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  • Most social science students are required to take at least one course in research methods. Why is such a course required in nearly every programme? It’s because research methods are the tools we use to juxtapose theories with data. We hope theories offer insights into the world, but we have to check the theories against data to ensure that they really do describe the world.

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  • The umbrella term Social Sciences and Humanities refers to a plurality of fields outside the Natural or Physical Sciences. Disciplines as different as anthropology, archeology, architecture, art, cultural studies, economics, education, geography and environmental studies, history, law, languages and linguistics, political science, philosophy, psychology, sociology or translation studies, all share the concern for human relations and socio-cultural practices.

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  • Human Behavior and Environmental Sustainability: Problems, Driving Forces, and Research Topics includes: environmental Sustainability as a problem for human society, societal driving force of the environmental, Specific of social and behavior research, concluding remarks.

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  • This study was begun as one of the several researches of the Bureau of Social Research of the New York School of Philanthropy, largely at the suggestion of Dr. Samuel McCune Lindsay, the director, to whose interest, advice and sympathy its completion is largely due. Sincere thanks are due the Bureau for making the investigation possible. The material was gathered between January, 1909, and January, 1910, except about four weeks in August, 1909, during the time that I was pursuing studies at the School of Philanthropy and at Columbia University.

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  • This is the first attempt to write the history of smoking in this country from the social point of view. There have been many books written about tobacco--F.W. Fairholt's "History of Tobacco," 1859, and the "Tobacco" (1857) of Andrew Steinmetz, are still valuable authorities--but hitherto no one has told the story of the fluctuations of fashion in respect of the practice of smoking.

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  • Constance (Connie) Porter is an Assistant Professor in the Marketing Department of Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame. Porter researches trust and relationship management, with an emphasis on interactive, social-media marketing environments. Porter teaches courses in customer relationship management and marketing & technology, where students learn how to build and grow profitable relationships with customers, especially by leveraging the power of information and technology.

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  • This is a spectacular resource for practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and students interested in improving the lives and health of individuals and families in urban settings. This book provides the most current frameworks, research, and approaches for understanding how unique features of the urban physical and social environments that shape the health of over half of the world's population that is already residing in large cities. Its interdisciplinary research and practice focus is a welcome innovation....

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  • This fully updated edition combines the latest research with real life examples of social marketing campaigns the world over to help you learn how to apply the principles and methods of marketing to a broad range of social issues. The international case studies and applications show how social marketing campaigns are being used across the world to infl uence changes in behaviour, and reveal how those campaigns may differ according to their cultural context and subject matter.

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  • Said systems are complex, producing awhole that cannot be understood by only analyzing the individual parts. They must be dealt with as a system that is characterized by all the essential properties of any social system Yolles (2006). For this reason, the following properties must be taken into consideration when modeling organizational systems.

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  • In the 1980s and early 1990s, I had the opportunity to observe a number of development projects in the Amazon region of Brazil. Some of the projects were designed to improve the life of colonists in the region, while others were focused on management of natural resources. All the projects were “top down” in the sense that project design and direction were carried out by high-level corporate or government sponsors at headquarters far removed from the affected areas.

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  • This book is intended as an elementary text in sociology as applied to modern social problems, for use in institutions where but a short time can be given to the subject, in courses in sociology where it is desired to combine it with a study of current social problems on the one hand, and to correlate it with a course in economics on the other. The book is also especially suited for use in University Extension Courses and in Teachers' Reading Circles. This book aims to teach the simpler principles of sociology concretely and inductively. In Chapters I to...

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  • It covers most details from blogging to social networking, social media marketing, creating business goals, traffic generation, link building, keyword research, emailing and tracking of keywords to search engine optimization, and offers enterprising recommendations which can be put into practice for success. This Book provides you tools and resources to implement an online money making program, a chance to try out your new Ideas.

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  • This book introduces ‘an interdisciplinary research approach’ and comments upon how disciplinary-based approaches to tax research have developed in law, economics, accounting, political science, and social policy. Topical studies provide bibliographic surveys of specific areas of tax research. In this introductory chapter I explain the objectives of this book, the background in which it was developed, its approach, and its outline content.

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  • Every year the CES council awards a prize to an inter- nationally renowned and innovative economist for out- standing contributions to economic research. The scholar is honored with the title ‘‘Distinguished CES Fellow’’ and is invited to give the ‘‘Munich Lectures in Economics.’’

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  • Speech acts as minimal unit of discourse analysis have been the focus of a large body of research as they do not only represent language form but also reflect cultural values of the people who perform them. Like most other speech acts, the realization of the speech act of criticizing is influenced by a number of social and situational factors, the perception of which might vary greatly across cultures. In addition, cultures may also differ in their common topics and frequency of criticism their people make in everyday life. ...

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  • Environmental health decision making can be a complex undertaking, as there is the need to navigate and find balance among three core elements: science, policy, and the needs of the American public. Much of environmental health decision making started in the 1950s and 1960s and was focused on health effects of simple environmental exposures. However, scientific knowledge has rapidly changed as new technologies and new insights into the complexity of environment–health interactions have emerged.

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  • Digital technologies have been engines of cultural innovation, from the virtualization of group networks and social identities to the digital convergence of textural and audio-visual media. User-centered content production, from Wikipedia to YouTube to Open Source, has become the emblem of this transformation, but the changes run deeper and wider than these novel organizational forms.

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  • The Social Return to Education Since model (1) excludes school resources, the term x jγ potentially captures both conventional peer group effects and other indirect effects associated with the family background characteristics of students at school j . For example, wealthy parents may be more likely to volunteer in their children’s schools, or to vote for increased tax rates to support education

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  • I would like to express gratitude to the many people who contributed to this book. Special thanks to Alberto Ibargüen and Paula Ellis at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation who supported both the research and our Harvard Kennedy School convenings of leading civic entrepreneurs. I am indebted to Vanessa Kirsch and Kim Syman and their colleagues at New Profi t Inc. for sharing their experiences and vision for promoting social entrepreneurship.

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  • Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences distills the overwhelming amount of material covered in introductory statistics courses into a handy, practical resource for students and professionals. This accessible guide covers basic to advanced concepts in a clear, concrete, and readable style. Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences guides you to a better understanding of basic concepts of statistical methods. Numerous practical tips are presented for selecting appropriate statistical procedures.

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