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Analyzing Social and Political Change

Analyzing Social and Political Change
A Casebook of Methods

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July 1994 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Understanding change over time is a central concern for research in sociology, political science, education, geography and related disciplines. It is also an issue which presents significant methodological problems, in response to which different techniques have been developed - for example, time series analysis, multilevel models, log-linear models and event history analysis. Outlining the nature of such techniques, this accessible collection covers: the respective values of cross-sectional and longitudinal data in the analysis of change; the variety of methods available for the analysis of change over time; the types of research objective to which various techniques are suited; the limitations and constraints of individual methods; and the different philosophies which underlie particular approaches.

Richard B Davies and Angela Dale
Richard B Davies
From Cross-Sectional to Longitudinal Analysis
Clive Payne, Joan Payne and Anthony Heath
Modelling Trends in Multi-Way Tables
John Micklewright
The Analysis of Pooled Cross-Sectional Data
John Bynner
Analyzing Change Over Time Using LISREL
Ian Plewis
Longitudinal Multilevel Models
Nancy Tuma
Event History Analysis
Rolf Langeheine and Frank van de Pol
Discrete-Time Mixed Markov Latent Class Models
David Sanders and Hugh Ward
Time-Series Techniques for Repeated Cross-Sectional Data

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