Missing Data: A Gentle Introduction (Methodology In The by Patrick E. McKnight, Katherine M. McKnight, Souraya Sidani,

By Patrick E. McKnight, Katherine M. McKnight, Souraya Sidani, Aurelio José Figueredo

Whereas such a lot books on lacking information specialise in utilising refined statistical options to house the matter after it has happened, this quantity presents a strategy for the regulate and prevention of lacking info. In transparent, nontechnical language, the authors support the reader comprehend the differing kinds of lacking info and their implications for the reliability, validity, and generalizability of a study’s conclusions. they supply functional thoughts for designing reports that reduce the possibility of lacking information, and for addressing this significant factor while reporting examine effects. while statistical treatments are needed--such as deletion methods, augmentation equipment, and unmarried imputation and a number of imputation procedures--the ebook additionally explains the best way to make sound judgements approximately their use.

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Form-Oriented Analysis: A New Methodology to Model by Dirk Draheim, Gerald Weber

By Dirk Draheim, Gerald Weber

Form-based purposes diversity from uncomplicated internet retailers to complicated firm source making plans structures. Draheim and Weber adapt well-established uncomplicated modeling strategies in a singular solution to in achieving a modeling framework optimized for this wide program area. They introduce new modeling artifacts, comparable to web page diagrams and shape storyboards, and separate discussion styles to permit for reuse. of their implementation they've got built new constructs corresponding to typed server pages, and instruments for ahead and opposite engineering of presentation layers. The method is defined utilizing a web book place as a working instance during which the consumer can adventure the modeling options in motion. the mix of theoretical achievements and hands-on sensible suggestion and instruments makes this booklet a reference paintings for either researchers within the parts of software program architectures and submit-response type consumer interfaces, and execs designing and constructing such functions. additional information and extra fabric is usually on hand on-line.

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Föderalismus und Souveränität im Bundesstaat: by Steven Schäller

By Steven Schäller

Steven Schäller präsentiert eine umfassende Studie zum challenge der Bundesstaatlichkeit unter dem Grundgesetz. Zunächst werden die beiden Begriffe ‚Föderalismus‘ und ‚Bundesstaat‘ als ideengeschichtlich weit zurückreichende und theoretisch-systematisch verankerte Topoi grundlegend aufgearbeitet. Daran schließt sich eine examine der Rechtsprechungspraxis des Bundesverfassungsgerichts an. In seinen Entscheidungsgründen greift das Gericht die beiden Topoi auf, um bundesstaatliche Konfliktlagen zu befrieden. Die Rekonstruktion der Entscheidungsbegründungen kann zeigen, dass das Bundesverfassungsgericht okkasionell auf verschiedene Föderalismusbegriffe rekurriert, um die Dynamiken der Bundesstaatspraxis zwischen einer republikanischen und einer monarchischen culture der Bundesstaatlichkeit zu harmonisieren.

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Aus Bundesgrenzschutz wird Bundespolizei: Entwicklung einer by Patricia M. Schütte-Bestek

By Patricia M. Schütte-Bestek

​Patricia M. Schütte-Bestek beleuchtet erstmals unter einer organisationssoziologischen Perspektive die Entwicklung des Bundesgrenzschutzes zur Bundespolizei. Ihre examine basiert auf Experteninterviews mit Organisationsangehörigen und umfasst den Zeitraum ab der Organisationsgründung im Jahr 1951 bis 2012. Im Zentrum ihrer Arbeit steht die Annahme, dass die Entwicklung der organisationalen Legitimität einen wesentlichen Beitrag zur Überlebensfähigkeit der genannten Polizeiorganisation im Rahmen der mehr als 60jährigen Organisationsgeschichte leistete. Die Ergebnisse der empirischen Untersuchung liefern Hinweise auf drei maßgebliche Entwicklungslinien, die dies widerspiegeln.

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Hermeneutics and method: the 'universal viewpoint' in by Ivo Coelho

By Ivo Coelho

Bernard Lonergan's inspiration of the 'universal point of view' is immediately a well timed and an unpopular subject. The very time period turns out to violate the postmodern main issue for indigenous contexts, and but, given the advance of data applied sciences, international courts and overseas charters of rights, the necessity for common frameworks hasn't ever been larger. This learn through Ivo Coelho indicates Lonergan's method of be a posh mixture of dialectic and discussion that has a lot to supply to a discourse on transcultural issues.

Coelho indicates Lonergan's common point of view to be an immense hermeneutical device that makes its visual appeal in "Insight" yet is apparently forgotten within the later works. He argues, even though, that the inspiration didn't disappear, yet quite underwent a shift. utilizing the Thomist concept of knowledge (appropriated by way of Lonergan in his "Verbum" articles) as a key for interpretation, Coelho lines the flowering of the common standpoint right into a mature theological strategy - person who holds out the wish of a good transcultural mediation of meanings and values. Lonergan's method of mediation, says Coelho, neither compromises at the calls for of fact nor neglects the very actual claims of difference.

