William A Lucas Free eBooks (1)

Author: William A. Lucas
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: case, experience, aggregating, method, survey
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Treats the case survey method, an inexpensive way to aggregate the qualitative and descriptive information in an existing case study literature and make it susceptible to quantitative analysis.Structured and tightly defined questions and answers permit the ascertaining of information about outcomes and their alternative determinants.The answers are determined in the same manner for each of the cas......
Authors: Robert K. Yin, William A. Lucas
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Keywords: alienation, decentralization
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Researchers and policymakers have made the reduction of citizen alienation one of the important goals for decentralized public services. Decentralization is thought to bring government closer to the public being served, and therefore to improve public attitudes toward government.No existing research fully tests this hypothesis.However, several national surveys provide sufficient data to examine th......
Authors: William A. Lucas, Robert K. Yin
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Keywords: applications, public, services, alternative, telecommunications, local, needs, serving
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Describes a research approach for applying new telecommunications to public service delivery.The report uses two case studies and illustrative experiments to determine the comparative value of using telecommunications. Somerville, Massachusetts, an example of a dense inner suburb with a cable system, serves as a context for comparing services to the home with the use of the neighborhood telecommun......
ISBN: 0833000683, 9780833000682
Authors: William A. Lucas, Karen A. Heald, Judith S. Bazemore
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Keywords: home, education, experiments, cable, interactive, spartanburg
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Interactive cable technology can potentially provide adult and continuing education outside conventional institutions. One set of experiments on the interactive cable system located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, was aimed at adults who have not completed their high school education; the other was aimed at parents interested in the principles of child development. These experiments attempted to d......
Authors: Robert K. Yin, William A. Lucas, Peter L. Szanton, J. A. Spindler
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Keywords: over, services, control, client, organizations, increasing, citizen
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This is the final report of a study conducted for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (DHEW) during the last half of 1972.The report analyzes various forms of citizen participation and identifies the critical features of one form — client-dominated citizen organizations — that appears to accomplish best the DHEW objectives of devolving power to citizens, reducing citizen a......
Authors: Beth J. Asch, James Hosek, Sandraluz Lara Cinisomo, Anne R. Pebley, Mary E. Vaiana, Elizabeth Maggio, Mark Berends, Samuel R. Lucas, Felicia Wu, William Butz, Lloyd Dixon, Robert T. Reville, John Godges, Paul Steinberg
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Keywords: vol, review, rand
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The cover story proposes ways to adjust the U.S. military’s personnel and compensation system for the sake of military transformation. Other feature articles discuss the influence of family socioeconomic background on student educational achievement and the lessons of the Green Revolution for the “Gene Revolution.” Shorter stories discuss terrorism compensation, family planning, ......
Authors: Lucas J. Mix, At Al.
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Keywords: knowledge, general, outline, primer, astrobiology
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The Astrobiology Primer: An Outline of General Knowledgeby Lucas J. Mix, at al.Publisher: arXiv 2006Number of pages: 79Description:Astrobiology, the study of life as a planetary phenomenon, aims to understand the fundamental nature of life on earth and the possibility of life elsewhere. This text has been created as a reference tool for those who are interested in the interdisciplinary field of as......
ISBN: 1406566977, 9781406566970
Author: E. V. Lucas
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Keywords: lucas, press, dodo, slowcoach
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Title The Slowcoach (Dodo Press)Authors and contributors By (author) E. V. LucasPhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 176Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 10 mmWeight: 267 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781406566970ISBN 10: 1406566977Classifications Nielsen BookScan Product Class: F1.1BICMainSubject: FBCPublisher Dodo PressImprint name Dodo PressPublication......
ISBN: 1406566985, 9781406566987
Author: E. V. Lucas
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Keywords: lucas, press, dodo, florence, wanderer
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Title A Wanderer in Florence (Dodo Press)Authors and contributors By (author) E. V. LucasPhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 280Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 16 mmWeight: 415 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781406566987ISBN 10: 1406566985Classifications Nielsen BookScan Product Class: T14.3BICMainSubject: WTPublisher Dodo PressImprint name Dodo PressPu......
ISBN: 1406566969, 9781406566963
Author: E. V. Lucas
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Keywords: roving, lucas, press, west, east, dodo
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Title Roving East and Roving West (Dodo Press)Authors and contributors By (author) E. V. LucasPhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 100Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 6 mmWeight: 159 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781406566963ISBN 10: 1406566969Classifications Nielsen BookScan Product Class: T8.5BICMainSubject: WTLPublisher Dodo PressImprint name Dodo Pre......
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