Campaigning in 140 Characters or Less
Twitter already has become an important electoral communication tool between candidates, parties and their specific constituencies. No serious candidate campaign ignores Twitter, while political party organizations utilize Twitter to communicate with partisans, reinforce supporters, and mobilize...
To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge
An Empirical Study
Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies
The book offers an in-depth empirical examination into the environmental conditions that shape and are shaped by Hamas’s use of violence in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. The empirical examination begins with the group’s formation in 1987 (and refers to foundations much earlier) and ends...
To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge
The analysis of discrete-valued time series encompasses a broad array of methodologies for dealing with the temporal dependencies that arise in modeling discrete data. This book covers an extensive set of approaches, motivated by a broad and diverse set of application areas, including epidemiology,...
To Be Published August 12th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Rational, Natural and Open Systems Perspectives
For advanced undergraduate courses on organizations, sociology of organizations, organizations & management, and organization theory. Courses can be found in the departments of sociology, business and public administration departments. Organizations and Organizing: Rational, Natural and...
Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge
Practical Guidelines for School-Based Professionals
Series: School-Based Practice in Action
Single Case Research in Schools addresses and examines the variety of cutting-edge issues in single case research (SCR) in educational settings. Featuring simple and practical techniques for aggregating data for evidence-based practices, the book delves into methods of selecting behaviors of...
Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge
An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition
This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice. It will acquaint readers with the historical developments and application of managerial theories, principles, and problems of managing criminal justice organizations. Covers management positions in...
Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge
Intervention, Prevention, Policies, and Solutions
Domestic violence does not begin the day an adult heterosexual male decides to beat and batter an adult heterosexual female. Domestic violence is a complicated and multifaceted enigma that includes child, sibling, spousal, intimate partner, and elder abuse. Despite spending billions of dollars on...
Published March 7th 2008 by CRC Press
Blogs, Chatrooms, and Discussion Groups in American Democracy
Despite the growth of various forms of online discussion, their impact on American political life is only beginning to be examined systematically. In Politics Online Richard Davis provides a thorough analysis detailing the political attitudes, behavior, and demographic nature of the electronic...
Published July 26th 2005 by Routledge