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  • Research Methods in Critical Security Studies

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark B. Salter, Can E. Mutlu

    This new textbook surveys new and emergent methods for doing research in critical security studies, thereby filling a large gap in the literature of this emerging field. New or critical security studies is growing as a field, but still lacks a clear methodology; the diverse range of the main foci…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22

  • Understanding Research

    Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide, 1st Edition

    By M.I. Franklin

    Planning, undertaking and completing a research project – from dissertations to presentations - can be a daunting undertaking for any student, involving a number of easily taken mis-steps for those without adequate guidance. The objective of any research project is to gather data, analyse it based…

    Paperback – 2012-10-18

  • Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Method

    After the Aesthetic Turn, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    This groundbreaking and innovative text addresses the deep ontological and epistemological commitments that underpin conventional positivist methods and then demonstrates how "method" can be understood in much broader and more interesting ways. Drawing on a broad range of philosophical and…

    Paperback – 2012-09-10

  • Research Methods: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research.…

    Paperback – 2012-08-17
    Routledge Key Guides

  • E-Research

    Transformation in Scholarly Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas W. Jankowski

    No less than a revolutionary transformation of the research enterprise is underway. This transformation extends beyond the natural sciences, where 'e-research' has become the modus operandi, and is penetrating the social sciences and humanities, sometimes with differences in accent and label. Many…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Introduction to Statistics with SPSS for Social Science

    1st Edition

    By Faiza Qureshi, Gareth Norris, Dennis Howitt, Duncan Cramer

    This is a complete guide to statistics and SPSS for social science students. Statistics with SPSS for Social Science provides a step-by-step explanation of all the important statistical concepts, tests and procedures. It is also a guide to getting started with SPSS, and includes…

    Paperback – 2012-05-31

  • Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish statistical models using contemporary standards. The book targets the social and health science…

    Hardback – 2012-05-09

  • The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Saetnan, Heidi Mork Lomell, Svein Hammer

    Statistics are often seen as simple, straightforward, and objective descriptions of society. However, what we choose to count, what we choose not to count, who does the counting, and the categories and values we choose to apply when counting, matter. This volume addresses the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2012-05-09
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009

    Charting the Globe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Max Haller, Roger Jowell, Tom W Smith

    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…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31
    Social Research Today

  • Interpretive Research Design

    Concepts and Processes, 1st Edition

    By Peregrine Schwartz-Shea, Dvora Yanow

    Research design is fundamental to all scientific endeavors, at all levels and in all institutional settings. In many social science disciplines, however, scholars working in an interpretive-qualitative tradition get little guidance on this aspect of research from the positivist-centered training…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Data Mining Methods for the Content Analyst

    An Introduction to the Computational Analysis of Content, 1st Edition

    By Kalev Leetaru

    With continuous advancements and an increase in user popularity, data mining technologies serve as an invaluable resource for researchers across a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. In this comprehensive guide, author and research scientist Kalev Leetaru introduces the…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Thinking About Congress

    Essays on Congressional Change, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence C. Dodd

    Observing the polarized, debilitating politics of today’s Congress, one wonders whether change is possible on Capitol Hill. In Thinking about Congress, Lawrence Dodd reminds us that Congress seemed equally intransigent at times the past, yet change and rejuvenation came. Reading his classic essays,…

    Paperback – 2011-12-12

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