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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009

    Charting the Globe

    Edited by Max Haller, Roger Jowell, Tom W Smith

    Series: Social Research Today

    The social sciences rely more on the comparative method than on experimental data mainly because the latter is difficult to acquire amongst human populations. The International Social Survey Programme has played a pioneering role in creating and sustaining methodologically-sophisticated mass...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Interpretive Research Design

    Concepts and Processes

    By Peregrine Schwartz-Shea, Dvora Yanow

    Series: Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

    Research design is fundamental to all scientific endeavors, at all levels and in all institutional settings. In many social science disciplines, however, scholars working in an interpretive-qualitative tradition get little guidance on this aspect of research from the positivist-centered training...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Data Mining Methods for the Content Analyst

    An Introduction to the Computational Analysis of Content

    By Kalev Leetaru

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    With continuous advancements and an increase in user popularity, data mining technologies serve as an invaluable resource for researchers across a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. In this comprehensive guide, author and research scientist Kalev Leetaru introduces the...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Thinking About Congress

    Essays on Congressional Change

    By Lawrence C. Dodd

    Observing the polarized, debilitating politics of today’s Congress, one wonders whether change is possible on Capitol Hill. In Thinking about Congress, Lawrence Dodd reminds us that Congress seemed equally intransigent at times the past, yet change and rejuvenation came. Reading his classic essays,...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge