Qualitative Methods Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Methodologies of Embodiment

    Inscribing Bodies in Qualitative Research

    Edited by Mia Perry, Carmen Liliana Medina

    This volume is dedicated to exploring and exposing the challenges, the possibilities, and the processes of empirical work in embodiment. Grounded in qualitative inquiry in the humanities and social sciences, the chapters describe perspectives and contexts of embodied research, but focus on the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • 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 – 2015-08-17 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Laura Purdy

    Ethnography has become an important method for researching and interpreting the social world, not least in the field of sport and exercise studies. Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research is the first book to provide a contemporary overview of the current state of ethnographic research and its…

    Hardback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge

  • Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance

    Meetings with Remarkable Women

    By Virginie Magnat

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Knowledge and Power in Collaborative Research

    A Reflexive Approach

    Edited by Louise Phillips, Marianne Kristiansen, Marja Vehviläinen, Ewa Gunnarsson

    Collaborative research embraces a multiplicity of practices in which social actors are invited to participate in the research process as co-producers of knowledge.  But what is actually meant by “co-production” in collaborative research? Knowledge and Power in Collaborative Research presents a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Seeing Religion

    Toward a Visual Sociology of Religion

    Edited by Roman R. Williams

    The potential of visual research methods in the sociology of religion is vast, but largely untapped. This comes as a surprise, however, given the visual, symbolic, and material nature of religion and spirituality. Evidence of religious faith and practice is materially present in everything from…

    Paperback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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