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ERIC Number: EJ637904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7732
Models and Indicators.
Land, Kenneth C.
Social Forces, v80 n2 p381-410 Dec 2001
Examines the definition, construction, and interpretation of social indicators. Shows how standard classes of formalisms used to construct models in contemporary sociology are derived from the general theory of models. Reviews recent model building and evaluation related to active life expectancy among the elderly, fertility rates, and indicators of child and youth well-being. (Contains 54 references.) (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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