Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Qualitative Methods Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 15 new and published books in the subject of Qualitative Methods — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Military Studies

    Edited by Joseph Soeters, Patricia M. Shields, Sebastiaan Rietjens

    This volume offers an overview of the methodologies of research in the field of military studies. As an institution relying on individuals and resources provided by society, the military has been studied by scholars from a wide range of disciplines: political science, sociology, history,...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Cities

    Economy, Environment and Community in Baltimore

    By Eric S. Zeemering

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

    Baltimore, like many other cities around the globe, is redesigning local government policy and programs in order to become a more sustainable city. Sustainability, as a concept guiding public action, encourages city officials to integrate policy and programs addressing the economic, environmental,...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Qualitative Methods in Military Studies

    Research Experiences and Challenges

    Edited by Helena Carreiras, Celso Castro

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the methodology of qualitative research in military studies. Since the end of the Cold War, the number of studies on military and society has grown substantially in substance, size and impact. However, only a tiny part of this bibliography deals in depth with the research...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Political Science Research Methods

    The Challenge of Inference

    By Maryann Barakso, Daniel M. Sabet, Brian Schaffner

    This text starts by explaining the fundamental goal of good political science research—the ability to answer interesting and important questions by generating valid inferences about political phenomena. Before the text even discusses the process of developing a research question, the authors...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Pope Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity

    Edited by Marc D. Guerra

    In Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity, distinguished scholars from North America and Europe examine Pope Benedict XVI’s searching reflections on the challenges and prospects facing modern Western society. For more than five decades, Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI has made the subject of...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Societal Complexity

    System Effects and the Problem of Prediction

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    The complexity of the modern world makes it difficult to predict the effects of political actions. In his 1992 book, System Effects, Robert Jervis underscored this difficulty by pointing to various sources of complexity when people interact. For example, they may misperceive each other’s...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Critical Border Studies

    Broadening and Deepening the 'Lines in the Sand' Agenda

    Edited by Noel Parker, Nick Vaughan-Williams

    This edited collection formalises Critical Border Studies (CBS) as a distinctive approach within the interdisciplinary border studies literature. Although CBS represents a heterogeneous assemblage of thought, the hallmark of the approach is a basic dissatisfaction with the ‘Line in the Sand’...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001

    What Has Been Learned?

    Edited by David Miller, Jessie Blackbourn, Helen Dexter, Rani Dhanda

    Academic studies of ‘terrorism’ grew exponentially in number after the September 11 attacks. The problem was that much of this work of ‘orthodox’ terrorism studies was biased, often shoddily researched and was too closely identified with the power centres of Western states. Its denizens were often...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises

    Everyday Politics of Crisis Response

    Edited by Dorothea Hilhorst

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse – are usually perceived as a complete break from normality, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normality. What...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2012 by Routledge