Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • 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

  • Conducting a Survey: Techniques for a Term Project book cover

    Conducting a Survey

    Techniques for a Term Project, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence T Orcher

    • The detailed step-by-step directions make it ideal for use by students who are conducting their first research project. • The large number of examples throughout the text makes the steps in conducting a survey clear and easy to follow. • Covers only methods that are realistic for use by…

    Paperback – 2006-09-01

  • Qualitative Inquiry and the Conservative Challenge book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and the Conservative Challenge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    This volume is a call to qualitative researchers to respond to the political and methodological conservativism of the new millennium. Based upon the plenary papers at the first International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, 22 scholars from five countries and many academic disciplines address how…

    Paperback – 2006-05-15
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Understanding Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences book cover

    Understanding Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Roger Bakeman, Byron F. Robinson

    Understanding Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences is designed to help readers understand research reports, analyze data, and familiarize themselves with the conceptual underpinnings of statistical analyses used in behavioral science literature. The authors review statistics in a way that is…

    Hardback – 2005-01-11
    Psychology Press

  • Experiencing Social Research: A Reader book cover

    Experiencing Social Research

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kerry J Strand, Gregory L. Weiss

    This reader introduces students to the social research process by pairing 16 published research articles with candid interviews with the lead researcher on each study.…

    Paperback – 2004-11-09

  • Detection Theory: A User's Guide book cover

    Detection Theory

    A User's Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Neil A. Macmillan, C. Douglas Creelman

    Detection Theory is an introduction to one of the most important tools for analysis of data where choices must be made and performance is not perfect. Originally developed for evaluation of electronic detection, detection theory was adopted by psychologists as a way to understand sensory decision…

    Paperback – 2004-08-23
    Psychology Press

  • The Tone of Teaching: The Language of Pedagogy book cover

    The Tone of Teaching

    The Language of Pedagogy, 2nd Edition

    By Max van Manen

    In the revised and updated second edition of The Tone of Teaching, bestselling author Max van Manen defines sound pedagogy as the ability to distinguish effectively between what is appropriate, and what is less appropriate in our communications and dealings with children and young people as parents…

    Paperback – 2003-01-31

  • Classroom Assessment: A Practical Guide for Educators book cover

    Classroom Assessment

    A Practical Guide for Educators, 1st Edition

    By Dr Craig A Mertler

    • Provides detailed information on · the functions of assessment; · how to construct, administer, and interpret the results of teacher-developed assessment techniques; and · how to interpret the results of externally developed instruments such as standardized tests. • Both traditional and newer,…

    Paperback – 2003-01-01

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