Research Methods Products

  • Contemplative Qualitative Inquiry

    Practicing the Zen of Research, 1st Edition

    By Valerie J Janesick

    Qualitative researchers incorporate the principles of holism, storytelling, ethics, body and mind links, relational focus, and creativity as key features of their practice. So do practitioners of Zen Buddhism. Leading qualitative researcher Valerie J. Janesick describes how qualitative inquiry can…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15

  • Fostering Social Justice through Qualitative Inquiry

    A Methodological Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Corey W Johnson, Diana C Parry

    Qualitative researchers increasingly flock to social justice research to move beyond academic discourse and aid marginalized communities and groups. This is the first textbook to address the methods of conducting qualitative research using a social justice paradigm. The book addresses the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15

  • Qualitative Inquiry—Past, Present, and Future

    A Critical Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    In this critical reader, the best writing of two dozen key figures in qualitative research is gathered together to help students to identify emerging themes in the field and the latest thinking of the leaders in qualitative inquiry. These groundbreaking articles are pulled from a decade of social…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31

  • Critical Qualitative Inquiry

    Foundations and Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gaile S Cannella, Michelle Salazar Pérez, Penny A Pasque

    Critical approaches to qualitative research have made a significant impact on research practice over the past decade. This comprehensive volume of contemporary, original articles places this trend in its historical context, describes the current landscape of critical work, and considers the future…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31

  • Handbook of Autoethnography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy Holman Jones, Tony E Adams, Carolyn Ellis

    In this definitive reference volume, almost fifty leading thinkers and practitioners of autoethnographic research—from four continents and a dozen disciplines—comprehensively cover its vision, opportunities and challenges. Chapters address the theory, history, and ethics of autoethnographic…

    Paperback – 2015-02-28

  • Factor Analysis

    Classic Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Richard L. Gorsuch

    Comprehensive and comprehensible, this classic text covers the basic and advanced topics essential for using factor analysis as a scientific tool in psychology, education, sociology, and related areas. Emphasizing the usefulness of the techniques, it presents sufficient mathematical background for…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manfred Diehl, Karen Hooker, Martin J. Sliwinski

    Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of IIV in human development with a focus on how, when, and why individuals change over time.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04

  • Improving Survey Methods

    Lessons from Recent Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Uwe Engel, Ben Jann, Peter Lynn, Annette Scherpenzeel, Patrick Sturgis

    This state-of-the-art volume provides insight into the recent developments in survey research. It covers topics like: survey modes and response effects, bio indicators and paradata, interviewer and survey error, mixed-mode panels, sensitive questions, conducting web surveys and access panels,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-18
    European Association of Methodology Series

  • Transcribing Silence

    Culture, Relationships, and Communication, 1st Edition

    By Kristine L Muñoz

    Kristine Muñoz’s volume of short narrative works-- autoethnographies and fictional stories—explore many dimensions of silence, a crucial but often overlooked communication phenomenon, one that drives much of everyday talk and relationships. Framed by an introductory essay that synthesizes research…

    Paperback – 2014-09-15
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Qualitative Inquiry Outside the Academy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    This volume of plenary addresses and other key presentations from the 2013 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry shows how scholars convert inquiry into spaces of advocacy in the outside world. The original chapters engage in debate on how qualitative research can be best used to advance…

    Paperback – 2014-05-31
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Coming to Narrative

    A Personal History of Paradigm Change in the Human Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Arthur P Bochner

    Reflecting on a 50 year university career, Distinguished Professor Arthur Bochner, former President of the National Communication Association, discloses a lived history, both academic and personal, that has paralleled many of the paradigm shifts in the human sciences inspired by the turn toward…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Pedagogy of Solidarity

    1st Edition

    By Paulo Freire, Ana Maria Araújo Freire, Walter de Oliveira

    Famous Brazilian educational and social theorist Paulo Freire presents his ideas on the importance of community solidarity in moving toward social justice in schools and society. In a set of talks and interviews shortly before his death, Freire addresses issues not often highlighted in his work,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

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