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Public Anthropology

Engaging Social Issues in the Modern World

by Edward J. Hedican

<p>Contemporary anthropology has changed drastically in the new millennium, expanding beyond the anachronistic study of &quot;primitive&quot; societies to confront the burning social, economic, and political challenges of the day. In the ...

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Qualitative Methods for Health Economics

by Joanna Coast

<p>Qualitative methods are increasingly used within health economics research, but there is almost no specific material to guide the use of these methods in this context; there is very little that links them to the specific questions that ...

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Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods

From Hypothesis to Results

by William E. Martin & Krista D. Bridgmon

<p>Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods</p> <p>This user-friendly textbook teaches students to understand and apply procedural steps in completing quantitative studies. It explains statistics while progressing through the steps of the ...

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Redescribing Relations

Strathernian Conversations on Ethnography, Knowledge and Politics

by Ashley Lebner

<p>Marilyn Strathern is among the most creative and celebrated contemporary anthropologists, and her work draws interest from across the humanities and social sciences. <em>Redescribing Relations</em> brings some of Strathern’s most committed ...

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Reflecting on Reflexivity

The Human Condition as an Ontological Surprise

by T. M. S. (Terry) Evens, Don Handelman & Christopher Roberts

<p>Humanness supposes innate and profound reflexivity. This volume approaches the concept of reflexivity on two different yet related analytical planes. Whether implicitly or explicitly, both planes of thought bear critically on reflexivity in ...

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Regression Models for Categorical, Count, and Related Variables: An Applied Approach

by Hoffmann, John P., Dr.

Social science and behavioral science students and researchers are often confronted with data that are categorical, count a phenomenon, or have been collected over time. Sociologists examining the likelihood of interracial marriage, political ...

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Renewal

The Inclusion of Integralism and Moral Values into the Social Sciences

by Colbert Rhodes

<p>Offering a deep look into the moral uncertainty in the contemporary social sciences and American society, this book explores an in-depth solution. This solution, as articulated by Pitirim A. Sorokin in the 20th century, is the theory of ...

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Research Literacy: A Primer for Understanding and Using Research

by Beaudry, Jeffrey S.

<div>Preparing students to become informed, critical consumers of research, this accessible text builds essential skills for understanding research reports, evaluating the implications for evidence-based practice, and communicating findings to ...

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Research Methods in Anthropology

Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

by H. Russell Bernard

<p><em>Research Methods in Anthropology</em> is the standard textbook for methods classes in anthropology. Written in Russ Bernard’s unmistakable conversational style, this guide has launched tens of thousands of students into the fieldwork ...

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Researchers Bible

by Gini Graham Scott

<p data-version="1.1">A short introduction to the major concepts and approaches used in the social sciences, especially in sociology, anthropology, and leisure, recreation, and tourism.  It's an ideal supplement to a more detailed text on ...

ISBN: 9781516350377

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Rethinking Social Studies

Critical Pedagogy in Pursuit of Dangerous Citizenship

by E. Wayne Ross

Like the schools in which it is taught, social studies is full of alluring contradictions. It harbors possibilities for inquiry and social criticism, liberation and emancipation. Social studies could be a site that enables young people to ...

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Risk Management. Do the events of 9/11 and beyond presage an era of new terrorism?

by Anonymous

<p>Essay from the year 2012 in the subject Sociology - Methodology and Methods, , language: English, abstract: Discuss whether the events of 9/11 and beyond presage an era of new terrorism. What problems does this pose in terms of risk ...

ISBN: 9783656907534

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Row by Row

Talking with Kentucky Gardeners

by Katherine J. Black

<p>For two and a half years, Katherine J. Black crisscrossed Kentucky, interviewing home vegetable gardeners from a rich variety of backgrounds. <em>Row by Row: Talking with Kentucky Gardeners</em> is the result, a powerful compilation of ...

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Small Area Estimation

by J. N. K. Rao

Due to the growing demand for reliable small area statistics, small area estimation (SAE) has received increased attention in recent years. This volume provides an accessible introduction to indirect estimation methods, both traditional and ...

ISBN: 9780471431626

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State, Sovereignty, War: Civil Violence in Emerging Global Realities

by Kapferer, Bruce

<p> The very institution of the state is widely conceived of as inseparable from war. If it constitutes peace within the borders or order of its sovereignty, this very peace may be the condition for its potential for war with those other states

ISBN: 9780857458629

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Statistical Survey And Research Methods In Sociology

by Afroze Eqbal

<p>A field of applied statistics, survey methodology studies the sampling of individual units from a population and the associated survey data collection techniques, such as questionnaire construction and methods for improving the number and ...

ISBN: 9789388040655

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Strategies for Work with Involuntary Clients

by Ronald Rooney & Rebecca G. Mirick

<p>Often in their careers, social workers will encounter clients who are either legally required to attend treatment services or are otherwise coerced or pressured into those services. Practitioners in settings from prisons to emergency rooms to

ISBN: 9780231544283

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Superpositions

Laruelle and the Humanities

by Rocco Gangle & Julius Greve

<p>One of the most important French philosophers working today, François Laruelle has developed an innovative and powerful repertoire of concepts across an oeuvre spanning four decades and more than twenty books. His work—termed non-philosophy ...

ISBN: 9781786602473

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The Anthropology of Moralities

by Monica Heintz

<p>Anthropologists have been keenly aware of the tension between cultural relativism and absolute norms, and nowhere has this been more acute than with regards to moral values. Can we study the Other’s morality without applying our own normative

ISBN: 9781845459383

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The Boy Is Gone

Conversations with a Mau Mau General

by Laura Lee P. Huttenbach

<p>A story with the power to change how people view the last years of colonialism in East Africa, <em>The Boy Is Gone</em> portrays the struggle for Kenyan independence in the words of a freedom fighter whose life spanned the twentieth century's

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