Introduction To Models In The Social Sciences / Edition 1 by Charles A. Lave, James G. March | | 9780819183811 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Introduction To Models In The Social Sciences / Edition 1

Introduction To Models In The Social Sciences / Edition 1

by Charles A. Lave, James G. March
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819183814

ISBN-13: 9780819183811

Pub. Date: 09/27/1993

Publisher: University Press of America

What is a model? How do you construct one? What are some common models in the social sciences? How can models be applied in new situations? What makes a model good? Focusing on answers to these and related questions, this multidisciplinary introduction to model building in the social sciences formulates interesting problems that involve students in creative model

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What is a model? How do you construct one? What are some common models in the social sciences? How can models be applied in new situations? What makes a model good? Focusing on answers to these and related questions, this multidisciplinary introduction to model building in the social sciences formulates interesting problems that involve students in creative model building and the process of invention. The book describes models of individual choice, exchange, adaptation, and diffusion. Throughout, student participation in analytical thinking is encouraged. Originally published in 1975 by HarperCollins Publishers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819183811
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
09/27/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
0.96(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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