Taylor & Francis India: Urban Research Methods

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving: A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Studying Cities and City Life: An Introduction to Methods of Research book cover

    Studying Cities and City Life

    An Introduction to Methods of Research, 1st Edition

    By Mark Abrahamson

    Studying Cities and City Life is a textbook designed to provide an introduction to the major methods of obtaining data for use when analysing cities and social life in cities. Major chapters focus upon best practices in: field studies (participant observation) natural experiments and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • From Numbers to Words: Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences book cover

    From Numbers to Words

    Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Susan Morgan, Tom Reichert, Tyler R. Harrison

    This invaluable resource guides readers through the process of creating scholarly, publishable prose from the results of quantitative experiments and investigations. It delves into the issues commonly encountered when reporting the results of statistical experiments and investigations, and provides…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Ethnography for Designers book cover

    Ethnography for Designers

    1st Edition

    By Galen Cranz

    Ethnography for Designers teaches architects and designers how to listen actively to the knowledge people have about their own culture. This approach gives structure to values and qualities. It does this by noting the terms and underlying structure of thought people use to describe aspects of their…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development book cover

    Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development

    1st Edition

    By Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson

    Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development teaches the basic skills, tools, and methods of qualitative research with special attention to the needs of community practitioners. This book teaches students entering planning, community development, nonprofit management, social work, and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    Routledge

  • New Approaches to Qualitative Research: Wisdom and Uncertainty book cover

    New Approaches to Qualitative Research

    Wisdom and Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maggi Savin-Baden, Claire Howell Major

    Qualitative research has seen a surge of growth during the past decade. This is in large part because positivist approaches have not yielded the kinds of results that had been anticipated, and more researchers are seeking alternative perspectives to understand phenomena. The number of researchers…

    Paperback – 2010-04-07
    Routledge

  • Global Gender Research: Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Global Gender Research

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Bose, Minjeong Kim

    Readers of Global Gender Research will learn to compare and contrast feminist concerns globally, gain familiarity with the breadth of gender research, and understand the national contexts that produced it. This volume provides an in-depth comparative picture of the current state of feminist…

    Paperback – 2009-02-02
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Gender

  • GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences: Coding, Mapping, and Modeling book cover

    GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

    Coding, Mapping, and Modeling, 1st Edition

    By Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio

    This is the first book to provide sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry.  The book contains a wealth of examples as to why…

    Paperback – 2008-07-10
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Evaluation Practice: How To Do Good Evaluation Research In Work Settings book cover

    Evaluation Practice

    How To Do Good Evaluation Research In Work Settings, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth DePoy, Stephen French Gilson

    Professional accountability has become central to both public and private sectors. Governments have emphasized and even developed empirical models, logic modeling, and evidence-based practice in the programs they support, and not-for-profit, for-profit and NGO entities increasingly rely on…

    Paperback – 2007-12-26
    Routledge

  • Deciphering the City book cover

    Deciphering the City

    1st Edition

    By William A. Schwab

    Well-written and extremely topical, Deciphering the City efficiently deals with the large and small issues facing cities today. A focus on globalization's impact on the role of cities, an explicit mission to drive home the applied nature of urban studies to students. This innovative text offers an…

    Paperback – 2004-08-17
    Routledge

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