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  1. New Dynamics in Female Migration and Integration

    Edited by Christiane Timmerman, Marco Martiniello, Andrea Rea, Johan Wets

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book explores the dynamic interplay between cross-national and cross-cultural patterns of female migration, integration and social change, by focusing on the specific case of Belgium. It provides insight into the dynamic interplay between gender and migration, and especially contributes to the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sociological Theory (Routledge Revivals)

    Pretence and Possibility

    By Keith Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, this book is concerned with the question of whether Sociology is, or ought to be, a theoretical science. Keith Dixon argues that the pretence to the theoretical is a hindrance to the development of the field of Sociology, which devalues significant empirical work by giving...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Multilevel Modeling Techniques

    MLM and SEM Approaches Using Mplus, Third Edition

    By Ronald H. Heck, Scott L. Thomas

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    Univariate and multivariate multilevel models are used to understand how to design studies and analyze data in this comprehensive text distinguished by its variety of applications from the educational, behavioral, and social sciences. Basic and advanced models are developed from the multilevel...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences

    2nd Edition

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Provides graduate students in the social sciences with the basic skills they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish basic regression models using contemporary standards. Key features of the book include: •interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples developed for...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology

    Edited by Heith Copes, J. Mitchell Miller

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Despite illustrious origins dating to the 1920s, qualitative crime research has long been overshadowed by quantitative inquiry. After decades of limited use, there has been a notable resurgence in crime ethnography, naturalistic inquiry, and related forms of fieldwork addressing crime and related...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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