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  1. Protecting Main Street

    Measuring the Customer Experience in Financial Services for Business and Public Policy

    By Paul C. Lubin

    Unlike other books which focus solely on the business or profit aspects of measuring the customer experience, this book focuses on the benefits to the consumer as well as the company or financial institution. The book describes how business and government can undertake market research to determine...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. An Invitation to Qualitative Fieldwork

    A Multilogical Approach

    By Jason Orne, Michael Bell

    In an attempt to cope with the profusion of tools and techniques for qualitative methods, texts for students have tended to respond in the following two ways: "how to" or "why to." In contrast, this book takes on both tasks to give students a more complete picture of the field. An Invitation to...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Non-Representational Methodologies

    Re-Envisioning Research

    Edited by Phillip Vannini

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    Non-representational theory is one of the contemporary moment’s most influential theoretical perspectives within social and cultural theory. It is now widely considered to be the logical successor of postmodern theory, the logical development of post-structuralist thought, and the most notable...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Occupations and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Work and the nature of occupations are matters of central concern to the sociologist. In this basic introduction to the sociology of professions, occupations and work, first published in 1975, David Dunkerley provides a theoretical basis for the study of a subject that previously had a strong...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Researching the Powerful

    Public Sociology in Action

    Edited by David Miller, Lucy Brown, William Dinan, Ludek Stavinoha

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book exemplifies the "public sociology" approach to sociological research popularised by Michael Burawoy, showcasing how an approach that focuses on the powerful can bring new insights into how our society works. As a collection of empirically-rich sociological writings on power, influence and...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Modeling Longitudinal and Multilevel Data

    Practical Issues, Applied Approaches, and Specific Examples

    Edited by Todd D. Little, Kai U. Schnabel, Jrgen Baumert

    This book focuses on the practical issues and approaches to handling longitudinal and multilevel data. All data sets and the corresponding command files are available via the Web. The working examples are available in the four major SEM packages--LISREL, EQS, MX, and AMOS--and two Multi-level...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Factor Analysis

    Classic Edition

    By Richard L. Gorsuch

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Comprehensive and comprehensible, this classic text covers the basic and advanced topics essential for using factor analysis as a scientific tool in psychology, education, sociology, and related areas. Emphasizing the usefulness of the techniques, it presents sufficient mathematical background for...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Multiple Regression and Beyond

    An Introduction to Multiple Regression and Structural Equation Modeling, 2nd Edition

    By Timothy Z. Keith

    Multiple Regression and Beyond offers a conceptually oriented introduction to multiple regression (MR) analysis and structural equation modeling (SEM), along with analyses that flow naturally from those methods. By focusing on the concepts and purposes of MR and related methods, rather than the...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Longitudinal Analysis

    Modeling Within-Person Fluctuation and Change

    By Lesa Hoffman

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Longitudinal Analysis provides an accessible, application-oriented treatment of introductory and advanced linear models for within-person fluctuation and change. Organized by research design and data type, the text uses in-depth examples to provide a complete description of the model-building...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

    Edited by Manfred Diehl, Karen Hooker, Martin J. Sliwinski

    Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of IIV in human development with a focus on how, when, and why individuals change over time....

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge