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Social Science Concepts:
A User's Guide
Gary Goertz

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Tables vii
List of Figures ix
Acknowledgments xi

Chapter One: Introduction 1

PART ONE: THEORETICAL, STRUCTURAL, AND EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF CONCEPTS 25

Chapter Two: Structuring and Theorizing Concepts 27
Chapter Three: Concept Intension and Extension 69
Chapter Four: Increasing Concept-Measure Consistency 95
Chapter Five: Substitutability and Weakest-Link Measures with William F. Dixon 129

PART TWO: CONCEPTS AND CASE SELECTION 157

Chapter Six: Concepts and Selecting (on) the Dependent Variable with J. Joseph Hewitt 159
Chapter Seven: Negative Case Selection: The Possibility Principle with James Mahoney 177
Chapter Eight: Concepts and Choosing Populations with J.Joseph Hewitt 211

PART THREE: CONCEPTS INTHEORIES 235

Chapter Nine: Concepts in Theories: Two-Level Theories with James Mahoney 237

References 269
Exercises and Web Site 289
Index 291

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