Textbooks: Qualitative and Mixed Methods

  • Social Constructionism

    3rd Edition

    By Vivien Burr

    Now in its third edition, this successful book introduces students to the area of social science theory and research known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday experience and from existing research in areas such as personality, sexuality and health, it clearly…

    Paperback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health

    From Process to Product

    By Andrew C. Sparkes, Brett Smith

    Qualitative forms of inquiry are a dynamic and exciting area within contemporary research in sport, exercise and health. Students and researchers at all levels are now expected to understand qualitative approaches and be able to employ them in their work. In this comprehensive and in-depth…

    Paperback – 2013-09-22
    Routledge

  • Developing Narrative Theory

    Life Histories and Personal Representation

    By Ivor F. Goodson

    We live in an age of narrative: life stories are a crucial ingredient in what makes us human and, in turn, what kind of human they make us. In recent years, narrative analysis has grown and is used across many areas of research. Interest in this rapidly developing approach now requires the firm…

    Paperback – 2012-09-09
    Routledge

  • Data Elicitation for Second and Foreign Language Research

    By Susan M. Gass, Alison Mackey

    This timely reference guide is specifically directed toward the needs of second language researchers, who can expect to gain a clearer understanding of which techniques may be most appropriate and fruitful in given research domains. Data Elicitation for Second and Foreign Language Research is a…

    Paperback – 2007-02-21
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Researching Second Language Classrooms

    By Sandra Lee Mckay

    This text introduces teachers to research methods they can use to examine their own classrooms in order to become more effective teachers. Becoming familiar with classroom-based research methods not only enables teachers to do research in their own classrooms, it also provides a basis for assessing…

    Paperback – 2006-01-19
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Foundations for Research

    Methods of Inquiry in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Kathleen B. deMarrais, Stephen D. Lapan

    Designed for introductory research courses in the professional fields and social sciences, this text acquaints students and beginning researchers with a broad view of research methodologies and an understanding of the assumptions that inform each of these approaches. More experienced researchers…

    Paperback – 2003-08-31
    Routledge
    Inquiry and Pedagogy Across Diverse Contexts Series

  • Teachers Doing Research

    The Power of Action Through Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Gail E. Burnaford, Joseph Fischer, David Hobson

    This popular text describes the processes of doing teacher action research. But it is much more than a dry presentation of "methods." Filled with examples of teacher action research projects, provided by teachers themselves, the book places teachers at the heart of the action research process.…

    Paperback – 2000-10-31
    Routledge

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