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Items in Social Sciences (Economics, Commerce, Sociology, ...) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 30 days.

  • Issues in Canadian social policy reader
    HN 107 I8 1982

  • Leon Trotsky on Black nationalism and self-determination / [edited, with introductory notes, by George Breitman]
    HX 83 T74 1970

  • A procedure for constructing an inter-regional input-output table for Canada / Alain Van Peeterssen
    HC 28.5 C2C63+ 1978 no.12

  • Covert research : the art, politics and ethics of undercover fieldwork / David Calvey
    H 62 C35 2017eb

  • Qualitative methodology : a practical guide / Jane Mills and Melanie Birks
    H 62 M55 2014eb

  • Narrative networks : storied approaches in a digital age / Brian Alleyne
    H 61.295 A45 2015eb
    Narrative is a fundamental means whereby we make sense of our own lives and of the world around us. The stories we tell, and are being told, shape our identities, relationships and world-views. In a rapidly changing digital society where blogging and social networking have become natural communication channels, the platforms for the creation and exchange of all kinds of narratives are ever-growing. This book responds to the dynamic and modern production and consumption of stories of all kinds in popular and academic cultures. It offers a complete discussion of the underlying philosophical and methodological issues of narrative and personal narrative research as well as applying these to the current digital climate. It also provides practical guidance on data management and use of software for the narrative researcher. Illustrated with examples from a range of fields and disciplines as well as the author's own work on hacking cultures and cultural activism, this title is a must for anyone wanting to learn about narrative networks and how to conduct successful narrative research in a modern age.

  • A practical guide to using panel data / Simonetta Longhi & Alita Nandi
    H 61.26 L64 2015eb

  • Community-based participatory research / Karen Hacker
    HM 711 H33 2013eb

  • A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about qualitative research / David Silverman
    H 62 S55 2013eb

  • Jawaharlal Nehru and his economic policy / Mrigen Bose
    HC 435.2 B66 1977

  • Mutual aid or welfare state : Australia's friendly societies / David G. Green and Lawrence G. Cromwell
    HS 1508 A8 G74 1984

  • The French Revolution, an economic interpretation / Florin Aftalion ; translated by Martin Thom
    HC 275 A6613 1990
    The economic history of revolutionary France is still a neglected area in studies of the Revolution of 1789. Whilst some attention has been given to the condition of the peasants, the urban working classes and the financial crisis of the Ancient Rgime, there has been a general tendency to regard economic factors as external and somewhat peripheral to the truly political nature of the Revolution. This book is designed to redress the balance, providing a clear, accessible, and thought-provoking guide to the economic background to the French Revolution. Professor Aftalion analyses the policies followed by successive revolutionary assemblies, examining in detail taxation, the confiscation of church property, the assignats, and the siege economy of the Terror. He shows how decisions taken in 1789 by the Constituent Assembly inevitably led to a deepening financial and economic crisis, and to increasingly radical and disastrous policies. The study is important also for its exposure of many of the economic fallacies propounded both at the time by many Frenchmen and later by many modern historians.

  • Juveniles in prostitution : facts versus fiction / by Laura J. Smith and Sharon A.B. Mitchell
    HQ 144 S64+ 1984

  • The human story; facts on birth, growth, and reproduction [by] Sadie Hofstein in consultation with W.W. Bauer
    HQ 56 H73 1969

  • Not an easy choice : a feminist re-examines abortion / Kathleen McDonnell
    HQ 767 M4 1984b

  • Slide:ology : the art and science of creating great presentations / Nancy Duarte
    HF 5718.22 D83 2008

    No matter where you are on the organizational ladder, the odds are high that you've delivered a high-stakes presentation to your peers, your boss, your customers, or the general public. Presentation software is one of the few tools that requires professionals to think visually on an almost daily basis. But unlike verbal skills, effective visual expression is not easy, natural, or actively taught in schools or business training programs. slide:ology fills that void.

    Written by Nancy Duarte, President and CEO of Duarte Design, the firm that created the presentation for Al Gore's Oscar-winning film, An Inconvenient Truth, this book is full of practical approaches to visual story development that can be applied by anyone. The book combines conceptual thinking and inspirational design, with insightful case studies from the world's leading brands. With slide:ology you'll learn to:

    Connect with specific audiences Turn ideas into informative graphics Use sketching and diagramming techniques effectively Create graphics that enable audiences to process information easily Develop truly influential presentations Utilize presentation technology to your advantage

    Millions of presentations and billions of slides have been produced -- and most of them miss the mark. slide:ology will challenge your traditional approach to creating slides by teaching you how to be a visual thinker. And it will help your career by creating momentum for your cause.

  • The Canadian economic system. Translated from the French by C.M. Ross
    HC 115 R313

  • Restraining the economy : social credit, economic policies for B.C. in the eighties / edited by Robert C. Allen & Gideon Rosenbluth
    HC 117 B8 R475 1986

  • Unemployment and the great depression in Weimar Germany / edited by Peter D. Stachura
    HD 5779 U58 1986

  • ICSI 2014 : creating infrastructure for a sustainable world : proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure, November 6-8, 2014, Long Beach, California / sponsored by, Committee on Sustainability of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by John Crittenden, Chris Hendrickson, Bill Wallace
    HC 79 E5I534 2014eb

  • City and country in the ancient world / edited by John Rich and Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
    HT 114 C52 1991
    The ancient Greco-Roman world was a world of citie, in a distinctive sense of communities in which countryside was dominated by urban centre.This volume of papers written by influential archaeologists and historians seeks to bring together the two disciplines in exploring the city-country relationship.

  • Discourses of ageing and gender : the impact of public and private voices on the identity of ageing women / Clare Anderson
    HQ 1061 A533 2019eb

  • Designing & doing survey research / Lesley Andres
    HA 31.2 A5195 2012eb

    Designing and Doing Survey Research is an introduction to the processes and methods of planning and conducting survey research in the real world.

    Taking a mixed method approach throughout, the book provides step-by-step guidance on:

    * Designing your research

    * Ethical issues

    * Developing your survey questions

    * Sampling

    * Budgeting, scheduling and managing your time

    * Administering your survey

    * Preparing for data analysis

    With a focus on the impact of new technologies, this book provides a cutting-edge look at how survey research is conducted today as well as the challenges survey researchers face. Packed full of international examples from various social science disciplines, the book is ideal for students and researchers new to survey research.

    Available with Perusall --an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class
    Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more .

  • Methods of Meta-Analysis : Correcting Error and Bias in Research Findings / Frank L. Schmidt, John E. Hunter
    HA 29 S36 2015eb
    This edition presents an evaluation of fixed versus random effects models for meta-analysis, new methods for correcting for indirect range restriction in meta-analysis, new developments in corrections for measurement error (including how to select the appropriate reliability coefficients to use), a discussion of a new Windows-based program package for applying the meta-analysis methods presented in the book, and a discussion of the theories of data underlying different approaches to meta-analysis. Coverage of these topics along with updated coverage of many other topics makes this book the most comprehensive text on meta-analysis methods available today.

  • Evaluability assessment : improving evaluation quality and use / Michael S. Trevisan, Washington State University, Tamara M. Walser, University of North Carolina Wilmington
    H 62 T667 2015eb

  • How to use SPSS syntax : an overview of common commands / Manfred te Grotenhuis, Chris Visscher
    HA 32 G75 2014eb

  • Epistemology and metaphysics for qualitative research / Tomas Pernecky
    H 62 P39 2016eb

  • The smartphone paradox : our ruinous dependency in the Device Age / Alan J. Reid
    HE 9713 R45 2018eb

  • Radio fun and the BBC variety department, 1922-67 : comedy and popular music on air / Martin Dibbs
    HE 8689.9 G7 D53 2019eb

  • Production of the 'Self' in the Digital Age / Yasmin Ibrahim
    HM 1066 I37 2018eb

  • Environmental economics / Barry C. Field, University of Massachusetts, Nancy D. Olewiler, Simon Fraser University
    HC 79 E5 F54 2015
    Environmental Economics provides students with an introduction to basic principles of environmental economics. It is about the way human decisions affect the quality of the environment; about how human values and institutions shape our demands for improvement in the quality; and, most especially, about how to design effective public policies to bring about these improvements. The Fourth Canadian Edition contains current content and policies relevant to the Canadian experience.

  • The anatomy of the case study / Gary Thomas & Kevin Myers
    H 63 T46 2015eb

  • The Sage handbook of survey methodology / edited by Christof Wolf, Dominique Joye, Tom W. Smith and Yang-chih Fu
    HA 31.2 S24 2016eb

  • The SAGE handbook of action research / edited by Hilary Bradbury
    HM 571 S325 2015eb

    The third edition of The SAGE Handbook of Action Research presents an updated version of the bestselling text, including new chapters covering emerging areas in healthcare, social work, education and international development, as well as an expanded 'skills' section which includes new consultant-relevant materials.

    Building on the strength of the previous landmark editions, Hilary Bradbury has carefully developed this edition to ensure it follows in their footsteps by mapping the current state of the discipline, as well as looking to the future of the field and exploring the issues at the cutting edge of the action research paradigm today.

    This volume is an essential resource for scholars and professionals engaged in social and political inquiry, healthcare, international development, new media, organizational research and education.

  • Evaluation practice for projects with young people : a guide to creative research / Kaz Stuart, Lucy Maynard, Caroline Rouncefield
    HV 1421 S78 2015eb

  • Trajectories and origins : survey on the diversity of the French population / Cris Beauchemin, Christelle Hamel, Patrick Simon, editors

  • The divided city : poverty and prosperity in urban America / Alan Mallach

  • Handbook of disaster research / Havidán Rodríguez, William Donner, Joseph E. Trainor, editors

  • Perspectives on Everyday Life : A Cross Disciplinary Cultural Analysis / Arthur Asa Berger

  • Queerness in play / editors, Todd Harper, Meghan Blythe Adams and Nicholas Taylor

  • Global cultures of contestation : mobility, sustainability, aesthetics & connectivity / Esther Peeren, Robin Celikates, Jeroen de Kloet, Thomas Poell, editors

  • Exploring contemporary issues in sexuality education with young people : theories in practice / Kathleen Quinlivan

  • Evolving diversity and interdependence of capitalisms : transformations of regional integration in EU and Asia / Robert Boyer [and 3 others] editors
    This book integrates three levels of political-economic analysis: first a comparative institutional analysis of the varieties of capitalism in both Europe and Asia, second a macroeconomic analysis of industrial structural change and economic dynamics of the national economies in Europe and Asia, and then an encompassing analysis of international production linkages and international financial instability which determine the long-term patterns of regional integration in Europe and Asia. The comparison of the European Union and ASEAN delivers some key conditions for a viable long-term regional economic integration to cope with contrasted capitalisms and growth regimes: either pragmatism in the choice of an exchange rate regime, or a form of fiscal federalism. The reader will also find a genuine analysis of the dynamism of the Chinese economy, a study on institutional changes and de-industrialization in Japan, and the increasing international production linkages among China, Japan, Korea, and ASEAN. It is shown how the enlargement of the European Union and the Euro triggered the diverging competitiveness and macroeconomic performances that led to the crisis of a six decades long economic and political process. This book is the result of long lasting Asian-European collaborative research. It is a milestone in the historical and comparative analysis along the régulation theory that aims at understanding the long-run transformations, renewed diversity and interdependence of capitalisms.

  • Credit-risk modelling : theoretical foundations, diagnostic tools, practical examples, and numerical recipes in Python / David Jamieson Bolder

  • Emerging Trends in Banking and Finance : 3rd International Conference on Banking and Finance Perspectives / Nesrin Ozatac, Korhan K. Gökmenoglu, editors

  • Economics, management and sustainability : essays in honour of Anup Sinha / Partha Ray, Runa Sarkar, Anindya Sen, editors
    HD82 .E26 2018

  • China's 40 years of economic reform and development : how the miracle was created / Xinli Zheng

  • Thomas Robert Malthus / David Reisman

  • Ruling or Serving Society? : The Case for Reforming Financial Services

  • Special Economic Zones and China's Development Path / Yitao Tao and Zhiguo Lu
    The book provides insights into the development of special economic zones, which are an important factor in the political and economic reforms in China. It discusses a number of topics, including the history and the modernization of special economic zones in China, the contributions of special economic zones to China's economic success and cultural change, as well as the new mission of special economic zones in the current economic-social context. Applying institutional economics and growth poles theory, it discusses the mechanism of China's path driven by special economic zone practices. The book is a valuable resource for researchers interested in special economic zones, political and institutional reforms and economic transformation during China's modernization.

