Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 19, 2001

Women's Health Research

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Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN,Nancy Fugate Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826197167

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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This book demonstrates that nurses have made an important contribution to the advancement and expansion of women's health knowledge. Selecting the health issues of most importance to women, the editors have assembled leading nurse researchers to review, summarize, and critique nursing research within each area. A general overview of the field is also provided. Contributors include Angela McBride, Linda Andrist, Janice Humphreys, and Jacquelyn Campbell. Also contributing are Kathleen MacPherson and Nancy King Reame, nurse members of the original Boston Women's Health Collective, which authors OUR BODIES, OURSELVES.

Personalauswahl in der Wissenschaft

Evidenzbasierte Methoden und Impulse für die Praxis

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Author: Claudia Peus,Susanne Braun,Tanja Hentschel,Dieter Frey

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 366248112X

Category: Psychology

Page: 294

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Dieses Buch bietet Personalverantwortlichen an Hochschulen und anderen Forschungseinrichtungen einen praxisnahen Überblick über Grundlage und Methoden einer erfolgreichen Personalauswahl. Neben personalpsychologischem Basiswissen werden Besonderheiten der Auswahl im Wissenschaftskontext vermittelt (Berufungsverfahren an Universitäten, Geschlecht und Personalauswahl u.a.) und ein idealtypischer Auswahlprozess dargestellt (Anforderungsanalysen, Gestaltung von Stellenausschreibungen, Unterlagensichtung, Arbeitsproben, Bewerbungsinterviews u.a.). Ein weiteres Kapitel widmet sich den Besonderheiten bei der Auswahl von Professorinnen und Professoren und abschließend werden Fallbeispiele zu Standards und erfolgreichen Projekten im deutschsprachigen Raum vorgestellt. Ein Buch für Personalverantwortliche an Universitäten und anderen Forschungseinrichtungen sowie Professorinnen und Professoren aller Fachrichtungen.

The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 19, Number 2 (Fall 2014)

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Author: Clark W. Sorensen,Donald Baker

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442246472

Category: History

Page: 248

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The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies. In 1979 Dr. James Palais (PhD Harvard 1968), former UW professor of Korean History edited and published the first volume of the Journal of Korean Studies. For thirteen years it was a leading academic forum for innovative, in-depth research on Korea. In 2004 former editors Gi-Wook Shin and John Duncan revived this outstanding publication at Stanford University. In August 2008 editorial responsibility transferred back to the University of Washington. With the editorial guidance of Clark Sorensen and Donald Baker, the Journal of Korean Studies (JKS) continues to be dedicated to publishing outstanding articles, from all disciplines, on a broad range of historical and contemporary topics concerning Korea. In addition the JKS publishes reviews of the latest Korea-related books.

Lernen mit Controllinginformationen

Empirische Untersuchung in deutschen Industrieunternehmen

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Author: Daniel Steiners

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322818934

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 285

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Daniel Steiners zeigt, dass verschiedene Arten der Nutzung von Controllinginformationen sich unterschiedlich auf verschiedene Arten des Lernens bei Geschäftsführern und auf den Unternehmenserfolg auswirken.

Advances in Taxation

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Author: Toby Stock

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 0857241400

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 193

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Features articles that deal with the various aspects of taxation. This title also addresses tax policy issues at the federal, state, local, or international level.

Advances in Criminological Theory, Volume 1

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Author: William S. Laufer,Freda Adler

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9781412816472

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Titles: v.3 Facts, frameworks, and forecasts ; v.4 New directions in criminological theory.

Beyond Health Insurance

Public Policy to Improve Health

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Author: Robert Kaestner,Anthony Lo Sasso,Lorens Helmchen

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1848551819

Category: Medical

Page: 206

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Much of the debate about health policy in the US has focused on the availability of health insurance coverage and the number of individuals who are uninsured. It is known that the United States spends approximately twice as much per capita on health care, but there is little difference in population health between the US and other nations.

Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice

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Author: Delwyn G. Fredlund,Hendry Rahardjo,Murray D. Fredlund

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118280504

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 944

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The definitive guide to unsaturated soil— from theworld's experts on the subject This book builds upon and substantially updates Fredlund andRahardjo's publication, Soil Mechanics for UnsaturatedSoils, the current standard in the field of unsaturated soils.It provides readers with more thorough coverage of the state of theart of unsaturated soil behavior and better reflects the manner inwhich practical unsaturated soil engineering problems are solved.Retaining the fundamental physics of unsaturated soil behaviorpresented in the earlier book, this new publication places greateremphasis on the importance of the "soil-water characteristic curve"in solving practical engineering problems, as well as thequantification of thermal and moisture boundary conditions based onthe use of weather data. Topics covered include: Theory to Practice of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics Nature and Phase Properties of Unsaturated Soil State Variables for Unsaturated Soils Measurement and Estimation of State Variables Soil-Water Characteristic Curves for Unsaturated Soils Ground Surface Moisture Flux Boundary Conditions Theory of Water Flow through Unsaturated Soils Solving Saturated/Unsaturated Water Flow Problems Air Flow through Unsaturated Soils Heat Flow Analysis for Unsaturated Soils Shear Strength of Unsaturated Soils Shear Strength Applications in Plastic and LimitEquilibrium Stress-Deformation Analysis for Unsaturated Soils Solving Stress-Deformation Problems with Unsaturated Soils Compressibility and Pore Pressure Parameters Consolidation and Swelling Processes in Unsaturated Soils Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice isessential reading for geotechnical engineers, civil engineers, andundergraduate- and graduate-level civil engineering students with afocus on soil mechanics.

Books in Print

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Cooperative Agents

Applications in the Social Sciences

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Author: N.J. Saam,B. Schmidt

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401711771

Category: Computers

Page: 216

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Agent-based modelling on a computer appears to have a special role to play in the development of social science. It offers a means of discovering general and applicable social theory, and grounding it in precise assumptions and derivations, whilst addressing those elements of individual cognition that are central to human society. However, there are important questions to be asked and difficulties to overcome in achieving this potential. What differentiates agent-based modelling from traditional computer modelling? Which model types should be used under which circumstances? If it is appropriate to use a complex model, how can it be validated? Is social simulation research to adopt a realist epistemology, or can it operate within a social constructionist framework? What are the sociological concepts of norms and norm processing that could either be used for planned implementation or for identifying equivalents of social norms among co-operative agents? Can sustainability be achieved more easily in a hierarchical agent society than in a society of isolated agents? What examples are there of hybrid forms of interaction between humans and artificial agents? These are some of the sociological questions that are addressed.

Advancing Gender Research from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Centuries

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Author: Marcia Texler Segal,Vasilikie Demos

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 184855026X

Category: Social Science

Page: 302

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Consists of essays that discuss and analyze the 19th Century writings of Harriet Martineau (British Author), considered to be early examples of sociology and gender studies. Continuing in the tradition established by the "Advances in Gender Research" series, this title explores gender as a social institution and social construct.

Work and Organizations in China after Thirty Years of Transition

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Author: Lisa Keister

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1848557302

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 454

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Thirty years of economic change have fundamentally altered the nature of organizations and work in China. This volume brings together the research by many of the top scholars studying these issues and provides a glimpse into the state of thinking on organizations and work at the start of the fourth decade of transition.

Methodological Advances in Research on Emotion and Education

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Author: Michalinos Zembylas,Paul A. Schutz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319290495

Category: Education

Page: 299

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This volume presents different conceptual and theoretical frameworks as well as research methods that have helped educational researchers to study emotions. It includes innovative approaches that push the methodological boundaries that have served educational researchers until now and proposes new ways of researching emotions in educational contexts. In particular, this edited volume provides a historical frame for studying emotions. It connects theoretical/epistemological views with choice of research methods and describes specific methods helpful in doing research on emotions as they are grounded in different theoretical and disciplinary traditions such as psychology, philosophy, sociology, history, political science, cultural studies, and feminist studies. Finally, it appreciates the contextual and international dimensions of studying emotions in education and contributes to ongoing debates about the implications of our methodological choices for understanding emotion in education. This combination of variety, timeliness, potential for transformation of the field, and uniqueness make this a very valuable resource to introduce new scholars in the field alongside established scholars.

Immigration and Health

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Author: Reanne Frank

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1787432513

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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This book brings together leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines to provide a comprehensive account of the health and well-being of one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population: immigrants and their descendants. Re-orientating present-day debates over immigration, it sheds new light on understanding of population health.

Psychische Mechanismen und sozialwissenschaftliche Erklärung

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Author: Michael Mark

Publisher: Mohr Siebrek Ek

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 293

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English summary: In this work, the author compares different concepts of conformity to laws in the social sciences. He explains how some methodological problems can be neutralized if laws are interpreted as statements about theoretical contexts and not as statements about empirical regularities. German description: Sozialwissenschaftliche Erklarungen bleiben oft hinter dem wissenschaftstheoretischen Ideal zuruck, wonach eine Vielzahl empirischer Befunde aus umfassenden Theorien mit hoher Erklarungsleistung abgeleitet werden. Die aus einem positivistisch gepragten Wissenschaftsverstandnis resultierende Jagd nach empirischen Regularitaten wurde bereits von Lewin als Ausdruck eines 'aristotelischen' Wissenschaftsverstandnisses kritisiert.Michael Mark zeigt, dass die von Lewin geforderte 'galileische' Wende moglich wird, wenn man Gesetzesaussagen nicht langer als Aussagen uber Zusammenhange zwischen empirischen Variablen deutet, sondern stattdessen in Anlehnung an Cartwright als Aussagen uber Zusammenhange zwischen theoretischen Entitaten interpretiert. Cartwright zeigte, dass selbst physikalische Gesetze im allgemeinen nur ceteris paribus gelten. Michael Mark legt nun dar, dass sozialwissenschaftliche Gesetze ebenfalls nicht deskriptiv vollstandig sind. Sie beschreiben vielmehr nomologische Mechanismen, die in empirischen Anwendungsfallen nicht in Reinform, sondern stets in Form einer Interaktion mehrerer Mechanismen zur Wirkung kommen. Dies ist der Grund, weshalb man auf empirischer Ebene keine allgemeingultigen Gesetze findet.Michael Mark untersucht bestehende Forschungsprogramme daraufhin, ob sie sich als metatheoretische Modelle zur Integration sozialwissenschaftlicher Aussagen eignen. Ein von Malewski entworfenes Integrationsmodell entwickelt er so weiter, dass es den Konsequenzen des geschilderten Theorieverstandnisses Rechnung tragt. In einer Reihe von sozialpsychologischen und soziologischen Fallstudien demonstriert er die Fruchtbarkeit des entwickelten Ansatzes. Es zeigt sich, dass durch diesen Ansatz die Erklarungsleistung deutlich verbessert werden kann.

Social Justice in Human Relations Volume 2

Societal and Psychological Consequences of Justice and Injustice

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Author: Herman Steensma,Riël Vermunt

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1489926291

Category: Psychology

Page: 290

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Justice plays an important role in our culture. The topic of justice has attracted the attention of scholars all over the world. Beginning in 1985, a continuing series of international conferences on social justice in The Netherlands at which scientists present and discuss started papers, exchange information, and choose new roads to theory build ing. In this volume, a selection of papers, presented at the International Conference on Social Justice in Human Relations (Leiden, 1986) is published. There has been some refinement and improvement, thanks to the comments made by experts in the field. The chapters in this volume represent second (and, in some cases, even third or fourth) versions of the papers. As organizers of the conference and editors of this volume, we hope that the reader will be pleased by the content and the high quality of the chapters. There is some diversity, but there also are some common themes. We have organized the chapters with respect to what we think are two important themes: (1) behavioral and attitudinal reactions to (in) justice and (2) macrojustice. These categories are not mutually exclusive, for some chapters could have been placed in both categories. Still, we think the distinction between these themes has value.