tists use concepts appropriately. Gary Goertz has provided significant assistance in this regard with. Social Science Concepts: A User’s Guide. This is an. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Craig W. Thomas and others published Social Science Concepts: A User’s Guide. By Gary Goertz. (Princeton. “Gary Goertz is at the forefront of a number of important methodological debates. He is one of the very few scholars who regularly crosses the.
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It uses a wide range of examples from political science and sociology such as revolution, welfare state, international disputes and war, and democracy to illustrate the theoretical and practical issues of concept construction and use. The unified logic of inference that this book explicates will be enormously useful to qualitative researchers of all traditions and substantive zcience.
Provides a fully integrated approach to multimethod and case-study researchAn essential resource for students and researchers in political science, sociology, education, law, and businessCovers constraint causal mechanism, game theory and case studies, QCA, and the use of case studies to systematically test and generalize theoriesAn ideal textbook for a first-year graduate course in methods or research design.
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When you place your order through Biblio, the seller will ship it directly to you. Irish StoreDublin, Ireland Seller rating: Gary Goertz is professor of political science at the University of Arizona. This authoritative and accessible book offers the first truly comprehensive approach to multimethod and case-study research, and is particularly aimed at students of qualitative methods in the social sciences.
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Add to want list. Preserving Creswell’s signature writing style, the authors compare the approaches and relate research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry in a highly accessible manner. In the revised Fourth Edition of the best-selling text, John W. Mathematical zocial is occasionally used to clarify concepts, but no prior knowledge of mathematics or statistics is assumed. Princeton Socjal Press, December 5. Stars are assigned as follows: History Law Linguistics Literature.
Ships with Tracking Number! Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we’ll send you an e-mail. A Tale of Two Cultures: Sign in ggoertz your Institution. The gray zone needs to be explored independently of the two extremes. He is one of the very few scholars who regularly crosses the boundary between quants and quals, and this book reflects his strength in both areas. Pitfalls of regression analysis are sometimes noted, but often are inadequately examined.
Each chapter provides useful, practical, and detailed advice on how to construct, evaluate, and use concepts. Didn’t find what you’re looking for? Walking step-by-step through these cutting-edge tools and techniques, Gary Goertz introduces a new integrated approach that unites three corners of a powerful research triad—causal mechanisms, cross-case causal inference, and within-case causal inference.
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Many of the chapters csience been successfully taught at the Annual Training Institute on Qualitative Research Methods which is sponsored by the Consortium on Qualitative Research Methods.
Concepts lie at the core of social science theory and methodology. In particular, it examines the classic necessary and sufficient condition approach to concept building and contrasts it with the family resemblance approach. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.
Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available. It then cpncepts a very short example, typically using published research.
Search within my subject: Creswell and new co-author Cheryl N. While heated arguments between practitioners of qualitative concfpts quantitative research have begun to test the very integrity of the social sciences, Gary King, Robert Keohane, and Sidney Verba have produced a farsighted and timely book that promises to sharpen and strengthen a wide range of research performed in this field.
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Unauthorised returns will not be accepted. Publications Pages Publications Pages. It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are. It uses a wide range of examples from political science and sociology such as revolution, welfare state, international disputes and war, and democracy to illustrate the theoretical and practical issues of concept construction and use.
Our Day return guarantee still applies. While there exists a plethora of books on measurement, scaling, and the like, there are virtually no books devoted to the construction and analysis of concepts and their role in the research enterprise. For purchases where a shipping charge was paid, there will be no refund of the original shipping charge. Multimethod research has become indispensable to doing social science, and is essential to anyone who conducts large-scale research projects in political science, sociology, education, comparative law, or business.