Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • 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

  • Qualitative Inquiry and Global Crises book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and Global Crises

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    This plenary volume from the Sixth International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry (2010) highlights the variety of roles played by qualitative researchers in addressing global communities in crisis. It shows how qualitative researchers can bridge gaps in cultural and linguistic understanding to…

    Paperback – 2011-03-31
    Routledge
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Essentials of Field Relationships book cover

    Essentials of Field Relationships

    1st Edition

    By Amy Kaler, Melanie Beres

    Field research can consist of trekking across the globe to study peoples in exotic cultural settings. It can also mean strapping on your running shoes and observing behavior at the local market. Regardless of whether the researcher is “at home” or away, the development of research relationships is…

    Paperback – 2010-06-15
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • The Qualitative Manifesto: A Call to Arms book cover

    The Qualitative Manifesto

    A Call to Arms, 1st Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    Now issued as part of the Routledge Education Classic Edition series, A Qualitative Manifesto provides a "call to arms" for researchers from the leading figure in the qualitative research commnunity, Norman Denzin. Denzin asks for a research tradition engaged in social justice, sensitive to…

    Paperback – 2010-06-15
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Inquiry and Human Rights book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    Qualitative researchers are increasingly being called upon to become human rights advocates, to help individuals and communities honor the sanctity of life, and to promote the core values of privacy, justice, freedom, peace, and human dignity. In this volume of plenary papers from the Fifth…

    Paperback – 2010-05-15
    Routledge
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

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