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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Analyzing Rater Agreement

    Manifest Variable Methods

    By Alexander von Eye, Eun Young Mun

    Agreement among raters is of great importance in many domains. For example, in medicine, diagnoses are often provided by more than one doctor to make sure the proposed treatment is optimal. In criminal trials, sentencing depends, among other things, on the complete agreement among the jurors. In...

    Published September 7th 2006 by Psychology Press

  6. Paradigms and Fairy Tales

    By Julienne Ford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Producing Management Knowledge

    Research as practice

    Edited by Jan Löwstedt, Torbjörn Stjernberg

    Providing readers with a unique insight into conducting research, this exciting book describes the thought and work processes of researchers as they complete their projects. Engaging and accessible it investigates all the key aspects of this topic and advice on how to conduct interviews, study...

    Published July 31st 2006 by Routledge

  8. An Introduction to Latent Variable Growth Curve Modeling

    Concepts, Issues, and Application, Second Edition

    By Terry E. Duncan, Susan C. Duncan, Lisa A. Strycker

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to latent variable growth curve modeling (LGM) for analyzing repeated measures. It presents the statistical basis for LGM and its various methodological extensions, including a number of practical examples of its use. It is designed to take advantage...

    Published May 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  9. A First Course in Structural Equation Modeling

    2nd Edition

    By Tenko Raykov, George A. Marcoulides

    In this book, authors Tenko Raykov and George A. Marcoulides introduce students to the basics of structural equation modeling (SEM) through a conceptual, nonmathematical approach. For ease of understanding, the few mathematical formulas presented are used in a conceptual or illustrative nature,...

    Published March 21st 2006 by Psychology Press

  10. Structural Equation Modeling With EQS

    Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming, Second Edition

    By Barbara M. Byrne, Barbara M. Byrne

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Readers who want a less mathematical alternative to the EQS manual will find exactly what they're looking for in this practical text. Written specifically for those with little to no knowledge of structural equation modeling (SEM) or EQS, the author's goal is to provide a non-mathematical...

    Published February 17th 2006 by Routledge