Research Methods: Research Methods for Arts and Humanities

  • Writing with Clarity and Style: A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers book cover

    Writing with Clarity and Style

    A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Writing with Clarity and Style, 2nd Edition, will help you to improve your writing dramatically. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. You will also learn about writing styles, authorial personas, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Research-Creation in Music and the Arts: Towards a Collaborative Interdiscipline book cover

    Research-Creation in Music and the Arts

    Towards a Collaborative Interdiscipline

    By Sophie Stévance, Serge Lacasse

    Since the 1970s, the landscape of higher education and research has been considerably altered by the integration of the arts within the university environment. Even though a form of research is inherent to artistic creation, the creative process is not comparable to the established procedures…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Scientific Method: How Science Works, Fails to Work, and Pretends to Work book cover

    Scientific Method

    How Science Works, Fails to Work, and Pretends to Work

    By John Staddon

    This book shows how science works, fails to work, or pretends to work, by looking at examples from such diverse fields as physics, biomedicine, psychology, and economics. Social science affects our lives every day through the predictions of experts and the rules and regulations they devise. Such…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Performance as Research: Knowledge, methods, impact book cover

    Performance as Research

    Knowledge, methods, impact

    Edited by Annette Arlander, Bruce Barton, Melanie Dreyer-Lude, Ben Spatz

    Practice as Research is characterised by an extraordinary elasticity and interdisciplinary drive. Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact celebrates this energy, bringing together chapters from a wide range of disciplines and eight different countries. This volume focuses explicitly on…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • YoungGiftedandFat: An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality, and Privilege book cover

    YoungGiftedandFat

    An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality, and Privilege

    By Sharrell D. Luckett

    YoungGiftedandFat is a critical autoethnography of ‘performing thin’ – on the stage and in life. Sharrell D. Luckett’s story of weight loss and gain and playing the (beautiful, desirable, thin) leading lady showcases an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to issues of weight and self-esteem,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • History in the World book cover

    History in the World

    Edited by Kalle Pihlainen

    Questions about the relationship between historical research and contemporary social and practical problems have posed a challenge to generations of historians, as well as to philosophers and theorists of history. In recent years, views regarding the isolation of academic history from real-world…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Funding Your Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences: A Practical Guide to Grant and Fellowship Proposals book cover

    Funding Your Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences

    A Practical Guide to Grant and Fellowship Proposals

    By Barbara L. E. Walker, Holly E. Unruh

    Grants and fellowships are increasingly essential to an academic career, and competition over federal and foundation funding is fiercer than ever. Yet there has hitherto been little training available for this genre of writing. Funding Your Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences demystifies…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Understanding Research Methods: An Overview of the Essentials book cover

    Understanding Research Methods

    An Overview of the Essentials, 10th Edition

    By Mildred L. Patten, Michelle Newhart

    A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • Autobiography of a Disease book cover

    Autobiography of a Disease

    By Patrick Anderson

    Autobiography of a Disease documents, in experimental form, the experience of extended life-threatening illness in contemporary US hospitals and clinics. The narrative is based primarily on the author’s sudden and catastrophic collapse into a coma and long hospitalization thirteen years ago; but it…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Discourse: The Basics book cover

    Discourse: The Basics

    By Angela Goddard, Neil Carey

    Humans are social animals and are constantly interacting with each other through conversation, written communication, symbols and other expressions . Discourse: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the analysis of those interactions and the many forms and meanings they can take.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences book cover

    Writing Literature Reviews

    A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 7th Edition

    By Jose L. Galvan, Melisa C. Galvan

    This useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book.   New to the seventh edition:   Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge

  • Using Sources Effectively: Strengthening Your Writing and Avoiding Plagiarism book cover

    Using Sources Effectively

    Strengthening Your Writing and Avoiding Plagiarism, 5th Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Now in its fifth, expanded edition, Using Sources Effectively, Fifth Edition targets the two most prominent problems in current research-paper writing: the increase in unintentional plagiarism and the ineffective use of research source material. Designed as a supplementary textbook for both…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30
    Routledge

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