Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Data: Shane the Lone Ethnographer’s Basic Guide to Qualitative Data Analysis book cover

    The Good, the Bad, and the Data

    Shane the Lone Ethnographer’s Basic Guide to Qualitative Data Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sally Campbell Galman

    Data analysis is often the most difficult task facing students and novice qualitative researchers, including Shane the Lone Ethnographer—a grad student with fond visions of the Wild West—and her horse Transcriptor. In this comic-style textbook, we follow Shane as she attempts to corral her data and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Higher Education Research Methodology: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Research Process book cover

    Higher Education Research Methodology

    A Step-by-Step Guide to the Research Process, 1st Edition

    By Ben Kei Daniel, Tony Harland

    This book is for anyone who wishes to improve university teaching and learning through systematic inquiry. It provides advice, but also a constructive critique of research methods and, in turn, the authors also make a contribution to the theories of research methodology. Topics covered include…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • Scientific Method: How Science Works, Fails to Work, and Pretends to Work book cover

    Scientific Method

    How Science Works, Fails to Work, and Pretends to Work, 1st Edition

    By John Staddon

    This book shows how science works, fails to work, or pretends to work, by looking at examples from such diverse fields as physics, biomedicine, psychology, and economics. Social science affects our lives every day through the predictions of experts and the rules and regulations they devise.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Writing with Clarity and Style: A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers book cover

    Writing with Clarity and Style

    A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Writing with Clarity and Style, 2nd Edition, will help you to improve your writing dramatically. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. You will also learn about writing styles, authorial personas, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Argumentative Research Writing and Thinking: Overcoming Challenges book cover

    A Guide to Argumentative Research Writing and Thinking

    Overcoming Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Wentzel

    Research is difficult. Even though students are trained in the basic research methodology skills, when confronted with research writing, it feels to them as if they enter a bizarre world, with its own language and conventions, where it is hard to get things right. This book translates the apparent…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • How to Use SPSS®: A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation book cover

    How to Use SPSS®

    A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation, 10th Edition

    By Brian C. Cronk

    How to Use SPSS® is designed with the novice computer user in mind and for people who have no previous experience of using SPSS. Each chapter is divided into short sections that describe the statistic being used, important underlying assumptions, and how to interpret the results and express them in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti, NVivo and MAXQDA: The Five-Level QDA™ Method book cover

    Qualitative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti, NVivo and MAXQDA

    The Five-Level QDA™ Method, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas H. Woolf, Christina Silver

    Software is cut-and-dried – every button you press has a predictable effect – but qualitative analysis is open-ended and unfolds in unpredictable ways. This contradiction is best resolved by separating analytic strategies – what you plan to do – from software tactics – how you plan to do it. The…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11
    Routledge
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understanding: Conducting Qualitative Research in Multicultural Settings book cover

    Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understanding

    Conducting Qualitative Research in Multicultural Settings, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Court

    Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understanding: Conducting Qualitative Research in Multicultural Settings makes an important contribution to the fields of multiculturalism and qualitative research methods. The first section of the book is a textbook on qualitative methodology. Beginning with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge

  • Integrative Framing Analysis: Framing Health through Words and Visuals book cover

    Integrative Framing Analysis

    Framing Health through Words and Visuals, 1st Edition

    By Viorela Dan

    Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management book cover

    Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management

    4th Edition

    By David E. McNabb

    Now in a thoroughly revised and refreshed fourth edition, Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management is beloved by students and professors alike for its exceptional clarity and accessibility and plentiful illustrations. This new edition integrates quantitative, qualitative,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Analysis Using MAXQDA: The Five-Level QDA™ Method book cover

    Qualitative Analysis Using MAXQDA

    The Five-Level QDA™ Method, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas H. Woolf, Christina Silver

    Software is cut and dried—every button you press has a predictable effect—but qualitative analysis is open-ended and unfolds in unpredictable ways. This contradiction is best resolved by separating analytic strategies—what you plan to do—from software tactics—how you plan to do it. Expert MAXQDA…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Qualitative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti: The Five-Level QDA™ Method book cover

    Qualitative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti

    The Five-Level QDA™ Method, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas H. Woolf, Christina Silver

    Software is cut-and-dried – every button you press has a predictable effect – but qualitative analysis is open-ended and unfolds in unpredictable ways. This contradiction is best resolved by separating analytic strategies – what you plan to do – from software tactics – how you plan to do it. Expert…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

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