Rules Of Sociological Method

Author: Emile Durkheim
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0029079403
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First published in 1895: Emile Durkheim’s masterful work on the nature and scope of sociology—now with a new introduction and improved translation by leading scholar Steven Lukes. The Rules of the Sociological Method is among the most important contributions to the field of sociology, still debated among scholars today. Through letters, arguments, and commentaries on significant debates, Durkheim confronted critics, clarified his own position, and defended the objective scientific method he applied to his study of humans. This updated edition offers an introduction and extra notes as well as a new translation to improve the clarity and accessibility of this essential work. In the introduction, Steven Lukes, author of the definitive biography Emile Durkheim: His Life and Work, spells out Durkheim’s intentions, shows the limits of Durkheim’s view of sociology, and presents its political background and significance. Making use of the various texts in this volume and Durkheim’s later work, Lukes discusses how Durkheim’s methodology was modified or disregarded in practice—and how it is still relevant today. With substantial notes on context, this user-friendly edition will greatly ease the task of students and scholars working with Durkheim’s method—a view that has been a focal point of sociology since its original publication. The Rules of the Sociological Method will engage a new generation of readers with Durkheim’s rich contribution to the field.

Ground Rules In Psychotherapy And Counselling

Author: Robert Langs
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 9781855751712
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The author examines the issue of boundaries in psychoanalytic thought, with reference to Freud's papers on analytic technique. The author then elucidates his own approach, drawing upon his previous research into evolutionary and adaptive processes. Throughout the book, Langs shows how theoretical ideas can be grounded in clinical practice.

Annotated Model Rules Of Professional Conduct

Author: Center for Professional Responsibility (American Bar Association)
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590318904
Size: 40.21 MB
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The Annotated Model Rules of Professional Conduct is ABA's definitive resource for information about lawyer ethics. Each chapter includes a Rule and its Comment, a detailed discussion of the Rule's meaning, application and interpretation, with citations to more than 4,000 cases and ethics opinions, hundreds of law review articles, and the relevant sections of the Restatement (Third) of the Law Governing Lawyers. The information is carefully organized under numerous subheadings, making it easy to find specific information.

All The Rules

Author: Ellen Fein
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0446549932
Size: 74.47 MB
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The search for Mr. Right starts here. This simple set of dating dos and don'ts-combining The Rules and The Rules II-will teach you how to find (and keep!) a man who treats you with the respect and dignity you deserve. You are a creature unlike any other (Rule #1)-that's why you need... The Rules. Refreshingly blunt, astonishingly effective, and at times hilarious, All the Rules will lead you to where you want to be: in a healthy, committed relationship. These commonsense guidelines will help you: Lead a full, satisfying, busy life outside of romance. Accept occasional defeat and move on. Bring out the best in you and in the men you date. Whether you're eighteen or eighty, these time-tested techniques will help you find the man of your dreams.

Grand Urban Rules

Author: Alex Lehnerer
Publisher: 010 Publishers
ISBN: 9064506663
Size: 49.69 MB
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"Grand Urban Rules offers a compilation and discussion of significant rules invented and implemented by European, North American, and Asian cities. The reader does not only get an overview of the functionality and repercussions of these rule sets but also gains insight into the context and situation of the specific city through the lens of rule-based governance: a citys code as the inverted, abstracted and extracted image of a citys actual situation. Setting standards is first and foremost a cultural act. We map cities by their rules! The publication is based on a database of approximately 100 relevant urban rules researched over the past three years at the ETH Zurich. These rules describe built form with regard to physical characteristics, qualities, and consequences as well as the distribution of program, density, urban performance, and aesthetics."--Publisher's description.

How To Build A Business Rules Engine

Author: Malcolm Chisholm
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 9781558609181
Size: 44.89 MB
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· This is the only book that demonstrates how to develop a business rules engine. Covers user requirements, data modeling, metadata, and more. · A sample application is used throughout the book to illustrate concepts. The code for the sample application is available online at http://www.refdataportal.com. · Includes conceptual overview chapters suitable for management-level readers, including general introduction, business justification, development and implementation considerations, and more. · This is the only book that demonstrates how to develop a business rules engine. Covers user requirements, data modeling, metadata, and more. · A sample application is used throughout the book to illustrate concepts. The code for the sample application is available online at http://www.refdataportal.com. · Includes conceptual overview chapters suitable for management-level readers, including general introduction, business justification, development and implementation considerations, and more.

Fiscal Policy Rules

Author: George Kopits
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
ISBN: 9781557757043
Size: 46.19 MB
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What are fiscal policy rules? What are the principal benefits and drawbacks associated with various fiscal rules, particularly compared with alternative approaches to fiscal adjustment? Can fiscal rules contribute to long-run sustainability and welfare without sacrificing short-run stabilization? If so, what characteristics of fiscal rules make this contribution most effective? And in what circumstances and contexts, if any should the IMF encourage its member countries to adopt fiscal rules? This paper seeks to identify sensible fiscal policy rules that can succeed, if chosen by a member country, as an alternative to descretionary fiscal rules.

School Rules

Author: Katy Pike
Publisher: Blake Education
ISBN: 9781865092942
Size: 63.87 MB
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Every school has rules. Why do they have them? What's the necessity for school rules?

Rules Of Play

Author: Katie Salen
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262240451
Size: 75.72 MB
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Meaningful play - Design - Systems - Interactivity - Defining games - The magic circle - Defining rules - Rules on three levels - The rules of digital games - Games as systems of uncertainty - Games as systems of information - Games as cybernetic systems - Games as systems of conflict - Games as the play of experience - Games as the play of meaning - Games as the play of simulation - Games as cultural rhetoric - Games as cultural resistance - Games as cultural environment.