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  1. Research Methods: The Key Concepts

    By Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research....

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Digital Drama

    Teaching and Learning Art and Media in Tanzania

    By Paula Uimonen

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    The aim of this book is to explore digital media and intercultural interaction at an arts college in Tanzania, through innovative forms of ethnographic representation. The book and the series website weave together visual and aural narratives, interviews and observations, life stories and video...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Ferry Tales

    Mobility, Place, and Time on Canada's West Coast

    By Phillip Vannini

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    The purpose of this rich and innovatively presented ethnography is to explore mobility, sense of place and time on the British Columbia coast. On the basis of almost 400 interviews with ferry passengers and over 250 ferry journeys, the author narrates and reflects on the performance of travel and...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Visual Research Methods in the Social Sciences

    Awakening Visions

    By Stephen Spencer

    Visual Research Methods is a guide for students, researchers and teachers in the social sciences who wish to explore and actively use a visual dimension in their research. This book offers an integrated approach to doing visual research, showing the potential for building convincing case studies...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Research Methods: The Basics

    By Nicholas Walliman

    Series: The Basics

    Research Methods: The Basics is an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice. Structured in two parts, the first covering the nature of knowledge and the reasons for research, and the second the specific methods used to carry out...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Sociologists Backstage

    Answers to 10 Questions About What They Do

    By Sarah Fenstermaker, Nikki Jones

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Published social science rarely gives real attention to the actual doing of research, making the process appear magical, or at least self-evident and simple. This book is intended to right the balance by illuminating the craft and the choices made as the research process unfolds for the sociologist...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Mobile Methods

    Edited by Monika Büscher, John Urry, Katian Witchger

    In the twenty-first century, more than ever, everything and everybody seems to be on the move. Global flows of people, goods, food, money, information, services and media images are forming an intensely mobile background to everyday life. Social scientists, too, are on the move, seeking new...

    Published August 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Ethnography in Social Science Practice

    Edited by Julie Scott-Jones, Sal Watt

    Ethnography in Social Science Practice explores ethnography’s increasing use across the social sciences, beyond its traditional bases in social anthropology and sociology. It explores the disciplinary roots of ethnographic research within social anthropology, and contextualizes it within both field...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    The book provides graduate students in the social sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish basic regression models using contemporary standards. Key features of the book include: interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples...

    Published February 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

    Coding, Mapping, and Modeling

    By Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    This is the first book to provide sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry. The book contains a wealth of examples as to why...

    Published July 9th 2008 by Routledge