Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Interpreting Basic Statistics: A Workbook Based on Excerpts from Journal Articles book cover

    Interpreting Basic Statistics

    A Workbook Based on Excerpts from Journal Articles, 8th Edition

    By Zealure C. Holcomb, Keith S. Cox

    Interpreting Basic Statistics gives students valuable practice in interpreting statistical reporting as it actually appears in peer-reviewed journals. New to the eighth edition:  A broader array of basic statistical concepts is covered, especially to better reflect the New Statistics. …

    Paperback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge

  • Preparing Literature Reviews: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches book cover

    Preparing Literature Reviews

    Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, 5th Edition

    By M Ling Pan

    • Illustrates all the steps in preparing qualitative and quantitative literature reviews. • Emphasizes topic selection, locating literature, and avoiding major pitfalls in evaluating and synthesizing literature. • Shows how to improve literature reviews through the judicious inclusion of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Understanding Research Methods: An Overview of the Essentials book cover

    Understanding Research Methods

    An Overview of the Essentials, 10th Edition

    By Mildred L. Patten, Michelle Newhart

    A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Political Research book cover

    The Craft of Political Research

    10th Edition

    By W. Phillips Shively

    The Craft of Political Research is a non-technical introduction to research design and analysis in political science, emphasizing the choices we make when we design a research project and analyze its results. The book’s approach centers on asking an interesting research question, and then designing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Autobiography of a Disease book cover

    Autobiography of a Disease

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Anderson

    Autobiography of a Disease documents, in experimental form, the experience of extended life-threatening illness in contemporary US hospitals and clinics. The narrative is based primarily on the author’s sudden and catastrophic collapse into a coma and long hospitalization thirteen years ago; but it…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained book cover

    Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    1st Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology: Measurement, Design and Data Analysis book cover

    Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology

    Measurement, Design and Data Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert R. Sinclair, Mo Wang, Lois E. Tetrick

    Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology: Measurement, Design, and Data Analysis provides a state-of-the-art review of current issues and best practices in the science of Occupational Health Psychology. Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) is a multidisciplinary and rapidly growing area…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Discourse: The Basics book cover

    Discourse: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Angela Goddard, Neil Carey

    Humans are social animals and are constantly interacting with each other through conversation, written communication, symbols and other expressions . Discourse: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the analysis of those interactions and the many forms and meanings they can take.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Critical Approaches to Questions in Qualitative Research book cover

    Critical Approaches to Questions in Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    By Raji Swaminathan, Thalia M. Mulvihill

    Learning how to formulate questions that examine the power relations between the researcher and participants is at the heart of critical approaches. This book provides a comprehensive overview and treatment of critical approaches to questions in qualitative research. It also examines questions as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-14
    Routledge

  • Embodiment in Qualitative Research book cover

    Embodiment in Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    By Laura L. Ellingson

    Embodiment in Qualitative Research connects critical, interdisciplinary theorizing of embodiment with creative, practical strategies for engaging in embodied qualitative research. Ellingson equips qualitative researchers not only to resist the mind–body split in principle but to infuse their…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge

  • Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences book cover

    Writing Literature Reviews

    A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 7th Edition

    By Jose L. Galvan, Melisa C. Galvan

    This useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book.   New to the seventh edition:   Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Real World Statistics: With Step-By-Step SPSS Instructions book cover

    Introduction to Real World Statistics

    With Step-By-Step SPSS Instructions, 1st Edition

    By Edward T. Vieira, Jr.

    Introduction to Real World Statistics provides students with the basic concepts and practices of applied statistics, including data management and preparation; an introduction to the concept of probability; data screening and descriptive statistics; various inferential analysis techniques; and a…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

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