• The Politics and Policies of Big Data: Big Data, Big Brother? book cover

    The Politics and Policies of Big Data

    Big Data, Big Brother?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Sætnan, Ingrid Schneider, Nicola Green

    Big Data, gathered together and re-analysed, can be used to form endless variations of our persons - so-called ‘data doubles’. Whilst never a precise portrayal of who we are, they unarguably contain glimpses of details about us that, when deployed into various routines (such as management, policing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Social Synthesis: Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems book cover

    Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems, 1st Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Electoral Survey Methodology: Insight from Japan on using computer assisted personal interviews book cover

    Electoral Survey Methodology

    Insight from Japan on using computer assisted personal interviews, 1st Edition

    Edited by Masaru Kohno, Yoshitaka Nishizawa

    While it has been some time since computer technologies were first introduced to social surveys, their methodological advantages, as well as potential limitations, are not yet fully appreciated by the relevant communities of scholars, mass media and governmental organizations. What can…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Hamas, Popular Support and War in the Middle East: Insurgency in the Holy Land book cover

    Hamas, Popular Support and War in the Middle East

    Insurgency in the Holy Land, 1st Edition

    By Richard Davis

    This book offers a new understanding of the nature of power-seeking insurgent groups by empirically examining the use of violence by Hamas in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. Though Hamas has learned to ride the tides of popular support, it remains suspended between its quest to achieve the values…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights: The power of numbers to shape agendas book cover

    The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights

    The power of numbers to shape agendas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin

    Heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have led to the use of global goals and quantitative targets as a central instrument for defining global priorities. This book explores the implications of this new approach. How does target…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • UN Peace Operations and International Policing: Negotiating Complexity, Assessing Impact and Learning to Learn book cover

    UN Peace Operations and International Policing

    Negotiating Complexity, Assessing Impact and Learning to Learn, 1st Edition

    By Charles T. Hunt

     This book addresses the important question of how the United Nations (UN) should monitor and evaluate the impact of police in its peace operations. UN peace operations are a vital component of international conflict management. Since the end of the Cold War one of the foremost developments…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Putting Terrorism in Context: Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database book cover

    Putting Terrorism in Context

    Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database, 1st Edition

    By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society book cover

    The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Saetnan, Heidi Mork Lomell, Svein Hammer

    Statistics are often seen as simple, straightforward, and objective descriptions of society. However, what we choose to count, what we choose not to count, who does the counting, and the categories and values we choose to apply when counting, matter. This volume addresses the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2012-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

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