Interpretative Sozialforschung: Eine Einführung in die by Frank Kleemann, Uwe Krähnke, Ingo Matuschek

By Frank Kleemann, Uwe Krähnke, Ingo Matuschek

Das Buch bietet eine leicht lesbare Darstellung der qualitativen Interpretationsverfahren Konversationsanalyse, Narrationsanalyse, Objektive Hermeneutik und Dokumentarische Methode. Die Auswertungsschritte jeder Methode werden nachvollziehbar erklärt und praktisch vorgeführt. Es besteht die Möglichkeit, die Auswertungen selbst fortzusetzen und ihre Ergebnisse mit kommentierten Beispiellösungen sowie Audioaufzeichnungen von Interpretationssitzungen auf der Begleit-CD-ROM zu vergleichen. Abschließend werden Möglichkeiten der systematischen Integration interpretativer Verfahren in die examine von Leitfadeninterviews - der gängigsten shape qualitativer Datenerhebung - diskutiert.

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Qualitative Research in Social Work (Introducing Qualitative by Ian F Shaw, Nick Gould

By Ian F Shaw, Nick Gould

There's a transparent want for a ebook which treats qualitative learn as a considerable topic inside of social paintings, environment epistemological and methodological concerns in a context wherein the schedule is decided via, and is suitable to, social paintings. Qualitative learn in Social paintings is simply any such booklet and may be immensely helpful for college students, practitioners and researchers attracted to and project social paintings study. within the introductory chapters the co-authors set qualitative examine inside a context of social paintings advancements and difficulties. The vital part presents extra topicality and directness via particularly commissioned chapters from top figures during this box every one masking key qualitative tools and rel

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Social Science Methodology: A Unified Framework by John Gerring

By John Gerring

John Gerring's unprecedented textbook has been completely revised during this moment variation. It deals a one-volume advent to social technological know-how technique proper to the disciplines of anthropology, economics, background, political technological know-how, psychology and sociology. This re-creation has been commonly constructed with the creation of latest fabric and an intensive therapy of crucial components similar to conceptualization, dimension, causality and learn layout. it really is written for college students, long-time practitioners and methodologists and covers either qualitative and quantitative tools. It synthesizes the big and numerous box of technique in a manner that's transparent, concise and entire. whereas delivering a convenient evaluate of the topic, the booklet can also be an issue approximately how we should always conceptualize methodological difficulties. brooding about technique via this lens presents a brand new framework for realizing paintings within the social sciences.Review"Gerring is without doubt one of the few political scientists who's both adept at either qualitative and quantitative learn, and will make some great benefits of each one process transparent to scholars. This ebook sheds extra gentle on how you can learn causation within the social sciences than the other textual content -- i like to recommend it to every person from energetic researchers to starting students." - Jack A. Goldstone, Hazel Professor of Public coverage, George Mason University"Social technological know-how method speaks throughout paradigms. it's a 'must learn' not only for graduate scholars, yet for students throughout fields as Gerring will get to the middle of what social scientists do. the secret's that readers succeed in a pragmatic finish, that's realizing what method of use while and the way to conform in accordance with the query posed." - Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Vernal Riffe Professor of Political technology, Courtesy Professor of Sociology, and Director of this system in facts and method, Ohio nation University"Gerring's ebook is concurrently provocative and clever. it's the former in that it advocates for a unified (though no longer singular) social technology technique. it's the latter within the many ways it recommends that we expect approximately and do technology. at the one hand, Gerring has provided a compelling case for what unifies social technology technique. this could be debated for years yet to come. however, scholars of social technological know-how will profit vastly by way of heavily analyzing this sage quantity. they'll locate really worthwhile his thorough, yet nontechnical presentation of causal analysis." - Christopher Winship, Diker-Tishman Professor of Sociology, Harvard University"The moment variation provides a extraordinary updating and enlargement of Gerring's arguments and presentation. an incredible quantity of cautious paintings went into the revisions, and either methodologists and lecturers of method owe Gerring a big debt for generating a good extra compelling model of what was once already a great book." - David Collier, Chancellor's Professor of Political technological know-how, UC Berkeley e-book DescriptionGerring's remarkable textbook has been completely revised during this moment version. It deals a one-volume creation to social technological know-how method, appropriate to disciplines around the social sciences. It covers either qualitative and quantitative tools and synthesizes the varied box of technique in a manner that's transparent, concise and complete. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Playing with Purpose: Adventures in Performative Social by Mary M Gergen

By Mary M Gergen

Distilling many years of labor spanning their prestigious careers, Mary M. and Kenneth J. Gergen make a powerful case for enriching the social sciences via performative paintings. They current a special exploration of the origins of performative social technological know-how and supply an intellectually wealthy evaluate of its importance within the box, in addition to its evolving strength. a lot of their very own functionality items are incorporated within the quantity. The authors envision a broadening of the social sciences, making it extra available to non-experts and commencing up new dialogues among society and science—and altering the area within the method. Social scientists and researchers will achieve a important new viewpoint from this insightful tome.

