The people on this project

Gene Shackman has a Ph.D. in Sociology from the State University of New York, University at Albany.  Gene can be contacted at  gsociology at yahoo (d o t) com    Also see some of my research interests here  http://independent.academia.edu/GeneShackman   and here at ResearchGate  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gene_Shackman  and here at SSRN  https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1754255   


Activities

Papers, reviews, articles, presentations

  • Gene Shackman. Accreditation, Certification, Credentialing: Does It Help? In New Directions for Evaluation. Special Issue: Accreditation, Certification, and Credentialing: Relevant Concerns for U.S. Evaluators. Issue edited by: James W. Altschuld, Molly Engle. Volume 2015, Issue 145, pages 103–113, Spring 2015.  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ev.20114/abstract  
  • Gene Shackman. Free Statistical Packages. American Evaluation Association AEA365 A Tip-a-Day by and for Evaluators   http://aea365.org/blog/?p=2493   10 January 2011.
  • Gene Shackman. Evaluation Resources Available on the Web. American Evaluation Association AEA365 A Tip-a-Day by and for Evaluators   http://aea365.org/blog/?p=995   11 June 2010
  • Gene Shackman, Ya-Lin Liu, and Xun Wang, Global Social Change Research Project: Measuring Progress of the World. The New England Sociological Association 2009 Spring Conference. Springfield, MA, April 2009.
  • Gene Shackman. Review of Applied Statistics for Public Policy. by Brian Macfie and Philip Nufrio.  In March 2006 issue of Journal of Official Statistics. Page 166-168.
  • Gene Shackman, Ya-Lin Liu and Xun Wang. Measuring quality of life using free and public domain data. Social Research Update, Issue 47, Autumn, 2005. Available at  http://sru.soc.surrey.ac.uk/  

  • Gene Shackman. Useful Public Domain and Other Free to use Data. International Statistical Institute Newsletter, Volume 29, No. 3 (87) 2005. Available at http://isi.cbs.nl/Nlet/NLet053.htm
  • Ya-Lin Liu and Gene Shackman. Understanding Aging Service Use Among Chinese Seniors: An Analytic Approach. In Xun Wang and Guoli Liu (eds). On the Frontiers of Science, Volume III:  Social and Behavioral Sciences, Beijing, Tsinghua University Press, March 2005.
  • Gene Shackman. Review of Democracy, Governance, and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence. Feng, Yi. in International Social Science Review, Vol 79(3&4), 2004. Listed here  https://www.jstor.org/stable/41887196   
  • Gene Shackman, Xun Wang (presenter) and Ya-Lin Liu. The Global Social Change Research Project: Analysis of Social Construction and Change. Thirty Sixth World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology. Beijing China, July 2004.
  • Gene Shackman. Review of The Human Tradition in America: 1865 to the Present. Charles W. Calhoun (ed). In International Social Science Review, Vol 79(1&2), 2004. Listed here    https://www.jstor.org/stable/41887173  
  • Gene Shackman, Xun Wang and Ya-Lin Liu. Global Culture: The Role of Shared Communication. Presented at the 2004 meeting of the New England Sociological Association, New Haven, CT. 
  • Gene Shackman. Free Data Sets on the Web, (about free regional sets). ISI - International Statistical Institute Newsletter Volume 27, No. 3 (81) 2003. Available at   http://isi.cbs.nl/NLet/NLet033.htm
  • Gene Shackman, Ya-Lin Liu and Xun Wang. Longitudinal Data on the Web. Michigan Sociological Review, Fall, 2003. Vol 17: 94-98.   http://www.jstor.org/pss/40969087  
  • Gene Shackman. Free Data Sets on the Web, (about free longitudinal demographic data sets). ISI - International Statistical Institute Newsletter Volume 27, No. 1 (79) 2003. Available at  http://isi.cbs.nl/NLet/NLet031.htm   
  • Gene Shackman and Ya-Lin Liu. Review of Transforming Post Communist Political Economies, Nelson, Tilly and Walker (eds), in the April 2002 issue of  Teaching Sociology. Listed here   https://www.jstor.org/stable/3211399 
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Ya-Lin Liu completed her dissertation in Sociology at State University of New York, University at Albany.  Her area of interest is aging research: aging service needs and uses, social support system, development of welfare policies and services for older people in U.S., China, and Taiwan, minority aging. She can also be contacted at   geya2003 at yahoo (d o t) com        

  • Gene Shackman, Xun Wang and Ya-Lin Liu. Doing Sociology Around the World.  In Doing Sociology. Jammie Price, Jeff Breese, and Roger Straus.  Rowman & Littlefield, Lexington Books,  Lanham, MD.  July 2009.   https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780739133958  
  • Gene Shackman, Ya-Lin Liu and Xun Wang. Measuring quality of life using free and public domain data. Social Research Update, Issue 47, Autumn, 2005. Available at   http://sru.soc.surrey.ac.uk/     
  • Ya-Lin Liu and Gene Shackman. Understanding Aging Service Use Among Chinese Seniors: An Analytic Approach. In Xun Wang and Guoli Liu (eds). On the Frontiers of Science, Volume III:  Social and Behavioral Sciences, Beijing, Tsinghua University Press, March 2005.
  • Gene Shackman, Xun Wang (presenter) and Ya-Lin Liu. The Global Social Change Research Project: Analysis of Social Construction and Change. Thirty Sixth World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology. Beijing China, July 2004.
  • Gene Shackman, Ya-Lin Liu and Xun Wang.  Longitudinal Data on the Web. Michigan Sociological Review, Fall, 2003. Vol 17: 94-98.   http://www.jstor.org/pss/40969087  
  • Gene Shackman and Ya-Lin Liu. Review of Transforming Post Communist Political Economies, Nelson, Tilly and Walker (eds), in the April 2002 issue of  Teaching Sociology. Listed here https://www.jstor.org/stable/3211399 
  • Ya-Lin Liu. Understanding aging service use by Chinese seniors: A community -based case study. Dissertation at State University of New York at Albany, 2001  listed on proquest here.  
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George (Xun) Wang is a professor in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin - Parkside.  The department web site is  https://www.uwp.edu/learn/departments/sociology/ He is also the founding director of the UWP Institute for China Studies https://www.uwp.edu/learn/departments/chinastudies/  Dr. Wang has been university fellow at Hong Kong Baptist University, and visiting professor at Tshinghua, Nankai and People's Universities in the P.R. China. Dr. Wang is on the council of the Society of Chinese American Professors & Scientists,   http://socaps.org/SoCAPS/Officers_and_Committees.html     
 
