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The Categorical Impulse: Essays on the Anthropology of Classifying Behavior

by Ellen, Roy

<p> Classification, as an object of recent anthropological scrutiny came to prominence during the 1960s, exemplified in the British (constructionist) tradition by the writings of Mary Douglas, and in the American ethno-semantics (cognitive) ...

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The CIPP Evaluation Model: How to Evaluate for Improvement and Accountability

by Stufflebeam, Daniel L.

<div>The authoritative presentation of a leading evaluation approach, this book describes the CIPP (Context, Input, Process, and Product) Model&rsquo;s origin, concepts, and procedures. Unlike many models, CIPP provides for feedback throughout a

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The Data Visualization Sketchbook

by Stephanie D. H. Evergreen

<p>The <strong>Data Visualization Sketchbook</strong>, the latest addition to bestselling author Stephanie D.H. Evergreen’s arsenal of data viz tools, provides advice on getting started with sketching and offers tips, guidance, and completed ...

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The Differences between Slow-burn Crises and Acute Crises

by Anonymous

<p>Essay from the year 2013 in the subject Sociology - Methodology and Methods, , language: English, abstract: Crises have become more numerous, visible and calamitous and organisations have no choice but to accept them as an inescapable reality

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The effectiveness of safety management systems implementation in aviation maintenance

Integrate the human factors perspectives for safer operational outcomes

by Kok Meng Chan

<p>Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2011 in the subject Sociology - Methodology and Methods, grade: 98%, University of Newcastle, course: Masters Of Aviation Management, language: English, abstract: Safety management system (SMS) ...

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The European Puzzle: The Political Structuring of Cultural Identities at a Time of Transition

by Demossier, Marion

<p> The twin concepts of "Culture" and "Identity" are inescapable in any discussion of European Integration and yet over the last ten years their meaning has become increasingly contested. By combining an anthropological and political ...

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The Foundations of Positive and Normative Economics

A Handbook

by Andrew Caplin & Andrew Schotter

<p><em>The Foundations of Positive and Normative Economics: A Handbook</em> is the first book in a new series by Andrew Caplin and Andrew Schotter. There is currently no guide available on the rapidly changing methodological frontiers of the ...

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The Global Idea of ¿The Commons¿

by Nonini, Donald M.

<p> During the last three decades, corporations allied with scientists and universities, national and regional governments, and international financial institutions have, through a variety of mechanisms associated with neo-liberal ...

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The Life of Property: House, Family and Inheritance in Bearn, South-West France

by Jenkins, Timothy

<p> In Bearn, a region of south-west France, longstanding and resilient ideas of property and practices of inheritance control the destinies of those living in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Based on extensive fieldwork and archival research ...

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The Manchester School: Practice and Ethnographic Praxis in Anthropology

by Evens, T. M. S. (Terry)

<p> Pioneered by Max Gluckman to demonstrate the way in which social practice and structure together constitute and are themselves constituted by the situational flow of social life, the extended case method became diagnostic of the Manchester ...

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The Manual of Ethnography

by Mauss, Marcel

<p> Marcel Mauss (1872-1950) was the leading social anthropologist in Paris between the world wars, and his <i>Manuel d'ethnographie</i>, dating from that period, is the longest of all his texts. Despite having had four editions in France, the ...

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The Measure of Democracy

Polling, Market Research, and Public Life, 1930-1945

by Daniel Robinson

<p>Politicians, government officials, and public relations officers lean heavily on polling when fashioning public policy. Proponents say this is for the best, arguing that surveys bring the views of citizens closer to civic officials. Critics ...

ISBN: 9781442638716

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The Myth of Individualism

How Social Forces Shape Our Lives

by Peter L. Callero

<p>The Myth of Individualism is a wonderful, concise introduction to sociology and sociological thinking, showing readers how social forces shape our lives and the world. Revised and updated throughout, the third edition of this powerful book ...

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The Researchers Bible

An Overview of Key Concepts and Methods in Social Science Research

by Gini Graham Scott

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ISBN: 1230000676885

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The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

by Stephen M. Stigler

<p>What gives statistics its unity as a science? Stephen Stigler sets forth the seven foundational ideas of statistics—a scientific discipline related to but distinct from mathematics and computer science and one which often seems ...

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Theorising Media and Practice

by Brauchler, Birgit

<p> Although practice theory has been a mainstay of social theory for nearly three decades, so far it has had very limited impact on media studies. This book draws on the work of practice theorists such as Wittgenstein, Foucault, Bourdieu, ...

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Thinking Through Sociality: An Anthropological Interrogation of Key Concepts

by Amit, Vered

<p> As issues and circumstances investigated by anthropologists are becoming ever more diverse, the need to address social affiliation in contemporary situations of mobility, urbanity, transnational connections, individuation, media, and ...

ISBN: 9781782385868

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Time and the Field

by Steffen Dalsgaard & Morten Nielsen

<p>In recent years, ethnographic fieldwork has been subjected to analytical scrutiny in anthropology. Ethnography remains anchored in tropes of spatiality with the association between field and fieldworker characterized by distances in space. ...

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Tolerance of Non-Smokers to Smokers

Analysis of statistics

by Volha Daleka

<p>Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject Sociology - Methodology and Methods, grade: 1,7, University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück (Business Management and Social Sciences), course: Empirical social research, language: English, ...

ISBN: 9783640479658

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Travelling with the Argonauts

Informal Networks Seen without a Vertical Lens

by Malgorzata Irek

<p>Drawing on rich ethnographic materials from longitudinal fieldwork on informal trading routes across Europe, <em>Travelling with the Argonauts</em> offers a new perspective in the research of the social space, reflecting on how best to ...

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