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Case studies in interdisciplinary research / [edited by] Allen F. Repko, William H. Newell, Rick Szostak
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2012
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 4th Floor  Q180.55.I48 C37 2012    AVAILABLE
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Subject(s) Interdisciplinary research -- Case studies
Physical Description xxxiii, 330 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Interdisciplinary research process / Rick Szostak -- Jewish marriage as an expression of Israel's conflicted identity / Marilyn R. Tayler -- The metropolitan problem in interdisciplinary perspective / Michan Andrew Connor -- Mektoub: When art meets history, philosophy, and linguistics / Mieke Bal -- Integrating theory-based insights on the causes of suicide terrorism / Allen F. Repko -- An interdisciplinary analysis of the causes of economic growth / Rick Szostak -- Why we talk: an interdisciplinary approach to the evolution of language / Ria van der Lecq -- Understanding human action: integrating meanings, mechanisms, causes, and contexts / Machiel Keestra -- Integrative theory in criminology applied to the complex social problem of school violence / Stuart Henry and Nicole L. Bracy -- Research integration: a comparative knowledge base / Julie Thompson Klein
Summary Interdisciplinary research is a burgeoning field, largely due to its ability to tackle complex problems facing humanity that extend beyond a single disciplinary perspective and require interdisciplinary thinking and research for their resolution. Case Studies in Interdisciplinary Research successfully applies the model of the interdisciplinary research process outlined by author Allen F. Repko in Interdisciplinary Research (SAGE, ©2008) to a wide spectrum of challenging research questions. Self-contained case studies, written by leaders in the field and utilizing best-practice techniques in conducting interdisciplinary research, show students how to apply the interdisciplinary research process to a variety of problems. --Book Jacket
Alternate Author Repko, Allen F
Newell, William H
Szostak, Rick, 1959-
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