Category: SOCIALSCIENCES

GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective

GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective, explores and illustrates the capacity that geo-information and GIS have to inform practitioners and other participants in the processes of the planning and management of

Multivariate Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition

Multivariate Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition  Multivariate Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition is designed to show how a variety of statistical methods can be used to analyse data collected by psychologists and other behavioral scientists. Assuming some familiarity with introductory statistics, the book begins by briefly describing a variety of study designs

Systemic and Systematic Project Management 1st Edition

Systemic and Systematic Project Management 1st Edition This book applies systems thinking to treat project management in a systemic and systematic manner from a problem-solving perspective. Considering the project as a system, the book discusses traditional project planning and organizing, as well as some neglected aspects of the project, namely how to prevent cost and schedule

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications provides an introductory account of model-based geostatistics, its implementation in open-source software and its application in public health research. In the public health problems that are the focus of this book, the authors describe and explain the pattern

Statistical Methodologies

Statistical Methodologies Statistical practices have recently been questioned by numerous independent authors, to the extent that a significant fraction of accepted research findings can be questioned. This suggests that statistical methodologies may have gone too far into an engineering practice, with minimal concern for their foundation, interpretation, assumptions, and limitations, which may be jeopardized in

Theorizing Confucian Virtue Politics: The Political Philosophy of Mencius and Xunzi

Theorizing Confucian Virtue Politics: The Political Philosophy of Mencius and Xunzi Surprisingly little is known about what ancient Confucian thinkers struggled with in their own social and political contexts and how these struggles contributed to the establishment and further development of classical Confucian political theory. Leading scholar of comparative political theory, Sungmoon Kim offers a

Phonological Typology (Issn)

Phonological Typology (Issn) Despite earlier work by Trubetzkoy, Jakobson and Greenberg, phonological typology is often underrepresented in typology textbooks. At the same time, most phonologists do not see a difference between phonological typology and cross-linguistic (formal) phonology. The purpose of this book is to bring together leading scholars to address the issue of phonological typology,