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  1. 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...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sport, Difference and Belonging

    Conceptions of Human Variation in British Sport

    By James Rosbrook-Thompson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This book combines historical and ethnographic components in examining the ideas about human variation subscribed to by coaches, commentators and sportspeople themselves. The book begins by interrogating the idea of the ‘impulsive’ black sportsman (and the ‘impulsive’ black male more generally),...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Learning From Data

    An Introduction To Statistical Reasoning, 3rd Edition

    By Arthur Glenberg, Matthew Andrzejewski

    Learning from Data focuses on how to interpret psychological data and statistical results. The authors review the basics of statistical reasoning to helpstudents better understand relevant data that affecttheir everyday lives. Numerous examples based on current research and events are featured...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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,...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Beyond Methodological Nationalism

    Research Methodologies for Cross-Border Studies

    Edited by Anna Amelina, Devrimsel D. Nergiz, Thomas Faist, Nina Glick Schiller

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Cross-border studies have become attractive for a number of fields, including international migration, studies of material and cultural globalization, and history. While cross-border studies have expanded, the critique on nation-centered research lens has also grown. This book revisits drawbacks of...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Consuming Race

    By Ben Pitcher

    From the rise of Nordic noir to a taste for street food, from practices of natural gardening to the aesthetics of children's TV, contemporary culture is saturated with racial meanings. By consuming race we make sense of other groups and cultures, communicate our own identities, express our needs...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Criminological Research for Beginners

    A Student's Guide

    By Laura Caulfield, Jane Hill

    Criminological Research for Beginners is a comprehensive and engaging guide to research methods in Criminology. Written specifically for undergraduate students and novice researchers, this book has been designed as a practical guide to planning, conducting, and reporting research in the subject. By...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Changing Lives, Changing Drug Journeys

    Drug taking decisions from adolescence to adulthood

    By Lisa Williams

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This book describes how a group of young people make decisions about drug taking. It charts the decision making process of recreational drug takers and non-drug takers as they mature from adolescence into young adulthood. With a focus upon their perceptions of different drugs, it situates their...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge