The Social Research Today series provides concise and contemporary introductions to significant methodological topics in the social sciences. Covering both quantitive and qualitative methods, this new series features readable and accessible books from some of the leading names in the field and is aimed at students and professional researchers alike. This series also brings together for the first time the best titles from the old Social Research Today and Contemporary Social Research series edited by Martin Bulmer for UCL Press and Routledge.
Surveys In Social Research
Contemporary Critical Theory and Methodology
Models in Statistical Social Research
Managing Social Research A Practical Guide
Researching Race and Racism
By Elisa Bellotti
October 06, 2015
How do we interact with people in our everyday life? Who are the people we are connected to? What are the consequences of overlapping social circles and how people deal with the potential emerging conflicts? What are the structural and cultural mechanisms that regulate social worlds? Network ...
By David De Vaus, David de Vaus
November 06, 2013
David de Vaus' classic text Surveys in Social Research provides clear advice on how to plan, conduct and analyse social surveys. It emphasises the links between theory and research, the logic and interpretation of statistics and the practices of social research. This sixth edition has been ...
By Piet Strydom
August 07, 2013
Contemporary critical theory’s methodology is currently taking shape under the impact both of transformative internal develops within the discipline, and of external pressures and incentives arising from a series of international debates. In this book, Piet Strydom presents a groundbreaking ...
By Max Haller, Roger Jowell, Tom W Smith
March 02, 2012
The social sciences rely more on the comparative method than on experimental data mainly because the latter is difficult to acquire amongst human populations. The International Social Survey Programme has played a pioneering role in creating and sustaining methodologically-sophisticated mass ...
By G¨otz Rohwer
February 21, 2012
Models in Statistical Social Research provides a comprehensive insight of models used in statistical social research based on statistical data and methods. While traditionally understood statistical models relate to data generating processes which presuppose facts, this book focuses on analytical ...
By Roger Tarling
October 29, 2008
This book explains the principles and theory of statistical modelling in an intelligible way for the non-mathematical social scientist looking to apply statistical modelling techniques in research. The book also serves as an introduction for those wishing to develop more detailed knowledge and ...
By Roger Tarling
December 15, 2005
An essential tool for those planning to undertake social research, this exceptional book tackles many of the specific concerns and issues that arise. A well structured text, it offers a comprehensive introduction to a range of important areas in project management, including: ...
By Martin Bulmer, John Solomos
July 15, 2004
Race and racism have become huge areas of study in the social sciences over the past two decades. However, whilst this has been reflected in the growing body of theoretical and empirically based work, surprisingly little has been published that explores the methodological and practical issues ...
By Elisabetta Ruspini
July 05, 2002
One of the major changes in the social science research landscape in recent years has been the introduction of computerised panel surveys in Europe and the US which make longitudinal data widely available to graduate students for the first time. Elisabetta Ruspini here provides a concise yet ...
By Donald G. Nieman
February 01, 1994
First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....