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Introduction to Models in the Social Sciences
     

Introduction to Models in the Social Sciences

by Charles A. Lave, James G. March
 

ISBN-10: 0060438614

ISBN-13: 9780060438616

Pub. Date: 01/28/1975

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

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.

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ISBN-13:
9780060438616
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
01/28/1975
Pages:
407

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