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Sociological Methodology, Volume 31, 2001

Sociological Methodology, Volume 31, 2001

Michael E. Sobel (Editor), Mark P. Becker (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-23219-3

Dec 2001

350 pages

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$239.95

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This annual volume, sponsored by the American Sociological Association, focuses on methods of research in the social sciences. Published to advance empirical research in sociology and related disciplines, Sociolgical Methodology is a valuable aid to the understanding and use of methodologies, providing readers with the techniques and perspectives on research needed to strengthen sociological reasoning. Each volume is a crucial addition to social research libraries worldwide and an important record of the current state of methodology.
  • Presents a longitudinal investigation of child development and family well-being during the first decade of life for children with Down syndrome
  • Findings of the volume suggets methods of improving quality of life through changes in policy and practice in caregiving
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Information for Authors.

In This Volume.

1. Statistics in Sociology, 1950-2000: A Selective Review: Adrian E. Rafterey.

2. A Framework for the Study of Individual Behavior and Social Interactions: Steven N. Durlauf.

Discussion: Comment on Steven Durlauf's 'A Framework for the Study of Individual Behavior and Social Interactions': Samuel Bowles.

Discussion: Modeling Social Interdependence: Is It in the Structure or in our Hearts? Lin Tao and Christopher Winship.

Discussion: Potential Applications and Extensions for a Choice-Based Social Interaction Framework: Aimee R. Dechter.

Rejoinder: Steven N. Durlauf.

3. Analysis of Categorical Response Profiles by Informative Summaries: Zvi Gilula and Shelby J. Haberman.

4. Statistical methods and Graphical Displays for Analyzing How the Association Between Two Qualitative Variables Differs Among Countries, Among Groups, or Over Time. Part II: Some Exploratory Techniques, Simple Models, and Simple Examples: Leo A. Goodman and Michael Hout.

5. Latent Class Factor and Cluster Models, Bi-Plots and Related Graphical Displays: Jay Magisdon and Jeroen K. Vermunt.

6. Covariance Models for Latent Structure in Longitudinal Data: Marc A. Scott and Mark S. Handcock.

7. The Cohesiveness of Blocks in Social Networks: Connectivity and Conditional Density: Douglas White and Frank Harary.

8. The Statistical Evaluation of Social Network Dynamics: Tom A.B. Snijders.


  • Presents a longitudinal investigation of child development and family well-being during the first decade of life for children with Down syndrome.
  • Findings of the volume suggets methods of improving quality of life through changes in policy and practice in caregiving.