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  1. 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...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Qualitative Analysis in the Making

    Edited by Daniella Kuzmanovic, Andreas Bandak

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    How do scholars transform qualitative data into analysis? What does making analysis imply? What happens in the space in-between data and finalized analysis is notoriously difficult to talk about. In other parts of the research process, scholars and students are aided by method books that describe...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Problems in the UK

    An Introduction

    By Stuart Isaacs, David Blundell, Anne Foley, Norman Ginsburg, Brian McDonough, Dan Silverstone, Tara Young

    Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Researching with Feeling

    The Emotional Aspects of Social and Organizational Research

    Edited by Caroline Clarke, Mike Broussine, Linda Watts

    Why should researchers be interested in their feelings and emotions as they carry out research? Emotion is what it is to exist, to be human, and is present in every sphere of our lives. All activities are infused with emotion, even those that are constructed as ‘rational’, because rationality...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Qualitative Research on Well-Being and Self Growth

    Contemporary Indian Perspectives

    Edited by Kumar Ravi Priya, Ajit Kumar Dalal

    This book examines the theoretical, methodological and practical dimensions of Qualitative Research in the study of illness, wellbeing and self-growth in the Indian context. Using wide-ranging narratives, interviews, group discussions, and cultural analyses, it offers a social and psychological...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge India

  6. Research from the Inside Out

    Lessons from Exemplary Studies in Communication

    By Thomas Hugh Feeley

    Designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses, Research from the Inside Out is an insider's guide to conducting empirically-based research. Showcasing eight research projects resulting in academic and professional papers, this practical supplementary text is an indispensable resource for...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Advances in Biographical Methods

    Creative Applications

    Edited by Maggie O’Neill, Brian Roberts, Andrew Sparkes

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Rooted in a long and diverse genealogy, biographical approaches have developed from a focus upon a single story, a ‘life story’ and personal documents (e.g. diaries), to encompass (more routinely) autobiographical secondary and archival research and analysis - as well as multi-media, arts based...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Making Law and Courts Research Relevant

    The Normative Implications of Empirical Research

    Edited by Brandon Bartels, Chris W. Bonneau

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    One of the more enduring topics of concern for empirically-oriented scholars of law and courts—and political scientists more generally—is how research can be more directly relevant to broader audiences outside of academia. A significant part of this issue goes back to a seeming disconnect between...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Video Methods

    Social Science Research in Motion

    Edited by Charlotte Bates

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This interdisciplinary collection provides a set of innovative and inventive approaches to the use of video as a research method. Building on the development of visual methods across the social sciences, it highlights a range of possibilities for making and working with video data. The collection...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Improving Survey Methods

    Lessons from Recent Research

    Edited by Uwe Engel, Ben Jann, Peter Lynn, Annette Scherpenzeel, Patrick Sturgis

    Series: European Association of Methodology Series

    This state-of-the-art volume provides insight into the recent developments in survey research. It covers topics like: survey modes and response effects, bio indicators and paradata, interviewer and survey error, mixed-mode panels, sensitive questions, conducting web surveys and access panels,...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge