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Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches

Elinor Scarbrough and Eric Tanenbaum


This volume is a collection of commissioned articles by 16 experts in social science methodology, each contribution introducing experienced social scientists to more advanced analytic techniques. The contributions explain the theoretical underpinnings of a particular technique, and illustrate the approach with a worked example. The techniques covered are the basic regression model and its extensions, linear structural equation modelling, log‐linear and latent class models, multi‐level modelling, and three extensions to modelling time series data. In these contributions, statistical notation is ... More

Keywords: discourse analysis, game theory, latent class models, log‐linear models, multi‐level models, rational choice theory, regression models, social sciences, structural equation modelling, time series

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Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198292371
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198292376.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elinor Scarbrough, editor
University of Essex
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Eric Tanenbaum, editor
University of Essex

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