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A Good Book, In Theory

Making Sense Through Inquiry, Third Edition

by Alan Sears & James Cairns

This highly original and compelling book offers an introduction to the art and science of social inquiry, including the theoretical and methodological frameworks that support that inquiry. The new edition offers coverage of post-modernism and ...

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Action Research for Democracy

New Ideas and Perspectives from Scandinavia

by Ewa Gunnarsson, Hans Peter Hansen, Birger Steen Nielsen & others

<p>Contemporary society encounters profound economical, socio-ecological and political crises challenging the democratic foundation of our societies. This book addresses the potentials and challenges for Action Research supporting democratic ...

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Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]

by E. Jane Davidson

<p>Readers have commented elsewhere:</p><p>"Actionable and Accessible! An avid reader of anything Dr Jane Davidson writes - she lives up to her Genuine Evaluation reputation by providing a succinct guide that is also accessible in its format and

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Advanced Research Methods. Integrative components, Analysis and Research development

by Edward Wafula

<p>Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2015 in the subject Sociology - Methodology and Methods, grade: 'A', Atlantic International University (SOCIAL AND HUMAN STUDIES), course: EDUCATION, language: English, abstract: The course is ...

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Advising on research methods

proceedings of the 2007 KNAW colloquium

by Herman Ader & G.J. Mellenbergh

This reader contains a collection of articles based on presentations held at the KNAW Colloquium `Advising on research methods' held in March 2007 in Amsterdam. Contribution by Janice Derr, Hilde Tobi, Gerald van Belle, Victor van Daal, Robert ...

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Advocating Propaganda Viewpoints from Israel

Social Media, Public Diplomacy, Foreign Affairs, Military Psychology, and Religious Persuasion Perspectives

by Ron Schleifer & Jessica Snapper

<div>Based on a series of interviews with top players in the Israeli propaganda war, <I>Advocating Propaganda – Viewpoints from Israel</I> gathers the perspectives from a rabbi, a priest, a politician, public servants, a military officer, a ...

ISBN: 9781782841609

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Advocating Propaganda ¿ Viewpoints from Israel: Social Media, Public Diplomacy, Foreign Affairs, Military Psychology, and Religious Persuasion Perspec

by Schleifer, Ron

<div>Based on a series of interviews with top players in the Israeli propaganda war, <I>Advocating Propaganda &ndash; Viewpoints from Israel</I> gathers the perspectives from a rabbi, a priest, a politician, public servants, a military officer, ...

ISBN: 9781782841623

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All Tomorrow's Cultures: Anthropological Engagements with the Future

by Collins, Samuel Gerald

<p> How will we live in the future? Are we moving towards global homogeneity? Will the world succumb to the global spread of fast food and Hollywood movies? Or are there other possibilities? In this book, Samuel Collins argues not only for the ...

ISBN: 9780857450210

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Among Wolves

Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power

by Timothy Pachirat

<p>Summoned by an anonymous Prosecutor, ten contemporary ethnographers gather in an aging barn to hold a trial of Alice Goffman’s controversial ethnography, <em>On the Run</em>. But before the trial can get underway, a one-eyed wolfdog arrives ...

ISBN: 9781351329620

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Analyzing Social Narratives

by Shaul R. Shenhav

<p>Interpreting human stories, whether those told by individuals, groups, organizations, nations, or even civilizations, opens a wide scope of research options for understanding how people construct, shape, and reshape their perceptions, ...

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Anthropology and Law

by Donovan, James M.

<p> The relationship between Law and Anthropology can be considered as having been particularly intimate. In this book the authors defend their assertion that the two fields co-exist in a condition of "balanced reciprocity" wherein each makes ...

ISBN: 9781782386063

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Anthropology Now and Next: Essays in Honor of Ulf Hannerz

by Eriksen, Thomas Hylland

<p> The scholarship of Ulf Hannerz is characterized by its extraordinary breadth and visionary nature. He has contributed to the understanding of urban life and transnational networks, and the role of media, paradoxes of identity and new forms ...

ISBN: 9781782384502

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Archaeological Thinking

How to Make Sense of the Past

by Charles E. Orser Jr.

<p>How do archaeologists think? How do they use the scattered and often-fragmentary remains from the past—both historical and excavated—to create meaningful, sensible interpretations of human history? In <em>Archaeological Thinking,</em> Charles

ISBN: 9781442226999

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Are local authorities better placed to respond to crises and disasters than central government?

by Anonymous

<p>Essay from the year 2013 in the subject Sociology - Methodology and Methods, , language: English, abstract: When crisis looms or disaster strikes, adverse effects that affect a community or a nation are likely to emerge. To reverse these ...

ISBN: 9783656907510

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At Home with Grief

Continued Bonds with the Deceased

by Blake Paxton

<p>What would you say to a deceased loved one if they could come back for one day? What if you can’t just ‘move on’ from grief? *At Home with Grief: Continued Bonds with the Deceased *chronicles Blake Paxton’s autoethnographic study of his ...

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Autobiography of a Disease

by Patrick Anderson

<p><em>Autobiography of a Disease</em> documents, in experimental form, the experience of extended life-threatening illness in contemporary US hospitals and clinics. The narrative is based primarily on the author’s sudden and catastrophic ...

ISBN: 9781351720991

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Beyond Writing Culture: Current Intersections of Epistemologies and Representational Practices

by Zenker, Olaf

<p> Two decades after the publication of Clifford and Marcus' volume <i>Writing Culture</i>, this collection provides a fresh and diverse reassessment of the debates that this pioneering volume unleashed. At the same time, <i>Beyond Writing ...

ISBN: 9781845458171

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Cartography and the Political Imagination

Mapping Community in Colonial Kenya

by Julie MacArthur

<p>After four decades of British rule in colonial Kenya, a previously unknown ethnic name?—?“Luyia”?—?appeared on the official census in 1948. The emergence of the Luyia represents a clear case of ethnic “invention.” At the same time, current ...

ISBN: 9780821445563

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Causal Case Study Methods

Foundations and Guidelines for Comparing, Matching, and Tracing

by Derek Beach & Rasmus Brun Pedersen

<p>In this comprehensive reconstruction of causal case study methods, Derek Beach, Rasmus Brun Pedersen, and their coauthors delineate the ontological and epistemological differences among these methods, offer suggestions for determining the ...

ISBN: 9780472122318

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Causal Models in the Social Sciences

by Blalock, Jr., H. M.

&ldquo;This is a landmark book. It is a landmark not only because of its content but because of what the book indicates about the . . . status of sociological methodology. . . . The book overall is a first-rate contribution to social science ...

ISBN: 9780202364582

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