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An Introduction to Empirical Legal Research

by Lee Epstein & Andrew D. Martin

<p>Is the death penalty a more effective deterrent than lengthy prison sentences? Does a judge's gender influence their decisions? Do independent judiciaries promote economic freedom? Answering such questions requires empirical evidence, and ...

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An Introduction to Japanese Society

by Yoshio Sugimoto

<p>Essential reading for students of Japanese society, An Introduction to Japanese Society now enters its third edition. Here, internationally renowned scholar, Yoshio Sugimoto, writes a sophisticated, yet highly readable and lucid text, using ...

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An Introduction to Japanese Society

by Yoshio Sugimoto

<p>Now in its fourth edition, An Introduction to Japanese Society remains essential reading for students of Japanese society. Internationally renowned scholar Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his ...

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An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

by Ray Chambers & Robert Clark

<p>This text brings together important ideas on the model-based approach to sample survey, which has been developed over the last twenty years. Suitable for graduate students and professional statisticians, it moves from basic ideas fundamental ...

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An Introduction to the Sociology of Health and Illness

by Kevin White

<p>The bestselling <em><strong>An Introduction to the Sociology of Health and Illness</strong></em> has long been the go-to text for students looking for a clear, engaging and theoretically informed introduction to this dynamic ...

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An Introduction to the Sociology of Work and Occupations

by Rudi Volti

<p><strong>The Sociology of Work and Occupations, Second Edition</strong>connects work and occupations to the key subjects of sociological inquiry: social and technological change, race, ethnicity, gender, social class, education, social ...

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An Oral History of the Palestinian Nakba

by Doctor Nahla Abdo & Nur Masalha

<ul> <li> <p>Ties together Palestinian experiences from 1948 to the present, revealing the Nakba to be part of an ongoing process of cultural erasure, and a crucial aspect of Palestinian identity.</p> </li> <li> <p>An interdisciplinary ...

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Analysing China's Population

Social Change in a New Demographic Era

by Isabelle Attané & Baochang Gu

<p>Based on China’s recently released 2010 population census data, this edited volume analyses the most recent demographic trends in China, in the context of significant social and economic upheavals. The editor and the expert contributors ...

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Analysis and Modeling of Complex Data in Behavioral and Social Sciences

by Donatella Vicari, Akinori Okada, Giancarlo Ragozini & others

<p>This volume presents theoretical developments, applications and computational methods for the analysis and modeling in behavioral and social sciences where data are usually complex to explore and investigate. The challenging proposals provide

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Analysis of Repeated Measures Data

by M. Ataharul Islam & Rafiqul I Chowdhury

<p>This book presents a broad range of statistical techniques to address emerging needs in the field of repeated measures. It also provides a comprehensive overview of extensions of generalized linear models for the bivariate exponential family ...

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Analysis of Survival Data with Dependent Censoring

Copula-Based Approaches

by Takeshi Emura & Yi-Hau Chen

<p>This book introduces readers to copula-based statistical methods for analyzing survival data involving dependent censoring. Primarily focusing on likelihood-based methods performed under copula models, it is the first book solely devoted to ...

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Analytical Sociology and Social Mechanisms

by Pierre Demeulenaere

<p>Mechanisms are very much a part of social life. For example, we can see that inequality has tended to increase over time, and that cities can become segregated. But how do such mechanisms work? Analytical sociology is an influential approach ...

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Analyzing Complex Survey Data

by Dr. Eun Sul Lee & Dr. Ronald N. Forthofer

<p>This book examines ways to analyze complex surveys, and focuses on the problems of weights and design effects. This new edition incorporates recent practice of analyzing complex survey data, introduces the new analytic approach for ...

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Analyzing Social Networks

by Stephen P Borgatti, Martin G. Everett & Jeffrey C. Johnson

<p>Designed to walk beginners through core aspects of collecting, visualizing, analyzing, and interpreting social network data, this book will get you up-to-speed on the theory and skills you need to conduct social network analysis. Using simple

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Ancestral Encounters in Highland Madagascar

Material Signs and Traces of the Dead

by Zoë Crossland

<p>Nineteenth-century highland Madagascar was a place inhabited by the dead as much as the living. Ghosts, ancestors and the possessed were important historical actors alongside local kings and queens, soldiers, traders and missionaries. This ...

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Ancient Central China

Centers and Peripheries along the Yangzi River

by Rowan K. Flad & Pochan Chen

<p>Ancient Central China provides an up-to-date synthesis of archaeological discoveries in the upper and middle Yangzi River region of China, including the Three Gorges Dam reservoir zone. It focuses on the Late Neolithic (late third millennium ...

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Ancient China and the Yue

Perceptions and Identities on the Southern Frontier, c.400 BCE–50 CE

by Erica Fox Brindley

<p>In this innovative study, Erica Fox Brindley examines how, during the period 400 BCE–50 CE, Chinese states and an embryonic Chinese empire interacted with peoples referred to as the Yue/Viet along its southern frontier. Brindley provides an ...

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Ancient Civilizations Of The New World

by Richard Ew Adams

<p> In this concise, yet sweeping look at the origins and development of ancient New World civilizations, Richard Adams provides a superb introductory overview of these unique and fascinating cultures. Incorporating the latest breakthroughs in ...

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Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley

by Edwin H. Davis & Ephraim G. Squier

<p>Originally published in 1848 as the first major work in the nascent discipline as well as the first publication of the newly established Smithsonian Institution, Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley remains today not only a key ...

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Ancient Puebloan Southwest

by John Kantner

Ancient Puebloan Southwest traces the evolution of Puebloan society in the American Southwest from the emergence of the Chaco and Mimbres traditions in the AD 1000s through the early decades of contact with the Spanish in the sixteenth century. ...

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