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Forthcoming Books

  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, presenting insights gathered through theory-driven but empirically-based research. Besides a static gender analysis, much emphasis is placed on the dynamic interactions between...

    To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Nonrepresentational Methodologies

    Re-envisioning Research

    Edited by Phillip Vannini

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    Non-representational theory is one of most influential contemporary perspectives within social and cultural theory, yet it is often poorly understood. Among the most important questions left unanswered are questions of method. All social and cultural theories—if they are to be proven useful—need to...

    To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Latent Variable Modeling Using R

    A Step-by-Step Guide

    By A. Alexander Beaujean

    This step-by-step guide is written for R and latent variable model (LVM) novices. Utilizing a path model approach and focusing on the lavaan package, this book is designed to help readers quickly understand LVMs and their analysis in R. The author reviews the reasoning behind the syntax selected...

    To Be Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Methodologies of Embodiment

    Inscribing Bodies in Qualitative Research

    Edited by Mia Perry, Carmen L. Medina

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    There is an increasing recognition of the significance of the body in research. This edited volume explores the challenges, possibilities, and processes of empirical work in embodiment. Contributors describe the perspectives and contexts of embodied research, and focus on the methodologies and...

    To Be Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Dialectics, Power, and Knowledge Construction in Qualitative Research

    Beyond Dichotomy

    By Adital Ben-Ari, Guy Enosh

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This volume explores the ontological, epistemological, ethical, and political foundations of quantitative research, conceptualizing knowledge production as an interactive process between researchers, participants, and the studied phenomenon, developing new perspectives and bridging the gap between...

    To Be Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Studies of Video Practices

    Video at Work

    Edited by Mathias Broth, Eric Laurier, Lorenza Mondada

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The last two decades have seen a rapid increase in the production and consumption of video by both professionals and amateurs. The near ubiquity of devices with video cameras and the rise of sites like YouTube have lead to the growth and transformation of the practices of producing, circulating,...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Statistical Power Analysis

    A Simple and General Model for Traditional and Modern Hypothesis Tests, Fourth Edition

    By Kevin R. Murphy, Brett Myors, Allen Wolach

    Noted for its accessible approach, this text applies the latest approaches of power analysis to both null hypothesis and minimum-effect testing using the same basic unified model. Through the use of a few simple procedures and examples, the authors show readers with little expertise in statistical...

    To Be Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists, Second Edition

    By David A. Rosenbaum, Jonathan Vaughan, Brad Wyble

    Written specifically for those with no prior programming experience and minimal quantitative training, this accessible text walks behavioral science students and researchers through the process of programming using MATLAB. The book explores examples, terms, and programming needs relevant to those...

    To Be Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Beads, Bodies, and Trash

    Public Sex, Global Labor, and the Disposability of Mardi Gras

    By David Redmon

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    Beads, Bodies, and Trash merges cultural sociology with a commodity chain analysis by following Mardi Gras beads to their origins. Beginning with Bourbon Street of New Orleans, this book moves to the grim factories in the tax-free economic zone of rural Fuzhou, China. Beads, Bodies, and Trash will...

    To Be Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Categorical and Nonparametric Data Analysis

    Choosing the Best Statistical Technique

    By E. Michael Nussbaum

    Featuring in-depth coverage of categorical and nonparametric statistics, this book provides a conceptual framework for choosing the most appropriate type of test in various research scenarios. Class tested at the University of Nevada, the book‘s clear explanations of the underlying assumptions,...

    To Be Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge