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Activation through thick and thin: progressive approaches to labour market activation

Jonah D. Levy.

in Social Policy Review 16

July 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 8813 words.

This chapter states that progressive policy is not necessarily an alternative to economic liberalisation. This is because this dichotomous vision relies on a narrow and impoverished...

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activity theory

Mark Elliot, Ian Fairweather, Wendy Olsen and Maria Pampaka.

in A Dictionary of Social Research Methods

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 93 words.

An approach to conceptualizing the relationship between the individual subject and social reality by treating consciousness as located in everyday

Actor analysis in neural network research: the position of Germany

E C M Noyons and A F J van Raan.

in Research Evaluation

August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

In this paper the results of a bibliometric study of neural network research are presented. This evaluative study includes bibliometric mapping and actor analysis of main players in the...

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actor-network theory

Mark Elliot, Ian Fairweather, Wendy Olsen and Maria Pampaka.

in A Dictionary of Social Research Methods

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 131 words.

An approach to social theory and research, originating in the field of science studies. The theory emerged during the 1980s,

Actual problems of Russia's science and innovation policy

Levan Mindeli.

in Research Evaluation

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

The most topical problems of Russia's science and innovation policy are analysed. The causes of the current crisis in R&D are investigated along with the most important political decisions...

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Adam J. Berinsky (2004). Silent Voices. Public Opinion and Political Participation in America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 200 pp., ISBN 0–691–11587–7

Susan Herbst.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

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Adapting pension systems to labour market changes in western Europe

Giuliano Bonoli and Benoît Gay-des-Combes.

in Social Policy Review 15

July 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 8672 words.

This chapter reviews the reforms that were adopted in eight western European countries. It argues that the measures that were adopted depend on the institutional structure of the pension...

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Adaptive and Network Sampling for Inference and Interventions in Changing Populations

Steven K. Thompson.

in Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 8340 words.

In this paper, I discuss some of the wider uses of adaptive and network sampling designs. Three uses of sampling designs are to select units from a population to make inferences about...

Addressing the “Medical Malady”: Second-Level Agenda Setting and Public Approval of “Obamacare”1

Bethany Anne Conway.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

December 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics; Communication Studies; Media and Communication; Marketing; Political Behaviour. 4327 words.

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Administering rights for dependent subjects

Hartley Dean and Ruth Rogers.

in The ethics of welfare

March 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 9137 words.

This chapter focuses on a small sample of benefits administrators, working for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) in local offices in a district in England. It should be said that...

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ADOLESCENTS’ MIDPOINT RESPONSES ON LIKERT-TYPE SCALE ITEMS: NEUTRAL OR MISSING VALUES?

Quinten A W Raaijmakers.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

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Advancing participatory research

Jo Aldridge.

in Participatory research

November 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 4143 words.

This chapter draws together the key issues to emerge from the previous chapters of the book, focusing specifically on the advantages and challenges in participatory research, in order to...

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Advantages and dangers of ‘remote’ peer evaluation

Jochen Gläser and Grit Laudel.

in Research Evaluation

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Under conditions of an increasing scarcity of reviewer time, a ‘remote peer review’ of research organisations — conducted without meetings between assessors or with the assessed academics...

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Adventure playgrounds and me: bringing the past into the auto-ethnographic present

Tom Williams.

in Practice-based Research in Children's Play

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 6691 words.

This is a personal study aimed at exploring why adventure playgrounds (APGs) have had such a fascination for the author for over 40 years. It weaves a critical and narrative ethnography...

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Affective Priming in Political Campaigns: How Campaign-Induced Emotions Prime Political Opinions

Rinaldo Kühne, Christian Schemer, Jörg Matthes and Werner Wirth.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

December 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 8287 words.

Campaign priming is generally assumed to function through the activation of memory content. By focusing on specific issues or issue aspects, campaigns render corresponding cognitive...

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After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History, by DAVID A. HOLLINGER

James K Wellman.

in Sociology of Religion

September 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Social Research and Statistics; Sociology of Religion. 845 words.

Afterword: the emergent literature on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research evaluation

Julie Thompson Klein.

in Research Evaluation

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

The complexity of evaluating interdisciplinary (ID) and transdisciplinary (TD) research defies a single standard. Yet, common elements appear in the emergent literature. Five overriding...

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Age Differences in Value Orientation—Life Cycle or Cohort Effects?

Ottar Hellevik.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

A series of biennial surveys in Norway have found large age differences in value orientation, exceeding those found for other social background variables. What lies behind the age...

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Age discrimination in history

John Macnicol.

in Social Policy Review 18

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 8194 words.

This chapter offers an insightful historical analysis and outlines the age legislation linking it to four discernable trends: declining economic activity rates, demographic imperatives...

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The age of responsibility: social policy and citizenship in the early 21st century1

Lister Ruth.

in Social Policy Review 23

June 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 8363 words.

This chapter presents an analysis through the lens of citizenship. It outlines the dominant discourses of citizenship responsibility, discussing in particular how they have been articulated...

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