Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Writing with Clarity and Style: A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers book cover

    Writing with Clarity and Style

    A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Writing with Clarity and Style, 2nd Edition, will help you to improve your writing dramatically. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. You will also learn about writing styles, authorial personas, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Argumentative Research Writing and Thinking: Overcoming Challenges book cover

    A Guide to Argumentative Research Writing and Thinking

    Overcoming Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Wentzel

    Research is difficult. Even though students are trained in the basic research methodology skills, when confronted with research writing, it feels to them as if they enter a bizarre world, with its own language and conventions, where it is hard to get things right. This book translates the apparent…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • How to Use SPSS®: A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation book cover

    How to Use SPSS®

    A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation, 10th Edition

    By Brian C. Cronk

    How to Use SPSS® is designed with the novice computer user in mind and for people who have no previous experience of using SPSS. Each chapter is divided into short sections that describe the statistic being used, important underlying assumptions, and how to interpret the results and express them in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti, NVivo and MAXQDA: The Five-Level QDA™ Method book cover

    Qualitative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti, NVivo and MAXQDA

    The Five-Level QDA™ Method, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas H. Woolf, Christina Silver

    Software is cut-and-dried – every button you press has a predictable effect – but qualitative analysis is open-ended and unfolds in unpredictable ways. This contradiction is best resolved by separating analytic strategies – what you plan to do – from software tactics – how you plan to do it. The…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11
    Routledge
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understanding: Conducting Qualitative Research in Multicultural Settings book cover

    Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understanding

    Conducting Qualitative Research in Multicultural Settings, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Court

    Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understanding: Conducting Qualitative Research in Multicultural Settings makes an important contribution to the fields of multiculturalism and qualitative research methods. The first section of the book is a textbook on qualitative methodology. Beginning with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge

  • Integrative Framing Analysis: Framing Health through Words and Visuals book cover

    Integrative Framing Analysis

    Framing Health through Words and Visuals, 1st Edition

    By Viorela Dan

    Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management book cover

    Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management

    4th Edition

    By David E. McNabb

    Now in a thoroughly revised and refreshed fourth edition, Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management is beloved by students and professors alike for its exceptional clarity and accessibility and plentiful illustrations. This new edition integrates quantitative, qualitative,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Analysis Using MAXQDA: The Five-Level QDA™ Method book cover

    Qualitative Analysis Using MAXQDA

    The Five-Level QDA™ Method, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas H. Woolf, Christina Silver

    Software is cut and dried—every button you press has a predictable effect—but qualitative analysis is open-ended and unfolds in unpredictable ways. This contradiction is best resolved by separating analytic strategies—what you plan to do—from software tactics—how you plan to do it. Expert MAXQDA…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Qualitative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti: The Five-Level QDA™ Method book cover

    Qualitative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti

    The Five-Level QDA™ Method, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas H. Woolf, Christina Silver

    Software is cut-and-dried – every button you press has a predictable effect – but qualitative analysis is open-ended and unfolds in unpredictable ways. This contradiction is best resolved by separating analytic strategies – what you plan to do – from software tactics – how you plan to do it. Expert…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Interpreting Basic Statistics: A Workbook Based on Excerpts from Journal Articles book cover

    Interpreting Basic Statistics

    A Workbook Based on Excerpts from Journal Articles, 8th Edition

    By Zealure C. Holcomb, Keith S. Cox

    Interpreting Basic Statistics gives students valuable practice in interpreting statistical reporting as it actually appears in peer-reviewed journals. New to the eighth edition:  A broader array of basic statistical concepts is covered, especially to better reflect the New Statistics. …

    Paperback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge

  • Preparing Literature Reviews: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches book cover

    Preparing Literature Reviews

    Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, 5th Edition

    By M Ling Pan

    • Illustrates all the steps in preparing qualitative and quantitative literature reviews. • Emphasizes topic selection, locating literature, and avoiding major pitfalls in evaluating and synthesizing literature. • Shows how to improve literature reviews through the judicious inclusion of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Understanding Research Methods: An Overview of the Essentials book cover

    Understanding Research Methods

    An Overview of the Essentials, 10th Edition

    By Mildred L. Patten, Michelle Newhart

    A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

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