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  1. Research Design

    Succesful Designs for Social Economics Research, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine Hakim

    Providing a practical overview for graduates and professional researchers, this book highlights the central issues involved in the design of medium to large scale social and economic research. Covering both theoretical and policy research Hakim sets out the key features, strengths and...

    Published May 24th 2000 by Routledge

  2. The Turn to Biographical Methods in Social Science

    Comparative Issues and Examples

    By Prue Chamberlayne, Joanna Bornat, Tom Wengraf

    Biographical research methods have become a useful and popular tool for contemporary social scientists. This book combines an exploration of the historical and philosophical origins of this important field of qualitative research with comparative examples of the different ways that biographical...

    Published March 15th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Principles of Research Design in the Social Sciences

    By Frank Bechhofer, Lindsay Paterson

    This practical introduction for first time researchers provides a bridge between how to conduct research and the philosophy of social science, allowing students to relate what they are doing to why. It does not provide a set of rigid recipes for social scientists as many methodology books do,...

    Published January 26th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Modeling Longitudinal and Multilevel Data

    Practical Issues, Applied Approaches, and Specific Examples

    Edited by Todd D. Little, Kai U. Schnabel, Jrgen Baumert

    This book focuses on the practical issues and approaches to handling longitudinal and multilevel data. All data sets and the corresponding command files are available via the Web. The working examples are available in the four major SEM packages--LISREL, EQS, MX, and AMOS--and two Multi-level...

    Published December 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  5. Writing Your Doctoral Dissertation

    Invisible Rules for Success

    By Rita S. Brause

    Increasing numbers of adults are enroling in doctoral programmes, but their earlier college lives often do not prepare them for the rules of the academic game. Many have no idea what a dissertation looks like, how it gets that way, or what options are available to them.This book is a practical...

    Published December 1st 1999 by Routledge

  6. Taking Sides in Social Research

    Essays on Partisanship and Bias

    By Martyn Hammersley

    In the past it was generally taken for granted that the goal of social research was the production of objective knowledge; and that this required a commitment to value neutrality. In more recent times, however, both these ideals have come to be challenged, and it is often argued that all research...

    Published November 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  7. Statistical Analysis of Longitudinal Categorical Data in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    An introduction With Computer Illustrations

    By Alexander von Eye, Keith E. Niedermeier

    A comprehensive resource for analyzing a variety of categorical data, this book emphasizes the application of many recent advances of longitudinal categorical statistical methods. Each chapter provides basic methodology, helpful applications, examples using data from all fields of the social...

    Published July 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  8. Interaction and Nonlinear Effects in Structural Equation Modeling

    Edited by Randall E. Schumacker, George A. Marcoulides

    This volume provides a comprehensive presentation of the various procedures currently available for testing interaction and nonlinear effects in structural equation modeling. By focusing on various software applications, the reader should quickly be able to incorporate one of the procedures into...

    Published May 31st 1998 by Psychology Press

  9. Structural Equation Modeling With Lisrel, Prelis, and Simplis

    Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming

    By Barbara M. Byrne

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book illustrates the ease with which various features of LISREL 8 and PRELIS 2 can be implemented in addressing research questions that lend themselves to SEM. Its purpose is threefold: (a) to present a nonmathmatical introduction to basic concepts associated with SEM, (b) to demonstrate basic...

    Published February 28th 1998 by Psychology Press

  10. What If There Were No Significance Tests?

    Edited by Lisa L. Harlow, Stanley A. Mulaik, James H. Steiger

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book is the result of a spirited debate stimulated by a recent meeting of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology. Although the viewpoints span a range of perspectives, the overriding theme that emerges states that significance testing may still be useful if supplemented with some...

    Published July 31st 1997 by Psychology Press