Research Design 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 – 2015-12-18 
    Sociological Futures

  • 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

  • Sociological Theory (Routledge Revivals)

    Pretence and Possibility

    By Keith Dixon

    First published in 1973, this book is concerned with the question of whether Sociology is, or ought to be, a theoretical science. Keith Dixon argues that the pretence to the theoretical is a hindrance to the development of the field of Sociology, which devalues significant empirical work by giving…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods

    Edited by Elisabete A. Silva, Patsy Healey, Neil Harris, Pieter Van den Broeck

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning. Through case studies, an international group of researchers, planning practitioners, and planning academics…

    Hardback – 2014-11-17

  • Methodologies on the Move

    The Transnational Turn in Empirical Migration Research

    Edited by Anna Amelina, Thomas Faist, Devrimsel D. Nergiz

    This volume establishes a new agenda for approaches to migration research and the corresponding methodologies. A wide range of international contributors focus on the question of how to overcome the so-called 'methodological nationalism' within empirical studies on migration. They address two main…

    Hardback – 2013-04-10
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Principles of Research in Behavioral Science

    Third Edition

    By Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Mary E. Kite

    Intended for beginning graduate or advanced undergraduate students, this book provides a comprehensive review of research methods used in psychology and related disciplines. It covers topics that are often omitted in other texts including correlational and qualitative research and integrative…

    Hardback – 2012-10-25

  • Understanding Research

    Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide

    By M.I. Franklin

    Planning, undertaking and completing a research project – from dissertations to presentations - can be a daunting undertaking for any student, involving a number of easily taken mis-steps for those without adequate guidance. The objective of any research project is to gather data, analyse it based…

    Paperback – 2012-10-18

  • Interpretive Research Design

    Concepts and Processes

    By Peregrine Schwartz-Shea, Dvora Yanow

    Research design is fundamental to all scientific endeavors, at all levels and in all institutional settings. In many social science disciplines, however, scholars working in an interpretive-qualitative tradition get little guidance on this aspect of research from the positivist-centered training…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Single-case and Small-n Experimental Designs

    A Practical Guide To Randomization Tests, Second Edition

    By Pat Dugard, Portia File, Jonathan Todman

    This practical guide explains the use of randomization tests and provides example designs and macros for implementation in IBM SPSS and Excel. It reviews the theory and practice of single-case and small-n designs so readers can draw valid causal inferences from small-scale clinical studies. The…

    Paperback – 2011-10-27

  • Research Design and Statistical Analysis

    Third Edition

    By Jerome L. Myers, Arnold D. Well, Robert F. Lorch Jr

    Research Design and Statistical Analysis provides comprehensive coverage of the design principles and statistical concepts necessary to make sense of real data.  The book’s goal is to provide a strong conceptual foundation to enable readers to generalize concepts to new research situations.&…

    Hardback – 2010-05-18

  • Ethnographies Revisited

    Constructing Theory in the Field

    Edited by Antony J. Puddephatt, William Shaffir, Steven W. Kleinknecht

    Ethnographies Revisited provides first-hand accounts of how leading qualitative researchers crafted key theoretical concepts found in their major book-length ethnographies. Great ethnographic research lies not in the rigid execution of prescribed methodological procedures, but on the unrelenting…

    Paperback – 2009-06-30

  • Managing Social Research

    A Practical Guide

    By Roger Tarling

    An essential tool for those planning to undertake social research, this exceptional book tackles many of the specific concerns and issues that arise.  A well structured text, it offers a comprehensive introduction to a range of important areas in project management, including:…

    Paperback – 2005-11-17
    Social Research Today

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