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A ‘pivotal moment’? Education policy in England, 2005

Alan Dyson, Kirstin Kerr and Mel Ainscow.

in Social Policy Review 18

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 5880 words.

This chapter argues that the Labour government reached a pivotal point in its third term, in relation to its two long-standing objectives of raising educational performance, while also...

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A (More) Perfect Union? Religion, Politics, and Competing Stories of America

Ruth Braunstein.

in Sociology of Religion

May 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Social Research and Statistics; Sociology of Religion. 11191 words.

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Donald Trump’s calls to “Make America great again” loosely unified a Republican coalition divided over policy, priorities, and style. In contrast,...

a/b test

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. 113 words.

A form of *field experiment whereby the users of a service are randomly allocated to different treatments when they

abduction

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. 110 words.

A logical method of deriving conclusions from a range of observations. The principle is that one chooses the most likely

Abetting atrocities? Reporting the perspectives of perpetrators in research on violence

Michael Broache.

in Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence

January 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 5791 words.

This chapter explores ethical dilemmas arising from research involving perpetrators of atrocities, specifically the possibility that such research may aid perpetrators and abet future...

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Abstract Principle Versus Concrete Interest: A Study of Education and Political Opinion in Hong Kong

Joseph Man Chan, Kenneth K. L. Chau and Francis L. F. Lee.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

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

Education is one of the fundamental forces shaping people's political opinions. Past studies in the West have shown that education increases people's support for abstract democratic...

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Academic Blogs

Jimmie Manning.

in The Oxford Handbook of Methods for Public Scholarship

September 2019; p ublished online September 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 14237 words.

Academic blogs are an increasingly popular form of social media that allow scholars to enact public engagement. This chapter examines academic blogs as scholarship, blogs about scholarship,...

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Academic patenting in Europe: new evidence from the KEINS database

Francesco Lissoni, Patrick Llerena, Maureen McKelvey and Bulat Sanditov.

in Research Evaluation

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

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

The paper provides summary statistics from the KEINS database on academic patenting in France, Italy, and Sweden. It shows that academic scientists in those countries have signed many more...

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Academic patents as an indicator of useful research? A new approach to measure academic inventiveness

Martin Meyer.

in Research Evaluation

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

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

Academic patents may be a more accurate measure of inventive output generated by academics than university-owned patents. Using Finnish data, a comparative analysis suggests that number of...

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Academic research evaluation in Australia: some implications of proposed higher education reforms

Tim Turpin.

in Research Evaluation

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

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

Australia's system for evaluating publicly funded academic research has been characterised by a number of difficulties. Firstly, the institutions primarily involved in carrying out research...

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Academics Writing for a Broader Public Audience

Phillip Vannini and Sarah Abbott.

in The Oxford Handbook of Methods for Public Scholarship

September 2019; p ublished online September 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 10390 words.

Despite continued appeals by funding bodies, universities, and academy-based professional organizations to engage in knowledge mobilization, few academic researchers have made convincing...

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The academy and beyond: applied social research in the real world

David Byrne.

in Applying social science

February 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 7758 words.

This chapter considers the existing and proper relationship between social science as practiced in the academy (that is, in institutions of higher education and related bodies) and in...

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accelerated longitudinal design

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. 116 words.

A combination of *cross-sectional and *longitudinal designs for the study of individuals over time. An accelerated longitudinal design

Accountability, performance assessment, and evaluation: Policy pressures and responses from research councils

Creso M. Sá, Andrew Kretz and Kristjan Sigurdson.

in Research Evaluation

June 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 8879 words.

This study identifies contemporary government accountability requirements impacting research councils in North America and Europe and investigates how councils deal with such demands. This...

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Accountability, Representation and Satisfaction with Democracy

Ian McAllister.

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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Accounting for Nonignorable Unit Nonresponse and Attrition in Panel Studies with Refreshment Samples

Tracy A. Schifeling, Christine Cheng, Jerome P. Reiter and D. Sunshine Hillygus.

in Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 10813 words.

Panel surveys typically suffer from attrition, which can lead to biased inference when basing analysis only on cases that complete all waves of the panel. Unfortunately, the panel data...

Accounting for universities’ impact: using augmented data to measure academic engagement and commercialization by academic scientists

Markus Perkmann, Riccardo Fini, Jan-Michael Ross, Ammon Salter, Cleo Silvestri and Valentina Tartari.

in Research Evaluation

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 8313 words.

We present an approach that aims to comprehensively account for scientists’ academic engagement and commercialization activities. While previous research has pointed to the economic and...

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ACCURACY AND ERROR IN ELECTORAL FORECASTS: THE CASE OF MEXICO

Ulises Beltrán and Marcos Valdivia.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

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

Forecast errors in preelectoral polls are common. Since the Nicaraguan Election in 1990, a common assumption is that where democratic practices are not equal to those of the developed...

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Accuracy of Pre-Election Polls for the 2006 Italian Parliamentary Election: Too Close to Call

Mario Callegaro and Giancarlo Gasperoni.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 8614 words.

In this article, we analyze the accuracy of over 70 published and 19 unpublished pre-election polls reporting results pertaining to the April 2006 election for the Chamber of Deputies in...

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Acknowledgement of Reviewers

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 291 words.

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