Qualitative Methods Products

  • 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

  • Routledge Revivals: What's Wrong With Ethnography? (1992)

    Methodological Explorations, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published 1992 What's Wrong With Ethnography? provides a fresh look at the rationale for and distinctiveness of ethnographic research in sociology, education and related fields. Relativism, critical theory, the uniqueness of the case study and the distinction between qualitative and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • The Simulated Client (1996)

    A Method for Studying Professionals Working with Clients, 1st Edition

    By Fran Wasoff, R. Emerson Dobash

    Published in 1996, this book presents an innovative method for studying the work of professionals with clients that was applied to an evaluation study of legislation and of lawyers working with clients seeking a divorce. With the simulated client methods, the researcher plays the role of simulated…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • 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

  • Beyond Transformative Learning in African-American Adult Education

    Religion, Health, and Permeated Learning as a New Model of Adult Learning, 1st Edition

    By Gerald D. Redwine

    By exploring how the religious beliefs, scientific knowledge, and social surroundings of African-American sufferers of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) impacts their understanding of the condition, this book develops a new model of effective adult learning. Presenting the findings of rigorous…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

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