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Study design

Jørn Olsen and Olga Basso

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology is defined by its objective: to study determinants of diseases and ill health in human populations. To do so, epidemiologists use experimental and non-experimental methods. This chapter ... More


Who's Afraid of Methodology?: Advocating a Methodological Turn in Legal Geography

Irus Braverman

in The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787185
eISBN:
9780804791878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787185.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Alongside the push to expand legal geography into new spaces and temporalities “out there,” this chapter proposes an inward expansion: a reflection on how we come to write what we write, rather than ... More


Quasi-experiments and Heavy-up Experiments in Social Marketing

W. Douglas Evans

in Social Marketing Research for Global Public Health: Methods and Technologies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199757398
eISBN:
9780190226022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757398.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Use of natural experiments and other quasi-experimentation techniques such as heavy-up studies and propensity score matching are growing outcome evaluation approaches in social marketing. Natural ... More


Introduction: Building Stories

Llerena Guiu Searle

in Landscapes of Accumulation: Real Estate and the Neoliberal Imagination in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226384900
eISBN:
9780226385235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385235.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Real estate producers aim to boost the value of their companies, properties, and themselves in the eyes of investors, consumers, and the general public in order to finalize the deals that bring them ... More


Introduction

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter situates Women of the Storm’s emergence in the context of uncertainty about the future of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. After introducing ... More


Can Leadership Be Taught?: Leadership Interventions in Organizations

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Closely related to the question of whether leadership is “born or made” is whether leadership can be taught. A large body of research, based mainly on laboratory studies and field research, allow for ... More


Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico

Hugo Cerón-Anaya

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190931605
eISBN:
9780190931643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931605.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Sport and Leisure

Privilege at Play is a book about inequalities, social hierarchies, and privilege in contemporary Mexico. Based on ethnographic research conducted in exclusive golf clubs and in-depth interviews with ... More


An Anthropologist Is Listening: A Reply to Ethnographic Theology

James S. Bielo

in Theologically Engaged Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797852
eISBN:
9780191839177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797852.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on a commitment that has been gaining force among practical theologians and Christian ethicists since the early 2000s. The commitment is that ethnographic fieldwork can be used ... More


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