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  1. ANOVA for the Behavioral Sciences Researcher

    By Rudolf N. Cardinal, Michael R.F. Aitken

    This new book provides a theoretical and practical guide to analysis of variance (ANOVA) for those who have not had a formal course in this technique, but need to use this analysis as part of their research.From their experience in teaching this material and applying it to research...

    Published November 16th 2005 by Psychology Press

  2. Understanding and Evaluating Research in Applied and Clinical Settings

    By George A. Morgan, Jeffrey A. Gliner, Robert J. Harmon

    Clinically oriented professionals and students need to understand and evaluate the research and statistics in professional articles, especially given today's emphasis on evidence-based practice. This book demonstrates how the research approach and design help determine the appropriate statistical...

    Published August 9th 2005 by Psychology Press

  3. Research Methods

    3rd Edition

    By Steve Chapman, Patrick McNeill, Patrick Mcneill

    Since its first edition in 1985, Patrick McNeill's Research Methods has become a classic introductory text for students of sociology at A level and in undergraduate courses as well as for a range of specialists in education, business, social care and medicine who need a brief but authoritative...

    Published April 21st 2005 by Routledge

  4. Ethnographic Methods

    By Karen O'Reilly

    Ethnography isn't a prescribed set of methods - it's a methodology that acknowledges the complexity of human experience and the need to research it by close and sustained observation of human behaviour. In this comprehensive, yet concise introduction, Karen O'Reilly introduces the reader to the...

    Published September 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Making Realism Work

    Realist Social Theory and Empirical Research

    Edited by Bob Carter, Caroline New

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    In this innovative book, theorists and researchers from various social science disciplines explore the potential of realist social theory for empirical research. The examples are drawn from a wide range of fields health and medicine, crime, housing, sociolinguistics, development theory and deal...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. After Method

    Mess in Social Science Research

    By John Law

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    John Law argues that methods don't just describe social realities but are also involved in creating them. The implications of this argument are highly significant. If this is the case, methods are always political, and it raises the question of what kinds of social realities we want to create. Most...

    Published August 11th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Cognition and Chance

    The Psychology of Probabilistic Reasoning

    By Raymond S. Nickerson

    Lack of ability to think probabilistically makes one prone to a variety of irrational fears and vulnerable to scams designed to exploit probabilistic naiveté, impairs decision making under uncertainty, facilitates the misinterpretation of statistical information, and precludes critical...

    Published June 1st 2004 by Psychology Press

  8. Researching Race and Racism

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Series: Social Research Today

    Race and racism have become huge areas of study in the social sciences over the past two decades. However, whilst this has been reflected in the growing body of theoretical and empirically based work, surprisingly little has been published that explores the methodological and practical issues...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Multilevel Modeling

    Methodological Advances, Issues, and Applications

    Edited by Steven P. Reise, Naihua Duan

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book illustrates the current work of leading multilevel modeling (MLM) researchers from around the world. The book's goal is to critically examine the real problems that occur when trying to use MLMs in applied research, such as power, experimental design, and model violations. This...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Psychology Press

  10. Latent Variable Models

    An Introduction to Factor, Path, and Structural Equation Analysis, 4th Edition

    By John C. Loehlin

    This book introduces multiple-latent variable models by utilizing path diagrams to explain the underlying relationships in the models. This approach helps less mathematically inclined students grasp the underlying relationships between path analysis, factor analysis, and structural equation...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge