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Uses and abuses of research

Victor W. Marshall

Uses and abuses of research

a keynote address to the Ontario Association of Homes for the Aged, Ottawa, September 1982

by Victor W. Marshall

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Published by University of Toronto, Programme in Gerontology in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Old age -- Research

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 41-43.

    Statementby Victor W. Marshall.
    SeriesResearch paper / Programme in Gerontology, University of Toronto -- no. 3, Research paper series (University of Toronto. Programme in Gerontology) -- no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1451 M38 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. --
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19529222M
    ISBN 100772741123
    OCLC/WorldCa24543985

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      The Use and Abuse of Music: Criminal Records explores how music is utilised to include, exclude, dominate and silence. Analysing the connection between music and crime from an expressly critical criminological perspective, the book is divided into three main parts. In the spiky sub-genre of the "uses and abuses of history," this book is all soft round edges. Here's a typical sentence: "History has so often produced conflicts, but it can also help in bringing about reconciliations." (p. ) I'm tempted to say that the b/5().


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Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation: Uses and Abuses. By Yves Gingras. Yves Gingras Yves Gingras is Professor and Canada Research Chair in History and Sociology of Science, Department of History, at Université du Québec à Montréal.

Search for other works by. The Use and Uses and abuses of research book of Research into Homosexuality (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, ) pages (ISBN: ; hardback) (Library of Congress call number: HQL ) Queer Science is a good summary of research into the 'causes' of homosexuality: historic speculations beginning in the middle s;Cited by: At the time this book was written, Psychology was very heavily dependent on questionnaires as a research method.

This book is mostly the results of such tests (Some 10% of the book is handed over to a reproduction of one such test to fill yourself) and the results have little persuasive power today/5.

I really liked this. The research presented on the effects on sexual orientation of exposing prenatal mice to hormones was useful to me. I think it's a good explanation of why transgendered people are more likely to have abnormal sexual orientations as well and why some homosexual/lesbian people have some traits of the opposite gender (another topic discussed in the book)/5.

Consider the popular book Classroom Instruction That Works: Research Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement by Robert Marzano, Debra Pickering, and Jane Pollock.[32] The subtitle immediately caught my attention, as did the fact that a full chapter was devoted to arguing for the importance of homework.

"Uses and Abuses" lays the foundations for the later works. Like the others, its emphasis is on what we know and how we know it; how certain scientifically we can be of the answers; and how society can best make use of s: Go to Chapter One Section • Go to Book World's Review.

Queer Science The Use and Abuse of Research into Homosexuality By Simon LeVay. Chapter. Results: Comparison of uses and gratifications research reveals that the most popular motives for Facebook use are relationship maintenance, passing time, entertainment, and companionship.

The use and abuse of research evidence. By Andrew Clappison 02/04/ Share this post: I’ve been thinking about evidence a great deal recently, and more specifically how can evidence be used to appropriately ‘inform’ decision making or policy.

DFID recently put out a call (now closed) on Building Capacity to use Research Evidence (BCURE. Research by leading social scientist initially drawn to the topic because he saw how easily people could step over an ethical line into manipulation or even abuse. His book Influence.

The deep irony of this misuse and abuse of evidence comes when we read elsewhere in the same new White Paper of their commitment to the use of evidence in the teaching profession.

There is a section entitled “Fostering a world-leading evidence-informed teaching profession” (from page 37) and, on page 12 in the introductory section, it is. Queer Science.: The Use and Abuse of Research into Homosexuality.

Simon LeVay. Simon LeVay. Simon LeVay, whose paper published in Science, "A difference in hypothalamic structure between homosexual and heterosexual men," attracted worldwide scientific and public attention, is Associate Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Adjunct Professor of Biology at the University.

The Use and Abuse of Biology: An Anthropological Critique of Sociobiology 1st Edition by Marshall D. Sahlins (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratingsReviews: 3.

This charge has two critical components. The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention and treatment and to inform policy as it relates to drug abuse and Author: Susan Cassidy.

Nietzsche, Use & Abuse of History 3 the knowledge that existence is only an uninterrupted living in the past [Gewesensein], something which exists for the purpose of self-denial, self-destruction, and self-contradiction. If happiness or if, in some sense or other, a reaching out for new happiness is.

to reflect on the use and abuse of international comparative research on student achievement. This task is actually a major and widespread one for German educational scientists, but unfortunately, there are very few current papers on the topic. The use of alcohol and tobacco IINTRODUCTION Drug abuse may be defined as deliberate or unintentional use of mind-altering drugs for reasons other than legitimate intended uses.

The use and abuse of participatory action research. Hagey RS. This paper outlines the characteristics of PAR, participatory action research, sothat interested investigators can determine if their project fits the criteria.

The author introduces some key concepts in critical theory that drive thepolitical analysis dimension of PAR and lay to rest concerns about validity andlegitimacy. Edited by Jean and John Raven, this book is a compilation of 26 papers that raise fundamental issues in psychometrics.

In particular, it looks at the use of arbitrary metrics and arbitrary measures in the assessment of human abilities. "This may be the book of the decade at least in the sense that it explains so much behavior distinctive of or amplified by our social media-fueled decade." -- Jason Brennan, Proof Liberals "Tosi and Warmke have produced something genuinely rare--a work of philosophy that addresses issues of great practical importance with writing that is Reviews: 9.

Queer science: the use and abuse of research into homosexuality User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Since the mids, the thrust of much research on homosexuality has been twofold: to understand what "causes" it, then to "cure" it.

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Uses and gratifications theory states that one of the keys to understanding the popularity of mass media lies in the identification of the factors underlying its use (Katz, Blumler & Gurevitch, ).In The Use and Abuse of Music: Criminal Records, Eleanor Peters introduces music as a powerful instrument for thinking critically about crime and its contested meanings, while also attuning readers to its use as a conductor of politics and a record of abuses by liberal and oppressive regimes alike.

While the book is short in length, it succeeds in condensing valuable insights into music as a.