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Book Title: Thick Description and Fine Texture
Author: David B. Baker
Publisher: The University of Akron Press
Release Date: 2003
Pages: 249
ISBN: 1931968020
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The essays contained in this volume offer a unique and personal perspective on the archival research process in the history of psychology. Celebrating the achievements of John A. Popplestone and Marion White McPherson, founders of the Archives of the History of American Psychology at The University of Akron in 1965, nine leading scholars describe the value, frustration, and satisfaction inherent in the archival process in the history of psychology. The essays provide valuable information on modern historiography in the history of psychology and the construction of historical narrative based on archival resources.

Book Title: Ethnography Through Thick and Thin
Author: George E. Marcus
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 1998-12-13
Pages: 275
ISBN: 0691002533
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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In the 1980s, George Marcus spearheaded a major critique of cultural anthropology, expressed most clearly in the landmark book Writing Culture, which he coedited with James Clifford. Ethnography through Thick and Thin updates and advances that critique for the late 1990s. Marcus presents a series of penetrating and provocative essays on the changes that continue to sweep across anthropology. He examines, in particular, how the discipline's central practice of ethnography has been changed by "multi-sited" approaches to anthropology and how new research patterns are transforming anthropologists' careers. Marcus rejects the view, often expressed, that these changes are undermining anthropology. The combination of traditional ethnography with scholarly experimentation, he argues, will only make the discipline more lively and diverse. The book is divided into three main parts. In the first, Marcus shows how ethnographers' tradition of defining fieldwork in terms of peoples and places is now being challenged by the need to study culture by exploring connections, parallels, and contrasts among a variety of often seemingly incommensurate sites. The second part illustrates this emergent multi-sited condition of research by reflecting it in some of Marcus's own past research on Tongan elites and dynastic American fortunes. In the final section, which includes the previously unpublished essay "Sticking with Ethnography through Thick and Thin," Marcus examines the evolving professional culture of anthropology and the predicaments of its new scholars. He shows how students have increasingly been drawn to the field as much by such powerful interdisciplinary movements as feminism, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies as by anthropology's own traditions. He also considers the impact of demographic changes within the discipline--in particular the fact that anthropologists are no longer almost exclusively Euro-Americans studying non-Euro-Americans. These changes raise new issues about the identities of anthropologists in relation to those they study, and indeed, about what is to define standards of ethnographic scholarship. Filled with keen and highly illuminating observations, Ethnography through Thick and Thin will stimulate fresh debate about the past, present, and future of a discipline undergoing profound transformations.

Book Title: Vibrations of Thick Cylindrical Structures
Author: Hamid R. Hamidzadeh
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2009-10-22
Pages: 201
ISBN: 9780387755915
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Due to strong potential applications and more demanding requirements imposed upon long and thick cylindrical structures, there has been increasing research and development activities during recent years in the field of vibration and passive vibration control of these types of structures. An important step in the study of cylindrical structures is the determination of their vibration modal characteristics. This modal information plays a key role in the design and vibration suppression of these structures when subjected to dynamic excitations. Most reported studies on the dynamic response of cylindrical structures have been restricted to the application of the shell theories. These theories are based on a number of simplifying assumptions. The most important of which is, the considered shell must be relatively thin to assume constant stresses within the cylinder. Therefore, due to this limitation, shell theories are inadequate to accurately describe all possible vibration modes in thick cylindrical structures. The primary scope of this book is to address these problems by applying the theory of elasto-dynamics.

Book Title: Adhesion Measurement of Thin Films Thick Films and Bulk Coatings
Author: K. L. Mittal
Publisher: ASTM International
Release Date: 1978-12
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0803102720
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title: Polymer Thick Film
Author: Ken Gilleo
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 1995-10-31
Pages: 422
ISBN: 0442012209
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Ken Gilleo's Polymer Thick Film provides you with all the essential concepts, process descriptions, performance data, and general information you will need to reach your own conclusions. The focus will be on polymer thick film's major subsets, which include conductive inks, printed resistors, dielectric films or pastes, and polymer assembly material.

Book Title: Thick Evaluation
Author: Simon Kirchin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2017-11-09
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780192525161
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. We use evaluative terms and concepts every day. We call actions right and wrong, teachers wise and ignorant, and pictures elegant and grotesque. Philosophers place evaluative concepts into two camps. Thin concepts, such as goodness and badness, and rightness and wrongness have evaluative content, but they supposedly have no or hardly any nonevaluative, descriptive content: they supposedly give little or no specific idea about the character of the person or thing described. In contrast, thick concepts such as kindness, elegance and wisdom supposedly give a more specific idea of people or things. Yet, given typical linguistic conventions, thick concepts also convey evaluation. Kind people are often viewed positively whilst ignorance has negative connotations. The distinction between thin and thick concepts is frequently drawn in philosophy and is central to everyday life. However, very few articles or books discuss the distinction. In this full-length study, Simon Kirchin discusses thin and thick concepts, highlighting key assumptions, questions and arguments, many of which have gone unnoticed. Kirchin focuses in on the debate between 'separationists' (those who think that thick concepts can be separated into component parts of evaluative, often very 'thin', content and nonevaluative content) and 'nonseparationists' (who deny this). Thick Evaluation argues for a version of nonseparationism, and in doing so argues both that many concepts are evaluative and also that evaluation is not exhausted by thin positive and negative stances.

Book Title: Thick Concepts
Author: Simon Kirchin
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Release Date: 2013-04-25
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780191652509
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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What is the difference between judging someone to be good and judging them to be kind? Both judgements are typically positive, but the latter seems to offer more description of the person: we get a more specific sense of what they are like. Very general evaluative concepts (such as good, bad, right and wrong) are referred to as thin concepts, whilst more specific ones (including brave, rude, gracious, wicked, sympathetic, and mean) are termed thick concepts. In this volume, an international team of experts addresses the questions that this distinction opens up. How do the descriptive and evaluative functions or elements of thick concepts combine with each other? Are these functions or elements separable in the first place? Is there a sharp division between thin and thick concepts? Can we mark interesting further distinctions between how thick ethical concepts work and how other thick concepts work, such as those found in aesthetics and epistemology? How, if at all, are thick concepts related to reasons and action? These questions, and others, touch on some of the deepest philosophical issues about the evaluative and normative. They force us to think hard about the place of the evaluative in a (seemingly) nonevaluative world, and raise fascinating issues about how language works.

Book Title: Application of 2 1 4cr 1mo Steel for Thick wall Pressure Vessels
Author: G. S. Sangdahl
Publisher: ASTM International
Release Date: 1982
Pages: 479
ISBN:
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Book Title: The Thick Blue Line
Author: Bob Martin
Publisher:
Release Date: 2004-08-05
Pages: 472
ISBN: 1411610725
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The investigation into the murder of Officer David C. Douglass, member of the Lower Township Police Department, New Jersey. The investigative leads of this case were utilized by NYPD BLUE in one of the segments and nationally televised.

Book Title: The Engineering of Microelectronic Thin and Thick Films
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Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 1976-06-18
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781349026845
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