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Social science research and decision-making
Carol H. Weiss
|Statement||Carol H. Weiss with Michael J. Bucuvalas.|
|Contributions||Bucuvalas, Michael J.|
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Social Science Research and Decision-Making. Carol H. Weiss and Michael J. Bucuvalas. Columbia University Press. Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices Anol Bhattacherjee University of First, unlike other text books, this book is not just about “research methods” (empirical data science of human bodies) and botany (the science of plants).
In contrast, social science is the science of people or collections of people, such Cited by: Decision Making for the Environment: Social and Behavioral Science Research Priorities is the result of a 2-year effort by 12 social and behavioral scientists, scholars, and practitioners.
The report sets research priorities for the social and behavioral sciences as they relate to several different kinds of environmental problems. COVID Resources.
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Social science research and decision-making by Weiss, Carol H. Publication date Topics Policy sciences, Public administration -- Decision making, Social sciences -- Research Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.
IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print : This practical, user-friendly guide examines ethics in research.
It helps researchers to manage ethical dilemmas that arise while research is being planned, conducted and reported and includes a unique 'ethical review checklist', as well as other useful features, to aid ethics in practice.
This book is critical reading for all social workers who engage in high-stakes decision-making, from those newly embarking Social science research and decision-making book a career to expert practitioners.
Regehr is masterful in her ability to synthesize research knowledge and scholarship from social work and related fields and bring the resulting synthesis to the discussion of this. The authors' tone is engaging with lots of anecdotes and jokes (presumably to appeal to their undergrad students) and their thesis is supported by the usual hit parade of social science research dealing with decision making/5().
The Ethics of Social Research WhyIsEthicalPracticeImportant. Ethical discussions usually remain detached or marginalized from discussions of research projects. In fact, some researchers consider this aspect of research as an afterthought.
Yet, the moral integrity of the researcher is a critically important. Appendix A Selected Major Social Science Research Methods: Overview. T he social sciences comprise a vast array of research methods, models, measures, concepts, and theories.
This appendix provides a brief overview of five common research methods or approaches and their assets and liabilities: experiments, observational studies, evaluation, meta-analyses, and.
DECISION-MAKING THEORY AND RESEARCH. Decision making must be considered in any explanation of individual behavior, because behaviors are based on decisions or judgments people have made. Thus, decision-making theory and research is of interest in many fields that examine behavior, including cognitive psychology (e.g., Busemeyer, Medin, and Hastie ).
The Psychology of Decision Making provides an overview of decision making as it relates to management, organizational behavior issues, and research. This engaging book examines the way individuals make decisions as well as how they form judgments privately and in the context of the organization.
Abstract. In this chapter, we orient the reader to the emerging field of aging and decision making portrayed in this edited volume. We trace recent progress made in addressing issues identified by the National Research Council (, ) in three general areas: neurobiological mechanisms, behavioral mechanisms (including cognition, affect, and motivation), and applied perspectives.
Decision Neuroscience addresses fundamental questions about how the brain makes perceptual, value-based, and more complex decisions in non-social and social contexts. This book presents compelling neuroimaging, electrophysiological, lesional, and neurocomputational models in combination with hormonal and genetic approaches, which have led to a.
This book is ideal supplementary reading on a variety of courses such as housing studies, economics, real estate, research methods, and for students and academics who are interested in the application of behavioural science in housing decisions.
Data Science for Business and Decision Making covers both statistics and operations research while most competing textbooks focus on one or the other. As a result, the book more clearly defines the principles of business analytics for those who want to.
This book is about the art and the science of professional judgement. At a time when accountability and management of risk are increasingly demanded of you as a social worker, the ability to make. The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State Joins Law Research Centers Papers 7 May Annual Review of Developmental Psychology Joins BioRN Partners in Publishing Journals 7 May University of Gothenburg Joins Political Science Departments Research Papers 7 May Announcing Fifth International Conference on Next Generation.
As practising social workers, your students will need to be able to make sound judgments in complex contexts and when they are under pressure.
This book covers the essential knowledge they will require to understand and develop skills in relation to professional judgement and decision making processes, including: the use of assessment tools.
Her scholarly interests focus on the use of social science research and theory to understand and improve civil and criminal law. Bruce D. Sales, PhD, JD, is the Virginia L.
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Free shipping for many products! While jury decision making has received considerable attention from social scientists, there have been few efforts to systematically pull together all the pieces of this research. In Jury Decision Making, Dennis J. Devine examines over 50 years of research on juries and offers a "big picture" overview of the by: Interdisciplinary Research: Process and Theory is the first book that systematically guides students in how to approach and follow through on research projects that straddle disciplines.
Featuring an easy-to-follow approach that is grounded in theory, it is packed with examples of interdisciplinary research from the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities.