Maximizing the Impacts of Your Research: A Handbook for Social Scientists
Publisher: LSE Public Policy Group 2011
Number of pages: 298
This Handbook opens the door to researchers achieving a more professional and focused approach to their research from the outset. It provides a large menu of sound and evidence-based advice and guidance on how to ensure that your work achieves its maximum visibility and influence with both academic and external audiences.
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by Robert Hanneman - Sage Publications, Inc
The book re-orients the way many social scientists build and work with theories, and it will prove of value to all practicing social science theorists. The author advocates computer simulation models to allow the formulation of more dynamic theories.
by Marcus Pivato - Trent University
An introduction to social choice theory, which uses mathematics to study the strengths/weaknesses of voting systems, arbitration schemes, and other methods of group decision making. Lots of pictures, requires only basic linear algebra.
Advancements in biology, electronics, engineering, and society result in many different futuristic scenarios. In this book, you will find a vast database of ideas pertaining to the discipline of futurology, as well as of current trends.
- National Academies Press
In exploring the occurrence of violence, researchers have recognized the tendency for violent acts to cluster, to spread from place to place, and to mutate from one type to another. Violent acts are often preceded or followed by other violent acts.