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  1. Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Progress and Prospect

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection addressed the need for a review of progress in the field of medical geography that...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    This book addresses a key issue in higher learning, university education and scientific research: the widespread difficulty researchers, experts and students from all disciplines face when trying to contribute to change in complex social settings characterized by uncertainty and the unknown. More...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Psychoanalysis in Social Research

    Shifting theories and reframing concepts

    By Claudia Lapping

    The use of psychoanalytic ideas to explore social and political questions is not new. Freud began this work himself and social research has consistently drawn on his ideas. This makes perfect sense. Social and political theory must find ways to conceptualise the relation between human subjects and...

    Published September 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Visual Sociology

    By Douglas Harper

    Visual sociology has been part of the sociological vocabulary since the 1970s, but until now there has not been a comprehensive text that introduces this area. Written by one of the founding fathers in the field, Visual Sociology explores how the world that is seen, photographed, drawn, or...

    Published July 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Towards Relational Sociology

    By Nick Crossley

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Towards Relational Sociology argues that social worlds comprise networks of interaction and relations. Crossley asserts that relations are lived trajectories of iterated interaction, built up through a history of interaction, but also entailing anticipation of future interaction. In addition, he...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Statistics for Geography and Environmental Science

    By Richard Harris, Claire Jarvis

    Statistics are important tools for validating theory, making predictions and engaging in policy research. They help to provide informed commentary about social and environmental issues, and to make the case for change. Knowledge of statistics is therefore a necessary skill for any student of...

    Published May 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Secrecy and Silence in the Research Process

    Feminist Reflections

    Edited by Róisín Ryan-Flood, Rosalind Gill

    Series: Transformations

    Feminist research is informed by a history of breaking silences, of demanding that women’s voices be heard, recorded and included in wider intellectual genealogies and histories. This has led to an emphasis on voice and speaking out in the research endeavour. Moments of secrecy and silence are less...

    Published October 18th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge