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Partnership Patterns in the United States and across Europe: The Role of Education and Country Context

Brienna Perelli-Harris and Mark Lyons-Amos.

in Social Forces

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Sciences. 12634 words.

Patterns of partnership formation and dissolution are changing dramatically across the Western world. Some scholars have argued that women's trajectories of union formation and dissolution...

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Book. Subjects: Social Sciences. 1803 pages. 353649 words.

Oxford's unprecedented Dictionary of the Social Sciences is designed to break down the barriers between social science disciplines, as well as to make social scientific language...

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input–output analysis

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 203 words.

A method of economic analysis that treats the economy as a single system whose operations can be described in terms

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inquisitorial system

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 5 words.

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institutions

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 121 words.

Deeply embedded patterns of social practices or norms that play a significant role in the organization of society. Institutions can

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instrumentalism

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 309 words.

Refers (especially following Max Weber) to action conceived as a means to a separate and distinct end, as opposed

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instrumental variables

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 124 words.

Proxy variables used in statistical research to correct for sample selection bias and unobserved underlying variables in data. For example,

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instruments

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 5 words.

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integration

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 3 words.

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intellectuals

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 294 words.

Persons whose main activity is the production or evaluation of ideas. In most contexts, the term implies a degree of

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