  • Xun Wang. 2016. Book Review: Social Quality Theory: A New Perspective on Social Development Edited by Lin Ka and Peter Herrmann. New York: Berghahn Books. International Social Science Review. Vol. 92: Iss. 1, Article 16.   https://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/issr/vol92/iss1/  
  • Kwok-Bun Chan,Vivienne Luk and George Xun Wang. Conflict and Innovation in International Joint Ventures. Toward a New Sinified Corporate Culture or 'Alternative Globalization' in China. in Multicultural Organizations in Asia. Edited by Heidi Dahles, Loh Wei Leng. Routledge. 2014
  • Wang Xun. Review of The Structure and Evolution of Chinese Social Stratification,  Yi Li.  In Journal of Asian and African Studies 2006 41: 521-523. http://jas.sagepub.com/
  • Jiaming Sun and George Xun Wang. Personal Global Connectivity and Consumer Behavior: A Study in Shanghai. ,Academy of  International Business 2006 Annual Meeting, Beijing, China. http://aib.msu.edu/events/2006/Program.asp  see the program for abstract.
  • Kwok-Bun Chan, Vivienne Luk, George Xun Wang. Conflict and Innovation in International Joint Ventures: Toward a New Sinified Corporate Culture or ‘Alternative Globalization’ in China.  Asia Pacific Business Review.  Volume 11, Number 4 / December 2005.   http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13602380500135737 
  • Wang Xun (with Jiaming Sun). Global Sociology, Beijing, P.R.China: Tsinghua University Press.  December 2005.  (In Chinese).
  • Wang Xun (Co-Editor-in-Chief, with Juan He), Human Resource Management, Tianjin, P. R. China: Tianjin University Press. Second Edition. October 2005.  (In Chinese).
  • Juan He and Xun Wang (editors), Human Resource Management in 21st Century. in Human Resource Management Tianjin: Tianjin University Press. Second Edition. 2005. (In Chinese)
  •  Wang Xun. Unemployment issues in the United States.  in On the Frontiers of  Science, Volume III:  Social and Behavior Sciences (Edited by Xun Wang & Guoli Liu), Beijing, Tsinghua University Press, March 2005.  (In Chinese)
  • Gene Shackman, Ya-Lin Liu and Xun Wang. Measuring quality of life using free and public domain data. Social Research Update, Issue 47, Autumn, 2005. Available at   http://sru.soc.surrey.ac.uk/     
  • Xun Wang and Guoli Liu (eds). On the Frontiers of Science, Volume III:  Social and Behavioral Sciences, Beijing, Tsinghua University Press, March 2005.
  • Xun Wang. Unemployment issues in the United States. In Xun Wang and Guoli Liu (eds). On the Frontiers of Science, Volume III:  Social and Behavioral Sciences, Beijing, Tsinghua University Press, March 2005.
  • Xun Wang and Shanhe Jiang. Coordination Mechanisms: A Study of Chinese Rural Firms. ASA Section on Economic Sociology Refereed Roundtables, 2004 annual meeting.  
  • Gene Shackman, Xun Wang (presenter) and Ya-Lin Liu. The Global Social Change Research Project: Analysis of Social Construction and Change. Thirty Sixth World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology. Beijing China, July 2004.
  • Gene Shackman, Xun Wang and Ya-Lin Liu. Global Culture: The Role of Shared Communication. Presented at the 2004 meeting of the New England Sociological Association, New Haven, CT. 
  • George Xun Wang, Kwok Bun Chan and Vivienne Luk. Conflict and its Management in Sino-Foreign Joint Ventures: A Review. Working paper #10 at the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, abstract available at  http://lewi.hkbu.edu.hk/list_of_papers.html    
  • Xun Wang, Xiaofeng Cong and Bingyao Tang. Undergraduate Education in U.S. and China: A Comparison. Presented at the "Being Professors in USA Forum", 2003.
  • Xun Wang (Editor in Chief). Chinese Language and Culture Education in the United States in the 21st Century. Chicago: Chinese Schools Association in the United States. CompuPress. 2003.
  • Gene Shackman, Ya-Lin Liu and Xun Wang. Longitudinal Data on the Web. Michigan Sociological Review, Fall, 2003. Vol 17: 94-98.   http://www.jstor.org/pss/40969087  
  • Xun Wang and Bingyao Tang. Unemployment Problems in the Unites States. Teahouse for Sociologists.  4:133-137. 2003.
  • Juan He and Xun Wang (Co-editors). Human Resource Management. Tianjin: Tianjin University Press. 2000.
  • Grants: Dr. Wang has received grants from the U.S. Department of State, the Department of Education and the U.S. Information Agency for developing or conducting summer institutes on topics related to China, grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the U.S. Department of Labor for conducting evaluations of several programs in Wisconsin, and grants from the Hong Kong Baptist University for teaching projects and research.



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