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The Resource A quantitative tour of the social sciences, edited by Andrew Gelman, Jeronimo Cortina

A quantitative tour of the social sciences, edited by Andrew Gelman, Jeronimo Cortina

Label
A quantitative tour of the social sciences
Title
A quantitative tour of the social sciences
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew Gelman, Jeronimo Cortina
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gelman, Andrew
  • Cortina, Jeronimo
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • Social sciences
Label
A quantitative tour of the social sciences, edited by Andrew Gelman, Jeronimo Cortina
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-338) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Introduction and overview
  • What's in a number? Definitions of fairness and political representation -- The allure and limitations of mathematical modeling : game theory and trench warfare -- Historical background of quantitative social science -- Sources of historical data -- Historical perspectives on international exchange rates -- Historical data and demography in Europe and the Americas -- Learning from economic data -- Econometric forecasting and the flow of information -- Two studies of interest rates and monetary policy -- Models and theories in sociology -- Explanations of the racial disturbances of the 1960s -- The time series of lynchings in the American South -- Attainment processes in a large organization -- What is political science? -- The politics of Supreme Court nominations : the critical role of the media environment -- Modeling strategy in congressional hearings -- Formulating and testing theories in psychology -- Some theories in cognitive and social psychology -- Signal detection theory and models for trade-offs in decision making -- The potential-outcomes model of causation -- Some statistical tools for causal inference with observational data -- Migration and solidarity
Control code
FIEb1607564x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 350 pages
Isbn
9780521680035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)298668995
Label
A quantitative tour of the social sciences, edited by Andrew Gelman, Jeronimo Cortina
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-338) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Introduction and overview
  • What's in a number? Definitions of fairness and political representation -- The allure and limitations of mathematical modeling : game theory and trench warfare -- Historical background of quantitative social science -- Sources of historical data -- Historical perspectives on international exchange rates -- Historical data and demography in Europe and the Americas -- Learning from economic data -- Econometric forecasting and the flow of information -- Two studies of interest rates and monetary policy -- Models and theories in sociology -- Explanations of the racial disturbances of the 1960s -- The time series of lynchings in the American South -- Attainment processes in a large organization -- What is political science? -- The politics of Supreme Court nominations : the critical role of the media environment -- Modeling strategy in congressional hearings -- Formulating and testing theories in psychology -- Some theories in cognitive and social psychology -- Signal detection theory and models for trade-offs in decision making -- The potential-outcomes model of causation -- Some statistical tools for causal inference with observational data -- Migration and solidarity
Control code
FIEb1607564x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 350 pages
Isbn
9780521680035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)298668995

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