Research Methods: Research Methods for Arts and Humanities

  • 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 – 2017-11-06 

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
    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
    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

  • 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

  • Ethnotheatre: Research from Page to Stage book cover


    Research from Page to Stage

    By Johnny Saldaña

    Ethnotheatre transforms research about human experiences into a dramatic presentation for an audience. Johnny Saldaña, one of the best-known practitioners of this research tradition, outlines the key principles and practices of ethnotheatre in this clear, concise volume. He covers the preparation…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • Autoethnography and the Other: Unsettling Power through Utopian Performatives book cover

    Autoethnography and the Other

    Unsettling Power through Utopian Performatives

    By Tami Spry

    Challenging the critique of autoethnography as overly focused on the self, Tami Spry calls for a performative autoethnography that both unsettles the "I" and represents the Other with equal commitment. Expanding on her popular book Body, Paper, Stage, Spry uses a variety of examples, literary forms…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • Preparing Literature Reviews: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches book cover

    Preparing Literature Reviews

    Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, 5th Edition

    By M Ling Pan

    • Illustrates all the steps in preparing qualitative and quantitative literature reviews. • Emphasizes topic selection, locating literature, and avoiding major pitfalls in evaluating and synthesizing literature. • Shows how to improve literature reviews through the judicious inclusion of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01

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

    Evaluating Research in Academic Journals

    A Practical Guide to Realistic Evaluation, 6th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak

    • A supplementary guide for students who are learning how to evaluate reports of empirical research published in academic journals. • Your students will learn the practical aspects of evaluating research, not just how to apply a laundry list of technical terms from their textbooks. • Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2014-01-14

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