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Quantitative historical sociology

Peter Flora

Quantitative historical sociology

a trend report and bibliography

by Peter Flora

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Historical sociology.,
    • Historical sociology -- Statistical methods.,
    • Europe -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the International Sociological Association under the auspices of the International Committee for Social Sciences Documentation by Peter Flora.
      SeriesCurrent sociology ;, v. 23, no. 2
      ContributionsInternational Sociological Association., International Committee for Social Sciences Documentation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7161 .C8 vol. 23, no. 2, HM104 .C8 vol. 23, no. 2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination249 p. :
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4186348M
      ISBN 109027976821
      LC Control Number80464565

      Quantitative methods emphasize objective measurements and the statistical, mathematical, or numerical analysis of data collected through polls, questionnaires, and surveys, or by manipulating pre-existing statistical data using computational tative research focuses on gathering numerical data and generalizing it across groups of people or to explain a particular : Robert V. Labaree. Pat Hudson and Mina Ishizu, History by Numbers: An Introduction to Quantitative Approaches (second edition). London: Bloomsbury, xx + pp. $35 (paperback), ISBN: Reviewed for by Evan Roberts, Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota.

      The discipline of sociology can also be defined in terms of its substantive is, sociology can be described as ‘the systematic study of human 2 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN SOCIOLOGY Chqxd 10/6/03 PM Page 2File Size: KB. This comprehensive book offers readers balanced coverage of both the qualitative and quantitative approaches to social fourth edition of Social Research Methods renews its commitment to help readers learn that social research does not take place in a vacuum, but in a social and historical context that can affect their actions. It teaches to guard against ethnocentric perspectives.

      Quantitative Methods for Historians is a theoretical and practical guide for the application of quantitative analysis in historical research. It is designed for students of history and related disciplines who are curious about the possibilities of quantification and want to learn more about its recent development. Quantitative Social Research Methods explores the entire spectrum of quantitative social research methods and their application, with special reference to the development sector. It provides detailed coverage of all statistical research and analysis method with an emphasis on multivariate analysis techniques, such as regression discriminant analysis, logistic regression, factor, factor.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Summary in French. Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Series Title: Current sociology (Paris. The sociology of literature is a subfield of the sociology of studies the social production of literature and its social implications.

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I actually find these studies much harder to read and interpret Quantitative historical sociology book most quantitative work, even though historical and interpretive interview-based work are more often lumped together.

Within “quantitative sociology,” I think there is also a massive diversity of types of data, strategies for analysis, presumptions about causality and.

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It uses a detective theme throughout the text and in multimedia courseware to show how quantitative methods have been used to solve real-life problems.

The book focuses on principles and techniques that are appropriate to introductory level courses in media /5(2). • Early sociology str ongly historical i n its orientation.

• With the emergence of quantitative streams of sociol ogy those using the historical method get categorised as doing ‘qualitative. Quantitative research results in a collection of numbers, which can then be subject to statistical analysis in order to come to results.

A key aspect of this type of research is for the researcher to remain separate from the research emotionally and to remove researcher bias. Medicine also. Although the typical study in psychology involves the quantitative analysis of contemporary research participants, occasionally psychologists will study historical persons or events.

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It uses a detective theme throughout the text and in multimedia courseware to show how quantitative methods have been used to solve real-life problems/5(5). In the s a new technique emerged, named Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA), which aimed to provide a formalized way to systematically compare a small number (5.

Indeed, what (quantitative) historian Steven Ruggles has labeled QUASSH (quantitative social science history) is booming in allied social sciences, with top journals in demography, sociology, political science, and geography frequently featuring historical work with a quantitative bent (Ruggles, ).

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This book is an innovative guide to quantitative, corpus-based research in historical and diachronic linguistics. Gard B. Jenset and Barbara McGillivray argue that, although historical linguistics has been successful in using the comparative method, the field lags behind other branches of linguistics with respect to adopting quantitative methods.

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The journal offers both theoretical and analytical research, and publishes manuscripts based on research methods such as interviewing, participant observation, ethnography, historical analysis, content analysis and others which do not rely primarily on numerical data.Analytical Sociology: Actions and Networks presents the most advanced theoretical discussion of analytical sociology, along with a unique set of examples on mechanism-based sociology.

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