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Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Susan J. Carroll (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This volume presents a research agenda, developed by leading scholars of American politics, suggesting directions that could fruitfully shape the study of women and American politics in the early ... More


Defining a research question

Peta White

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/9780199561629.003.01
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter deals with the starting base of any study, the research question. Most ideas and conceptions for studies are derived from practical expertise or previous studies. Before one can start ... More


Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks and Past Research

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

To understand the context and environment of the alumni while in foster care and their influence on adult outcomes, this chapter is divided into four sections. The first section deals with foster ... More


Summary and Recommendations

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter summarizes the Northwest Alumni Study's main study research questions, hypotheses, and findings. Recommendations tied directly to the study data are discussed, along with other ... More


Developing Conceptual Foundations for Randomized Controlled Trials

Phyllis Solomon, Mary M. Cavanaugh, and Jeffrey Draine

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333190
eISBN:
9780199864317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333190.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter 4 reviews the central role of conceptual frameworks in RCTs. The purpose of the conceptual framework in an RCT is to provide a system of ideas for understanding how an intervention is ... More


Global Change Discourses

Robin M. Leichenko and Karen L. O'Brien

in Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195177329
eISBN:
9780199869800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177329.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter explores different understandings and interpretations of each process of global change. Drawing from discourse analysis and theories about the social construction of scientific ... More


How to develop a research question

Laura Kelly and Patrick Stone

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the issue of how to develop a research question. This question is considered to be the most basic aspect of the study design, but it still receives little attention from ... More


Formulating a Topic and Developing a Protocol

Julia H. Littell, Jacqueline Corcoran, and Vijayan Pillai

in Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326543
eISBN:
9780199864959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326543.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter considers issues in formulating a research question and developing a protocol for a systematic review. The protocol is a written plan, which specifies the objectives of the review, study ... More


Position Generator Measures and Their Relationship to Other Social Capital Measures 1

Martin van der Gaag, Tom A. B. Snijders, and Henk Flap

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter determines the social capital research question that can fully utilize the measurement instrument. It uses the position generator as a reference point and compares the measurements taken ... More


The Research

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes the four main questions of the research: What were the conditions in Maya communities at mid-twentieth century when the Church returned to them? How did the Catholic Church ... More


Conclusions and Further Research

Bart Nooteboom

in Learning and Innovation in Organizations and Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241002
eISBN:
9780191696886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241002.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter reviews the extent to which the preceding analysis helps answer the questions specified in Chapter 1, and explains the stylized facts supplied in Chapter 1 and elsewhere. For this, it ... More


Introduction

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This introductory chapter explains the research question investigated by the book — it is a study of the extent to which the objectives of combating racism and promoting ethnic equality have been ... More


Crafting a Design to Yield a Complete Story

Anne Galletta and William E. Cross

in Mastering the Semi-Structured Interview and Beyond: From Research Design to Analysis and Publication

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732939
eISBN:
9780814732953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732939.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the role of extant literature and its influence in the crafting of a research design. Existing literature informs the development of a research question, selection of methods ... More


Culturally Competent Analysis and Interpretation

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick

in Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199846597
eISBN:
9780199315918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

An ethnographic approach is eclectic and allows for triangulation of data from multiple sources to enrich and confirm understandings of the studied phenomenon. Data analysis and interpretation are ... More


“Second Floor”: Designing Mixed Methods Studies

Daphne C. Watkins and Deborah Gioia

in Mixed Methods Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199747450
eISBN:
9780190266240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747450.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter covers the first three steps in the nine-step process for conducting mixed methods research in social work. First it discusses developing a purpose statement and research questions, then ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Brant

in Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639342
eISBN:
9780191738098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639342.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

The introduction offers an account of the purpose and genesis of the research project as well as an overview of the whole book. The intellectual puzzle that elicited the research is discussed as is ... More


Design and Analysis in Dissemination and Implementation Research

John Landsverk, C. Hendricks Brown, Justin D. Smith, Patricia Chamberlain, Geoffrey M. Curran, Lawrence Palinkas, Mitsunori Ogihara, Sara Czaja, Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert, Wouter Vermeer, Lisa Saldana, Jennifer A. Rolls Reutz, and Sarah McCue Horwitz

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190683214
eISBN:
9780190683245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683214.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A wide variety of dissemination and implementation designs are now being used to evaluate and improve health systems and outcomes. This chapter discusses randomized and nonrandomized designs for the ... More


Coda. Research Design Scaffolding

Christine Cheng

in Extralegal Groups in Post-Conflict Liberia: How Trade Makes the State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199673346
eISBN:
9780191755910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199673346.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A typical social science study begins by justifying the research question within the context of the existing academic literature. Yet there is minimal discussion on why one question is chosen over ... More


Problem Formulation in Group Work Research

Charles D. Garvin, Richard M. Tolman, and Mark J. Macgowan

in Group Work Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195381542
eISBN:
9780190213916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381542.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses the determination of specific research questions and categories of group work research. It describes how to locate relevant research done by others, how to select the outcomes ... More


A step-by-step approach to the research process

Daisy Fancourt

in Arts in Health: Designing and researching interventions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198792079
eISBN:
9780191834455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792079.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter maps the four stages involved in a research process, giving an overview of each one and providing sources for more in-depth information such as specific research methods books. The first ... More


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