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  • Action Research for Democracy

    New Ideas and Perspectives from Scandinavia

    Edited by Ewa Gunnarsson, Hans Peter Hansen, Birger Steen Nielsen, Nadarajah Sriskandarajah

    Contemporary society encounters profound economical, socio-ecological and political crises challenging the democratic foundation of our societies. This book addresses the potentials and challenges for Action Research supporting democratic alternatives. It offers a broad spectrum of examples from…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World

    Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Keerty Nakray, Margaret Alston, Kerri Whittenbury

    Research in the humanities and social sciences thrives on critical reflections that unfold with each research project, not only in terms of knowledge created, but in whether chosen methodologies served their purpose.  Ethics forms the bulwark of any social science research methodology and it…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Qualitative Networks

    Mixed methods in sociological research

    By Elisa Bellotti

    How do we interact with people in our everyday life? Who are the people we are connected to? What are the consequences of overlapping social circles and how people deal with the potential emerging conflicts? What are the structural and cultural mechanisms that regulate social worlds? Network…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Social Research Today

  • A Beginner's Guide to Structural Equation Modeling

    Fourth Edition

    By Randall E. Schumacker, Richard G. Lomax

    Considered the most comprehensive of the introductory guides to structural equation modeling (SEM), this accessible text prepares readers to conduct their own analysis and critique related research. The comprehensive review of both basic concepts and a wide variety of SEM model applications…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences, Sixth Edition

    By Keenan A. Pituch, James P. Stevens

    Now in its 6th edition, the authoritative textbook Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences, continues to provide advanced students with a practical and conceptual understanding of statistical procedures through examples and data-sets from actual research studies. With the added…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology

    Theory and Methods

    By Valery Chirkov

    Cross-cultural and cultural research is a hallmark of modern times: decolonized nations are seeking their place in the world, indigenous communities are searching for their identities, immigrants are on the move; and business people are moving to work in diverse socio-cultural environments. For…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health

    Edited by Fiona Dykes, Renée Flacking

    A unique and innovative resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies. The book begins with an overview of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Quantity and Quality in Social Research

    By Alan Bryman

    This book provides a comprehensive and concise account of social science research methodologies—both qualitative and quantitative— and the debates surrounding them. It shows how methodological and epistemological issues are interwoven, and presents a succinct overview of relevant philosophical…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge India

  • Emotional Intelligence at Work

    18-year journey of a researcher

    By Chi-Sum Wong

    Emotional intelligence is a very popular concept since it was made known to the general public in 1995. However, it was under severe criticisms among scientific researchers and a lot of them did not believe that it should be accepted by scientists as true knowledge. The author of this book, who is…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The Emotional Politics of Research Collaboration

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Annelie Bränström-Öhman, Hildur Kalman

    Research collaboration in the form of networks, projects and centers has become one of the dominant modes of engaging in research, especially funded research, across all academic domains. However, there has been little research on the processes of such collaborations, particularly their affective…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

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