  • The war within : private interests and the fiscal state in early-modern Europe / editors, Joël Félix and Anne Dubet

  • A Permanent Crisis : The Financial Oligarchy's Seizing of Power and the Failure of Democracy / Marc Chesney

  • Families and Technology / edited by Jennifer Van Hook, Susan M. McHale, Valarie King

  • Approaching consumer culture : global flows and local contexts / Evgenia Krasteva-Blagoeva, editor

  • Basic needs, wellbeing and morality : fulfilling human potential / editor, Darcia Narvaez

  • Narrative Landscapes of Female Sexuality in Africa : Collective Stories of Trauma and Transition / Samantha Van Schalkwyk

  • Large group decision making : creating decision support approaches at scale / Iván Palomares Carrascosa

  • Technological transformation in the global pulp and paper industry 1800-2018 : comparative perspectives / Timo Särkkä, Miquel Gutiérrez-Poch, Mark Kuhlberg

  • Economic and financial modelling with EViews : a guide for students and professionals / Abdulkader Aljandali and Motasam Tatahi

  • Building your online store with WordPress and WooCommerce : learn to leverage the critical role e-commerce plays in today's competitive marketplace / Lisa Sims

  • Modelling German covered bonds / Manuela Spangler

  • Introduction to stochastic finance / by Jia-An Yan

  • The Business Value of Developer Relations : How and Why Technical Communities Are Key To Your Success / Mary Thengvall ; with a foreword by Jono Bacon

  • Traceability in the dairy industry in Europe : theory and practice / Ignazio Mania, Amélia Martins Delgado, Caterina Barone, Salvatore Parisi

  • Statistical methods in social science research / S.P. Mukherjee, Bikas K. Sinha, Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay

  • Women in European Holocaust Films : Perpetrators, Victims and Resisters

  • Replicating Atonement : Foreign Models in the Commemoration of Atrocities

  • Talking bodies : interdisciplinary perspectives on embodiment, gender and identity / Emma Rees, editor

  • Provocative screens : offended audiences in Britain and Germany / Ranjana Das, Anne Graefer
    HE 8700.66 G7 D37 2017eb

  • Re-reading Spare Rib / Angela Smith, editor
    Spare Rib remains one of the most iconic symbols of Second Wave Feminism, its influence far out-living the span of its publication (1972-1993). This collection examines various aspects of the magazine - based on the digitised publication by the British Library in 2015 - in order to explore the ways in which it has influenced society in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, as well as the lives of individual readers. By analysing several articles from a modern, post-feminist perspective, and using cross-generational interviews of Spare Rib readers and reflective accounts of reading the publication, the significance and endurance of the publication is demonstrated. Written by both academics, experienced researchers and independent scholars alike, the inter-disciplinary nature of the text results in a multi-dimensional reading of Spare Rib suitable for both an academic and general readership interested in cultural and media studies.

  • Regimes of invisibility in contemporary art, theory and culture : image, racialization, history / Marina Gržinić, Aneta Stojnić, Miško Šuvaković

  • The wealth of virtual nations : videogame currencies / Adam Crowley

  • Labor in culture, or, Workers of the world(s) / Peter Hitchcock
    This book is a cultural critique of labor and globalization that considers whether one can represent the other. The cultural representation of labor is a challenge in how globalization is understood. Workers may be everywhere in the world but cultural correlatives are problematic. By elaborating cultural theory and practice this book examines why this might be so. If globalization unites workers via production and capital flows, it often writes over traditional or progressive forms of unity. Worlds of work have expanded in the last half century, yet labor has receded within cultural discourse. By considering critical and historical concepts in the workers' inquiry, the subject, and value, and provocative projects in cultural representation itself, this study expands our lexicon of labor to understand more fully what "workers of the world" means under globalization. As such the book offers broad appeal to students and teachers of Global and Cultural Studies and will interest all those who take seriously how the worker is articulated at a global scale.

  • Performing Korea

    This book offers an exploration of the intersection of Korean theatre practice with Western literary theatre. Gangnam Style, K-Pop, the Korean Wave : who hasn't heard of these recent Korean phenomena? Having spent two years in Korea as a theatrical and cultural 'tourist', Patrice Pavis was granted an unparalleled look at contemporary Korean culture. As well as analyzing these pop culture mainstays, however, he also discovered many uniquely Korean jewels of contemporary art and performance.

    Examining topics including contemporary dance, puppets, installations, modernized pansori, 'Koreanized' productions of European Classics and K-pop and its parody, this book provides a framework for an intercultural and globalized approach to Korean theatre. With the first three chapters of the book outlining methodology, the remaining chapters test - often deconstructing and transforming in the process - this framework, using focused case studies to introduce the reader to the cultural and artistic world of a nation with an increasing international presence in theatre and the arts alike.

