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Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Michael Wolf-Branigin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829460
eISBN:
9780199315895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829460.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Complexity theory provides a promising framework for organizing and conducting social work research and evaluation. This book explores the history and roots of complexity and related concepts by ... More


Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Duncan Lindsey and Aron Shlonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Research has already been a significant factor in child welfare policy in recent years, but this book demonstrates that it has taken a leading role in the field to spur and guide change. The chapters ... More


Understanding Psychological Contracts at Work: A Critical Evaluation of Theory and Research

Neil Conway and Rob B. Briner

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280643
eISBN:
9780191700125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280643.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This book is the first to provide a comprehensive and critical overview of what is now the major way of trying to understand the employment relationship — the concept of the psychological contract. ... More


Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz, and Enola K. Proctor (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Fifteen to twenty years is how long it takes for the billions of dollars of university-based research to translate into evidence-based policies and programs suitable for public use. Over the past ... More


The Field Research Survival Guide

Arlene Rubin Stiffman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This collection of field research narratives from veteran social and behavioral science researchers acknowledges the unpredictability of managing a project, and candidly illustrates real-world ... More


Reconfiguring Knowledge Production: Changing Authority Relationships in the Sciences and their Consequences for Intellectual Innovation

Richard Whitley, Jochen Gläser, and Lars Engwall (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590193
eISBN:
9780191723445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590193.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Knowledge Management

The governance of the public sciences has profoundly changed since the Second World War, especially with regard to funding structures, the autonomy, and accountability of public research ... More


Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

Thanh Tran, Tam Nguyen, and Keith Chan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190496470
eISBN:
9780190496500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496470.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Given the demographic changes and the reality of cultural diversity in the United States and other parts of the world today, social work researchers are increasingly aware of the need to conduct ... More


Managing the Research University

Dean O. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book provides a comprehensive background and discussion of all major topics encountered routinely in managing the academic research enterprise. In a sense, it serves as a surrogate mentor with ... More


Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Thomas F. Babor, Raul Caetano, Sally Casswell, Griffith Edwards, Norman Giesbrecht, Kathryn Graham, Joel W. Grube, Linda Hill, Harold Holder, Ross Homel, Michael Livingston, Esa Österberg, Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy Second Edition is a collaborative effort by an international group of addiction scientists to improve the linkages between ... More


Education and Training in Europe

Giorgio Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

While Europe is certainly one of the richest and most educated areas of the world, some of the challenges faced by the old continent are staggering: low economic growth, structural difficulties in ... 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


The Incidence and Economic Burden of Injuries in the United States

Eric A. Finkelstein, Phaedra S. Corso, and Ted R. Miller

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179484
eISBN:
9780199864621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179484.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Injuries are one of the most serious public health problems facing the United States today. Through premature death, disability, medical cost, and lost productivity, injuries impact the health and ... More


Public Goods, Public Gains: Calculating the Social Benefits of Public R&D

Albert N. Link and John T. Scott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199729685
eISBN:
9780199894697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729685.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book discusses the systematic application of alternative evaluation methods to estimate the social benefits of publicly-financed research and development (R&D). The book argues that economic ... More


A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Jie W. Weiss and David J. Weiss (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Ward Edwards is well known as the father of behavioral decision making. In his 1954 Psychological Bulletin paper on decision making, he brought psychological ideas into what had been the province of ... More


Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

The book reviews the career of Lyndall Urwick, the dominant figure in British management between the late 1920s and the early 1960s, both in terms of his writings and his passion in pursuit of ... More


Social Capital: An International Research Program

Nan Lin and Bonnie Erickson (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

For two decades, a significant number of scholars have subscribed to a common definition of social capital (resources embedded in social networks), employed a standard measurement (the position ... More


Artifacts in Behavioral Research: Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385540
eISBN:
9780199869824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385540.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is really three-books-in-one, dealing with the topic of artifacts in behavioral research. It is about the problems of experimenter effects which have not been solved. Experimenters still ... More


Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Mark F. Testa and John Poertner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Fostering Accountability presents a model of child welfare decision-making that holds public officials answerable for the integrity and validity of the actions they take on behalf of the ... More


Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz, and Enola K. Proctor (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190683214
eISBN:
9780190683245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683214.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Fifteen to twenty years is how long it takes for the billions of dollars of health-related research to translate into evidence-based policies and programs suitable for public use. Over the past 15 ... More


The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Daniel Finn (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Roman Catholic social thought has had much to say about economic life: about virtues and moral principles, about individuals, communities, and institutions. Catholic social thought (CST) is a complex ... More


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