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The handbook of research synthesis and meta-analysis /
edited by Harris Cooper, Larry V. Hedges, and Jeffrey C. Valentine.
2nd ed.
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2009.
xvi, 615 p.
0871541637, 9780871541635
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New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2009.
general note
Rev. ed. of: The handbook of research synthesis. c1994.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Forewordp. xi
About the Authorsp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Research Synthesis as a Scientific Processp. 3
Formulating A Problemp. 17
Hypotheses and Problems in Research Synthesisp. 19
Statistical Considerationsp. 37
Searching The Literaturep. 49
Scientific Communication and Literature Retrievalp. 51
Using Reference Databasesp. 73
Grey Literaturep. 103
Coding The Literaturep. 129
Judging the Quality of Primary Researchp. 129
Identifying Interesting Variables and Analysis Opportunitiesp. 147
Systematic Codingp. 159
Evaluating Coding Decisionsp. 177
Statistically Describing Study Outcomesp. 205
Vote-Counting Procedures in Meta-Analysisp. 207
Effect Sizes for Continuous Datap. 221
Effect Sizes for Dichotomous Datap. 237
Statistically Combining Effect Sizesp. 255
Combining Estimates of Effect Sizep. 257
Analyzing Effect Sizes: Fixed-Effects Modelsp. 279
Analyzing Effect Sizes: Random-Effects Modelsp. 295
Correcting for the Distorting Effects of Study Artifacts in Meta-Analysisp. 317
Special Statistical Issues and Problemsp. 335
Effect Sizes in Nested Designsp. 337
Stochastically Dependent Effect Sizesp. 357
Model-Based Meta-Analysisp. 377
Data Interpretationp. 397
Handling Missing Datap. 399
Sensitivity Analysis and Diagnosticsp. 417
Publication Biasp. 435
Tying Research Synthesis To Substantive Issuesp. 453
Advantages of Certainty and Uncertaintyp. 455
Research Synthesis and Public Policyp. 473
Reporting The Resultsp. 495
Visual and Narrative Interpretationp. 497
Reporting Formatp. 521
Summaryp. 535
Threats to the Validity of Generalized Inferencesp. 537
Potentials and Limitationsp. 561
Glossaryp. 573
p. 585
p. 591
Indexp. 595
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