Middle Range

Some articles on middle range, middle, range:

Robert K. Merton - Works - Theories of The Middle Range
... for social science to establish a general foundation, Merton preferred more limited, middle-range theories ... According to Merton, middle-range theory starts its theorizing with clearly defined aspects of social phenomena, rather than with broad, abstract entities such as society as a whole ... Theories of the middle range should be firmly supported by empirical data ...
Middle-range Theory (archaeology)
... The middle range theory in archaeology links archaeological data describing how people use objects with the human behaviors or natural processes associated ... Middle range research attempts to provide archaeology with the tools needed to infer behaviors from the archaeological finds ... Lewis Binford, the main advocate of the middle range theory, conducted ethnographic fieldwork among the Nunamiut Eskimo, the Navajo, and the Australian ...
Electromagnetic Spectrum - Types of Radiation - Ultraviolet Light
... UV in the very shortest range (next to X-rays) is capable even of ionizing atoms (see photoelectric effect), greatly changing their physical behavior ... At the middle range of UV, UV rays cannot ionize but can break chemical bonds, making molecules to be unusually reactive ... is caused by the disruptive effects of middle range UV radiation on skin cells, which is the main cause of skin cancer ...

Famous quotes containing the words range and/or middle:

    For generations, a wide range of shooting in Northern Ireland has provided all sections of the population with a pastime which ... has occupied a great deal of leisure time. Unlike many other countries, the outstanding characteristic of the sport has been that it was not confined to any one class.
    —Northern Irish Tourist Board. quoted in New Statesman (London, Aug. 29, 1969)

    On the Coast of Coromandel
    Where the early pumpkins blow,
    In the middle of the woods
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    Two old chairs, and half a candle,—
    One old jug without a handle,—
    These were all his worldly goods:
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    Edward Lear (1812–1888)