Maximizing the Impacts of Your Research: A Handbook for Social Scientists
Publisher: LSE Public Policy Group 2011
Number of pages: 298
This Handbook opens the door to researchers achieving a more professional and focused approach to their research from the outset. It provides a large menu of sound and evidence-based advice and guidance on how to ensure that your work achieves its maximum visibility and influence with both academic and external audiences.
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by Marcus Pivato - Trent University
An introduction to social choice theory, which uses mathematics to study the strengths/weaknesses of voting systems, arbitration schemes, and other methods of group decision making. Lots of pictures, requires only basic linear algebra.
by Jan van Eijck, Rineke Verbrugge - Amsterdam University Press
Compiling discussions involving a number of researchers from various academic fields, this volume details the many ways in which the seemingly abstract disciplines of logic and computer science can be used to analyze contemporary social problems.
by Peter Narvaez - Utah State University Press
The studies in this book examine specific interactions of text and social context (wakes, festivals, disasters) that shape and generate laughter. Uniquely, however, the essays here peruse a remarkable paradox -- the convergence of death and humor.
Advancements in biology, electronics, engineering, and society result in many different futuristic scenarios. In this book, you will find a vast database of ideas pertaining to the discipline of futurology, as well as of current trends.