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  1. Research Methods in Critical Security Studies

    An Introduction

    Edited by Mark B. Salter, Can E. Mutlu

    This new textbook surveys new and emergent methods for doing research in critical security studies, thereby filling a large gap in the literature of this emerging field. New or critical security studies is growing as a field, but still lacks a clear methodology; the diverse range of the main foci...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Research

    Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide

    By M.I. Franklin

    Planning, undertaking and completing a research project – from dissertations to presentations - can be a daunting undertaking for any student, involving a number of easily taken mis-steps for those without adequate guidance. The objective of any research project is to gather data, analyse it based...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Method

    After the Aesthetic Turn

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Series: Interventions

    This groundbreaking and innovative text addresses the deep ontological and epistemological commitments that underpin conventional positivist methods and then demonstrates how "method" can be understood in much broader and more interesting ways. Drawing on a broad range of philosophical and...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. E-Research

    Transformation in Scholarly Practice

    Edited by Nicholas W. Jankowski

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    No less than a revolutionary transformation of the research enterprise is underway. This transformation extends beyond the natural sciences, where 'e-research' has become the modus operandi, and is penetrating the social sciences and humanities, sometimes with differences in accent and label. Many...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Political Science Research in Practice

    Edited by Akan Malici, Elizabeth S. Smith

    Nothing rings truer to those teaching political science research methods: students hate taking this course. Tackle the challenge and turn the standard research methods teaching model on its head with Political Science Research in Practice. Akan Malici and Elizabeth Smith engage students first with...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Meta-Regression Analysis in Economics and Business

    By T.D. Stanley, Hristos Doucouliagos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    The purpose of this book is to introduce novice researchers to the tools of meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis and to summarize the state of the art for existing practitioners. Meta-regression analysis addresses the rising "Tower of Babel" that current economics and business research has...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Introduction to Statistics with SPSS for Social Science

    By Faiza Qureshi, Gareth Norris, Dennis Howitt, Duncan Cramer

    This is a complete guide to statistics and SPSS for social science students. Statistics with SPSS for Social Science provides a step-by-step explanation of all the important statistical concepts, tests and procedures. It is also a guide to getting started with SPSS, and includes...

    Published May 31st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish statistical models using contemporary standards. The book targets the social and health science...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Saetnan, Heidi Mork Lomell, Svein Hammer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    Statistics are often seen as simple, straightforward, and objective descriptions of society. However, what we choose to count, what we choose not to count, who does the counting, and the categories and values we choose to apply when counting, matter. This volume addresses the ways in which...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge