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Advances in Social Science and Computers Vol: 3

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01 Dec 1993
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
300 pages - 156 x 230 x 21mm
Advances in Social Science and Computers
This annual publication deals with how microcomputers and other computers can be applied to improving the explanatory and evaluative roles of modern social science. Each volume contains chapters by experts in political science, psychology, sociology, economics and computer science.
Part 1 Social science and computers: research advances in social sciences and computers, G. David Garson. Part 2 Public policy and computers: decision-aiding software for the social sciences, Stuart S. Nagel; an application of microcomputer decision analysis to human resource management, G. Stephen Taylor and J.P. Shim. Part 3 Legal implications of computing: managing freedom of information laws - a survey of state-level department, John S. Klemanski and Karen J. Maschke; international legal perspectives on issues in computer programmes/software protection - supply and uses, Marc-George Pufong. Part 4 Psychological implications of computing: the psychological effects of computers upon youth - a selective review, D. Patrick Zimmerman; attitudes toward computers in a purported personality assessment setting, Max R. Martin and Paul N. Dixon. Part 5 Organizational implications of computing: do professionals take advantage of technological innovations? - the case of computers, William R. O'Brien et al; the role of consultation networks in physicians utilization of a hospital information system, James G. Anderson et al. Part 6 Computers in government: the management foundation for information resources, Sharon Caudle; human resource management, computers and organization theory - a test of the Bozeman-Bretschneider model, G. David Garson. Part 7 Computers in social science data analysis: super-optimum solutions in public controversies, Suart S. Nagel; continuous audience response technology combined with survey methods in field research - a description and application, Michael S. Vasu et al. Part 8 Computer resources for social science research: statistical analysis and data graphics, Carl Gracton and Anne Permaloff; research guide to on-line systems for social science, Martha Swann and Thomas Steele.

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