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Main Title Handbook of research methods in public administration /
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Yang, Kaifeng,
Miller, Gerald,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 124031948
ISBN 9780849353840; 084935384X
Subjects Public administration--Research--Methodology ; 8803 methods and techniques of the science of public administration--(NL-LeOCL)08059025X ; Forschungsmethode ; Verwaltungslehre ; Bestuurskunde ; Onderzoeksmethoden ; Fèorvaltning--forskning--metodik
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EHAM  JF1338.A2H34 2008 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 12/26/2012
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xxix, 959 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
Originally published: New York : M. Dekker, Ã1999. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Theory-based Public administration inquiry. The Logic of Inquiry in the Field of Public Administration / Norma M. Riccucci -- Theory / Hugh T. Miller -- Dealing with Multiple Paradigms in Public Administration Research / Kaifeng Yang, Yahong Zhang & Marc Holzer -- Where Do Research Questions Come From And How Are They Developed? / Sam J. Yeager -- Writing a Literature Review : The Art of Scientific Literature / Domonic A. Bearfield and Warren S. Eller -- Research design. Purpose and Significance of Research Design / Jonathan B. Justice -- The Research Problem, Method, and Serendipity : One Investigator's Journey / James S. Bowman -- Threats to Validity in Research Designs / Nicholas A. Giannatasio -- The Responsible Conduct of Social Research / Phyllis Coontz -- Qualitative Research Methods / Vache Gabrielian, Kaifeng Yang & Susan Spice -- Comparative Research in Public Administration : A Historical-Institutionalist Perspective / Robert S. Kravchuk -- Legal Research Methods / Julia Beckett -- Measurement and data collection. Describing and Measuring Phenomena in Public Administration / Lung-Teng Hu & Dorothy Olshfski -- Sampling and Data Collection / Alana Northrop and Shelly Arsneault -- Using the Survey as an Instrument of Inquiry in Research / Sarmistha Rina Majumdar -- Questionnaire Construction / Donijo Robbins -- Collecting Survey Data via Telephone : A Primer / Richard W. Schwester -- Obtaining Archival and Other Existing Records / Suzanne J. Piotrowski -- Data management. General Issues in Data Management / Roslyn K. Chavda -- Constructing Data Sets and Manipulating Data / Carmine Scavo -- Managing Large-Scale Electronic Data for Public Administration Research : An Information System Approach / Yu-Che Chen -- Basic quantitative analysis. Introduction to Data Analysis / Kamal Chavda -- Applying Matrix Algebra in Statistical Analysis / Sarmistha Rina Majumdar -- Univariate Analysis / Changhwan Mo -- Statistics for Nominal and Ordinal Data / Michael Margolis -- Analysis of Variance / Carmen Cirincione -- Linear Correlation and Regression / Leslie R. Alm and Susan G. Mason -- Advanced quantitative analysis. Multivariate Regression Analysis / Elizabeth A. Graddy and Lili Wang -- Multivariate Techniques for Dichotomous Dependent Variables: An Application to Public Policy / Mack C. Shelley -- Identifying Dimensions and Types in Public Administration Research : Introduction to Principal Component Analysis, Factor Analysis and Other Clustering Techniques / George Julnes -- Confirmatory Factor Analysis: A Practical Introduction / David H. Coursey -- Introduction to Panel Data Analysis: Concepts and Practices / Tae Ho Eom, Sock Hwan Lee and Hua Xu -- Forecasting Methods for Serial Data / Dan Williams -- Other techniques. Data Envelopment Analysis for Performance Assessment and Decision-Making : An Introduction / Patria De Lancer Julnes -- Content Analysis / Chieh-Chen Bowen and William M. Bowen -- Meta-Analysis / Chieh-Chen Bowen -- Q Methodology / Steven R. Brown & Dan W. Durning with Sally Selden -- Methods of Network Analysis / Simon A. Andrew and Richard C. Feiock -- Economic Modeling / Ronald John Hy and Jim R. Wollscheid -- Grounded Analysis : Going Beyond Description to Derive Theory from Qualitative Data / Ralph Brower and Hong-Sang Jeong -- Research Methods Using Geographic Information Systems / Akhlaque Haque -- Reporting, presentation, and teaching. Presenting Quantitative Research Results / Jane E. Miller -- Styles of Scholarship in Public Administration / Kyle Farmbry and Lamar Bennett -- Making the Translation: Strategies for Effective Data Presentation / Marc Holzer, Kathryn Kloby & Aroon Manoharan -- Influencing the Policy Process and Making Reports Usable to Citizens / Kathe Callahan -- Applying for Research Grants / Neil De Haan. Explores how systematic research methods could aid in understanding traditional questions in public administration as well as theoretical and practical questions. This book offers encyclopedic treatment of research designs with case studies; surveys research designs used in public administration and relates these designs to analytical methods.