Sociology: Research Methods - Soc. Policy

  • Crafting Qualitative Research: Beyond Positivist Traditions book cover

    Crafting Qualitative Research

    Beyond Positivist Traditions, 2nd Edition

    By Pushkala Prasad

    This book provides an overview of qualitative research models and their applications in organization and management studies. Focusing on the philosophical underpinnings and practical implications of diverse qualitative methods, this comprehensive text offers a guided tour of the options available…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Social Research Methods by Example: Applications in the Modern World book cover

    Social Research Methods by Example

    Applications in the Modern World

    By Yasemin Besen-Cassino, Daniel Cassino

    Social Research Methods by Example shows students how researchers carry out work on the cutting edge of social science. The authors illustrate every point through engaging, thought-provoking examples from real research. The language is jargon-free, making research methods less intimidating and more…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Art and Artifact in Laboratory Science (1985): A study of shop work and shop talk in a research laboratory book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Art and Artifact in Laboratory Science (1985)

    A study of shop work and shop talk in a research laboratory

    By Michael Lynch

    First published in 1985, this book provides a descriptive study of social activities in a neurosciences laboratory. Based on fieldwork conducted by the author in the laboratory during 1975 and 1976, and taking an ethnomethodological approach, it focuses on the phenomenon of the social…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Data Analysis: A Model Comparison Approach To Regression, ANOVA, and Beyond, Third Edition book cover

    Data Analysis

    A Model Comparison Approach To Regression, ANOVA, and Beyond, Third Edition

    By Charles M. Judd, Gary H. McClelland, Carey S. Ryan

    Data Analysis: A Model Comparison Approach to Regression, ANOVA, and Beyond is an integrated treatment of data analysis for the social and behavioral sciences. It covers all of the statistical models normally used in such analyses, such as multiple regression and analysis of variance, but it does…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Private Troubles or Public Issues?: Challenges for Social Work Research book cover

    Private Troubles or Public Issues?

    Challenges for Social Work Research

    Edited by Walter Lorenz, Ian Shaw

    This book bears testimony to the value of a progressive form of academisation of social work education in most European countries, including former communist countries which had to re-establish social work education. It also manifests the confidence of contributors in belonging to a serious…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • A Sociology of Crime: Second edition book cover

    A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition

    By Stephen Hester, Peter Eglin

    Hester and Eglin’s A Sociology of Crime has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of processes of criminalisation constituted through the interactional and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Essential Guide to Doing a Health and Social Care Literature Review book cover

    The Essential Guide to Doing a Health and Social Care Literature Review

    By Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor

    This step-by-step guide takes the reader logically through the process of undertaking a literature review, from determining when this methodology might be useful, through to publishing the findings. It is designed particularly for students undertaking a dissertation using literature review…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Social Class and Transnational Human Capital: How Middle and Upper Class Parents Prepare Their Children for Globalization book cover

    Social Class and Transnational Human Capital

    How Middle and Upper Class Parents Prepare Their Children for Globalization

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Silke Hans, Sören Carlson

    Due to globalization processes, foreign language skills, knowledge about other countries and intercultural competences have increasingly become important for societies and people’s social positions. Previous research on social inequality, however, has dominantly focused on the reproduction of class…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Walking Through Social Research book cover

    Walking Through Social Research

    Edited by Charlotte Bates, Alex Rhys-Taylor

    As an ethnographic method walking has a long history, but it has only recently begun to attract focused attention. By walking alongside participants, researchers have been able to observe, experience, and make sense of a broad range of everyday practices. At the same time, the idea of talking and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • GIS and the Social Sciences

    Theory and Applications

    By Dimitris Ballas, Graham Clarke, Rachel Franklin, Andy Newing

    This book explores how human geography can engage with a variety of important policy issues through linking together GIS and spatial analysis. It considers how geography can ‘outreach’ to the wider community and demonstrates the importance of applied GIS and spatial analysis for solving real world…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging book cover

    Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Critical and Creative Research Methodologies in Social Work book cover

    Critical and Creative Research Methodologies in Social Work

    By Lia Bryant

    Social work research is concerned with complex social issues closely connected to communities of people who are marginalized and oppressed. This volume develops critical and creative research methodologies that place questions of social justice at their centre and take innovative approaches to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge

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