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  1. Strategies and Tactics of Behavioral Research, Third Edition

    By James M. Johnston, Henry S. Pennypacker

    Almost entirely rewritten and reformatted with many more learning tools, this classic text now has even greater appeal to today’s students. This edition features much more discussion of how research methods are relevant for practitioners, and many examples are based on field research and service...

    Published August 29th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Globalizing the Research Imagination

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Johannah Fahey

    In the provocative opening essay Kenway and Fahey explore ways in which the notion of the imagination itself might be mobilized by researchers. They are encouraged to develop 'defiant' global imaginations and communities with the capacities to think, 'be' and 'become' differently in a world of...

    Published August 7th 2008 by Routledge

  3. GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

    Coding, Mapping, and Modeling

    By Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    This is the first book to provide sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry. The book contains a wealth of examples as to why...

    Published July 10th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Modeling Dyadic and Interdependent Data in the Developmental and Behavioral Sciences

    Edited by Noel A. Card, James P. Selig, Todd Little

    This book reviews methods of conceptualizing, measuring, and analyzing interdependent data in developmental and behavioral sciences. Quantitative and developmental experts describe best practices for modeling interdependent data that stem from interactions within families, relationships, and peer...

    Published July 10th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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