Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Mixed Method Design: Principles and Procedures book cover

    Mixed Method Design

    Principles and Procedures, 1st Edition

    By Janice M Morse

    The use of mixed methods designs for conducting research has become a major trend in social science research. Renowned methodological experts Janice Morse and Linda Niehaus present a guide to intermediate and experienced researchers on the possibilities inherent in mixed method research. They offer…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Methods of Research into the Unconscious: Applying Psychoanalytic Ideas to Social Science book cover

    Methods of Research into the Unconscious

    Applying Psychoanalytic Ideas to Social Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalina Stamenova, R. D. Hinshelwood

    The psychoanalytic unconscious is a slippery set of phenomena to pin down. There is not an accepted standard form of research, outside of the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. In this book a number of non-clinical methods for collecting data and analysing it are described. It represents the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • Cinematic Tourist Mobilities and the Plight of Development: On Atmospheres, Affects, and Environments book cover

    Cinematic Tourist Mobilities and the Plight of Development

    On Atmospheres, Affects, and Environments, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    It is said that movies have encroached upon social realities creating tourism enclaves based on distortions of history and heritage, or simulations that disregard both. What localities and nation-states value are discarded, suppressed, or modified beyond recognition in neoliberal markets; thus…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Qualitative Inquiry, Cartography, and the Promise of Material Change book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry, Cartography, and the Promise of Material Change

    1st Edition

    By Aaron M. Kuntz

    What are the problems to which materialist methodologies are posed as a solution? In this book, Aaron M. Kuntz maps the impact of materialism on contemporary practices of inquiry in education and the social sciences. Through this work, the author challenges readers to consider inquiry as a mode of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29
    Routledge

  • Evaluating Research in Academic Journals: A Practical Guide to Realistic Evaluation book cover

    Evaluating Research in Academic Journals

    A Practical Guide to Realistic Evaluation, 7th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak, Maria Tcherni-Buzzeo

    Evaluating Research in Academic Journals is a guide for students who are learning how to evaluate reports of empirical research published in academic journals. It breaks down the process of evaluating a journal article into easy-to-understand steps, and emphasizes the practical aspects of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29
    Routledge

  • Methodological and Ontological Principles of Observation and Analysis: Following and Analyzing Things and Beings in Our Everyday World book cover

    Methodological and Ontological Principles of Observation and Analysis

    Following and Analyzing Things and Beings in Our Everyday World, 1st Edition

    Edited by François Cooren, Fabienne Malbois

    In our daily experiences, we feel, perceive, designate, invoke or comment on a plurality of beings: people, artifacts, technologies, institutions, projects, animals, divinities, emotions, cultures, ideologies or opinions that are part of our world. While these beings are all part of our world, they…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Communication, Organization, and Organizing

  • IBM SPSS Statistics 25 Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference book cover

    IBM SPSS Statistics 25 Step by Step

    A Simple Guide and Reference, 15th Edition

    By Darren George, Paul Mallery

    IBM SPSS Statistics 25 Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference, fifteenth edition, takes a straightforward, step-by-step approach that makes SPSS software clear to beginners and experienced researchers alike. Extensive use of four-color screen shots, clear writing, and step-by-step boxes guide…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge

  • The Qualitative Manifesto: A Call to Arms book cover

    The Qualitative Manifesto

    A Call to Arms, 1st Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    Now issued as part of the Routledge Education Classic Edition series, The Qualitative Manifesto provides a "call to arms" for researchers from the leading figure in the qualitative research community, Norman Denzin. Denzin asks for a research tradition engaged in social justice, sensitive to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • How to Write Qualitative Research book cover

    How to Write Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    By Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

    Qualitative research has exploded in popularity in nearly every discipline from the social sciences to health fields to business. While many qualitative textbooks explain how to conduct an interview or analyze fieldnotes, rarely do they give more than a few scant pages to the skill many find most…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • Data-Driven Public Relations Research: 21st Century Practices and Applications book cover

    Data-Driven Public Relations Research

    21st Century Practices and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Jim Eggensperger, Natalie Redcross

    The public relations industry is undergoing a revolution in using data to define promotional programs, to measure influence and to address the needs of clients with more precision than ever. Applying tools that range from online surveys to social-media listening to applying big data with…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge

  • Longitudinal Multivariate Psychology book cover

    Longitudinal Multivariate Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilio Ferrer, Steven M. Boker, Kevin J. Grimm

    This volume presents a collection of chapters focused on the study of multivariate change. As people develop and change, multivariate measurement of that change and analysis of those measures can illuminate the regularities in the trajectories of individual development, as well as time-dependent…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge
    Multivariate Applications Series

  • Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping: Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing book cover

    Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping

    Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Duxbury, W.F. Garrett-Petts, Alys Longley

    Making space for imagination can shift research and community planning from a reflective stance to a "future forming" orientation and practice. Cultural mapping is an emerging discourse of collaborative, community-based inquiry and advocacy. This book looks at artistic approaches to cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

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