Sociology: Research Methods - Soc. Policy

  • 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 – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-05-08
    Routledge

  • Language, Interaction and National Identity: Studies in the Social Organisation of National Identity in Talk-in-Interaction book cover

    Language, Interaction and National Identity

    Studies in the Social Organisation of National Identity in Talk-in-Interaction

    By Stephen Hester, William Housley

    Contemporary political and public discourse has come alive with the issues and conflicts surrounding questions of national identity. Despite the widespread sociological attention it has drawn as a result, most studies of national identity have been conducted at considerable analytical distance…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Cardiff Papers in Qualitative Research

  • 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 – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Researching with Feeling: The Emotional Aspects of Social and Organizational Research book cover

    Researching with Feeling

    The Emotional Aspects of Social and Organizational Research

    Edited by Mike Broussine, Caroline Clarke, Linda Watts

    Why should researchers be interested in their feelings and emotions as they carry out research? Emotion is what it is to exist, to be human, and is present in every sphere of our lives. All activities are infused with emotion, even those that are constructed as ‘rational’, because rationality…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge

  • Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia book cover

    Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship

    An Ethnography of Academia

    By Maria do Mar Pereira

    Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods book cover

    Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology

    Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

    By Joyce Weil

    Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Writing Intimacy into Feminist Geography book cover

    Writing Intimacy into Feminist Geography

    Edited by Pamela Moss, Courtney Donovan

    Intimacy, expressed through the feelings and sensations of the researcher, is bound up in the work of a feminist geographer. Tapping into this intimacy and including it in academic writing facilitates a grasping of the effects of power in particular places and initiates a discussion about how to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic book cover

    Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and problematic experiences with it? Drawing on an ethnography of Down’s syndrome…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Racial Cities: Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe book cover

    Racial Cities

    Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe

    By Giovanni Picker

    Going beyond race-blind approaches to spatial segregation in Europe, Racial Cities argues that race is the logic through which stigmatized and segregated "Gypsy urban areas" have emerged and persisted after World War II. Building on nearly a decade of ethnographic and historical research in Romania…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Teachers, Learners, Modes of Practice: Theory and Methodology for Identifying Knowledge Development book cover

    Teachers, Learners, Modes of Practice

    Theory and Methodology for Identifying Knowledge Development

    By David Kirk Dirlam

    Summarizing a half century of work on the problem of identifying units of analysis for complex human behaviour, this book introduces modes of practice as a unit of analysis for the science and design of human activities, and shows how to record them and create field guides at scales from individual…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Explorations in Developmental Psychology

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