By Stephen Fisher
By A. Dinerstein
By Gloria L. Cronin,Lee Trepanier,Judie Newman,Ben Siegel,Michael W. Austin,Daniel K. Muhlestein,Carol R. Smith,Victoria Aarons,Andrew Gordon,Willis Salomon
Saul Bellow is among the 20th century's such a lot influential, revered, and venerated writers. His novels The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, and Mr. Sammler's Planet gained the nationwide ebook Award, and Humboldt's Gift used to be presented the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. additionally, his performs garnered well known and important acclaim, and a few have been produced on Broadway. identified for his insights into existence in a post-Holocaust international, Bellow's explorations of modernity, Jewish identification, and the connection among artwork and society have resonated along with his readers, yet simply because his writing isn't brazenly political, his politics have principally been overlooked. A Political significant other to Saul Bellow examines the author's novels, essays, brief tales, and letters so one can light up his evolution from liberal to neoconservative. It investigates Bellow's exploration of the USA as a democratic method, the spiritual and ideological impacts on his paintings, and his perspectives on race relatives, spiritual identification, and multiculturalism within the academy. that includes a desirable end that attracts from interviews with Bellow's sons, this available spouse is a wonderful source for realizing the political considered one in all America's such a lot acclaimed writers.
By Jon Elster
By Brandon R. Dimmel
By John Dyck,Paul Rowe,Jens Zimmermann,Eric Elshtain,Jean Bethke Elshtain,M. Christian Green,Robert Joustra,Marc Livecche,Andrés Pérez-Baltodano
By Jan Fuhse
By K. Cai
By Gary King
This booklet offers an answer to the ecological inference challenge, which has plagued clients of statistical tools for over seventy-five years: How can researchers reliably infer individual-level habit from combination (ecological) info? In political technological know-how, this question arises whilst individual-level surveys are unavailable (for example, neighborhood or comparative electoral politics), unreliable (racial politics), inadequate (political geography), or infeasible (political history). This ecological inference challenge additionally confronts researchers in different parts of significant importance in public coverage, and different educational disciplines, starting from epidemiology and advertising and marketing to sociology and quantitative background. even supposing many have tried to make such cross-level inferences, students agree that every one present tools yield very erroneous conclusions in regards to the international. during this quantity, Gary King lays out a unique--and reliable--solution to this venerable problem.
King starts with a qualitative evaluation, readable even by way of these with no statistical heritage. He then unifies the it appears various findings within the methodological literature, in order that just one aggregation challenge is still solved. He then provides his resolution, in addition to empirical reviews of the answer that come with over 16,000 comparisons of his estimates from actual mixture facts to the identified individual-level solution. the strategy works in practice.
King's strategy to the ecological inference challenge will let empirical researchers to enquire noticeable questions that experience heretofore proved unanswerable, and flow ahead fields of inquiry within which growth has been stifled through this problem.
By Alan Milward