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  • Introduction to Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Frank van Tubergen

    Comprehensive and engaging, this textbook introduces students not only to foundational sociological work, but also to insights from contemporary sociological theory and research. This combined approach ensures that students become familiar with the core of sociology: key concepts, theories,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge

  • The Portable Community

    Place and Displacement in Bluegrass Festival Life, 1st Edition

    By Robert Gardner

    This book explores the various ways in which individuals use music and culture to understand and respond to changes in their natural and built environments. Drawing on over fifteen years of ethnographic fieldwork, interviews and participant observation, the author develops the thesis that the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • Using Fieldnotes in International Educational Research

    Approaches, Practices, and Ethical Considerations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Casey Burkholder, Jennifer Thompson

    Building upon the incorporation of fieldnotes into anthropological research, this edited collection explores fieldnote practices from within education and the social sciences. Framed by social justice concerns about power in knowledge production, the collection will explore methodological questions…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Critical Happiness Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Hill, Svend Brinkmann, Anders Petersen

    This volume draws together the work of a diverse range of thinkers and researchers to address the question of happiness critically, using a wide variety of theoretical and empirical methodologies. Broadening the discussion beyond what might be considered highly individual and insular…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research in Marketing and Management

    Doing Interpretive Research Projects, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Hackley

    This is a practical and accessible, yet sophisticated introduction to interpretive methods for doing qualitative research projects and dissertations. Bringing together concepts of qualitative research from ethnography, phenomenology, critical discourse analysis, semiotics, literary analysis,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Freedom of Information and Social Science Research Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Walby, Alex Luscombe

    This multidisciplinary volume demonstrates how freedom of information law and processes can contribute to social science research design across sociology, criminology, political science, anthropology, journalism and education. Comparing the use of freedom of information in research design across…

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

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

  • 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 – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • An Introduction to Statistical Concepts

    4th Edition

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

    The new edition of An Introduction to Statistical Concepts, is designed to help students really understand statistical concepts, the situations in which they can be used, and how to apply them to data. Hahs-Vaughn and Lomax discuss the most popular, along with many of the lesser-known, procedures…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05 
    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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