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Determining Sample Size: Balancing Power, Precision, and Practicality

Patrick Dattalo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195315493
eISBN:
9780199865475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315493.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Sample size determination is an important and often difficult step in planning an empirical study. From a statistical perspective, sample size depends on the following factors: type of analysis to be ... More


Statistical Power Analysis

Patrick Dattalo

in Determining Sample Size: Balancing Power, Precision, and Practicality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195315493
eISBN:
9780199865475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315493.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides a brief description of the rationale and limitations of statistical power analysis, and presents important issues related to determining sample size for both commonly used and ... More


Multi-Level Framework

William B. Rouse

in Failure Management: Malfunctions of Technologies, Organizations, and Society

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198870999
eISBN:
9780191914119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870999.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Innovation

This chapter broadens the perspective on causes of failures, enabling the deeper analyses of subsequent chapters addressing proximate, distal, and ultimate causes. The rich history of multi-level ... More


Statistics in aetiological studies

Ian Shrier and Russell J. Steele

in Sports Injury Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.003.10
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Analyses used to unravel the multi-causal pathway leading to injury are more difficult than the commonly used univariate analyses. This chapter shows in detail the differences between univariate and ... More


High-Aspiration Entrepreneurship

Erkko Autio

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter analyzes the prevalence of high-aspiration entrepreneurs at both the country and individual level. The descriptive analysis reveals significant variation in high-aspiration ... More


The Impact of Leaders in Parliamentary and Presidential Regimes

John Curtice and Marco Lisi

in Personality Politics?: The Role of Leader Evaluations in Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199660124
eISBN:
9780191755934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660124.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Leaders have become the human face of election campaigns, while electorates have become dealigned. This has led to the suggestion that in parliamentary elections many voters now vote for the party ... More


Multi-Level Analyses

William B. Rouse

in Failure Management: Malfunctions of Technologies, Organizations, and Society

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198870999
eISBN:
9780191914119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870999.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Innovation

This chapter summarizes the findings from Chapters 3–5 and provides a range of observations on these findings, articulating common elements across the three domains. An amended multi-level framework ... More


Patterns of New Party Persistence and Sustainability in Seventeen Democracies

Nicole Bolleyer

in New Parties in Old Party Systems: Persistence and Decline in Seventeen Democracies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646067
eISBN:
9780191755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646067.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines which factors shape new parties’ organizational persistence looking at new parties’ overall life cycles and of their electoral sustainability, i.e. whether they manage to ... More


Digital skills in the context of media literacy

Nathalie Sonck, Els Kuiper, and Jos de Haan

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes European children's level of self-reported digital literacy, measured by the ability to perform specific tasks, the range of online activities undertaken and the belief about ... More


Using Implementation Science to Improve Service and Practice in Child Welfare: Actions and Essential Elements

Robyn Mildon, Nancy Dickinson, and Aron Shlonsky

in From Evidence to Outcomes in Child Welfare: An International Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973729
eISBN:
9780199386703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973729.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Currently there is an emphasis on evidence-based interventions in child welfare. The authors argue that there are other equally important decisions to be made if we expect to use evidence-based child ... More


Critical Realism and Mixed Methods Research: Combining the Extensive and Intensive at Multiple Levels

Scott A. Hurrell

in Studying Organizations Using Critical Realism: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199665525
eISBN:
9780191771637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665525.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter outlines the benefits of using multiple methods in order to address causality at different levels. It presents a detailed example, of ‘skills deficits’ in Scotland. A secondary analysis ... More


Introduction

George C. Galster

in Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599854
eISBN:
9780226599991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599991.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides overarching frameworks for understanding the determinants of individual household residential mobility, housing tenure choice, and residential property investment decisions, ... More


Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book focuses on two issues. First, it describes how the social significance of religion in its various facets has changed in modern societies. Second, it explains what factors and conditions ... More


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