Research Methods Products

  • Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research

    Using Problem-Centered Methodologies, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Leavy

    Transdisciplinary research is issue-driven, addressing contemporary social questions from a range of critical theoretical perspectives unhampered by the theoretical and methodological restrictions of traditional disciplinary boundaries. In this brief, informative guide, Patricia Leavy shows how a…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Building In Research and Evaluation

    Human Inquiry for Living Systems, 1st Edition

    By Yoland Wadsworth

    Yoland Wadsworth’s ground-breaking proposition is that the act of inquiry is the way by which every living organism and all collective human life goes about continuously learning, improving and changing. Building in Research and Evaluation explores this new approach, a basic theory of human…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge

  • Do It Yourself Social Research

    3rd Edition

    By Yoland Wadsworth

    With the rapid growth of collaborative, indigenous, and community-based research, one of the key challenges researchers face is finding an effective way of involving non-researchers in the research process. Do It Yourself Social Research has been a best-selling methodology guide for action research…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge

  • Everyday Evaluation on the Run

    3rd Edition

    By Yoland Wadsworth

    Evaluating programs has become a fixture in the human service sector. In many cases, program staff are asked to conduct the evaluation without any training on how to properly do it. This widely used introduction to evaluation is intended for non-specialists who need to do evaluation as part of a…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Qualitative Interviewing

    1st Edition

    By Karin Olson

    Karin Olson’s brief, accessible guide to the principles and practices of qualitative interviewing is a welcome addition for students and novice practitioners in a wide array of fields. Interview is the most common method for gaining information in the social realm, so there are a bewildering array…

    Paperback – 2011-06-15
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Body, Paper, Stage

    Writing and Performing Autoethnography, 1st Edition

    By Tami Spry

    Tami Spry provides a methodological introduction to the budding field of performative autoethnography. She intertwines three necessary elements comprising the process. First one must understand the body – navigating concepts of self, culture, language, class, race, gender, and physicality. The…

    Paperback – 2011-04-30
    Routledge
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • Qualitative Inquiry and Global Crises

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    This plenary volume from the Sixth International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry (2010) highlights the variety of roles played by qualitative researchers in addressing global communities in crisis. It shows how qualitative researchers can bridge gaps in cultural and linguistic understanding to…

    Paperback – 2011-03-31
    Routledge
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Leaning

    A Poetics of Personal Relations, 1st Edition

    By Ronald J Pelias

    Ronald J Pelias explores leaning as a metaphor for analyzing interpersonal interaction. Bodies leaning toward one another are engaged, developing the potential for long-lasting, meaningful relationships. But this ideal is not often realized. Pelias makes use of a wide variety of tools such as…

    Paperback – 2011-03-01
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Narrating the Closet

    An Autoethnography of Same-Sex Attraction, 1st Edition

    By Tony E Adams

    Motivated by the death of his partner, Adams seeks to redefine the closet as a relational construct between all people and all sexualities. The closet is explored at each stage—entering it, inhabiting it, and coming out of it—and strategies are offered for reframing difficult closet experiences.…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Essentials of Accessible Grounded Theory

    1st Edition

    By Phyllis Noerager Stern, Caroline Jane Porr

    Phyllis Noerager Stern and Caroline Porr provide the most accessible description of grounded theory methods to date in this brief, clear, and useful guide. Based on the foundational work of Barney Glaser, the volume reflects the complexity of conducting grounded theory research-- not something that…

    Paperback – 2011-01-01
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Social and Behavioral Research and the Internet

    Advances in Applied Methods and Research Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcel Das, Peter Ester, Lars Kaczmirek

    Highlighting the progress made by researchers in using Web-based surveys for data collection, this timely volume summarizes the experiences of leading behavioral and social scientists from Europe and the US who collected data using the Internet.  Some chapters present theory, methodology, design,…

    Paperback – 2010-10-12
    Routledge
    European Association of Methodology Series

  • Essentials of Field Relationships

    1st Edition

    By Amy Kaler, Melanie Beres

    Field research can consist of trekking across the globe to study peoples in exotic cultural settings. It can also mean strapping on your running shoes and observing behavior at the local market. Regardless of whether the researcher is “at home” or away, the development of research relationships is…

    Paperback – 2010-06-15
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

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