Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences Products

  • Experimental Psychology

    A Case Approach, 9th Edition

    By M. Kimberly MacLin

    MacLin combines a text and case approach to examine methods of experimental psychology. Using published research findings, students read, critique, and analyze over seventy five actual experiments, representing every major area of psychology - from animal studies to child psychology. This textbook…

    Paperback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge

  • Critical Happiness Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Hill, Svend Brinkmann, Anders Petersen

    This volume draws together the work of a diverse range of thinkers and researchers to address the question of happiness critically, using a wide variety of theoretical and empirical methodologies. Broadening the discussion beyond what might be considered highly individual and insular…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Governing Affects

    Neo-Liberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance, exercised by customer oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Mixed Methods Social Network Analysis

    Theories and Methodologies in Learning and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominik E. Froehlich, Martin Rehm, Bart C. Rienties

    Mixed Methods Social Network Analysis brings together diverse perspectives from 42 international experts how to design, implement and evaluate Mixed Method Social Network Analysis (MMSNA). There is an increased recognition that social networks can be important catalysts for change and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Freedom of Information and Social Science Research Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Walby, Alex Luscombe

    This multidisciplinary volume demonstrates how freedom of information law and processes can contribute to social science research design across sociology, criminology, political science, anthropology, journalism and education. Comparing the use of freedom of information in research design across…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Applying the Rasch Model in Social Sciences Using R

    1st Edition

    By Lamprianou Iasonas

    This unique text provides a step-by-step beginner’s guide to applying the Rasch Model in R, a probabilistic model used by researchers across the Social Sciences to measure unobservable ("latent") variables. Each chapter is devoted to one popular Rasch Model, ranging from the least to the most…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Quantitative Methodology Series

  • Mindful Ethnography

    Mind, Heart and Activity for Transformative Social Research, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

    Conjoining ethnography with mindfulness, this book aims to support the best aspects of ethnography by enhancing the capacity to listen more deeply, see more expansively, keep a check on our biases, and connect more compassionately with others. Ethnography, with all its limitations, has as its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Online Research Methods in Sport Studies

    1st Edition

    By Jamie Cleland, Kevin Dixon, Daniel Kilvington

    The internet and digital technologies have transformed sport and the way that we research sport, opening up new ways to analyse sport organisations, fan communities, networks, athletes, the media and other key stakeholders in the field. This engaging and innovative book offers a complete…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Literature Review and Research Design

    A Guide to Effective Research Practice, 1st Edition

    By Dave Harris

    Designing a research project is possibly the most difficult task a dissertation writer faces. It is fraught with uncertainty: what is the best subject? What is the best method? For every answer found, there are often multiple subsequent questions and it’s easy to get lost in theoretical debates,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Complexities of Researching with Young People

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paulina Billett, Matt Hart, Dona Martin

    Currently, most books on youth research available on the market focus on ‘how to’ conduct youth research, or the research process itself. This edited collection proposes to take this process a step further and discuss the complexities of youth research from a practical and theoretical context. In…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Critical Methods for the Study of World Politics

    Creativity and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shine Choi, Anna Selmeczi, Erzsébet Strausz

    This book develops an approach to both method and the socio-political implications of knowledge production that embraces our embeddedness in the world that we study. It seeks to enact the transformative potentials inherent in this relationship in how it engages readers. It presents a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Gambling, Losses and Self-Esteem

    An Interactionist Approach to the Betting Shop, 1st Edition

    By Cormac Mc Namara

    This book provides new insights into contemporary betting shops, with a particular focus on the manner in which losing bets are dealt with by customers. Drawing on research undertaken in Ireland, it demonstrates that customers tend to shift responsibility for monetary losses onto factors external…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

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