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  • Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood

    Home, School, and Community Contexts

    Edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, Marianne McTavish

    Complex factors affect young children and their families in today’s increasingly diverse world characterized by globalization, the transnational movement of people, and neo-liberal government policies in western and industrialized countries. This book focuses on three of these factors—culture,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20 

  • Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 

  • An End to the Crisis of Empirical Sociology?

    Trends and Challenges in Social Research

    Edited by Linda McKie, Louise Ryan

    Research data are everywhere. In our everyday interactions, through social media, credit cards and even public transport, we generate and use data. The challenge for sociologists is how to collect, analyse and make best use of these vast arrays of information. The chapters in this book address…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Sociological Futures

  • Writing up Your Action Research Project

    By Jean McNiff

    Students carrying out action research must learn how to be successful writers as well as researchers, and it is the disconnection between the two that Writing up Your Action Research Project will help readers to address and overcome. Through detailed and practical advice supported by real-life case…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Collaborative Arts-based Research for Social Justice

    By Victoria Foster

    This book provides a thought-provoking guide to conducting collaborative arts-based research. Focusing on ways that social inquiry might be conducted with marginalised groups to promote social justice, the text offers chapters on: Telling ‘alternative’ stories through a variety of methods from…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Literacy in Practice

    Writing in Private, Public, and Working Lives

    Edited by Patrick Thomas, Pamela Takayoshi

    The rise of New Literacy Studies and the shift from studying reading and writing as a technical process to examining situated literacies—what people do with literacy in particular social situations—has focused attention toward understanding the connections between reading and writing practices and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Statistical Misconceptions

    Classic Edition

    By Schuyler W. Huck

    This engaging book helps readers identify and then discard 52 misconceptions about data and statistical summaries. The focus is on major concepts contained in typical undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, research methods, or quantitative analysis. Interactive Internet exercises that…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Pedagogic Research in Geography Higher Education

    Edited by Martin Haigh, Debby Cotton, Tim Hall

    There are many books about teaching in Geography, but this is the first dealing specifically with Pedagogic Research, its methods and practices. Pedagogy research concerns the processes of learning and the development of learners. It is a learner-centred activity that aims to evaluate and improve…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 

  • A Beginner's Guide to Structural Equation Modeling

    Fourth Edition

    By Randall E. Schumacker, Richard G. Lomax

    Considered the most comprehensive of the introductory guides to structural equation modeling (SEM), this accessible text prepares readers to conduct their own analysis and critique related research. The comprehensive review of both basic concepts and a wide variety of SEM model applications…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27 

  • Inside Education

    Exploring the art of good learning

    By Stephen O'Brien

    To learn more about learning – what it is and how it works – it is necessary to look inside education. Inside Education takes the reader on a journey of four ‘live’ education projects: the first all Irish-speaking, mixed gendered, multi-faith primary school in Ireland (based in Cork; ideally suited…

    Paperback – 2015-11-25 

  • Visual, Narrative and Creative Research Methods

    Application, reflection and ethics

    By Dawn Mannay

    Visual research methods are quickly becoming key topics of interest and are now widely recognised as having the potential to evoke emphatic understanding of the ways in which other people experience their worlds. Visual, Narrative and Creative Research Methods examines the practices and value of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 

  • Doing Youth Participatory Action Research

    Transforming Inquiry with Researchers, Educators, and Students

    By Nicole Mirra, Antero Garcia, Ernest Morrell

    Doing Youth Participatory Action Research offers an unprecedented, in-depth exploration of the pragmatics and possibilities of youth-driven research. Drawing upon multiple years of experience engaging youth in rigorous, critical inquiry about the conditions impacting their lives, the authors…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

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