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The Resource A tale of two cultures : qualitative and quantitative research in the social sciences, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

A tale of two cultures : qualitative and quantitative research in the social sciences, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

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A tale of two cultures : qualitative and quantitative research in the social sciences
Title
A tale of two cultures
Title remainder
qualitative and quantitative research in the social sciences
Statement of responsibility
Gary Goertz and James Mahoney
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goertz, Gary
Dewey number
301.072
Index
index present
LC call number
JA86
LC item number
.G56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mahoney, James
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political science
  • Political sociology
  • Social sciences
Label
A tale of two cultures : qualitative and quantitative research in the social sciences, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 -- Mathematical prelude: a selective introduction to logic and set theory for social scientists -- I. Causal models and inference -- Causes-of-effects versus effects-of-causes -- Causal models -- Asymmetry -- Hume's two definitions of cause -- II. Within-case analysis -- Within-case versus cross-case causal analysis -- Causal mechanisms and process tracing -- Counterfactuals -- III. Concepts and measurement -- Concepts: definitions, indicators, and error -- Meaning and measurement -- Semantics, statistics, and data transformations -- Conceptual opposites and typologies -- IV. Research design and generalization -- Case selection and hypothesis testing -- Generalizations -- Scope -- Conclusion
Control code
782128021
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 238 pages
Isbn
9780691149714
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012010983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
7618986
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)782128021
Label
A tale of two cultures : qualitative and quantitative research in the social sciences, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 -- Mathematical prelude: a selective introduction to logic and set theory for social scientists -- I. Causal models and inference -- Causes-of-effects versus effects-of-causes -- Causal models -- Asymmetry -- Hume's two definitions of cause -- II. Within-case analysis -- Within-case versus cross-case causal analysis -- Causal mechanisms and process tracing -- Counterfactuals -- III. Concepts and measurement -- Concepts: definitions, indicators, and error -- Meaning and measurement -- Semantics, statistics, and data transformations -- Conceptual opposites and typologies -- IV. Research design and generalization -- Case selection and hypothesis testing -- Generalizations -- Scope -- Conclusion
Control code
782128021
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 238 pages
Isbn
9780691149714
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012010983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
7618986
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)782128021

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