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Theory Construction and Model-Building Skills: A Practical Guide for Social Scientists

@inproceedings{Jaccard2009TheoryCA,
  title={Theory Construction and Model-Building Skills: A Practical Guide for Social Scientists},
  author={J. Jaccard and J. Jacoby},
  year={2009}
}
I. BASIC CONCEPTS1. IntroductionOrganization of the BookTheories and Settings2. The Nature of UnderstandingThe Nature of RealityHow Reality Is ExperiencedConcepts: The Building Blocks of UnderstandingThe Nature of ConceptsConcepts, Constructs, and VariablesConceptual Systems: The Bases for Deeper UnderstandingCommunicationSummary and Concluding CommentsSuggested ReadingsKey TermsExercises3. Science as an Approach to UnderstandingSocially Based Approaches to UnderstandingCommonalities across All… Expand
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