Algorithm Audit: Why, What, and How?
Concept Analysis in Nursing A New Approach
Participatory Case Study Work Approaches, Authenticity and Application in Ageing Studies
Social Causation and Biographical Research Philosophical, Theoretical and Methodological Arguments
Institutional Ethnography in the Nordic Region
By Biagio Aragona
August 02, 2021
Seeking to increasing the social awareness of citizens, institutions, and corporations with regard to the risks presented by the acritical use of algorithms in decision-making, this book explains the rationale and the methods of algorithm audit. Interdisciplinary in approach, it provides a ...
By John Paley
February 16, 2021
Concept analysis is an established genre of inquiry in nursing, introduced in the 1970s. Currently, over 100 concept studies are published annually, yet the methods used within this field have rarely been questioned. In Concept Analysis in Nursing: A New Approach, Paley provides a critical analysis...
Edited By Sion Williams, John Keady
January 04, 2021
Participatory Case Study Work shows academic co-researchers how to adapt and implement their methods so that data collection and analysis is authentically participatory. At the heart of this text is advocating a participatory approach to case study work, with co-construction as a catalyst for ...
By Catherine Hayes, John Fulton, Andrew Livingstone, Claire Todd, Stephen Capper, Peter Smith
December 23, 2020
This book provides a means of comprehensively grounding and considering the epistemological and philosophical underpinnings of practice-based research epistemologies. By introducing readers to the diverse array of methodological tools and concepts that are necessary to underpin postgraduate ...
By Giorgos Tsiolis, Michalis Christodoulou
November 09, 2020
This book extends debates in the field of biographical research, arguing that causal explanations are not at odds with biographical research and that biographical research is in fact a valuable tool for explaining why things in social and personal lives are one way and not another. Bringing ...
By Russell Dudley-Smith, Natasha Whiteman
September 14, 2020
This book challenges the hyper-production and proliferation of concepts in modern social research. It presents a distinctive methodological response to this tendency through an exploration of one of the most underappreciated yet widely deployed conventions for the analysis of social processes: the ...
Edited By Maria Łuszczyńska
June 15, 2020
This book explores the diversity of methodological approaches to researching ageing, considering which methodological paradigm best captures the phenomenon. Interdisciplinary in scope, it brings together research from scholars from Austria, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Israel, Poland, UK and USA to ...
By Mario Cardano
March 09, 2020
Focussing on the phases of qualitative research which precede and follow fieldwork – design, analysis, and textualization – this book offers new theoretical tools to tackle one of the most common criticisms advanced against qualitative research: its presumed lack of rigour. Rejecting the notion of ...
Edited By Cristina Costa, Jenna Condie
January 14, 2020
As a social space, the web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life. As a site of mediated interactions and interrelationships, the ‘digital’ has evolved from being a space of information to a space of creation, thus providing new ...
Edited By Kevin Walby, Alex Luscombe
December 02, 2019
This multidisciplinary volume demonstrates how Freedom of Information (FOI) law and processes can contribute to social science research design across sociology, criminology, political science, anthropology, journalism and education. Comparing the use of FOI in research design across the United ...
By Cormac Mc Namara
November 20, 2019
This book provides new insights into contemporary betting shops, with a particular focus on the manner in which losing bets are dealt with by customers. Drawing on research undertaken in Ireland, it demonstrates that customers tend to shift responsibility for monetary losses onto factors external ...
Edited By Rebecca W. B. Lund, Ann Christin E. Nilsen
November 07, 2019
Developed in response to the theoretically driven mainstream sociology, institutional ethnography starts from people’s everyday experiences, and works from there to discover how the social is organized. Starting from experience is a central step in challenging taken-for-granted assumptions and ...