Research Methods: Featured Products

6Featured Products

  • Research Methods for Public Administrators book cover

    Research Methods for Public Administrators

    6th Edition

    By Elizabethann O'Sullivan, Gary Rassel, Maureen Berner, Jocelyn DeVance Taliaferro

    Research Methods for Public Administrators introduces students to the methodological tools public administrators and policy analysts use to conduct research in the twenty-first century. Full of engaging examples and step-by-step instructions to illustrate common research methods and techniques,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Modes of Thinking for Qualitative Data Analysis book cover

    Modes of Thinking for Qualitative Data Analysis

    By Melissa Freeman

    Modes of Thinking for Qualitative Data Analysis argues for engagement with the conceptual underpinnings of five prominent analytical strategies used by qualitative researchers: Categorical Thinking, Narrative Thinking, Dialectical Thinking, Poetical Thinking, and Diagrammatical Thinking. By…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Bullied: Tales of Torment, Identity, and Youth book cover

    Bullied

    Tales of Torment, Identity, and Youth

    By Keith Berry

    In this examination of the ubiquitous practice of bullying among youth, compelling first person stories vividly convey the lived experience of peer torment and how it impacted the lives of five diverse young women. Author Keith Berry’s own autoethnographic narratives and analysis add important…

    Paperback – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference book cover

    IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Step by Step

    A Simple Guide and Reference, 14th Edition

    By Darren George, Paul Mallery

    IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference, 14e, takes a straightforward, step-by-step approach that makes SPSS software clear to beginners and experienced researchers alike. Extensive use of vivid, four-color screen shots, clear writing, and step-by-step boxes guide readers…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • Evocative Autoethnography: Writing Lives and Telling Stories book cover

    Evocative Autoethnography

    Writing Lives and Telling Stories

    By Arthur Bochner, Carolyn Ellis

    This comprehensive text is the first to introduce evocative autoethnography as a methodology and a way of life in the human sciences. Using numerous examples from their work and others, world-renowned scholars Arthur Bochner and Carolyn Ellis, originators of the method, emphasize how to connect…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Pedagogical Tact: Knowing What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do book cover

    Pedagogical Tact

    Knowing What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

    By Max van Manen

    Pedagogical Tact describes how teacher-student relations possess an improvisational and ethical character. The daily realities of educators, parents, and childcare specialists are pedagogically conditioned by sensitive insights, active thoughtfulness, and the creative ability to act caringly and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Phenomenology of Practice