  • Qualitative research for the social sciences / Marilyn Lichtman, Virginia Tech
    H 62 L482 2014eb
    Focusing on the integral role of the researcher, Qualitative Research for the Social Sciences uses a conversational writing style that draws readers into the excitement of the research process. Lichtman offers a balanced and nuanced approach, covering the full range of qualitative methodologies and viewpoints about the field, including coverage of social media as a tool to facilitate research or as a venue for study. After presenting theoretical concepts and a historical overview, Lichtman guides readers, step by step, through the research process, addressing issues of analyzing data, presenting completed research, and evaluating research. Real-world examples from across the social sciences provide both practical and theoretical information, helping readers understand abstract ideas and apply them to their own research.

  • Methods for quantitative macro-comparative research / Salvatore J. Babones, University of Sydney, Australia
    HA 29 B24 2014eb
    Will a one-child policy increase economic growth? Does globalization contribute to global warming? Are unequal societies less healthy than more egalitarian societies? It is questions like these that social scientists turn to quantitative macro-comparative research (QMCR) to answer. Although many social scientists understand statistics conceptually, they struggle with the mathematical skills required to conduct QMCR. This non-mathematical book is intended to bridge that gap, interpreting the advanced statistics used in QMCR in terms of verbal descriptions that any college graduate with a basic background in statistics can follow. It addresses both the philosophical foundations and day-to-day practice of QMCR in an effort to improve research outcomes and ensure policy relevance. A comprehensive guide to QMCR, the book presents an overview of the questions that can be answered using QMCR, details the steps of the research process, and concludes with important guidelines and best practices for conducting QMCR. The book assumes that the reader has a sound grasp of the fundamentals of linear regression modeling, but no advanced mathematical knowledge is required in order for researchers and students to read, understand, and enjoy the book. A conversational discussion style supplemented by 75 tables and figures makes the book's methodological arguments accessible to both students and professionals. Extensive citations refer readers back to primary discussions in the literature, and a comprehensive index provides easy access to coverage of specific techniques.

  • Statistics for criminal justice and criminology in practice and research : an introduction / Jack Fitzgerald, Jerry Fitzgerald
    HV7 415 F58 2014eb
    Statistics for Criminal Justice and Criminology in Practice and Research is an engaging and comprehensive introduction to the study of basic statistics for students pursuing careers as practitioners or researchers in both Criminal Justice and Criminology programs. This student-friendly text shows how to calculate a variety of descriptive and inferential statistics, recognize which statistics are appropriate for particular data analysis situations, and perform hypothesis tests using inferential statistics.But it is much more than a "cook book." It encourages readers to think critically about the strengths and limitations of the statistics they are calculating, as well as how they may be misapplied and misleading. Examples of statistics and statistical analyses are drawn from the worlds of the practitioner as well as the policymaker and researcher. Students will also gain a clear understanding of major ethical issues in conducting statistical analyses and reporting results, as well as insight into the realities of the life of researchers and practitioners as they use statistics and statistical analyses in their day-to-day activities.

  • Energy economics : theory and applications / Peter Zweifel, Aaron Praktiknjo, Georg Erdmann
    HD 9502 A2 Z84 2017eb
    This book provides an introduction to energy economics. It shows how to apply general economic theory as well as empirical and advanced econometric methods to explain the drivers of energy markets and their development. Readers learn about the specific properties of energy markets as well as the physical, technological, environmental, and geopolitical particularities of energy sources and products. The book covers all types of energy markets, ranging from liquid fuels, gaseous fuels, and solid fuels to electricity. It also addresses emission allowances, energy efficiency, and nuclear risks. The authors discuss the engineering properties of energy technologies including renewables, the economics of natural resources and environmental protection, market liberalization, and energy trade as well as the experience of the German energy transformation. This book will serve students as a textbook and practitioners as a reference for their understanding of energy markets and their development.

  • Integrating qualitative and quantitative methods : a pragmatic approach / David L. Morgan, Portland State University
    H 62 M6448 2014eb
    This is a book about research design. In particular, it is about research designs for projects that collect both qualitative and quantitative data, so that their combined strengths will accomplish more than would have been possible with any one method. The approach presented here is broadly interdisciplinary, because Mixed Methods Research has interested social scientists from a great many fields, including: Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Education, Evaluation, Nursing, Organizational Behavior, Psychology, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Health, Sociology, Social Work, and Urban Studies. Because this book emphasizes practical research designs, it will be most useful to practicing researchers -- including both students who intend to pursue such a career and those who already devote their energy to collecting and analyzing data. Whether you are a student or a more experienced researcher, you will learn how Mixed Methods Research gets done in the real world.

  • Interpreting Quantitative Data with IBM SPSS Statistics / Rachad Antonius
    HA 32 A58 2013eb
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