Sharing Social Science Data: Advantages and Challenges

Sharing Social Science Data: Advantages and Challenges

by Joan E. Sieber
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803940831

ISBN-13: 9780803940833

Pub. Date: 02/12/1991

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book represents the major accomplishments of social scientists who have pioneered in data sharing, highlighting the advantages for social science. It includes an examination of the reasons for data sharing, the specific sharing practices in various disciplines, the factors affecting the usefulness of shared data and individual and institutional concerns about

Overview

This book represents the major accomplishments of social scientists who have pioneered in data sharing, highlighting the advantages for social science. It includes an examination of the reasons for data sharing, the specific sharing practices in various disciplines, the factors affecting the usefulness of shared data and individual and institutional concerns about data sharing. It will be useful to academics across the social sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803940833
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/12/1991
Series:
SAGE Focus Editions Series, #128
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Joan E Sieber
Sharing Social Science Data
PART ONE: EXAMPLES OF DATA SHARING APPROACHES
Sharing Data in the Population Sciences - V Jeffery Evans
Domestic and International Trends
Sharing Anthropological Data with Peers and Third World Hosts - Douglas White
Sharing Confidential and Sensitive Data in Criminal and Civil Justice Research - Robert F Boruch, Albert Reiss, Joel Garner and Kinley Larntz
PART TWO: ELEMENTS OF SUCCESSFUL SHARING
The Science of Data Sharing - Martin David
Documentation
Establishing and Operating a Social Science Data Archive - Josephina J Card and James L Peterson
Use of Shared Data Sets in Teaching Statistics and Methodology - Joan E Sieber and Bruce E Trumbo
PART THREE: CHALLENGES
Social Scientists' Concerns About Sharing Data - Joan E Sieber
Normative Issues in Data Sharing - Vivian Weil and Rachelle Hollander

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