The Resource Theory construction and model-building skills : a practical guide for social scientists, James Jaccard, Jacob Jacoby

Theory construction and model-building skills : a practical guide for social scientists, James Jaccard, Jacob Jacoby

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Theory construction and model-building skills : a practical guide for social scientists
Title
Theory construction and model-building skills
Title remainder
a practical guide for social scientists
Statement of responsibility
James Jaccard, Jacob Jacoby
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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DLC
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Jaccard, James
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
H62
LC item number
.J29 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jacoby, Jacob
Series statement
Methodology in the social sciences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • Theory (Philosophy)
  • Social sciences
  • Theory (Philosophy)
  • Methode
  • Soziologische Theorie
  • Sozialwissenschaften
Label
Theory construction and model-building skills : a practical guide for social scientists, James Jaccard, Jacob Jacoby
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-378) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The nature of understanding -- Science as an approach to understanding -- Creativity and the generation of ideas -- Focusing concepts -- Clarifying relationships using thought experiments -- Causal models -- Mathematical modeling -- Simulation as a theory development method -- Grounded and emergent theory -- Historically influential systems of thought -- Reading and writing about theories -- Epilogue
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xx, 391 pages
Isbn
9781606233405
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009040114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)455416998
  • (OCoLC)ocn455416998
Label
Theory construction and model-building skills : a practical guide for social scientists, James Jaccard, Jacob Jacoby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-378) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The nature of understanding -- Science as an approach to understanding -- Creativity and the generation of ideas -- Focusing concepts -- Clarifying relationships using thought experiments -- Causal models -- Mathematical modeling -- Simulation as a theory development method -- Grounded and emergent theory -- Historically influential systems of thought -- Reading and writing about theories -- Epilogue
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xx, 391 pages
Isbn
9781606233405
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009040114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)455416998
  • (OCoLC)ocn455416998

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