Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Fostering Social Justice through Qualitative Inquiry: A Methodological Guide book cover

    Fostering Social Justice through Qualitative Inquiry

    A Methodological Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Corey W Johnson, Diana C Parry

    Qualitative researchers increasingly flock to social justice research to move beyond academic discourse and aid marginalized communities and groups. This is the first textbook to address the methods of conducting qualitative research using a social justice paradigm. The book addresses the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15

  • Qualitative Inquiry—Past, Present, and Future: A Critical Reader book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry—Past, Present, and Future

    A Critical Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    In this critical reader, the best writing of two dozen key figures in qualitative research is gathered together to help students to identify emerging themes in the field and the latest thinking of the leaders in qualitative inquiry. These groundbreaking articles are pulled from a decade of social…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31

  • Critical Qualitative Inquiry: Foundations and Futures book cover

    Critical Qualitative Inquiry

    Foundations and Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gaile S Cannella, Michelle Salazar Pérez, Penny A Pasque

    Critical approaches to qualitative research have made a significant impact on research practice over the past decade. This comprehensive volume of contemporary, original articles places this trend in its historical context, describes the current landscape of critical work, and considers the future…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31

  • The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heith Copes, J. Mitchell Miller

    Despite illustrious origins dating to the 1920s, qualitative crime research has long been overshadowed by quantitative inquiry. After decades of limited use, there has been a notable resurgence in crime ethnography, naturalistic inquiry, and related forms of fieldwork addressing crime and related…

    Hardback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Handbook of Autoethnography book cover

    Handbook of Autoethnography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy Holman Jones, Tony E Adams, Carolyn Ellis

    In this definitive reference volume, almost fifty leading thinkers and practitioners of autoethnographic research—from four continents and a dozen disciplines—comprehensively cover its vision, opportunities and challenges. Chapters address the theory, history, and ethics of autoethnographic…

    Paperback – 2015-02-28

  • Research from the Inside Out: Lessons from Exemplary Studies in Communication book cover

    Research from the Inside Out

    Lessons from Exemplary Studies in Communication, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Hugh Feeley

    Designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses, Research from the Inside Out is an insider's guide to conducting empirically-based research. Showcasing eight research projects resulting in academic and professional papers, this practical supplementary text is an indispensable resource for…

    Paperback – 2014-09-30

  • Crafting Scholarship in the Behavioral and Social Sciences: Writing, Reviewing, and Editing book cover

    Crafting Scholarship in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

    Writing, Reviewing, and Editing, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Milardo

    Crafting Scholarship helps readers improve their writing and publishing success in academia. Framed within the context of the editorial and peer review process, the book explores writing, editing, and reviewing in academic publishing. As such it provides unique coverage of how successful writers…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

  • MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists book cover

    MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists

    2nd Edition

    By David A. Rosenbaum, Jonathan Vaughan, Brad Wyble

    Written specifically for those with no prior programming experience and minimal quantitative training, this accessible text walks behavioral science students and researchers through the process of programming using MATLAB. The book explores examples, terms, and programming needs relevant to those…

    Paperback – 2014-07-08

  • Qualitative Inquiry Outside the Academy book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry Outside the Academy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    This volume of plenary addresses and other key presentations from the 2013 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry shows how scholars convert inquiry into spaces of advocacy in the outside world. The original chapters engage in debate on how qualitative research can be best used to advance…

    Paperback – 2014-05-31
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Coming to Narrative: A Personal History of Paradigm Change in the Human Sciences book cover

    Coming to Narrative

    A Personal History of Paradigm Change in the Human Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Arthur P Bochner

    Reflecting on a 50 year university career, Distinguished Professor Arthur Bochner, former President of the National Communication Association, discloses a lived history, both academic and personal, that has paralleled many of the paradigm shifts in the human sciences inspired by the turn toward…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Pedagogy of Solidarity book cover

    Pedagogy of Solidarity

    1st Edition

    By Paulo Freire, Ana Maria Araújo Freire, Walter de Oliveira

    Famous Brazilian educational and social theorist Paulo Freire presents his ideas on the importance of community solidarity in moving toward social justice in schools and society. In a set of talks and interviews shortly before his death, Freire addresses issues not often highlighted in his work,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • Statistics Explained book cover

    Statistics Explained

    3rd Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton

    Statistics Explained is an accessible introduction to statistical concepts and ideas. It makes few assumptions about the reader’s statistical knowledge, carefully explaining each step of the analysis and the logic behind it. The book: provides a clear explanation of statistical analysis and the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06

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