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Conflict and Complexity: Countering Terrorism, Insurgency, by Philip Vos Fellman, Yaneer Bar-Yam, Ali A. Minai

By Philip Vos Fellman, Yaneer Bar-Yam, Ali A. Minai

This publication follows the methodologies of advanced adaptive structures examine of their software to addressing the issues of terrorism, in particular terrorist networks, their constitution and numerous equipment of mapping and interdicting them in addition to exploring the complicated panorama of network-centric and abnormal conflict. a number of new types and ways are offered the following, together with Dynamic community research, DIME/PMESII types, percolation types and emergent versions of insurgency. furthermore, the research is proficient by way of useful adventure, with analytical and coverage tips from authors who've served in the U.S. division of safeguard, the British Ministry of Defence in addition to those that have served in a civilian means as advisors on terrorism and counter-terrorism.

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Narrative Interviews: Grundlagen und Anwendungen by Ivonne Küsters

By Ivonne Küsters

Dieses Buch führt in die Methode des narrativen Interviews und in die zugehörigen Auswertungsverfahren ein. Dabei werden sämtliche Schritte eines qualitativen Forschungsprozesses mit narrativen Interviews - Entwicklung der Fragestellung, Sampling, Erhebung und Auswertung von Interviews, Typenbildung, Theoriebezug der empirischen Ergebnisse - sowohl allgemein erläutert, als auch an einem durchgehenden Forschungsbeispiel, einer biographie- und musiksoziologischen Untersuchung, exemplarisch in der Anwendung gezeigt. Daneben werden die erzähltheoretischen und methodologischen Grundlagen des narrativen Verfahrens, seine Einsatzmöglichkeiten in diversen Forschungsfeldern, auch über den Haupteinsatzbereich Biographieforschung hinaus, sowie die Kritik an der Methode behandelt.

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Nonlinear Dynamical Economics and Chaotic Motion by Hans-Walter Lorenz

By Hans-Walter Lorenz

Often, the 1st version of a ebook nonetheless incorporates a multiplicity of typographic, con­ ceptional, and computational mistakes no matter if one believes the other on the time of booklet. As this ebook didn't characterize a counterexample to this rule, the present moment version deals an opportunity to take away not less than the identified shortcomings. The booklet has been in part re-organized. The formerly really lengthy bankruptcy four has been cut up into separate chapters facing discrete-time and non-stop­ time techniques to nonlinear fiscal dynamics. the fast precis of simple homes of linear dynamical structures has been banned to an appendix as the line of concept within the bankruptcy turns out to were unnecessarily interrupted through those technical information and as the booklet concentrates on nonlinear platforms. This appendix, which customarily bargains with designated formal houses of dynamical sys­ tems, additionally comprises a few new fabric on invariant subspaces and center-manifold rate reductions. a quick advent into the idea of lags and operators is by way of a couple of feedback at the relation among the 'true' homes of dynamical structures and their habit observable in numerical experiments. extra adjustments usually a part of the ebook contain a re-consideration of Popper's determinism vs. inde­ terminism dialogue within the mild of chaotic houses of deterministic, nonlinear platforms in bankruptcy 1. An research of a simultaneous price-quantity adjustment strategy, a extra distinct inquiry into the individuality estate of restrict cycles, and a brief presentation of rest oscillations are incorporated in bankruptcy 2.

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Epistemology and the Social. by Evandro Agazzi, Javier Echeverra, Amparo Gmez Rodrguez

By Evandro Agazzi, Javier Echeverra, Amparo Gmez Rodrguez

Epistemology needed to come to phrases with "the social" on diverse events. the 1st used to be represented through the dispute in regards to the epistemological prestige of the "social" sciences, and as a consequence the already good tested epistemology of the ordinary sciences looked as if it would have the ideal to dictate the stipulations for a self-discipline to be a technological know-how. however the social sciences may effectively vindicate the legitimacy in their particular standards for scientificity. extra lately, the effect of social elements at the building of our wisdom (including clinical wisdom) has reversed, in a undeniable feel, the previous place and promoted social inquiry to the position of a criterion for comparing the purport of cognitive (including medical) statements. yet this has undermined the normal features of objectivity and rigor that appear constitutive of technological know-how. in addition, to be able to identify the true quantity to which social conditionings influence clinical wisdom one needs to credits sociology with a legitimate floor of reliability, and this isn't attainable and not using a initial "epistemological" review. those are the various subject matters mentioned during this booklet, either theoretically and just about concrete situations.

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Methodological Choice and Design: Scholarship, Policy and by Lina Markauskaite, Peter Freebody, Jude Irwin

By Lina Markauskaite, Peter Freebody, Jude Irwin

Beginning and well-seasoned researchers alike face significant demanding situations in figuring out the complexities of study designs coming up from inside and throughout methodological paradigms in addition to in employing them in ways in which maximize influence on wisdom, perform and coverage. This quantity bargains an important reinterpretations of confirmed examine methodologies in mild of latest stipulations. It additionally provides a serious advent to a couple modern learn ways but to realize normal attractiveness. It charts and analyzes the conceptual and useful complexities of quite a few learn designs for modern academic and social paintings examine, supplying readers what they want not just to layout technically sound and coherent learn stories but in addition to increase methodologically cutting edge study initiatives that move the limits among diversified methodological traditions to the advantage of scholarship, coverage, and practice.

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