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Social Science Research: From Field to Desk

By Barbara Czarniawska This book embraces the practical reality of actually doing fieldwork. It tackles the common problems faced by new re…

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Spatial health effects analysis with uncertain residential locations

By Brian J Reich, Howard H Chang and Matthew J Strickland This article proposes a new hierarchical Bayesian spatial model to handle missin…

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Foundations of working with Stata, The Essentials

By Kyle C. Longest The thought of conducting statistical operations on top of learning a new computer program can be a doubly daunting task…

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iPads as instructional tools to enhance learning opportunities for students with developmental disabilities

By Therese M Cumming, Iva Strnadová and Sylvia Singh The study from the SAGE journal Action Research details an action research focused on…

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General Mental Ability as a Source of Differential Functioning in Personality Scales

By Amy M. DuVernet, Natalie A. Wright, Adam W. Meade, Chris Coughlin and Tracy M. Kantrowitz This article from the SAGE journal Organizati…

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The Nature and Scope of Child Research

By Gary B. Melton, Daphna Gross-Manos, Asher Ben-Arieh and Ekaterina Yazykova “Insights about the nature of children’s involvement in ever…

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What Are Transferable Skills and Why They Are Needed?

By Pam Denicolo & Julie Reeves “All those starting a doctorate will already have many relevant skills to bring to bear on the task”. Th…

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Object Types in R

By Kurt Taylor Gaubatz   “Objects are at the center of the R worldview, and misunderstanding them is the central cause of frustration for n…

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The Limits of Social Science

By Martyn Hammersley   What forms of knowledge can social science claim to produce? Does it employ causal analysis, and if so what does thi…

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Surviving Your Dissertation, Fourth Edition

By Kjell Erik Rudestam & Rae R. Newton In this fourth edition Kjell Erik Rudestam and Rae R. Newton answer questions concerning every s…

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Growth charts of human development

By Stef van Buuren This article reviews and compares two types of growth charts for tracking human development over age. Read the article

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The betrayal of research confidentiality in British sociology

By John Lowman & Ted Palys Research confidentiality in Britain is under attack. Indeed, in some quarters the ‘Law of the Land’ doctrin…

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