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  • Integrative Framing Analysis

    Framing Health through Words and Visuals

    By Viorela Dan

    Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Body Image as an Everyday Problematic

    Looking Good

    By Félix Díaz Martínez

    It is well known that body image has been associated to health risks related to eating habits. However, to what extent do identity categories, everyday social interaction and common discourses affect our preoccupations and sufferings related to body image in contemporary society, and our…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Interpreting Basic Statistics

    A Workbook Based on Excerpts from Journal Articles, 8th Edition

    By Zealure C. Holcomb, Keith S. Cox

    Interpreting Basic Statistics gives students valuable practice in interpreting statistical reporting as it actually appears in peer-reviewed journals. New to the eighth edition:  A broader array of basic statistical concepts is covered, especially to better reflect the New Statistics. …

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • SPSS Demystified

    A Simple Guide and Reference, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald D Yockey

    Without question, statistics is one of the most challenging courses for students in the social and behavioral sciences. Enrolling in their first statistics course, students are often apprehensive or extremely anxious toward the subject matter. And while SPSS is one of the more easy-to-use…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Action Research Communities

    Professional Learning, Empowerment, and Improvement Through Collaborative Action Research

    By Craig A. Mertler

    Action Research Communities presents a new perspective on two current and proven educational practices: classroom-/school-based action research and professional learning communities. Implementation of one or the other of these practices often results in a variety of possible benefits for the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health & Medicine

    Edited by Lisa Meloncon, J. Blake Scott

    This volume charts new methodological territories for rhetorical studies and the emerging field of the rhetoric of health and medicine. In offering an expanded, behind-the-scenes view of rhetorical methodologies, it advances the larger goal of differentiating the rhetoric of health and medicine as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Methods and Applications

    Unlocking the UK 2011 Census

    Edited by John Stillwell

    The collection of reliable and comprehensive data on the magnitude, composition and distribution of a country’s population is essential in order for governments to provide services, administer effectively and guide a country’s development. The primary source of basic demographic statistics is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Understanding Research Methods

    An Overview of the Essentials, 10th Edition

    By Mildred L. Patten, Michelle Newhart

    A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge

  • History in the World

    Edited by Kalle Pihlainen

    Questions about the relationship between historical research and contemporary social and practical problems have posed a challenge to generations of historians, as well as to philosophers and theorists of history. In recent years, views regarding the isolation of academic history from real-world…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • White Folks

    Race and Identity in Rural America

    By Timothy J. Lensmire

    White Folks explores the experiences and stories of eight white people from a small farming community in northern Wisconsin. It examines how white people learn to be ‘white’ and reveals how white racial identity is dependent on people of color—even in situations where white people have little or no…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Autobiography of a Disease

    By Patrick Anderson

    Autobiography of a Disease documents, in experimental form, the experience of extended life-threatening illness in contemporary US hospitals and clinics. The narrative is based primarily on the author’s sudden and catastrophic collapse into a coma and long hospitalization thirteen years ago; but it…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • The Craft of Political Research

    10th Edition

    By W. Phillips Shively

    The Craft of Political Research is a non-technical introduction to research design and analysis in political science, emphasizing the choices we make when we design a research project and analyze its results. The book’s approach centers on asking an interesting research question, and then designing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge

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