tists use concepts appropriately. Gary Goertz has provided significant assistance in this regard with. Social Science Concepts: A User’s Guide. This is an. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Craig W. Thomas and others published Social Science Concepts: A User’s Guide. By Gary Goertz. (Princeton. “Gary Goertz is at the forefront of a number of important methodological debates. He is one of the very few scholars who regularly crosses the.

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Try adding this search to your want list. Social responsibility Did you know that sinceBiblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America? Many of the chapters have been successfully taught at the Annual Training Institute on Qualitative Research Methods which is sponsored by the Consortium on Qualitative Research Methods.

It uses a wide range of examples from political science and sociology such as revolution, welfare state, international disputes and war, and democracy to illustrate the theoretical and practical issues of concept construction and use. Your order is also backed by our In-Stock Guarantee! In addition, Goertz analyzes how one can generalize using case studies, as well as systematically test game-theoretic and other models using multiple case studies.

He is one of the very few scholars who regularly crosses the boundary between quants and quals, and this book reflects his strength in both areas. More broadly, it will appeal to scholars in any field who wish to think more carefully about the concepts used to create theories and research designs. While there exists a plethora of books on measurement, scaling, and the like, there are virtually no books devoted to the construction and analysis of concepts and their role in the research enterprise.


Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Concepts lie at the core of social science theory and methodology.

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This is because our items are shipped from different locations. May not gaey Access Codes or Supplements. Homogeneity is another aspect of comparing within and between various concepts and measures of the same phenomenon.

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Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences. Account Options Sign in. Best of all, it’s free. They identify and discuss major differences between these two traditions that touch nearly every aspect of social science research, including design, goals, causal effects and models, concepts and measurement, data analysis, and case selection.

Thus, process tracing is often invoked as fundamental to qualitative analysis, but is rarely applied with precision. A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another soocial. Biblio is a marketplace for book collectors comprised of thousands of independent, professional booksellers, located all over the world, who list their books for sale online so that customers like you can find them! It presents the basic problem in its general outlines.

He is the author or editor of nine books and over forty articles on issues of methodology, international institutions, and conflict studies, including Necessary Conditions: The unified logic of inference that this book explicates will be enormously useful to qualitative researchers concepgs all traditions and substantive fields.

A Users Guide has gagy written with classroom use in conce;ts. It proposes to explore some issues in the assessment of concepts and quantitative measures.


Creswell and new co-author Cheryl N. A Users Guide will prove an indispensable guide for graduate students and scholars in the social sciences.

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More tools Find sellers with multiple copies Gofrtz to want list. In A Tale of Two Cultures, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney demonstrate that these two paradigms constitute different cultures, each internally coherent yet marked by contrasting norms, practices, and toolkits.

Then one should survey plausible aggregation and structural relationships that could be applied in a quantitative measure. The Oxford Gry of Political Methodology. Please subscribe or login to access full text content. We’re sorry – this copy is no longer available.

He explains how the investigation of causal mechanisms and the making of within-case causal inference are the central goals of multimethod and case study research, and provides a goergz for connecting case studies and causal mechanism analysis with cross-case analysis, whether they are statistical analyses, experiments, or QCA. Each chapter provides useful, practical, and detailed advice on how to construct, evaluate, and use concepts.

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