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Text Analysis for the Social Sciences

Methods for Drawing Statistical Inferences From Texts and Transcripts (Communication)

by Carl W. Roberts

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics (meaning),
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Social Science,
  • Social Sciences Research,
  • Sociology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Communication,
  • Methodology,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication,
  • Content analysis (Communication),
  • Content analysis (Communicatio,
  • Research,
  • Social sciences

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7936735M
    ISBN 100805817344
    ISBN 109780805817348

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Text Analysis for the Social Sciences by Carl W. Roberts Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gregor Wiedemann holds a doctoral degree from Leipzig University, Germany. He is the coordinator of the discipline-specific working groups in the CLARIN-D project, which develops a European virtual research infrastructure for digital language data analysis in the social sciences and humanities.

If you are an undergraduate or graduate student in the social sciences, this is an excellent guide for the novice as well as the intermediate student in the area of text mining and analysis.

You needn't be a programmer in order to apply the techniques in the book, as Ignatow directs you to open source or free trial tools that can be applied to Cited by: Text Analysis with R for Students of Literature is written with students and scholars of literature in mind but will be applicable to other humanists and social scientists wishing to extend their methodological tool kit to include quantitative and computational approaches to the study of text.

Computation provides access to information in text that we simply cannot gather using traditional Cited by: This book is an introduction and guide to content analysis as an approach to documentary research. It was written for the investigator who is considering using content analysis, but it is not a "cookbook" which provides a step by step formula for every research question.

Online communities generate massive volumes of natural language data and the social sciences continue to learn how to best make use of this new information a.

The book's chapters provide guidance regarding the sorts of inferences that each method affords, and up-to-date descriptions of the human and technological resources required to apply the methods. Its purpose is as a resource for making quantitative text analysis methods more accessible to.

Semantic text analysis: on the structure of linguistic ambiguity in ordinary discourse / Carl W. Roberts Network text analysis: the network position of concepts / Kathleen M. Carley Perceptions of social change: years of front-page content in The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times / Wayne A.

Danielson and Dominic L. Lasorsa. Learn how to analyze large amounts of textual data by applying your R programming skills to an efficient, powerful and easy-to-use method - quantitative text analysis.

This course is perfect for social scientists who want to understand the theory and assumptions that underpin quantitative text analysis, whilst developing their R programming.

needed to do text analysis at the expense of other parts. Speci cally, this course focuses on the how to form good research questions with the available text analysis tools and the optional precept and lab materials give an overview of work-ows for each.

These work ows presume, however, starting with a curated and cleaned text Size: KB. Welcome to the companion websiteWelcome to the companion website for Analyzing Text and Discourse, by Kristina Boréus and Göran Bergström. All of the texts on which the exercises for chapters 2 - 8 are based can be found by clicking the links on the the book:A unique anthology of textual analysis methodologies, this book offers a thorough introduction to the key approaches and.

Textual analysis in the social sciences sometimes takes a more quantitative approach, where the features of texts are measured numerically. For example, a researcher might investigate how often certain words are repeated in social media posts, or which colors appear most prominently in advertisements for products targeted at different demographics.

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Labaree. The text covers the basic concepts in theory, research design and analysis that one would expect of a text geared toward the social sciences in general. The text could be easily adapted and/or supplemented to fit any discipline-specific needs.

While the text covers a broad array of topics, it is a bit superficial and lacks depth in some areas/5(34). This book is an essential resource for students and researchers who need to work with texts: social scientists will appreciate the detailed guide to analytical approaches and traditions that could be used to explore social issues, while readers interested in language and discourse will develop a clear understanding of how to expose the formative and constitutive role language plays in our.

A good social science text book must satisfy the following criteria: 1) Textbook should help in achieving the purpose of learning social science.

On this page; Load Harry Potter text; Most frequent words, by book; Estimate sentiment; Generate data frame with sentiment derived from the Bing dictionary.

The new edition of the bestselling textbook Statistics for the Social Sciences. is the solution. The previous editions of this book were popular with instructors because they helped build students' confidence and ability in doing statistical analysis, by slowly moving from concepts that require little computational work to those that require more.

This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines.

This book is based on my lecture materials developed over a decade of teaching the. Unfortunately, analysts often treat the time series properties of their data as a nuisance rather than a substantively meaningful dynamic process to be modeled and interpreted.

Time Series Analysis for the Social Sciences provides accessible, up-to-date instruction and examples of the core methods in time series by: Bayesian Inference in the Social Sciences is an ideal reference for researchers in economics, political science, sociology, and business as well as an excellent resource for academic, government, and regulation agencies.

The book is also useful for graduate-level courses in applied econometrics, statistics, mathematical modeling and simulation. Learn how text mining tools have been used successfully by social scientists.

Understand basic text processing techniques. Understand how to approach narrative analysis, thematic analysis, and metaphor analysis. Learn about key computer science methods for .This book systematically investigates the past accomplishments and future agendas of contemporary comparative-historical analysis.

Its core essays explore three major issues: the accumulation of knowledge in the field over the past three decades, the analytic tools used to study temporal process and historical patterns, and the methodologies available for making inferences and for building.John E.

Toews, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Discourse Analysis and the Problem of Historical Agency. Discourse analysis is premised on the claim that effective historical agency, and thus the existence of individual and collective subjects who are capable of productive, creative, transformative action in the world, is produced in.