A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Author: G. Mitchell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351534857
Release Date: 2017-07-05
Genre: Social Science

Designed especially to meet the needs of beginners in all the social sciences, "A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences" follows its highly successful distinguished predecessor initially issued as "A Dictionary of Sociology" first published in 1968. Many of the entries have been revised and updated to keep abreast of the proliferation in the vocabulary of the social sciences. The volume remains on excellent single source for definitions in social research. The entries include social psychological terms, terms in social and cultural anthropology, terms common to political science, social administration and social work. In the choice of words, a generous definition of social science was employed, making the dictionary a very useful reference source for all beginners in the social sciences. Some terms are explained quite briefly while others are given lengthy treatment, according to the further assumptions that some sociological terms can imply. Thus, long entries are given on words, such as authority, consensus, phenomenology, role, social stratification, structuralism, whereas short and succinct entries suffice for words such, as agnate, eidos, or mores. A number of short biographical sketches are also included. The contributors are all scholars working in universities, predominantly in the United Kingdom and the United States. More than a glossary, "A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences" helps the student understand some of the theoretical considerations underlying the use of sociological terms, as well as something of their history, and therefore resembles an encyclopaedia in its scope and depth of information.

Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Author: Craig Calhoun
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195123715
Release Date: 2002-05-02
Genre: Social Science

Defines key terms in such areas as anthropology, sociology, political science, economics, human geography, cultural studies, and Marxism, and covers concepts, theories, schools of thought, methodologies, issues, and controversies.

A dictionary of the social sciences

Author: Julius Gould
Publisher: Free Press
ISBN: UOM:49015002860774
Release Date: 1964
Genre: Social Science

Describes approximately 1000 basic concepts in the form of essays by various authorities in the field.

The SAGE Dictionary of Statistics Methodology

Author: W. Paul Vogt
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483381787
Release Date: 2015-09-30
Genre: Reference

Written in a clear, readable style with a wide range of explanations and examples, The SAGE Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology, Fifth Edition by W. Paul Vogt and R. Burke Johnson is a must-have dictionary that reflects recent changes in the fields of statistics and methodology. Packed with 500 new definitions, terms, and graphics, the Fifth Edition is an ideal reference for researchers and professionals in the field and provides everything students need to read and understand a research report, including elementary terms, concepts, methodology, and design definitions, as well as concepts from qualitative research methods and terms from theory and philosophy.

The A Z of Social Research

Author: Robert Lee Miller
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761971335
Release Date: 2003-04-22
Genre: Social Science

The A-Z is a collection of entries ranging from qualitative research techniques to statistical testing and the practicalities of using the Internet as a research tool. Alphabetically arranged in accessible, reader-friendly formats, the shortest entries are 800 words long and the longest are 3000. Most entries are approximately 1500 words in length and are supported by suggestions for further reading.

A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Author: G. Duncan Mitchell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1138518433
Release Date: 2017-07-14
Genre:

Designed especially to meet the needs of beginners in all the social sciences, "A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences" follows its highly successful distinguished predecessor initially issued as "A Dictionary of Sociology" first published in 1968. Many of the entries have been revised and updated to keep abreast of the proliferation in the vocabulary of the social sciences. The volume remains on excellent single source for definitions in social research. The entries include social psychological terms, terms in social and cultural anthropology, terms common to political science, social administration and social work. In the choice of words, a generous definition of social science was employed, making the dictionary a very useful reference source for all beginners in the social sciences. Some terms are explained quite briefly while others are given lengthy treatment, according to the further assumptions that some sociological terms can imply. Thus, long entries are given on words, such as authority, consensus, phenomenology, role, social stratification, structuralism, whereas short and succinct entries suffice for words such, as agnate, eidos, or mores. A number of short biographical sketches are also included. The contributors are all scholars working in universities, predominantly in the United Kingdom and the United States. More than a glossary, "A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences" helps the student understand some of the theoretical considerations underlying the use of sociological terms, as well as something of their history, and therefore resembles an encyclopaedia in its scope and depth of information.

Dictionary Of The Social Sciences

Author: Hugo F. Reading
Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist
ISBN: 8171566057
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre:

Designed For Students Of The Social Sciences, Public Administration, Social Administration And Social Work, This Dictionary Will Also Be Useful To Those Who Work In Specialized Agencies And International Organisations.The Dictionary Defines Over 7,500 Terms, Covering All The Social Sciences With The Exception Of Economics And Linguistics. Those Economic And Linguistic Terms Which Are Frequently Used In The Other Social Sciences Are, However, Included, As Are Essential Terms From Subjects Peripheral To The Social Sciences. Important Statistical Terms Have Been Included, As Well As Terms Relating To Surveys, Questionnaires, Scales And Interviewing. As Concise As Possible Without Loss Of Meaning, The Definitions Are Hierarchical And Interrelated, Thus Giving The Work A Logical Unity.

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

Author: John Harris
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192516862
Release Date: 2018-01-09
Genre: Reference

This new edition has been fully revised and updated to provide over 1,800 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics overlapping with health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available. It also provides extended entries on specialisms such as children and families, domestic violence, and residential care, and has been extensively updated to include new legislation. Useful appendices include a glossary of acronyms and a Table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice, cross-referenced to Dictionary entries. Entry-level bibliographies and web links provide further resources and the web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. Written by two leading figures in the field, and a team of eleven contributors, A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care is a must-have for students of social work, social care, and related subjects, as well as for qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional development programmes.

Dictionary of Social Science

Author: Ramesh Chopra
Publisher: Gyan Publishing House
ISBN: 8182052203
Release Date: 2005-06-01
Genre: Social sciences

The present publication is an up-to-date, authentic and comprehensive dictionary of social sciences, which recognises that social science is a field in its own right, and with its own language, and that terms and their definitions are important for professionals and students of social sciences. It aims to provide clear, concise, and correct definitions and descriptions of the terms used in social sciences. The terminology of all the branches of social sciences are included in this work. This work is designed to be a comprehensive reference tool for social science professionals, students and laymen interested in social sciences. It is earnestly hoped that it will be an authoritative source to which one can turn with confidence for meaning and knowledge of the common, specialised and latest terms in social sciences and allied fields.

The SAGE Dictionary of Social Research Methods

Author: Victor Jupp
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
ISBN: 9781446238561
Release Date: 2006-04-18
Genre: Social Science

Bringing together the work of over eighty leading academics and researchers worldwide to produce the definitive reference and research tool for the social sciences, The SAGE Dictionary of Social Research Methods contains more than 230 entries providing the widest coverage of the all the main terms in the research process. It encompasses philosophies of science, research paradigms and designs, specific aspects of data collection, practical issues to be addressed when carrying out research, and the role of research in terms of function and context. Each entry includes: - A concise definition of the concept - A description of distinctive features: historical and disciplinary backgrounds; key writers; applications - A critical and reflective evaluation of the concept under consideration - Cross references to associated concepts within the dictionary - A list of key readings Written in a lively style, The SAGE Dictionary of Social Research Methods is an essential study guide for students and first-time researchers. It is a primary source of reference for advanced study, a necessary supplement to established textbooks, and a state-of-the-art reference guide to the specialized language of research across the social sciences.

The SAGE Dictionary of Statistics

Author: Duncan Cramer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 076194138X
Release Date: 2004-06-09
Genre: Social Science

The SAGE Dictionary of Statistics provides students and researchers with an accessible and definitive resource to use when studying statistics in the social sciences, reading research reports and undertaking data analysis.

Dictionary of Sociology

Author: Henry Pratt Fairchild
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442234079
Release Date: 1944-01-15
Genre: Social Science

Preface: Every science must have its special vocabulary or terminology. Sciences deal with ideas, thoughts, and concepts, and these must be expressed in words. Even the facts which are the groundwork of science must be set forth largely in words. No science, therefore, can have any more precision and exactitude than the words or other symbols, such as mathematical or chemical formulae, in which it is embodied. Quite generally, this situation calls for a special dictionary or glossary for each particular science.

From Aristotelian to Reaganomics

Author: R. C. S. Trahair
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313279616
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Trahair provides brief historical definitions for eponyms and some toponyms from a broad range of social sciences, with each entry including biographical and bibliographical information.