Sociology: Research Methods - Soc. Policy

  • Comparative Urban Studies book cover

    Comparative Urban Studies

    Edited by Hilary Silver

    This collection of short original essays by an interdisciplinary group of cutting-edge urban scholars makes the case for the explicitly comparative analysis of cities. It not only addresses how to compare, but also why we should compare urban life across localities. Comparison is a strategy for…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Social Synthesis: Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems book cover

    Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Knowledge Mobilisation and the Social Sciences: Research Impact and Engagement book cover

    Knowledge Mobilisation and the Social Sciences

    Research Impact and Engagement

    Edited by Jon Bannister, Irene Hardill

    The essays presented in this volume examine knowledge mobilisation and its relation to research impact and engagement. The social sciences matter because they can help us to understand and address the complex challenges confronting society. This is particularly true in an era of significant…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • The Social Science of Sport: A Critical Analysis book cover

    The Social Science of Sport

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by Bo Carlsson, Susanna Hedenborg

    In this book questions about definitions and demarcations of sport science are discussed. Not the least the many normative ideas of sport as good or as bad are problematized in relation to the academic field. These ideas permeate sport science in ways that are not seen in other academic fields like…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • SPSS Demystified: A Simple Guide and Reference book cover

    SPSS Demystified

    A Simple Guide and Reference, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald D Yockey

    Without question, statistics is one of the most challenging courses for students in the social and behavioral sciences. Enrolling in their first statistics course, students are often apprehensive or extremely anxious toward the subject matter. And while SPSS is one of the more easy-to-use…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data: A Model Comparison Perspective, Third Edition book cover

    Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data

    A Model Comparison Perspective, Third Edition

    By Scott E. Maxwell, Harold D. Delaney, Ken Kelley

    Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data: A Model Comparison Perspective (3rd edition) offers an integrative conceptual framework for understanding experimental design and data analysis. Maxwell, Delaney, and Kelley first apply fundamental principles to simple experimental designs followed by an…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Social Research in Health and Illness: Case-Based Approaches book cover

    Social Research in Health and Illness

    Case-Based Approaches

    By Costas Constantinou, Constantinos Phellas

    Social Research Methods in Health and Illness offers a theoretically informed guide to practising the key social research methods in investigating health and illness. Examining both methods and methodology, the authors explore the importance of selecting the appropriate research method for the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • The Structural Change of Knowledge and the Future of the Social Sciences book cover

    The Structural Change of Knowledge and the Future of the Social Sciences

    Edited by Ronald Pohoryles, Andrew Sors

    This book is a compendium of pragmatism in the social sciences. While addressing several distinct spheres, it carries a common message: the future of the social sciences depends on a shared understanding of society based on the knowledge of various disciplines and transcending the currently…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Sexualities Research: Critical Interjections, Diverse Methodologies, and Practical Applications book cover

    Sexualities Research

    Critical Interjections, Diverse Methodologies, and Practical Applications

    Edited by Andrew King, Ana Cristina Santos, Isabel Crowhurst

    How is sexuality studied methodologically? How are we innovating, methodologically, in the study of sexuality? What impact, if any, has the increase in mixed methodologies had on the study of sexuality? Sexualities Research is a collection of original chapters by emerging and world-leading…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Interviewing in Social Science Research: A Relational Approach book cover

    Interviewing in Social Science Research

    A Relational Approach

    By Lee Ann Fujii

    What is interviewing and when is this method useful? What does it mean to select rather than sample interviewees? Once the researcher has found people to interview, how does she build a working relationship with her interviewees? What should the dynamics of talking and listening in interviews be?…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Fiction and Social Reality: Literature and Narrative as Sociological Resources book cover

    Fiction and Social Reality

    Literature and Narrative as Sociological Resources

    By Mariano Longo

    In spite of their differing rhetorics and cognitive strategies, sociology and literature are often concerned with the same objects: social relationships, action, motivation, social constraints and relationships, for example. As such, sociologists have always been fascinated with fictional…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • C. Wright Mills and the Criminological Imagination: Prospects for Creative Inquiry book cover

    C. Wright Mills and the Criminological Imagination

    Prospects for Creative Inquiry

    By Jon Frauley

    In spite of its widespread use within criminology, the term ’criminological imagination’, as derived from C. Wright Mills’ classic The Sociological Imagination, has yet to be fully developed and clarified as an analytic concept capable of guiding theorizing or empirical enquiry. This volume, with a…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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