Technologies of Research Products

  • Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies

    Inclusion and Innovation

    Edited by John Keady, Lars-Christer Hydén, Ann Johnson, Caroline Swarbrick

    Traditionally, the most preferred social research methods in dementia studies have been interviews, focus groups and non-participant observations. Most of these methods have been used for a long time by researchers in other social research fields, but their application to the field of dementia…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Digitisation

    Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research

    Edited by Gertraud Koch

    In recent years, digital technologies have become pervasive in academic and everyday life. This comprehensive volume covers a wide range of concepts for studying the new cultural dynamics that are evident as a result of digitisation. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitisation…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research in Digital Environments

    A Research Toolkit

    By Alessandro Caliandro, Alessandro Gandini

    This book offers a toolkit of methods and technologies to undertake qualitative research on digital spaces. Unlike commonly used traditional methodological strategies, which are ‘retrofitted’ to digital spaces, Qualitative Research in Digital Environments offers researchers a set of ‘digitally…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Routledge International Handbook of Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research

    Edited by Susan J. Henly

    Designed to support global development of nursing science, the Routledge International Handbook of Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research provides a new, comprehensive, and authoritative treatment of advanced quantitative methods for nursing research.  Incorporating past approaches that…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Digital Sociology

    By Deborah Lupton

    We now live in a digital society. New digital technologies have had a profound influence on everyday life, social relations, government, commerce, the economy and the production and dissemination of knowledge. People’s movements in space, their purchasing habits and their online communication with…

    Paperback – 2014-11-04
    Routledge

  • Advances in Biographical Methods

    Creative Applications

    Edited by Maggie O’Neill, Brian Roberts, Andrew Sparkes

    Rooted in a long and diverse genealogy, biographical approaches have developed from a focus upon a single story, a ‘life story’ and personal documents (e.g. diaries), to encompass (more routinely) autobiographical secondary and archival research and analysis - as well as multi-media, arts based…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Studies of Video Practices

    Video at Work

    Edited by Mathias Broth, Eric Laurier, Lorenza Mondada

    The last two decades have seen a rapid increase in the production and consumption of video by both professionals and amateurs. The near ubiquity of devices with video cameras and the rise of sites like YouTube have lead to the growth and transformation of the practices of producing, circulating,…

    Hardback – 2014-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • E-Research

    Transformation in Scholarly Practice

    Edited by Nicholas W. Jankowski

    No less than a revolutionary transformation of the research enterprise is underway. This transformation extends beyond the natural sciences, where 'e-research' has become the modus operandi, and is penetrating the social sciences and humanities, sometimes with differences in accent and label. Many…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Education, Epistemology and Critical Realism

    By David Scott

    This book addresses fundamental questions in relation to education and its epistemology. The position taken by the author is critical realist; and thus throughout the relationship between education and critical realism is foregrounded. Themes and issues that surface at different times in…

    Paperback – 2010-10-21
    Routledge
    New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

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