Research Methods: Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Criminological Skills and Research for Beginners: A Student's Guide book cover

    Criminological Skills and Research for Beginners

    A Student's Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Laura Caulfield, Jane Hill

    Criminological Skills and Research for Beginners is a comprehensive and engaging guide to research methods in Criminology, and the skills required for academic success. Written specifically for undergraduate students and novice researchers, this book has been designed as a lively and accessible…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture book cover

    Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Inquiry in the Public Sphere book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry in the Public Sphere

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K. Denzin, Michael D. Giardina

    Qualitative Inquiry in the Public Sphere examines the relationships between public scholarship, the research marketplace, and the politics of higher education.  It is written from the perspective that higher education is under attack from multiple sides, both political and economic; that academics…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Crafting Phenomenological Research book cover

    Crafting Phenomenological Research

    2nd Edition

    By Mark D. Vagle

    Building off the success of its award-winning first edition, the second edition of Crafting Phenomenological Research continues to be the leading resource for those interested in a concise introduction to phenomenological research in education and social sciences. Joining leading contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04
    Routledge

  • Writing the Self and Transforming Knowledge in International Relations: Towards a Politics of Liminality book cover

    Writing the Self and Transforming Knowledge in International Relations

    Towards a Politics of Liminality, 1st Edition

    By Erzsebet Strausz

    This book emerges from within the everyday knowledge practices of International Relations (IR) scholarship and explores the potential of experimental writing as an alternative source of ‘knowledge’ and political imagination within the modern university and the contemporary structures of neoliberal…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Relational Ethics of Narrative Inquiry book cover

    The Relational Ethics of Narrative Inquiry

    1st Edition

    By D. Jean Clandinin, Vera Caine, Sean Lessard

    Narrative inquiry is based on the proposition that experience is the stories lived and told by individuals as they are embedded within cultural, social, institutional, familial, political, and linguistic narratives. It represents the phenomenon of experience but also constitutes a methodology for…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Madness as Methodology: Bringing Concepts to Life in Contemporary Theorising and Inquiry book cover

    Madness as Methodology

    Bringing Concepts to Life in Contemporary Theorising and Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Ken Gale

    Madness as Methodology begins with the following quotation from Deleuze and Guattari, ‘Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be breakthrough.’ This quotation firmly expresses the book’s intention to provide readers with radical and innovative approaches to methodology and research in the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge

  • The Elements of Inquiry: Research and Methods for a Quality Dissertation book cover

    The Elements of Inquiry

    Research and Methods for a Quality Dissertation, 2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Burke, Sara Jimenez Soffa

    The Elements of Inquiry covers the basic guidelines for graduate students doing an investigation or inquiry project. It distils the rubrics necessary for teaching research methods and completing research projects, and gives the student researcher a list of steps to follow to complete any…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge

  • Single Case Research Methodology: Applications in Special Education and Behavioral Sciences book cover

    Single Case Research Methodology

    Applications in Special Education and Behavioral Sciences, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jennifer R. Ledford, David L. Gast

    Single Case Research Methodology, 3rd Edition presents a thorough, technically sound, user-friendly, and comprehensive discussion of single case research methodology. This book can serve as a detailed and complex reference tool for students, researchers, and practitioners who intend to conduct…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Toward a Hermeneutic Theory of Social Practices: Between Existential Analytic and Social Theory book cover

    Toward a Hermeneutic Theory of Social Practices

    Between Existential Analytic and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Dimitri Ginev

    Recent methodological debates have shown that practice theory can either be developed by combining and slightly extending established theoretical concepts of inter-subjectivity, social normativity, collective behavior, interaction between agents and environment, habits, learning, collective…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Doing Survey Research: A Guide to Quantitative Methods book cover

    Doing Survey Research

    A Guide to Quantitative Methods, 4th Edition

    By Peter M. Nardi

    Each day we are faced with continuing claims made by media pundits, politicians, teachers, and friends, often quoting research. Consider also the numerous comments and posts on Internet blogs, Twitter, and Facebook that illustrate the confusion between opinion and factual data. How do we learn to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Data: Shane the Lone Ethnographer’s Basic Guide to Qualitative Data Analysis book cover

    The Good, the Bad, and the Data

    Shane the Lone Ethnographer’s Basic Guide to Qualitative Data Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sally Campbell Galman

    Data analysis is often the most difficult task facing students and novice qualitative researchers, including Shane the Lone Ethnographer—a grad student with fond visions of the Wild West—and her horse Transcriptor. In this comic-style textbook, we follow Shane as she attempts to corral her data and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

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