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Forthcoming Books

  1. Cultural Mapping as Cultural Inquiry

    Edited by Nancy Duxbury, W.F. Garrett-Petts, David MacLennan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This edited collection provides an introduction to the emerging interdisciplinary field of cultural mapping, offering a range of perspectives that are international in scope. Cultural mapping is a mode of inquiry and a methodological tool in urban planning, cultural sustainability, and community...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Lifestyles and Subcultures

    History and a New Perspective

    By Luigi Berzano, Carlo Genova

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Lifestyles and subcultures are tools through which people say – to themselves and to others – who they think they are, who they think they are similar to, and who they think they are different from. Lifestyles and subcultures are ways which people adopt to look at their own lives, and to try to...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Latent Variable Modeling with R

    By W. Holmes Finch, Brian F. French

    This book demonstrates how to conduct latent variable modeling (LVM) in R by highlighting the features of each model, their specialized uses, examples, sample code and output, and an interpretation of the results. Each chapter features a detailed example including the analysis of the data using R,...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance

    Meetings with Remarkable Women

    By Virginie Magnat

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Longitudinal Structural Equation Modeling

    A Comprehensive Introduction

    By Jason T. Newsom

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This comprehensive resource reviews structural equation modeling (SEM) strategies for longitudinal data to help readers see which modeling options are available for which hypotheses. The author demonstrates how SEM is related to other longitudinal data techniques throughout. By exploring...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Comedy and Social Science

    Towards a Methodology of Funny

    By Cate Watson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    While there have been many sociological and psychological studies of humor, few can claim to be funny. Humor may be regarded as a legitimate topic for social scientists, but in general, they present their research rather seriously. In academia, humor tends to be trivialized and dismissed. This is...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Researching Marginalized Groups

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, Ross Deuchar

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This edited collection explores issues that arise when researching "hard-to-reach" groups and those who remain socially excluded and marginalized in society, such as access, the use of gatekeepers, ethical dilemmas, "voice," and how such research contributes to issues of inclusion...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Laura Purdy

    Ethnography has become an important method for researching and interpreting the social world, not least in the field of sport and exercise studies. Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research is the first book to provide a contemporary overview of the current state of ethnographic research and its...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Elucidating Social Science Concepts

    An Interpretivist Guide

    By Frederic Charles Schaffer

    Series: Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

    Concepts have always been foundational to the social science enterprise. This book is a guide to working with them. Against the positivist project of concept "reconstruction"—the formulation of a technical, purportedly neutral vocabulary for measuring, comparing, and generalizing—Schaffer adopts an...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge International Handbook of Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research

    Edited by Susan J. Henly

    Designed to support global development of nursing science, the Routledge International Handbook of Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research provides a new, comprehensive, and authoritative treatment of advanced quantitative methods for nursing research. Incorporating past approaches that...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge