Research Methods Products

  • 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 – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Quantitative Methodology Series

  • 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 – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Introduction to Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Frank van Tubergen

    Why are today’s youth soccer players of the national teams often born in January and rarely in December? Why are many people satisfied with their own life, but think the world is getting worse? Why is binge drinking so common in college, whereas the majority of students are against it? Why are your…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Critical Thinking

    Developing the Intellectual Tools for Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Zornado, Jill Harrison, Daniel Weisman

    Critical Thinking presents, defines and explains the intellectual skills and habits of mind that comprise critical thinking and its relationship to social justice. Each of the sequential chapters includes detailed examples and learning exercises that guide the reader step by step from intellectual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • 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

  • The Edge of Sex

    Navigating a Sexually Confusing Culture from the Margins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Speidel, Micah Jones

    The Edge of Sex is an anthology of voices from the margins, bringing together 37 writers to discuss their experiences of sex and sex education in America. The anthology explores often overlooked and excluded identities, with pieces on sexuality and disabilities, survivors of assault, sex work as…

    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

  • 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 – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Speculative Pedagogies of Qualitative Inquiry

    1st Edition

    By Candace R. Kuby, Rebecca C. Christ

    In Speculative Pedagogies of Qualitative Inquiry, the authors discuss what ‘inquiry’ is and how we teach it — and if it is even possible to teach. With a proliferation of how-to manuals for doing qualitative research, the time is ripe for a discussion not only on what we teach (curriculum) but also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Statistical Concepts - A Second Course

    5th Edition

    By Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn, Richard G. Lomax

    Statistical Concepts - A Second Course presents the last ten chapters from An Introduction to Statistical Concepts, 4th Edition. Designed for second and upper level statistics courses, this book highlights how statistics work and how best to utilize them to aid students in the analysis of their own…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

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