Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Sociological Theory in the Digital Age book cover

    Sociological Theory in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Gabe Ignatow

    What is the role of sociological theory in the information age? What kinds of theories are best suited to analysing the social uses of digital technologies, and for using digital technologies in new ways to study the social? This book contributes to several ongoing conversations on how the social…

    Paperback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Defending Qualitative Research: Design, Analysis and Textualization book cover

    Defending Qualitative Research

    Design, Analysis and Textualization, 1st Edition

    By Mario Cardano

    Focusing on the phases of qualitative research which precede and follow fieldwork - design, analysis, and textualization - this book offers new theoretical tools to tackle one of the most common criticisms advanced against qualitative research: its presumed lack of rigour. Rejecting the notion of ‘…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Principles, Approaches and Issues in Participant Observation book cover

    Principles, Approaches and Issues in Participant Observation

    1st Edition

    By Danny L. Jorgensen

    This book provides a succinct, student-friendly outline of the of principles, approaches, and issues in participant observation. Examining these basic tenets is important for clarifying the philosophical rationale for conducting participant observation, making important research decisions, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Big Data book cover

    Big Data

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benoit Leclerc, Jesse Cale

    The Internet has launched the world into an era into which enormous amounts of data are generated every day through technologies with both positive and negative consequences. This often refers to Big Data. This book explores Big Data in organisations operating in the criminology and criminal…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Criminology at the Edge

  • Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Resistance: Possibilities, Performances, and Praxis book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Resistance

    Possibilities, Performances, and Praxis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K. Denzin, Michael D. Giardina

    We are global citizens trapped in a world we did not create. Our public institutions are under assault. Academics, media members, and everyday folks critical of the shifting public order are branded as ‘enemies of the state’ by right-wing media and elected officials alike. Qualitative Inquiry and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-09 
    Routledge
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Charting Transnational Fields: Methodology for a Political Sociology of Knowledge book cover

    Charting Transnational Fields

    Methodology for a Political Sociology of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Schmidt-Wellenburg, Stefan Bernhard

    The volume provides a field-analytical methodology for researching knowledge based sociopolitical processes of transnationalization. Drawing on the seminal work by Pierre Bourdieu, we apply concepts of practice, habitus, and field to phenomena such as cross-national social trajectories,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Sociology book cover

    Introduction to Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Frank van Tubergen

    Comprehensive and engaging, this textbook introduces students not only to foundational sociological work, but also to insights from contemporary sociological theory and research. This combined approach ensures that students become familiar with the core of sociology: key concepts, theories,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Racisms book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Racisms

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Solomos

    The study of contemporary forms of racism has expanded greatly over the past four decades. Although it has been a focus for scholarship and research for the past three centuries, it is perhaps over this more recent period that we have seen important transformations in the analytical frames and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • A Brief History of Knowledge for Social Science Researchers: Before Method book cover

    A Brief History of Knowledge for Social Science Researchers

    Before Method, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Court

    A Brief History of Knowledge for Social Science Researchers outlines a history of knowledge from Ancient Greece to present day, in Europe and the Western world. This outline provides the basis for understanding where various research methods originate, and their epistemological, historical,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Later Life: Exploring Ageing through Literature book cover

    Later Life

    Exploring Ageing through Literature, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Misztal

    Later Life views older age as a valuable stage of life and argues for the centrality of self-making to the quality of later life. Aiming to enrich an understanding of ageing as the unfolding process in which people try to negotiate vulnerabilities of their bodies and manage mortality, it explores…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Quantitative Analysis of Questionnaires: Techniques to Explore Structures and Relationships book cover

    Quantitative Analysis of Questionnaires

    Techniques to Explore Structures and Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Steve Humble

    Bringing together the techniques required to understand, interpret and quantify the processes involved when exploring structures and relationships in questionnaire data, Quantitative Analysis of Questionnaires provides the knowledge and capability for a greater understanding of choice decisions.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships book cover

    Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tuula Juvonen, Marjo Kolehmainen

    Raising to the challenge of how to grasp such forms of inequalities that are mediated affectively, Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships focuses on subtle inequalities that are shaped in everyday affective encounters. It also seeks to bridge a gap between affect theory and empirical…

    Paperback – 2020-01-16 
    Routledge

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