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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


Secondary Data Analysis

Thomas P. Vartanian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195388817
eISBN:
9780199863396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388817.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Over the last few decades, social work and other social science research disciplines have become increasingly reliant on large secondary data sets, as such data sets have increased in both number and ... More


Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research

Ann Nichols-Casebolt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378108
eISBN:
9780199932634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378108.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research is designed to assist social work researchers and other social scientists as they consider what it means to uphold the highest ... More


The Production of Knowledge: The Challenge of Social Science Research

William H. Starbuck

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199288533
eISBN:
9780191700521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288533.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This book reflects on a number of challenges associated with management and social science research — the search for a ‘behavioral science’, the limits of rationality, the unreliability of many ... More


Creating Better Social Science

William H. Starbuck

in The Production of Knowledge: The Challenge of Social Science Research

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199288533
eISBN:
9780191700521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288533.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

As some questions cannot be answered by traditional theories alone, this book asserts that there are research tactics do not help humans in understanding themselves and their environments. As a ... More


1941: The Sample Survey and the Modern Rational Nation

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the remarkable proliferation of social survey research in Great Britain from the 1950s and shows how it created a distinctive politics of the abstracted individual articulated ... More


Introduction

Thomas P. Vartanian

in Secondary Data Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195388817
eISBN:
9780199863396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388817.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter introduces the contents of the book, including a listing of the data sets, as well as some of the substantive areas covered by the data sets. Both primary data and secondary data are ... More


Introduction

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/9780691149707.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book investigates the relationship between the quantitative and qualitative research traditions in the social sciences, with a particular focus on political science and sociology. It argues that ... More


Social Work Research: History, Organizational Roles, and the Influence of the National Institutes of Health

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter Two provides an historical overview of national social work research capacity – building efforts, especially in the context of the roles of national social work organizations and the National ... More


Historical Research Forms and Resources

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/9780195333060.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents samples of historical research forms and sample letters to prospective subjects. It also inludes an up-to-date directory of social work archives and special collections.


The Possible Futures of CDM and Evidence-Based Practice

Irwin Epstein

in Clinical Data-Mining: Integrating Practice and Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335521
eISBN:
9780199777433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335521.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents some personal thoughts about future possibilities for CDM based upon current involvement as a research consultant and as a social work doctoral faculty member. It briefly ... More


Funding Social Work Research: Federal and Foundation Opportunities

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Finding grant funding for research is one of the biggest challenges social work faculty and research administrators often face. While few research funding resources are specifically targeted only to ... More


A Brief History of Social Learning Research

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides a brief historical background to social learning research. The history of research into social learning and imitation dates back to Aristotle, who explicitly made the claim that ... More


Current Status of Social Work Research in Aging and Future Directions

Denise Burnette and Nancy Morrow-Howell

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0096
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides an overview of the state of social work research in aging and offers directions for the future. Social work researchers in aging are beginning to establish a national presence ... More


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

Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149707
eISBN:
9781400845446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149707.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Some in the social sciences argue that the same logic applies to both qualitative and quantitative research methods. This book demonstrates that these two paradigms constitute different cultures, ... 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


Research Uses of Multiuser Virtual Environments

Ralph Schroeder

in Being There Together: Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195371284
eISBN:
9780199865000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371284.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter gives an overview of how multi-user virtual environments are increasingly being used for social research, beginning with a typology and review of these. One advantage is that all ... More


Effective Sexual Health Interventions: Issues in Experimental Evaluation

Judith M. Stephenson, John Imrie, and Chris Bonell (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508496
eISBN:
9780191723797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508496.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The growing importance of the evidence-based movement has made experimental evaluation a key issue among researchers, practitioners, commissioners, and policy makers. However, experimental evaluation ... More


Sauntering to Reauthorization

Michael J. Camasso

in Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It argues that the traditional litmus test of the high technical quality of an evaluation study has been acceptance of the research in peer-reviewed ... More


Organized Rescue Operations in Europe and the United States, 1933–1945

Tibor Frank

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

After Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in January 1933, organized rescue operations in both Europe and the United States were put in place to save European intellectuals before or after their ... More


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