Research methods Products

  • Co-creating and Co-producing Research Evidence

    A Guide for Practitioners and Academics in Health, Social Care and Education Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dorothy Newbury-Birch, Keith Allan

    The importance of a strong evidence-base is widely recognised in contemporary health, social care and education practice, meaning that there is a real need for research which can be quickly and easily translated into real world situations. Research co-produced by practitioners and academics from…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Metasynthesis

    A Research Method for Medicine and Health Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Kirsti Malterud

    Qualitative Metasynthesis presents a research method developed for upcycling and synthesis of qualitative primary studies, aimed at researchers within medicine and health sciences.This book demonstrates how and why qualitative metasynthesis can be a method for reuse and expansion of medical…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions

    1st Edition

    By Werner Schirmer, Dimitris Michailakis

    Social systems occur in many contexts of social work. This book provides an easy-to-read introduction to systems thinking for social workers who will encounter social problems in their professional practice or academic research. It offers new insights and fresh perspectives on this familiar topic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • Designing and Conducting Research in Social Science, Health and Social Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona McSweeney, Dave Williams

    This book presents a novel and accessible way to learn about designing and conducting social research. Unlike traditional social research methods books, it provides a ‘real world’ account of social researchers’ experiences and learning achieved through conducting research in a variety of fields.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Ravenscroft

    The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment examines current debates as well as cross-examining traditionally held beliefs around visual impairment. It provides a bridge between medical practice and social and cultural research drawing on authentic investigations. It is the intention of this…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Westmarland, Hannah Bows

    Feminist research on gender, violence and abuse has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, and has increased exponentially over this time on a global scale. Although situated in a predominantly qualitative tradition, research in the field has developed to include quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • Living with Mental Disorder

    Insights from Qualitative Research, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Corcoran

    This evidence-based text puts a human face on mental disorders, illuminating the lived experience of people with mental health difficulties and their caregivers. Systematically reviewing the qualitative research conducted on living with a mental disorder, this text coalesces a large body of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse

    Investigating the Politics of Knowledge and Meaning-making., 1st Edition

    Edited by Reiner Keller, Anna-Katharina Hornidge, Wolf J Schünemann

    The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse (SKAD) has reoriented research into social forms, structuration and processes of meaning construction and reality formation; doing so by linking social constructivist and pragmatist approaches with post-structuralist thinking in order to study…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ethics in Participatory Research for Health and Social Well-Being

    Cases and Commentaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Banks, Mary Brydon-Miller

    Participatory research is well-established as an approach involving people with a direct interest in, or experience of, the issue being studied in carrying out research. However, it raises unique and challenging ethical issues. Traditional concerns with respect for the rights to confidentiality,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • From Student to Scholar

    A Guide to Writing Through the Dissertation Stage, 1st Edition

    By Keith Hjortshoj

    From Student to Scholar guides graduate students through the "hidden" developmental transition required in writing a dissertation and moving beyond, to become a successful scholar. Identifying common rhetorical challenges across disciplines, author Hjortshoj explains how to accommodate evolving…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research

    Co-production with Community Partners in Action, 1st Edition

    By Mike Seal

    Involvement of community partners in the structure and design of services is largely accepted in principle, but its practice is heavily contested. This book argues that the co-production of research is one of the best ways to involve community partners. As well as having intrinsic value in and of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

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