Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Navigating Challenges in Qualitative Educational Research: Research, Interrupted book cover

    Navigating Challenges in Qualitative Educational Research

    Research, Interrupted, 1st Edition

    Edited by Todd Ruecker, Vanessa Svihla

    How do education researchers navigate the qualitative research process? How do they manage and negotiate myriad decision points at which things can take an unexpected – and sometimes problematic – turn? Whilst these questions are relevant for any research process, the specific issues qualitative…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Metasynthesis: A Research Method for Medicine and Health Sciences book cover

    Qualitative Metasynthesis

    A Research Method for Medicine and Health Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Kirsti Malterud

    Qualitative Metasynthesis presents a research method developed for upcycling and synthesis of qualitative primary studies, aimed at researchers within medicine and health sciences.This book demonstrates how and why qualitative metasynthesis can be a method for reuse and expansion of medical…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

  • Mechanistic Criminology book cover

    Mechanistic Criminology

    1st Edition

    By K. Ryan Proctor, Richard E. Niemeyer

    The science of criminology is at a crossroads. Despite accumulating a dizzying array of facts about crime, the field has yet to identify a body of theories that allows for the adequate prediction, explanation, and control of phenomena of central interest to criminologists. Mechanistic Criminology…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Evolutionary Analysis in the Social Sciences

  • Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism: The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis) book cover

    Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism

    The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis), 1st Edition

    By Dimitrios Methenitis

    The emergence of religious fundamentalism in a globalized, post-colonial world poses a significant challenge to the "End of History" narratives common in academic and non-academic literature alike. Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism proposes that we must seek new…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Design Research for Urban Landscapes: Theories and Methods book cover

    Design Research for Urban Landscapes

    Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Prominski, Hille Seggern

    Within the spatial design disciplines, research through design as a tool and practice has often been neglected. This book provides a much-needed companion to the theories, methods and processes involved in using design-based research in landscape, architecture and urban design. Aimed specifically…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge

  • Doing Academic Research: A Practical Guide to Research Methods and Analysis book cover

    Doing Academic Research

    A Practical Guide to Research Methods and Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ted Gournelos, Joshua R. Hammonds, Maridath A. Wilson

    Doing Academic Research is a concise, accessible, and tightly organized overview of the research process in the humanities, social sciences, and business. Conducting effective scholarly research can seem like a frustrating, confusing, and unpleasant experience. Early researchers often have…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge

  • Societal Problems as Public Bads book cover

    Societal Problems as Public Bads

    1st Edition

    By Nan Dirk de Graaf, Dingeman Wiertz

    Corruption, crime, economic inequality, religious fundamentalism, financial crises, environmental degradation, population ageing, gender inequality, large-scale migration… This book tackles many of the most pressing problems facing societies today. The authors demonstrate that similar social…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Walking Methodologies in a More-than-human World: WalkingLab book cover

    Walking Methodologies in a More-than-human World

    WalkingLab, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Springgay, Sarah E. Truman

    As a research methodology, walking has a diverse and extensive history in the social sciences and humanities, underscoring its value for conducting research that is situated, relational, and material. Building on the importance of place, sensory inquiry, embodiment, and rhythm within walking…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Action Research for Inclusive Education: Participation and Democracy in Teaching and Learning book cover

    Action Research for Inclusive Education

    Participation and Democracy in Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity Armstrong, Diana Tsokova

    Exploring practitioner research and the possibilities it creates for increasing student participation and developing inclusive practices in educational contexts, this insightful text presents a range of original and innovative approaches to Action Research, and highlights the critical relationship…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World: A Mind of One’s Own book cover

    Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Any effective response to an uncertain future will require independently thinking individuals working together. Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between humans and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • A Concise Guide to Writing a Thesis or Dissertation: Educational Research and Beyond book cover

    A Concise Guide to Writing a Thesis or Dissertation

    Educational Research and Beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Halyna M. Kornuta, Ron W. Germaine

    A Concise Guide to Writing a Thesis or Dissertation provides clear, succinct, and intentional guidelines about organizing and writing a thesis or dissertation. Part I provides an overview for writing a thesis or dissertation. It describes the big picture of planning and formatting a research study,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders: Zooming in on Monasteries book cover

    A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders

    Zooming in on Monasteries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcin Jewdokimow, Thomas Quartier, OSB

    A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders applies visual methods to the exploration of various facets of religious life, such as everyday lived experience, contemporary monastic identity or monastic architecture. Presenting a series of visual essays, it treats images not as simple…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Religion

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