Center for Sociocybernetics Studies, Bonn
Sociocybernetics is the application of systems thinking and cybernetic principles in sociology and other social sciences in order to analyse social phenomena regarding their complexity and dynamics.
Cross-impact Balance Analysis
CIB is a highly flexible cross-impact method used in scenario analysis to analyse the interactions of events, trends, or states in social systems. In English and German.
A critical analysis of the theoretical foundations of Korzybski's general semantics featuring many papers, commentary, and discussions.
Latent Semantic Analysis
A mathematical/statistical technique for extracting and representing the similarity of meaning of words and passages by analysis of large bodies of text.
META Magazine Research
Research about methods and techniques on problem solving, acquiring knowledge, classification of information, education, and positive creative management skills.
Max Weber's Approach to Objectivity in Social Science
This essay, by Steve Hoenisch, seeks to shed light on Weber's view of the applicability of objectivity by attempting to answer the overarching question that sits at the foundation of his approach: Was Weber an advocate of value-free social science?
Measuring Paradoxical Reality
An alternative way to assess subject condition in social sciences.
Qualitative and Quantitative Research: Conjunctions and Divergences
Discusses the logic of relating qualitative and quantitative methods, different approaches for inter-relating them, and innovative applications of methodological inter-relation.
RM Institute - Research Methods Knowledge
The knowledge base of social science research methods. It focuses on measurements and modeling issues.
Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research
Links to free resources for methods in social science research.
Semac -- Semantic Analysis Software
The concept of semantic activity that is claimed to proceed as well from single words as from word co-occurrences. This equalization rests upon graph theory.
The Bell Curve: Anatomy of an Analysis
The interpretations proffered in Herrnstein and Murray's book, "The Bell Curve", are not supported by reanalysis of their data.
The Web Center for Social Research Methods
Resources for applied social research and evaluation including a complete online research methods text, course resources, and researcher tools.
United Kingdom Evaluation Society
Member of the Academy of Social Sciences. Describes goals, membership, activities and upcoming events. Located in Hertfordshire.
Vytvorology, which is an exact science of human processes, offers new, acute and reliable research possibilities in this field of human and social processes.