Opening up pathways: Reconsidering longitudinal health research
- The Social Sciences: Current Scene and Future Horizons. Ragab, Ibrahim A. // Journal of Social Sciences;2002, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p667
Social science theory and research in the Arab World is still dominated the traditional positivist/empiricist paradigm evolved in the West in the nineteenth century. Scholars in the region still sheepishly cling to the aprons of past generations of social scientists who had based their...
- Manifesto por las Ciencias Sociales. Calhoun, Craig; Wieviorka, Michel // Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Politicas y Sociales;ene-abr2013, Vol. 58 Issue 217, p29
A Spanish translation is presented of the article "Manifeste pour les sciences sociales" by Craig Calhoun and Michel Wieviorka, published in the French journal "Socio, Penser Global" (issue 1) in March, 2013. The authors reflect on the commonalities among social science researchers and comment...
- Towards Good Social Science. Moss, Scott; Edmonds, Bruce // Journal of Artificial Societies & Social Simulation;Oct2005, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p75
The paper investigates what is meant by "good science" and "bad science" and how these differ as between the natural (physical and biological) sciences on the one hand and social sciences on the other. We conclude on the basis of historical evidence that the natural science are much more heavily...
- Social science scholarship: An exercise in formulas. London, Herbert // Academic Questions;Spring92, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p8
Criticizes social science researchers who apply formula in their research. Predictability of articles on social science research; Cynicism about the researches.
- Colaboradores. // Estudios SociolÃ³gicos;ene-abr2009, Vol. 27 Issue 79, p321
The article presents information about the authors that contributed to the articles in this issue including German sociologist Niklas Luhmann, Mexican sociologist Adriana GarcÃa Andrade and Mexican anthropologist Alejandro Agudo SanchÃz.
- Sobre la naturaleza prÃ¡ctico-social del conocimiento social: a propÃ³sito de la sociologÃa reflexiva de Pierre Bourdieu. Farfán, H. Rafael // SociolÃ³gica;ene-abr2005, Vol. 20 Issue 57, p173
This article aims to examine Bourdieu's work using and critically reviewing the sociological concepts he developed in order to create a sociology of sociology. Thus, it tests not only today's sociology, but sociology in general to self-analyze it sociologically.
- Finding One's Way as a Geographer. DAHMANN, DONALD // Virginia Social Science Journal;2015, Vol. 50, p91
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience as a social scientist and geographer working on aspects of history, geography, and social-science research in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
- An Anthropologist Without a Tribe: A Memoir. Orlans, Harold // American Scholar;Autumn81, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p465
Examines the usefulness of social theory and method for the understanding of contemporary society through the author's work experience as a social scientist. Fascination with the mechanics and purposes of government and the nature of power; Dilemma of applied and policy research into named...
- The Quality of Retrospective Data. Beckett, Megan; DaVanzo, Julie; Sastry, Narayan; Panis, Constantijn; Peterson, Christine // Journal of Human Resources;Summer2001, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p593
The literature on reporting error provides insights into the quality of retrospective reports, particularly as it pertains to short-term recall. Less is understood about the generalizability of these findings to longer-term retrospective reports. We review studies analyzing the quality of...