In February 2010, the National Research Council convened a workshop to investigate the feasibility of developing well-grounded common metrics to advance behavioral and social science research, both in terms of advancing the development of theory and increasing the utility of research for policy and practice.
The Workshop on Advancing Social Science Theory: The Importance of Common Metrics had three goals:
This book is a summary of the two days of presentations and discussions that took place during the workshop.
Table of Contents
|2 Measurement in the Social Sciences||7-30|
|4 Social Science Constructs||53-70|
|5 Final Comments||71-76|
|Appendix A: Workshop Agenda and Participants||81-88|
|Appendix B: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members, Workshop Speakers, and Workshop Discussants||89-96|
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