stephen Farrall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199217205
eISBN:
9780191696046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217205.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book uses historical data to directly address modern criminological debates. There is currently a huge growth of interest in histories of crime, and intellectual conversations and connections ... More


Disciplines in the Making: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Elites, Learning, and Innovation

G. E. R. Lloyd

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567874
eISBN:
9780191721649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567874.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The organization of higher education across the world is one of several factors that conspire to create the assumption that our own map of the intellectual disciplines is, broadly speaking, valid ... More


Neoliberal Policies and Supporting Actors

Aldo Madariaga

in Neoliberal Resilience: Lessons in Democracy and Development from Latin America and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182599
eISBN:
9780691201603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182599.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter undertakes an empirical analysis based on quantitative and qualitative data to discover the patterns of support and opposition to neoliberalism in two concrete policy domains: exchange ... More


The Study of Chinese History: Retrospect and Prospect

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

This essay delineates the main trends of modern Chinese historiography through a critical review of the two major historical schools—“the school of historical data,” and “the school of historical ... More


Historical Research: Oneida Online

William Sims Bainbridge

in Faithful Measures: New Methods in the Measurement of Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479875214
eISBN:
9781479897629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875214.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter uses a well-known religious group of the nineteenth century to illustrate many of the ways historical data can be assembled, and many of the problems faced in using online sources to ... More


Inside Creekridge Park

Sarah Mayorga-Gallo

in Behind the White Picket Fence: Power and Privilege in a Multiethnic Neighborhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618630
eISBN:
9781469618654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618630.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses relevant research on the integration, segregation, and multiethnic settings of Durham as a new Latino destination city. It presents interviews with White residents. It also ... More


Introduction

Gabrielle Fack and Camille Landais

in Charitable Giving and Tax Policy: A Historical and Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723660
eISBN:
9780191790751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723660.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides an overview of the conference volume and presents unique evidence on the historical and comparative evolution of charitable giving and tax policies. It summarizes the main ... More


The Early History of Chinese Alchemy and the Way of the Great Clarity

in Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751773
eISBN:
9780804767736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751773.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter reviews available evidence on the earliest history of alchemy in China. It considers the ambiguity of historical data on Zou Yan (ca. 350–270 bce), who is traditionally considered to be ... More


The Romans and Trade

André Tchernia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In this book André Tchernia brings together previously published work, updates and revises it in the light of new material, and prefaces it with an entirely new synthesis of views on Roman commerce, ... More


Introduction: War, Violence, Sexuality

Regina Mühlhäuser

in Sex and the Nazi Soldier: Violent, Commercial and Consensual Encounters during the War in the Soviet Union, 1941-45

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474459075
eISBN:
9781474496445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459075.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter sets out the parameters of the book. It begins with the introduction of the perpetrators. Who were these men and how can we understand their actions? To grasp what they did to whom, the ... More


The Discovery of Oriental Antiquity

Daniel Stolzenberg

in Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924144
eISBN:
9780226924151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924151.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines Kircher's study of Near Eastern texts, focusing on two cases. In his study of Arabic literature about Egypt and Hermes Trismegistus, Kircher carried out significant, original ... More


Destinies Converged

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the beginnings of European colonialism in America, which took place at La Isabela. Any thoughtful analysis of colonial development must take into account the contours of the ... More


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