Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • SPSS Basics: Techniques for a First Course in Statistics book cover

    SPSS Basics

    Techniques for a First Course in Statistics, 6th Edition

    By Zealure C. Holcomb

    This text takes the guesswork out of using SPSS, with screenshots that show each step for calculating each statistic. It includes extensive coverage of how to format raw SPSS output for inclusion in research reports. End-of-chapter exercises help students master their newly acquired skills. An…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03

  • Essentials of Qualitatively-Driven Mixed-Method Designs book cover

    Essentials of Qualitatively-Driven Mixed-Method Designs

    1st Edition

    By Janice M. Morse

    In a mixed-method tradition that privileges the quantitative, leading qualitative researcher Janice Morse breaks new ground by arguing the importance of research designs for which the primary component is qualitative, and contains either a quantitative or a qualitative supplemental strategy. Using…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Engaging with Ethics in International Criminological Research book cover

    Engaging with Ethics in International Criminological Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Adorjan, Rose Ricciardelli

    Despite a voluminous literature detailing the procedures of research ethics boards and institutional ethical review processes, there are few texts that explore the realpolitik of conducting criminal research in practice. This book explores the unique lived experiences of scholars engaging with…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23

  • Bullied: Tales of Torment, Identity, and Youth book cover


    Tales of Torment, Identity, and Youth, 1st Edition

    By Keith Berry

    In this examination of the ubiquitous practice of bullying among youth, compelling first person stories vividly convey the lived experience of peer torment and how it impacted the lives of five diverse young women. Author Keith Berry’s own autoethnographic narratives and analysis add important…

    Paperback – 2016-04-22
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Qualitative Inquiry Through a Critical Lens book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry Through a Critical Lens

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K. Denzin, Michael D. Giardina

    This volume highlights work being done in qualitative inquiry through a variety of critical lenses such as new materialism, queer theory, and narrative inquiry. Contributors ranging from seasoned academics to emerging scholars attend to questions of ontology and epistemology, providing, in the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-22
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Engaging in Narrative Inquiries with Children and Youth book cover

    Engaging in Narrative Inquiries with Children and Youth

    1st Edition

    By Jean Clandinin, Vera Caine, Sean Lessard, Janice Huber

    Renowned scholar and founder of the practice of narrative inquiry, D. Jean Clandinin, and her coauthors provide researchers with the theoretical underpinnings and processes for conducting narrative inquiry with children and youth. Exploring the unique ability of narratives to elucidate the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Interpretive Description: Qualitative Research for Applied Practice book cover

    Interpretive Description

    Qualitative Research for Applied Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Sally Thorne

     The first edition of Interpretive Description established itself as the key resource for novice and intermediate level researchers in applied settings for conducting a qualitative research project with practical outcomes. In the second edition, leading qualitative researcher Sally Thorne…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Qualitative Ethics in Practice book cover

    Qualitative Ethics in Practice

    1st Edition

    By Martin Tolich

    Neither ethics committees nor qualitative researchers can predict the types of ethical dilemmas that will happen in the field, only that they will routinely occur. In Qualitative Ethics in Practice, a team of fifteen top researchers from various disciplines and nationalities offer ethical…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Essentials of Community-based Research book cover

    Essentials of Community-based Research

    1st Edition

    By Vera Caine, Judy Mill

    Community-based research (CBR) is the most commonly used method for serving community needs and effecting change through authentic, ethical, and meaningful social research. In this brief introduction to CBR, the real-world approach of noted experts Vera Caine and Judy Mill helps novice researchers…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Success at Statistics: A Worktext with Humor book cover

    Success at Statistics

    A Worktext with Humor, 6th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak

    • This comprehensive text covers all the traditional topics in a first-semester course. • Divided into 67 short sections, this book makes the topics easy to digest. Students regularly get positive reinforcement as they check their mastery with exercises at the end of each section. • Each exercise…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01

  • Introduction to Policing Research: Taking Lessons from Practice book cover

    Introduction to Policing Research

    Taking Lessons from Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Brunger, Stephen Tong, Denise Martin

    The expansion of degrees and postgraduate qualifications on policing has come hand in hand with the need for a more scholarly and research-based approach to the subject. Students are increasingly encouraged to apply research to practice and this book is specifically designed to bring clarity to the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26

  • Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences: Analyses with SAS and IBM’s SPSS, Sixth Edition book cover

    Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences

    Analyses with SAS and IBM’s SPSS, Sixth Edition, 6th Edition

    By Keenan A. Pituch, James P. Stevens

    Now in its 6th edition, the authoritative textbook Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences, continues to provide advanced students with a practical and conceptual understanding of statistical procedures through examples and data-sets from actual research studies. With the added…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23

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