Category: Methodology

  • The Greening of Pharmaceutical Engineering: Practice, by M. R. Islam, Jaan S. Islam, Gary M. Zatzman, M. Safiur

    By M. R. Islam, Jaan S. Islam, Gary M. Zatzman, M. Safiur Rahman, M. A. H. Mughal

    The pharmaceutical is without doubt one of the most crucial industries on this planet, supplying new drugs, vaccines, and therapies to an international population.  it's a large undefined, valuable of a deep and thorough exam of its procedures and chemistry, with a view towards sustainability.  The authors describe what's and is not actually sustainable, providing a brand new procedure and a brand new definition of the sustainability of pharmaceutical and chemical engineering and the technology at the back of it.  it is a state of the art paintings, aimed toward engineers, scientists, researchers, chemists, and scholars.
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  • Social Things: An Introduction to the Sociological Life by Charles Lemert

    By Charles Lemert

    In fifteen years, Charles Lemert's Social Things has turn into a much-loved glossy vintage between lecturers, scholars, and plenty of different readers for introducing the sociological mind's eye via full of life, memorable tales and interpretations. This 5th version is clean: the historical past of sociology part is up-to-date to include new discussions of ways sociological rules have unfold into quite a few different fields to notify the hot post-disciplinary social idea; the booklet now contains unique but virtually bright displays of globalization, queer thought, severe race concept, and lots more and plenty else; and a wholly new bankruptcy, ''Global issues on a delicate Planet,'' addresses the environmental crises that problem our worldwide international. Lemert specializes in man-made failures just like the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill in 2010 and typical tragedies just like the 2011 earthquakes and tsunami in Japan during which the fragility of prepared human existence and the sociological incompetence of many social constructions are dramatically illustrated
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  • LISREL approaches to interaction effects in multiple by James J. Jaccard, Choi K. Wan

    By James J. Jaccard, Choi K. Wan

    With certain examples, this ebook demonstrates using the pc application LISREL and the way it may be utilized to the research of interactions in regression frameworks. The authors ponder a variety of functions together with: qualitative moderator variables; longitudinal designs; and product time period research. They describe types of dimension blunders after which current a dialogue of latent variable representations of size mistakes which serves because the starting place for the analyses defined in later chapters. ultimately they provide a short advent to LISREL and convey the way it can be utilized to execute the analyses. Readers can use this booklet with none previous education in LISREL and should locate it a great advent to analytic tools that care for the matter of dimension errors within the research of interactions.
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  • The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in by Naoko Saito

    By Naoko Saito

    Within the identify of potency, the perform of schooling has end up ruled by means of neoliberal ideology and tactics of standardization and quantification. Such makes an attempt to make all points of perform obvious and topic to systematic accounting lack sensitivity to the invisible and the silent, to anything within the human situation that can't comfortably be expressed in an either-or shape. looking choices to such traits, Saito reads Dewey’s proposal of revolutionary schooling throughout the lens of Emersonian ethical perfectionism (to borrow a time period coined via Stanley Cavell). She elucidates a religious and aesthetic measurement to Dewey’s concept of development, one significantly richer than what Dewey on my own offers in his in general clinical terminology.
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  • Strukturelle Evolution und das Weltsystem: Theorien, by Gerhard Preyer

    By Gerhard Preyer

    Der vorliegende Band profiliert die veränderte scenario der soziologischen Theoriebildung und der Gesellschaftstheorie, die sich infolge der Globalisierung seit Anfang der 1990er Jahre eingestellt hat. Die veränderte scenario betrifft die Zentrum- und Peripheriekonstellation, die institutionellen Veränderungen der Funktionssysteme, die askriptive Solidarität und die Struktur des Weltsystems. Die Neufassung der Theorie der strukturellen Evolution der gesellschaftlichen Kommunikation, der Soziologie der Mitgliedschaft und der Evolution der politischen Ordnungen wird dadurch eingeleitet. Damit ging einher, dass die kulturellen Orientierungen der Moderne und die Institutionen der modernen Gesellschaft herausgefordert, geprüft und verändert wurden. Die Moderne wird von der soziologischen Theorie nicht mehr als ein unvollendetes Projekt im Zeitalter der Globalisierung und der Postmoderne reinterpretiert. Das hat zum Umbau der überlieferten Theorien der strukturellen Evolution, der Modernisierungstheorie und der Differenzierungstheorie geführt, auf die wir bereits in der soziologischen Theorie zurückblicken.

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  • In Search of Community: Essays in Memory of Werner Stark, by Eileen B. Leonard, Herman Strasser

    By Eileen B. Leonard, Herman Strasser

    Looking for neighborhood is a suite of 13 essays through former scholars of Dr. Werner Stark, influential historian of social suggestion. The paintings opens with an advent succinctly pertaining to an overview of Stark's life's paintings encompassing the ancient framework that affects him, and the non-public occasions that form his outlook and scholarship. The essayists deal with the complete variety of principal topics of the sociological self-discipline by way of concentrating on 4 components of clinical debate: the epistemic (Sociology of Knowledge), the theoretical (Social Thought), the societal (Social Bond), and the non secular (Sociology of Religion). these 4 parts have been additionally of major quandary to Werner Stark and his remarkable variety and intensity of information is mirrored during this number of essays.
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  • Models for Uncertainty in Educational Testing by Nicholas T. Longford

    By Nicholas T. Longford

    A topic working via this ebook is that of creating inference approximately assets of edition or uncertainty, and the writer indicates how information regarding those assets can be utilized for better estimation of convinced effortless amounts. among the subjects lined are: essay score, summarizing item-level homes, equating of assessments, small-area estimation, and incomplete longitudinal experiences. all through, examples are given utilizing genuine info units which exemplify those purposes.

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