研究課題、理論思路、研究設計之間的銜接關聯
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研究課題、理論思路、研究設計之間的銜接關聯

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Reference Papers:

1. Shin-Kap Han. 1994. “Mimetic Isomorphism and Its Effect on the Audit Services Market.” Social Forces 73: 637-663.

· This article is used to illustrate the connections between research issues, theoretical logics, and research design. The article is clever in developing a comparative research framework, motivating hypotheses, research design, and the presentation of results. A solid empirical study.

2. Brian Uzzi. 1999. “Embeddedness in the Making of Financial Capital: How Social Relations and Networks Benefit Firms Seeking Financing.” American Sociological Review 64: 481-505.

· This article is excellent in illustrating the triangulation of theory, fieldwork (qualitative study), and statistical analyses (quantitative study). Quick reading to get the general flavor of this type of study.

3. Xueguang Zhou. 2000. “Economic Transformation and Income Inequality in Urban China: Evidence from a Panel Data.” American Journal of Sociology 105: 1135-1174.
4. Xueguang Zhou. 2003. “An Institutional Logic of Occupational Prestige: Reconceptualization and Reanalyses.” Unpublished manuscript.

· These two articles are used to further illustrate the links between theory, hypotheses, and research design. Quick reading to get the general flow of arguments and research design.