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Mössbauer Effect Methodology by E. König, G. Ritter (auth.), Irwin J. Gruverman, Carl W.

By E. König, G. Ritter (auth.), Irwin J. Gruverman, Carl W. Seidel, David K. Dieterly (eds.)

This is the 9th quantity of a continual sequence meant to supply a discussion board for e-book of strengthen­ ments in Mossbauer impact technique and in spectroscopy and its functions. Mossbauer influence method, quantity nine, files the complaints of the 9th Symposium on Mossbauer impression technique. The symposium used to be backed through the recent England Nuclear company and curiosity was once focused on spectroscopy and purposes, with greater than traditional emphasis on new technique. The symposium was once held within the Palmer condominium in Chicago on February three, 1974. Dr. Stanley Hanna presided over the afternoon and night classes. Attendance used to be less than traditional; approximately 100 members have been current. this can mirror the continu­ ing strain of trip finances barriers. Contributing Sponsors have been Austin technology affiliates, El Scint, Inc., Nuclear technological know-how tools and Ranger Electronics. those companies established their items for Mossbauer purposes. the continued advancements within the spectrometers and their adjuncts used to be obtrusive. the choice Committee back had a so much tough activity, and was once obliged to just accept basically approximately half the submitted papers. A finest workforce of papers on purposes and spectroscopy featured experiences on digital rest phenomena, magnetic section and spin adjustments, photochromism in strontium titanate, lattice experiences, and part selection by way of Kossel research. the superb technique consultation incorporated shows on info research concepts for spectral folding, hyperfine interplay research and recoil-free fraction size, a backscatter spectrometer and a document on a Selective Excitation Double Mossbauer technique to learn time-dependent phenomena.

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Encyclopedia of Research Design by Neil J. Salkind

By Neil J. Salkind

To request a loose 30-day on-line trial to this product, stopover at www.sagepub.com/freetrial

Research layout could be daunting for every type of researchers. At its middle it'd be defined as a formalized technique towards challenge fixing, considering, and buying knowledge―the good fortune of which will depend on essentially outlined ambitions and applicable number of statistical instruments, assessments, and research to satisfy a project's objectives.

Comprising greater than 500 entries, the Encyclopedia of analysis Design explains the best way to make judgements approximately examine layout, adopt examine initiatives in a moral demeanour, interpret and draw legitimate inferences from facts, and assessment test layout recommendations and effects. extra beneficial properties hold this encyclopedia a ways above different works within the box: bibliographic entries dedicated to major articles within the historical past of analysis layout and experiences of up to date instruments, equivalent to software program and statistical methods, used to investigate results.

Key Features

  • Covers the spectrum of analysis layout recommendations, from fabric provided in introductory periods to themes precious in graduate research
  • Addresses move- and multidisciplinary learn wishes, with many examples drawn from the social and behavioral sciences, neurosciences, and biomedical and lifestyles sciences
  • Provides summaries of benefits and downsides of often-used strategies
  • Uses 1000s of pattern tables, figures, and equations in accordance with real-life cases
Key Themes

Descriptive Statistics


Graphical screens of Data

Hypothesis Testing

Important Publications

Inferential Statistics

Item reaction Theory

Mathematical Concepts

Measurement Concepts



Qualitative Research

Reliability of Scores

Research layout Concepts

Research Designs

Research Ethics

Research Process

Research Validity Issues



Software Applications

Statistical Assumptions

Statistical Concepts

Statistical Procedures

Statistical Tests

Theories, legislation, and Principles

Types of Variables

Validity of Scores

The Encyclopedia of analysis Design is the right device for brand spanking new freshmen in addition to skilled researchers to discover either the unique and latest branches of the field.

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Einführung in die qualitative Videoanalyse: Eine by Jo Reichertz, Carina Englert

By Jo Reichertz, Carina Englert

Qualitative Sozialforschung verwendet immer öfter Videoaufzeichnungen als Datenmaterial. Allerdings verfügt die qualitative Sozialforschung noch nicht über ausgearbeitete Verfahren, diese Daten angemessen auszuwerten. Oft werden Techniken der Interpretation stehender Bilder lediglich übertragen. Das vorliegende Buch plädiert in Auseinandersetzung mit anderen qualitativen Verfahren der Bild- und Videoanalyse für die Eigenständigkeit der Videoanalyse und entwickelt daraus die Kunstlehre einer hermeneutischen Videoanalyse. Zugleich wird in shape einer Fallstudie die Interpretation eines kurzen movies Schritt für Schritt vorgestellt und ausführlich begründet.

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