Coverart for item
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

Label
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
Dewey number
301.072
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JA86
LC item number
.G56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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 MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Mathematical prelude: a selective introduction to logic and set theory for social scientists -- I. Causal Models and Inference: 3. Causes-of-effects versus effects-of-causes; 4. Causal models; 5. Asymmetry; 6. Hume's two definitions of cause -- II. Within-Case Analysis: 7. Within-case versus cross-case causal analysis; 8. Causal mechanisms and process tracing; 9. Counterfactuals -- III. Concepts and Measurement: 10. Concepts: definitions, indicators, and error; 11. Meaning and measurement; 12. -- Semantics, statistics, and data transformations; 13. Conceptual opposites and typologies -- IV. Research Design and Generalization: 14. Case selection and hypothesis testing; 15. Generalizations; 16. Scope; 17. Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 238 p.
Isbn
9780691149714
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012010983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn782128021
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn827056175
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 MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Mathematical prelude: a selective introduction to logic and set theory for social scientists -- I. Causal Models and Inference: 3. Causes-of-effects versus effects-of-causes; 4. Causal models; 5. Asymmetry; 6. Hume's two definitions of cause -- II. Within-Case Analysis: 7. Within-case versus cross-case causal analysis; 8. Causal mechanisms and process tracing; 9. Counterfactuals -- III. Concepts and Measurement: 10. Concepts: definitions, indicators, and error; 11. Meaning and measurement; 12. -- Semantics, statistics, and data transformations; 13. Conceptual opposites and typologies -- IV. Research Design and Generalization: 14. Case selection and hypothesis testing; 15. Generalizations; 16. Scope; 17. Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 238 p.
Isbn
9780691149714
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012010983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn782128021
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn827056175

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
Processing Feedback ...