Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • The Constructivist Credo book cover

    The Constructivist Credo

    1st Edition

    By Yvonna S Lincoln, Egon G Guba

    The Constructivist Credo is a set of foundational principles for those wishing to conduct social science research within the constructivist paradigm. They were distilled by Yvonna Lincoln and Egon Guba from their many writings on this topic and are provided in the form of 150 propositional…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Thinking Ethically in Qualitative Research book cover

    Essentials of Thinking Ethically in Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    By Will C van den Hoonaard, Deborah K van den Hoonaard

    Ethical dimensions of qualitative research are constantly emerging and shifting. This volume identifies relevant ethical principles that can guide novice researchers through the research process with the necessary wisdom and insight to shape a project in sound, meaningful, and thoughtful ways. Well…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Engaging in Narrative Inquiry book cover

    Engaging in Narrative Inquiry

    1st Edition

    By D. Jean Clandinin

    Narrative inquiry examines human lives through the lens of a narrative, honoring lived experience as a source of important knowledge and understanding. In this concise volume, D. Jean Clandinin, one of the pioneers in using narrative as research, updates her classic formulation on narrative inquiry…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
    Routledge
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Global Dimensions of Qualitative Inquiry book cover

    Global Dimensions of Qualitative Inquiry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    This focused collection of original articles addresses the global dynamics of qualitative inquiry and the contextual dimensions within which such inquiry takes place. Contributions from many of the world's leading qualitative researchers in communications, education, sociology, and related…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
    Routledge
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Essentials of a Qualitative Doctorate book cover

    Essentials of a Qualitative Doctorate

    1st Edition

    By Immy Holloway, Lorraine Brown

    Have you been working toward a qualitative doctorate without a guide? Immy Holloway and Lorraine Brown are here to help. Breaking down the process step by step, this book gives essential advice on navigating the whole program. You’ll first get some tips on selecting a research topic and writing a…

    Paperback – 2012-10-15
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Focus Group Research book cover

    Focus Group Research

    1st Edition

    By Martha Ann Carey, Jo-Ellen Asbury

    This volume provides a thorough introduction to creating and conducting focus group research projects. Carey and Asbury provide background on the history of focus groups then document the best practices in conducting a study using them. They also provide valuable advice on how to conduct a fair…

    Paperback – 2012-07-31
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Advocacy book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Advocacy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    The plenary volume from the Seventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (2011) examines the politics of advocacy and the context in which scholars are encouraged to pursue social justice agendas, be human rights advocates, and do work that honors the core values of human dignity and…

    Paperback – 2012-04-30
    Routledge
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Social Science Research: A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Discussion & Evaluation book cover

    Social Science Research

    A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Discussion & Evaluation, 7th Edition

    By Turner C Lomand

    • This new edition gives students valuable practice in reading and evaluating research. All major methods of research are illustrated, including qualitative research, content/document analysis, survey research, observational research, experimental research, and program evaluation. • The articles…

    Paperback – 2012-04-01
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research: Using Problem-Centered Methodologies book cover

    Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research

    Using Problem-Centered Methodologies, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Leavy

    Transdisciplinary research is issue-driven, addressing contemporary social questions from a range of critical theoretical perspectives unhampered by the theoretical and methodological restrictions of traditional disciplinary boundaries. In this brief, informative guide, Patricia Leavy shows how a…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Do It Yourself Social Research book cover

    Do It Yourself Social Research

    3rd Edition

    By Yoland Wadsworth

    With the rapid growth of collaborative, indigenous, and community-based research, one of the key challenges researchers face is finding an effective way of involving non-researchers in the research process. Do It Yourself Social Research has been a best-selling methodology guide for action research…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge

  • Everyday Evaluation on the Run book cover

    Everyday Evaluation on the Run

    3rd Edition

    By Yoland Wadsworth

    Evaluating programs has become a fixture in the human service sector. In many cases, program staff are asked to conduct the evaluation without any training on how to properly do it. This widely used introduction to evaluation is intended for non-specialists who need to do evaluation as part of a…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Qualitative Interviewing book cover

    Essentials of Qualitative Interviewing

    1st Edition

    By Karin Olson

    Karin Olson’s brief, accessible guide to the principles and practices of qualitative interviewing is a welcome addition for students and novice practitioners in a wide array of fields. Interview is the most common method for gaining information in the social realm, so there are a bewildering array…

    Paperback – 2011-06-15
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

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