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Opening Pandora's Box: A Sociological Analysis of Scientists' Discourse
Acknowledgements Preface 1. Scientists' discourse as a topic 2. A possible history of the field 3. Contexts of scientific discourse 4. Accounting for error 5. The truth will out 6. Constructing andExpand
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Researching Social Life
The Third Edition of Nigel Gilbert's hugely successful Researching Social Life covers the whole range of methods from quantitative to qualitative in a down-to-earth and unthreatening manner.Expand
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Referencing as Persuasion
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Innovation Networks - A Simulation Approach
A multi-agent simulation embodying a theory of innovation networks has been built and used to suggest a number of policy-relevant conclusions. Expand
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The Transformation of Research Findings into Scientific Knowledge
conducting detailed and 'micro'-scale studies of scientific research. This has often been accompanied by a belief that the sociology of science ought to be cast within an 'interpretive' rather thanExpand
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Understanding Social Statistics
Numbers, Data and Analysis Using Computers in Statistics Univariate Statistics Graphics for Display Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion Graphics for Analysis The Normal Curve Correlation andExpand
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Computers and conversation
This book includes eleven original chapters by leading researchers who are applying conversation analysis to HCI. Expand
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Computational Modelling of Public Policy: Reflections on Practice
This paper considers the role of computational models in policy making, and some of the challenges that need to be overcome if policy models are to make an effective contribution. Expand
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Problem Areas and Research Networks in Science
A general account is presented of the emergence, growth, and decline of scientific research networks and their associated problem areas. Research networks are seen to pass through three phases. TheExpand
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Putting Philosophy to Work: Karl Popper's Influence on Scientific Practice
‘I think Popper is incomparably the greatest philosopher of science that has ever been’, writes Sir Peter Medawar, winner of the Nobel Prize for medicine and himself an experienced analyst ofExpand
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