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  • The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Strategies and Tactics of Behavioral Research and Practice

    4th Edition

    By James M. Johnston, Henry S. Pennypacker, Gina Green

    Strategies and Tactics of Behavioral Research and Practice focuses on the most effective methods for measuring and evaluating changes in behavior. The authors provide the rationale for different procedures for measuring behavior and designing within-subject comparisons between control and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge

  • The Secret Lives of Anthropologists

    Lessons from the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie L. Hewlett

    This book addresses the difficult conditions researchers may face in the field and provides lessons in how to navigate the various social, political, economic, health and environmental challenges involved in fieldwork. It also sheds important light on aspects often considered ‘secret’ or taboo. A…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Emotions through Literature

    Fictional Narratives and the Management of the Self, 1st Edition

    By Mariano Longo

    Engaging with the wide sociological literature on emotions, this book explores the social representation of emotions, their management and their effects by making reference to creative sources. With a specific focus on literary narrative, including the works of figures such as Dante, Austen,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Identity, Agency and Fieldwork Methodologies in Risky Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monique Marks, Julten Abdelhalim

    Bringing together a unique set of narratives from social scientists who have been situated in risky environments, this volume discusses the moral and ethical dilemmas of doing fieldwork in environments that are characterised by insecurity. These narratives are situated in the Global South, and the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Walking Methods

    Research on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Maggie O’Neill, Brian Roberts

    This book introduces and critically explores walking as an innovative method for doing social research, showing how its sensate and kinaesthetic attributes facilitate connections with lived experiences, journeys and memories, communities and identities. The book situates walking methods…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Democracy, Education and Research

    The Struggle for Public Life, 1st Edition

    By John Schostak, Ivor F. Goodson

    Considering how practices and processes of research and education can create fundamental, radical social change, Democracy, Education and Research assesses the meaning of ‘public impact‘ by rethinking what is meant by ‘public‘ and how it is essential to the methodologies of education and research.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Researching Social Problems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amir Marvasti, A. Javier Treviño

    This book covers a wide range of contemporary methods for researching social problems and connects these approaches to the broader substance and theories of social problems. Expository and discursive in approach, chapters follow a uniform structure, with each offering research examples and a broad…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Field Work Training In Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnu Mohan Dash, Sanjoy Roy

    Field Work practicum is an essential and a major component in social work education at the Bachelors and Masters Level in Social Work Courses. After eight decades of social work education and with more than 450 schools teaching social work in India, very few Indian academicians had focussed on the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge India

  • Emotions and Crime

    Towards a Criminology of Emotions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Sandra Walklate

    In spite of the fact that crime is an emotive topic, the question of emotion has been largely overlooked in criminological research, which has tended instead to examine criminal conduct in terms of structural background variables or rational decision-making. Building on research into emotions…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

  • IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics

    Use and Interpretation, Sixth Edition, 6th Edition

    By George A. Morgan, Karen C. Barrett, Nancy L. Leech, Gene W. Gloeckner

    IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics is designed to help students learn how to analyze and interpret research. In easy-to-understand language, the authors show readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design, and to interpret outputs appropriately. There is such a wide variety…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Mechanistic Criminology

    1st Edition

    By K. Ryan Proctor, Richard Niemeyer

    The science of criminology is at a crossroads. Despite accumulating a dizzying array of facts about crime, the field has yet to identify a body of theories that allow for the adequate prediction, explanation, and control of phenomena of central interest to criminologists. Mechanistic Criminology…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Evolutionary Analysis in the Social Sciences

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