Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Researching the Unconscious: Principles of Psychoanalytic Method book cover

    Researching the Unconscious

    Principles of Psychoanalytic Method

    By Michael Rustin

    Researching the Unconscious provides an exposition of key issues in the philosophy and methods of the social sciences which are relevant to psychoanalysis as both a clinical practice and a human science. These include the debates initiated by Thomas Kuhn’s theory of scientific revolutions, the "…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Tavistock Clinic Series

  • Mixed Methods in Criminology book cover

    Mixed Methods in Criminology

    By Vicky Heap, Jaime Waters

    Mixed Methods in Criminology is the first book to bring together the discipline of criminology with the mixed methods research strategy, which has become increasingly prominent within criminological teaching and research. The book is structured so that it charts the course of a criminological…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Critical Happiness Studies book cover

    Critical Happiness Studies

    Edited by Svend Brinkmann, Anders Petersen, Nicholas Hill

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Applied Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences: 2nd Edition book cover

    Applied Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher L. Aberson

    Applied Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences is a practical "how-to" guide to conducting statistical power analyses for psychology and related fields. The book provides a guide to conducting analyses that is appropriate for researchers and students, including those with limited quantitative…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Secondary Qualitative Data Analysis in the Health and Social Sciences book cover

    Secondary Qualitative Data Analysis in the Health and Social Sciences

    By Cheryl Tatano Beck

    Despite a long history in quantitative research, it is only recently that enthusiasm for secondary analysis of qualitative data has gained momentum across health and social science disciplines. Given that researchers have long known the inordinate amount of time and energy invested in conducting…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Research Methods and Society: Foundations of Social Inquiry book cover

    Research Methods and Society

    Foundations of Social Inquiry, 3rd Edition

    By Linda Eberst Dorsten, Lawrence Hotchkiss

    Research Methods and Society, Third Edition is designed to help undergraduate students acquire basic skills in methods of social science research. These skills provide a foundation for understanding research findings in the social sciences and for conducting social research. Just as important, such…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Inquiry, Cartography and the Promise of Material Change book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry, Cartography and the Promise of Material Change

    By Aaron M. Kuntz

    What are the problems to which materialist methodologies are posed as a solution? In this book, Aaron M. Kuntz maps the impact of materialism on contemporary practices of inquiry in education and the social sciences. Through this work, the author challenges readers to consider inquiry as a mode of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Writing in Political Science: A Practical Guide book cover

    Writing in Political Science

    A Practical Guide, 5th Edition

    By Diane E. Schmidt

    A complete, professional resource for writing an effective paper in all subfields of political science, Diane Schmidt’s 25th anniversary edition provides students with a practical, easy-to-follow guide for writing about political ideas, events, policies, passions, agendas, and processes. It offers…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Cinematic Tourist Mobilities and the Plight of Development: On Atmospheres, Affects and Environments book cover

    Cinematic Tourist Mobilities and the Plight of Development

    On Atmospheres, Affects and Environments

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    It is said that movies have encroached upon social realities creating tourism enclaves based on distortions of history and heritage, or simulations that disregard both. What localities and nation-states value are discarded, suppressed or modified beyond recognition in neoliberal markets; thus…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • IBM SPSS Statistics 25 Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference book cover

    IBM SPSS Statistics 25 Step by Step

    A Simple Guide and Reference, 15th Edition

    By Darren George, Paul Mallery

    IBM SPSS Statistics 25 Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference, fifteenth edition, takes a straightforward, step-by-step approach that makes SPSS software clear to beginners and experienced researchers alike. Extensive use of four-color screen shots, clear writing, and step-by-step boxes guide…

    Paperback – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Quantitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology: Contemporary and Data Driven Approaches book cover

    Quantitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology

    Contemporary and Data Driven Approaches

    Edited by Paul Hackett

    Quantitative consumer research has long been the backbone of consumer psychology producing insights with peerless validity and reliability. This new book addresses a broad range of approaches to consumer psychology research along with developments in the area of quantitative consumer research.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge Academic

  • Writing Qualitative Inquiry: Self, Stories, and Academic Life book cover

    Writing Qualitative Inquiry

    Self, Stories, and Academic Life, 2nd Edition

    By H.L. Goodall Jr

    Now issued as a Routledge Classic Edition, Bud Goodall’s Writing Qualitative Inquiry responds to the rapid growth of personal narrative as a method of inquiry among qualitative scholars by offering a concise volume of practical advice for scholars and students seeking to work in this tradition.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

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