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  1. 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 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Modeling Intraindividual Variability With Repeated Measures Data

    Methods and Applications

    Edited by Scott L. Hershberger, D.S. Moskowitz

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book examines how individuals behave across time and to what degree that behavior changes, fluctuates, or remains stable. It features the most current methods on modeling repeated measures data as reported by a distinguished group of experts in the field. The goal is to make the latest...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Children and Young People as Knowledge Producers

    Edited by Gina Porter, Janet Townsend, Kate Hampshire

    Despite the widespread promotion of children’s voices by activists and policy makers over the last decade, the potential for young people’s knowledge to impact on adult agendas and policy arenas is by no means a certainty. This book presents critiques of participation in settings where young people...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Internationalisation of Social Sciences in Central and Eastern Europe

    The ‘Catching Up’ -- A Myth or a Strategy?

    Edited by Ilona Pálné Kovács, Dagmar Kutsar

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Internationalisation of Social Sciences in Central and Eastern Europe explores the way in which social sciences, in comparison with other sciences in Europe, have been divided by the political orders of West and East. As part of the field of science policies in Europe, this book contributes to the...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Statistics Explained

    3rd Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton

    Statistics Explained is an accessible introduction to statistical concepts and ideas. It makes few assumptions about the reader’s statistical knowledge, carefully explaining each step of the analysis and the logic behind it. The book: provides a clear explanation of statistical analysis and the...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 February 28th 2014 by Routledge India

  8. Social Statistics

    Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas J. Linneman

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Many fundamentally important decisions about our social life are a function of how well we understand and analyze DATA. This sounds so obvious but it is so misunderstood. Social statisticians struggle with this problem in their teaching constantly. This book and its approach is the ally and support...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Making Progress in Housing

    A Framework for Collaborative Research

    By Sean McNelis

    This book presents a new approach to housing research, one that is relevant to all the social sciences. Housing research is diverse and operates across many disciplines, approaches and methods making collaboration difficult. This book outlines a methodological framework that enables researchers...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Essence of Multivariate Thinking

    Basic Themes and Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Lisa L. Harlow

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    By focusing on underlying themes, this book helps readers better understand the connections between multivariate methods. For each method the author highlights: the similarities and differences between the methods, when they are used and the questions they address, the key assumptions and...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge