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Editors: Jared A. Jaworski
Book Description:
Lorenzo Todesco begins Chapter One by reviewing the positive and negative implications of the factorial survey method, which is applied to examine the social origins of human judgements, with the overall goal to reduce the negative ramifications of its procedural restrictions. Following this, Chapter Two by Michael E. Antonio, PhD and Anderson Amaya presents a study wherein an individual interview was used to gather data from soccer program participants in order to determine the program’s helpfulness in reducing criminal involvement and anti-social behaviors among at-risk youth. In Chapter Three, Chau-kiu Cheung studies the correlation between doping, suicide risk, and morbidity through survey data collected from 2,978 school-children. In Chapter Four, Yung Yau, Daniel Chi Wing Ho, and Ruoshi Li explore a survey conducted in both Hong Kong and Macau to further examine the way structural, intrapersonal, and interpersonal constraints effect homeowner participation. In Chapter Five, Cherise Charleswell discusses the importance of involving researchers in non-governmental agencies and non-profit organizations to provide studies that could enhance their operations. Dianne Dentice discusses William Pierce, the founder of the neo-Nazi group, and the way his ideas continue to resonate with new generations of white supremacists, in Chapter Six. Next, Chapter Seven by Owolabi Ademola Benjamin, PhD, discusses the unavoidability of politics due to power and influence inequality. In Chapter Eight, Laura M. Nunes, Sara Beça, and Maria Alzira P. Dinis present a study on drug trafficking and abuse in universities, with the goal of better comprehending the issue. Chapter Nine by Laura M. Nunes, Sónia Caridade, and Ana Sani explores the functioning of schools and their various facets. (Nova)



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Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. The Factorial Survey in Social Research: A Critical Evaluation of Its Pros and Cons (pp. 1-30)
(Lorenzo Todesco)

Chapter 2. If You Build It, They Will Come, But Why? Interviews with Youth from a Community-Based Soccer Program in Peru (pp. 31-58)
(Michael E. Antonio and Anderson Amaya)

Chapter 3. Doping, Suicidal Risk, and Morbidity in Schoolchildren (pp. 59-88)
(Chau-kiu Cheung)

Chapter 4. Homeowner Participation in Multi-Owned Housing Governance: A Multilevel Analysis in Hong Kong and Macau (pp. 89-116)
(Yung Yau, Daniel Chi Wing Ho and Ruoshi Li)

Chapter 5. Research Collaborations with Service Providers: Validating the Best Practices and Improving Intervention Outcomes (pp. 117-142)
(Cherise Charleswell)

Chapter 6. Cosmotheism and the Legacy of William Pierce: The Stormfront Connection (pp. 143-160)
(Dianne Dentice)

Chapter 7. Workplace Politics: An Inescapable Part of Life at Work (pp. 161-178)
(Owolabi Ademola Benjamin)

Chapter 8. Drug Abuse and Trafficking in Universities: An Emerging Social Phenomenon (pp. 179-192)
(Laura M. Nunes, Sara Beça and Maria Alzira P. Dinis)

Chapter 9. Incivilities and Delinquency in Schools: An Analysis of a Social Phenomenon (pp. 193-208)
(Laura M. Nunes, Sónia Caridade and Ana Sani)

Index (pp. 209)

Total Pages: 217

   Series:
      Advances in Sociology Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2017 - 4th Quarter
   ISBN: 978-1-53612-718-8
   Status: AV
  
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AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
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Special Focus Titles
01.Peter Singer’s Ethics: A Critical Appraisal
02.Sexism: Past, Present and Future Perspectives
03.Body and Politics: Elite Disability Sport in China
04.Childhood and Adolescence: Tribute to Emanuel Chigier, 1928-2017
05.Renal Replacement Therapy: Controversies and Future Trends
06.Food-Drug Interactions: Pharmacokinetics, Prevention and Potential Side Effects
07.Terrorism and Violence in Islamic History and Theological Responses to the Arguments of Terrorists
08.International Event Management: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice
09.The Sino-Indian Border War and the Foreign Policies of China and India (1950-1965)
10.Tsunamis: Detection, Risk Assessment and Crisis Management
11.Sediment Watch: Monitoring, Ecological Risk Assessment and Environmental Management
12.Self-Regulated Learners: Strategies, Performance, and Individual Differences

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