Methods, Theories, and Empirical Applications in the Social Sciences

  • Samuel Salzborn
  • Eldad Davidov
  • Jost Reinecke

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-8
  2. Introduction

    1. Samuel Salzborn, Eldad Davidov, Jost Reinecke
      Pages 9-10
  3. Theoretical Reflections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Uli Wagner, Gunnar Lemmer, Judith Lanphen, Gesa Wemken, Jost Stellmacher, Stefan Simshäuser et al.
      Pages 13-18
    3. Icek Ajzen
      Pages 33-38
  4. Methodological Developments

  5. Discrimination, Nationalism, and Authoritarianism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Sandra Legge, Wilhelm Heitmeyer
      Pages 117-125

About this book


The volume addresses major features in empirical social research from methodological and theoretical perspectives. Prominent researchers discuss central problems in empirical social research in a theory-driven way from political science, sociological or social-psychological points of view. These contributions focus on a renewed discussion of foundations together with innovative and open research questions or interdisciplinary research perspectives.

Editors and affiliations

  • Samuel Salzborn
    • 1
  • Eldad Davidov
    • 2
  • Jost Reinecke
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Political ScienceUniversity of GiessenGiessenGermany
  2. 2.Institute of SociologyUniversity of ZürichZürichSwitzerland
  3. 3.Faculty of SociologyUniversity of BielefeldBielefeldGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012
  • Publisher Name VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-3-531-17130-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-531-18898-0
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