Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Racisms book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Racisms

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Solomos

    The study of contemporary forms of racism has expanded greatly over the past four decades. Although it has been a focus for scholarship and research for the past three centuries, it is perhaps over this more recent period that we have seen important transformations in the analytical frames and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Experimental Psychology: A Case Approach book cover

    Experimental Psychology

    A Case Approach, 9th Edition

    By M. Kimberly MacLin

    MacLin combines a text and case approach to examine methods of experimental psychology. Using published research findings, students read, critique, and analyze over seventy five actual experiments, representing every major area of psychology - from animal studies to child psychology. This textbook…

    Paperback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Sociology book cover

    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

  • Defending Qualitative Research: Design, Analysis and Textualization book cover

    Defending Qualitative Research

    Design, Analysis and Textualization, 1st Edition

    By Mario Cardano

    Focusing on the phases of qualitative research which precede and follow fieldwork - design, analysis, and textualization - this book offers new theoretical tools to tackle one of the most common criticisms advanced against qualitative research: its presumed lack of rigour. Rejecting the notion of ‘…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Later Life: Exploring Aging through Literature book cover

    Later Life

    Exploring Aging through Literature, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Misztal

    Later Life views older age as a valuable stage of life and argues for the centrality of self-making to the quality of later life. Aiming to enrich an understanding of ageing as the unfolding process in which people try to negotiate vulnerabilities of their bodies and manage mortality, it explores…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Quantitative Analysis of Questionnaires: Techniques to Explore Structures and Relationships book cover

    Quantitative Analysis of Questionnaires

    Techniques to Explore Structures and Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Steve Humble

    Bringing together the techniques required to understand, interpret and quantify the processes involved when exploring structures and relationships in questionnaire data, Quantitative Analysis of Questionnaires provides the knowledge and capability for a greater understanding of choice decisions.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-05 
    Routledge

  • Childlessness in the Age of Communication: Deconstructing Silence book cover

    Childlessness in the Age of Communication: Deconstructing Silence

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Archetti

    Cristina Archetti started researching childlessness after being diagnosed with "unexplained infertility". She soon discovered that, although involuntary childlessness affects an increasing number of women and men across the world, this topic is shrouded taboo and shame. This book is both a readable…

    Hardback – 2020-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Governing Affects: Neo-Liberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work book cover

    Governing Affects

    Neo-Liberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Critical Happiness Studies book cover

    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

  • Qualitative Research in Marketing and Management: Doing Interpretive Research Projects book cover

    Qualitative Research in Marketing and Management

    Doing Interpretive Research Projects, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Hackley

    This is a practical and accessible, yet sophisticated introduction to interpretive methods for doing qualitative research projects and dissertations. Bringing together concepts of qualitative research from ethnography, phenomenology, critical discourse analysis, semiotics, literary analysis,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Mixed Methods Social Network Analysis: Theories and Methodologies in Learning and Education book cover

    Mixed Methods Social Network Analysis

    Theories and Methodologies in Learning and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominik E. Froehlich, Martin Rehm, Bart C. Rienties

    Mixed Methods Social Network Analysis brings together diverse perspectives from 42 international experts on how to design, implement and evaluate Mixed Method Social Network Analysis (MMSNA). There is an increased recognition that social networks can be important catalysts for change and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Adapting Psychological Tests and Measurement Instruments for Cross-Cultural Research: An Introduction book cover

    Adapting Psychological Tests and Measurement Instruments for Cross-Cultural Research

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Hedrih

    Adapting Psychological Tests and Measurement Instruments for Cross-Cultural Research provides an easy-to-read overview of the methodological issues and best practices for cross-cultural adaptation of psychological instruments. Although the development of cross-cultural test adaption methodology has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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