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  1. Social Networks

    An Introduction

    By Jeroen Bruggeman

    Social Networks: An Introduction is the first textbook that combines new with still-valuable older methods and theories. Designed to be a core text for graduate (and some undergraduate) courses in a variety of disciplines it is well-suited for everybody who makes a first encounter with the field...

    Published June 24th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Researching Families and Communities

    Social and Generational Change

    Edited by Rosalind Edwards

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Recent years have seen a concern with how family and community relationships have changed across the generations, whether for better or worse, and particularly how they have been affected by social and economic developments. But how can we think about and research the nature of the present in...

    Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Applied Data Analytic Techniques For Turning Points Research

    Edited by Patricia Cohen

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This innovative volume demonstrates the use of a range of statistical approaches that examine "turning points" (a change in direction, magnitude, or meaning) in real data. Analytic techniques are illustrated with real longitudinal data from a variety of fields. As such the book will appeal to a...

    Published March 26th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Multilevel Analysis of Individuals and Cultures

    By Fons J.R. van de Vijver, Dianne A. Van Hemert, Ype H. Poortinga

    In this book, top specialists address theoretical, methodological, and empirical multilevel models as they relate to the analysis of individual and cultural data. Divided into four parts, the book opens with the basic conceptual and theoretical issues in multilevel research, including the fallacies...

    Published January 25th 2008 by Psychology Press

  5. Introduction to Statistical Mediation Analysis

    By David P. MacKinnon

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This volume introduces the statistical, methodological, and conceptual aspects of mediation analysis. Applications from health, social, and developmental psychology, sociology, communication, exercise science, and epidemiology are emphasized throughout. Single-mediator, multilevel, and...

    Published January 17th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 9th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Ethnography

    Principles in Practice

    By Martyn Hammersley, Paul Atkinson

    Now in its third edition, this leading introduction to ethnography has been thoroughly updated and substantially rewritten. It offers a systematic introduction to ethnographic principles and practice. New material covers the use of visual and virtual research methods, hypermedia software and the...

    Published June 14th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Modeling Contextual Effects in Longitudinal Studies

    Edited by Todd D. Little, James A. Bovaird, Noel A. Card

    This volume reviews the challenges and alternative approaches to modeling how individuals change across time and provides methodologies and data analytic strategies for behavioral and social science researchers. This accessible guide provides concrete, clear examples of how contextual factors can...

    Published March 21st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Factor Analysis at 100

    Historical Developments and Future Directions

    Edited by Robert Cudeck, Robert C. MacCallum

    Factor analysis is one of the success stories of statistics in the social sciences. The reason for its wide appeal is that it provides a way to investigate latent variables, the fundamental traits and concepts in the study of individual differences. Because of its importance, a conference was held...

    Published March 6th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Longitudinal Models in the Behavioral and Related Sciences

    Edited by Kees van Montfort, Johan Oud, Albert Satorra

    Series: European Association of Methodology Series

    This volume reviews longitudinal models and analysis procedures for use in the behavioral and social sciences. Written by distinguished experts in the field, the book presents the most current approaches and theories, and the technical problems that may be encountered along the way. Readers...

    Published October 30th 2006 by Routledge