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Maggino, Filomena

Complexity in Society: From Indicators Construction to their Synthesis

Maggino, Filomena - Complexity in Society: From Indicators Construction to their Synthesis, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Conceptual Issues

1. Complexity: Between Rhetoric and Science
Alberto Peruzzi

2. Building Knowledge. Between Measure and Meaning: A Phenomenological Approach
Rocco Sacconaghi

Part II. Methodological Issues

3. Socio-economic Statistics for a Complex World: Perspectives and Challenges in the Big Data Era
Marco Fattore

4. Developing Indicators and Managing the Complexity
Filomena Maggino

5. Dealing with Syntheses in a System of Indicators
Filomena Maggino

6. Scalability of Composite Indices: Complexity Complications and Findings from 15 Years of Monitoring Child and Youth Well-Being in the United States
Kenneth C. Land, Vicki L. Lamb, Xiaolu Zang

Part III. Technical Issues

7. Synthesis of Indicators: The Composite Indicators Approach
Matteo Mazziotta, Adriano Pareto

8. Synthesis of Indicators: The Non-aggregative Approach
Marco Fattore

9. The Role of Extended IRT Models for Composite Indicators Construction
Michela Gnaldi, Simone Del Sarto, Filomena Maggino

Part IV. Particular Experiences

10. Synthesis of Indicators Through Weighting: The Experiences of Quality of Life Measures
Chang-ming Hsieh

11. The Role of Normalisation in Building Composite Indicators. Rationale and Consequences of Different Strategies, Applied to Social Inclusion
Ludovico Carrino

12. Evaluation of Life Satisfaction in Italy: Proposal of a Synthetic Measure Based on Poset Theory
Giovanna Boccuzzo, Giulio Caperna

13. Joint Analysis of Structural Models and Performance: Merging Clustering and Composite Indicators in the Analysis of Europe 2020 Strategy
Tommaso Rondinella, Elena Grimaccia

Keywords: Social Sciences, Methodology of the Social Sciences, Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and Law, Quality of Life Research

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Social Indicators Research Series
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319605951
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-60593-7

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