Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Overseas Research II: A Practical Guide book cover

    Overseas Research II

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Christopher B. Barrett, Jeffrey Cason

    Researchers in developing countries often find that the particular country in which they work presents a range of unforeseen challenges. Indeed, their ability to carry out effective scholarship is often highly dependent on these factors. The great differences between working in countries as varied…

    Paperback – 2010-02-25

  • Statistical Methods: A Worktext Approach book cover

    Statistical Methods

    A Worktext Approach, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Ann Willard

    • Statistical Methods: A Worktext Approach uses a student-friendly, conversational tone to explain core statistical concepts in a way that students can readily understand. • After concepts and skills are introduced and demonstrated, students are given a hands-on opportunity to work with the…

    Paperback – 2010-01-01

  • Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Evidence book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Evidence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    What is evidence in qualitative inquiry and how is it evaluated? What is true or false in research is strongly influenced by socially defined criteria and by the politics of academia. In providing an alternative to conservative science, qualitative researchers are often victimized by these…

    Paperback – 2009-08-15
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Qualitative Inquiry Under Fire: Toward a New Paradigm Dialogue book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry Under Fire

    Toward a New Paradigm Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Norman K Denzin

    This collection of recent works by Norman K. Denzin provides a history of the field of qualitative inquiry over the past two decades. As perhaps the leading proponent of this style of research, Denzin has led the way toward more performative writing, toward conceptualizing research in terms of…

    Paperback – 2009-08-15

  • Interpretive Description book cover

    Interpretive Description

    1st Edition

    By Sally Thorne

    This book is designed to guide both new and more seasoned researchers through the steps of conceiving, designing, and implementing coherent research capable of generating new insights in clinical settings. Drawing from a variety of theoretical, methodological, and substantive strands, interpretive…

    Paperback – 2009-07-15

  • Autoethnography as Method book cover

    Autoethnography as Method

    1st Edition

    By Heewon Chang

    This methods book will guide the reader through the process of conducting and producing an autoethnographic study through the understanding of self, other, and culture. Readers will be encouraged to follow hands-on, though not prescriptive, steps in data collection, analysis, and interpretation…

    Paperback – 2009-06-15
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice: Toward a Politics of Hope book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

    Toward a Politics of Hope, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    In increasing numbers, qualitative researchers are leaving their ivory tower perches and entering the fray, focusing their research and actions on the promotion of social justice. In this tightly edited volume of original articles stemming from the 2008 International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry…

    Paperback – 2009-05-31
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Writing Qualitative Inquiry: Self, Stories, and Academic Life book cover

    Writing Qualitative Inquiry

    Self, Stories, and Academic Life, 1st Edition

    By H.L. Goodall Jr

    Responding to the rapid growth of personal narrative as a method of inquiry among qualitative scholars, Bud Goodall offers a concise volume of practical advice for scholars and students seeking to work in this tradition. He provides writing tips and strategies from a well-published, successful…

    Paperback – 2009-04-15
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • Developing Grounded Theory: The Second Generation book cover

    Developing Grounded Theory

    The Second Generation, 1st Edition

    By Janice M. Morse, Phyllis Noerager Stern, Juliet Corbin, Barbara Bowers, Kathy Charmaz, Adele E. Clarke

    Grounded theory is the most popular genre of qualitative research used in the health professions and is widely used elsewhere in the research world. In this volume, six key grounded theory methodologists examine the history, principles, and practices of this method, highlighting areas in which…

    Paperback – 2009-01-15
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Accidental Ethnography: An Inquiry into Family Secrecy book cover

    Accidental Ethnography

    An Inquiry into Family Secrecy, 1st Edition

    By Christopher N Poulos

    Each family has its secrets, ones that shape family communication and relationships in a way generally unknown to the outsider and often the family itself. Autoethnographers, students of these relationships, confront many silences in their attempts to understand these social worlds. It is often the…

    Paperback – 2008-12-31

  • Ethical Futures in Qualitative Research: Decolonizing the Politics of Knowledge book cover

    Ethical Futures in Qualitative Research

    Decolonizing the Politics of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    Ethics has been a perennial concern of qualitative researchers. The subject has been confounded with the emergence of human subjects regulations, the increased concern with indigenous communities, the globalization of research practices, and the breakdown of barriers between researcher and subject.…

    Paperback – 2007-05-15
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • A Cross Section of Psychological Research: Journal Articles for Discussion and Evaluation book cover

    A Cross Section of Psychological Research

    Journal Articles for Discussion and Evaluation, 2nd Edition

    By Andrea K Milinki

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    Paperback – 2006-11-30

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