Qualitative Methods Products

  • An End to the Crisis of Empirical Sociology?

    Trends and Challenges in Social Research

    Edited by Linda McKie, Louise Ryan

    Research data are everywhere. In our everyday interactions, through social media, credit cards and even public transport, we generate and use data. The challenge for sociologists is how to collect, analyse and make best use of these vast arrays of information. The chapters in this book address…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Sociological Futures

  • The Social Organization of Disease

    Emotions and Civic Action

    By Jochen Kleres

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Place in Research

    Theory, Methodology, and Methods

    By Eve Tuck, Marcia McKenzie

    Bridging environmental and Indigenous studies and drawing on critical geography, spatial theory, new materialist theory, and decolonizing theory, this dynamic volume examines the sometimes overlooked significance of place in social science research. There are often important divergences and even…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Collaborative Arts-based Research for Social Justice

    By Victoria Foster

    This book provides a thought-provoking guide to conducting collaborative arts-based research. Focusing on ways that social inquiry might be conducted with marginalised groups to promote social justice, the text offers chapters on: Telling ‘alternative’ stories through a variety of methods from…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Cross-Cultural Interviewing

    Feminist Experiences and Reflections

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin

    Interviewing is one of the most common techniques used to conduct qualitative research in the social sciences and humanities. As a result of globalization, researchers increasingly conduct interviews cross-, inter- and intra-nationally. This raises important questions about how differences and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • 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 – 2015-10-16

  • 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 – 2015-10-09
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • 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 – 2015-10-08
    Social Research Today

  • 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 – 2015-10-02

  • 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 – 2015-09-30
    Routledge India

  • Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research

    Edited by Cheryl Tatano Beck

    Qualitative research, once on the fringes, now plays a central part in advancing nursing and midwifery knowledge, contributing to the development of the evidence base for healthcare practice. Divided into four parts, this authoritative handbook contains over forty chapters on the state of the art…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18

  • Elucidating Social Science Concepts

    An Interpretivist Guide

    By Frederic Charles Schaffer

    Concepts have always been foundational to the social science enterprise. This book is a guide to working with them. Against the positivist project of concept "reconstruction"—the formulation of a technical, purportedly neutral vocabulary for measuring, comparing, and generalizing—Schaffer adopts an…

    Paperback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

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