Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists book cover

    MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists

    2nd Edition

    By David A. Rosenbaum, Jonathan Vaughan, Brad Wyble

    Written specifically for those with no prior programming experience and minimal quantitative training, this accessible text walks behavioral science students and researchers through the process of programming using MATLAB. The book explores examples, terms, and programming needs relevant to those…

    Paperback – 2014-07-08
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Inquiry Outside the Academy book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry Outside the Academy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    This volume of plenary addresses and other key presentations from the 2013 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry shows how scholars convert inquiry into spaces of advocacy in the outside world. The original chapters engage in debate on how qualitative research can be best used to advance…

    Paperback – 2014-05-31
    Routledge
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Coming to Narrative: A Personal History of Paradigm Change in the Human Sciences book cover

    Coming to Narrative

    A Personal History of Paradigm Change in the Human Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Arthur P Bochner

    Reflecting on a 50 year university career, Distinguished Professor Arthur Bochner, former President of the National Communication Association, discloses a lived history, both academic and personal, that has paralleled many of the paradigm shifts in the human sciences inspired by the turn toward…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Pedagogy of Solidarity book cover

    Pedagogy of Solidarity

    1st Edition

    By Paulo Freire, Ana Maria Araújo Freire, Walter de Oliveira

    Famous Brazilian educational and social theorist Paulo Freire presents his ideas on the importance of community solidarity in moving toward social justice in schools and society. In a set of talks and interviews shortly before his death, Freire addresses issues not often highlighted in his work,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31
    Routledge
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • Statistics Explained book cover

    Statistics Explained

    3rd Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton

    Statistics Explained is an accessible introduction to statistical concepts and ideas. It makes few assumptions about the reader’s statistical knowledge, carefully explaining each step of the analysis and the logic behind it. The book: provides a clear explanation of statistical analysis and the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06
    Routledge

  • Sport Industry Research and Analysis: An Approach to Informed Decision Making book cover

    Sport Industry Research and Analysis

    An Approach to Informed Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By Jacquelyn Cuneen, David Tobar

    Sport Industry Research & Analysis offers a no-nonsense, straightforward approach to the study of research design and statistical analysis in the sport enterprise. Each chapter outlines real-world instances in which research and statistics contribute to bottom-line decisions. The book includes…

    Paperback – 2014-03-01
    Routledge

  • Conducting Research: Social and Behavioral Science Methods book cover

    Conducting Research

    Social and Behavioral Science Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Lawrence T Orcher

    • Prepares students to conduct their first empirical research study, with quantitative and qualitative methods covered in detail. Common features as well as differences between the two research approaches are explored. • While theoretical material is included, the emphasis is on providing practical…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01
    Routledge

  • Basic Math Review: For Statistics Students book cover

    Basic Math Review

    For Statistics Students, 1st Edition

    By Mildred L Patten

    • Provides remediation for students who are rusty in their basic computational skills. • Helps break the cycle of failure leading to loss of self-confidence, which leads to more failure. • Students study six clusters of computational skills necessary for success in statistics. • With computational…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01
    Routledge

  • Questionnaire Research: A Practical Guide book cover

    Questionnaire Research

    A Practical Guide, 4th Edition

    By Mildred L Patten

    • Provides step-by-step guidance for students who will be conducting their first surveys to collect factual information, measure attitudes, and evaluate products, services, and programs using questionnaires. • Each chapter is structured around easy-to-follow guidelines. • Numerous examples…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01
    Routledge

  • Writing Empirical Research Reports: A Basic Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences book cover

    Writing Empirical Research Reports

    A Basic Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 8th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak

    • Designed for students who will be writing research proposals, reports, theses, and dissertations. • The 15 chapters cover 191 guidelines for effective scientific writing. The guidelines are fully illustrated with easy-to-follow examples. • The guidelines describe the types of information that…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01
    Routledge

  • Questionnaire Research book cover

    Questionnaire Research

    3rd Edition

    By Mildred L Patten

    • Provides step-by-step guidance for students who will be conducting their first surveys to collect factual information, measure attitudes, and evaluate products, services, and programs using questionnaires. • Each chapter is structured around easy-to-follow guidelines. • Numerous examples…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Statistics: A Quantitative Research Methodology book cover

    Indigenous Statistics

    A Quantitative Research Methodology, 1st Edition

    By Maggie Walter, Chris Andersen

    In the first book ever published on Indigenous quantitative methodologies, Maggie Walter and Chris Andersen open up a major new approach to research across the disciplines and applied fields. While qualitative methods have been rigorously critiqued and reformulated, the population statistics relied…

    Paperback – 2013-09-15
    Routledge

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