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  1. The Dialectics of Inquiry Across the Historical Social Sciences

    By David Baronov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book turns conventional global-historical analysis on its head, demonstrating, first, that local events cannot be derived — logically or historically — from large-scale, global-historical structures and processes and, second, that it is these structures and processes that, in fact, emerge from...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Research and Social Change

    A Relational Constructionist Approach

    By Sheila McNamee, Dian Marie Hosking

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This book bridges scholarly forms of inquiry and practitioners’ daily activities. It introduces inquiry as a process of relational construction, offering resources to practitioners who want to reflect on how their work generates practical effects. There are hundreds of books on research, but in...

    Published October 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sociological Theory (Routledge Revivals)

    Pretence and Possibility

    By Keith Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, this book is concerned with the question of whether Sociology is, or ought to be, a theoretical science. Keith Dixon argues that the pretence to the theoretical is a hindrance to the development of the field of Sociology, which devalues significant empirical work by giving...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Qualitative Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health

    From Process to Product

    By Andrew C. Sparkes, Brett Smith

    Qualitative forms of inquiry are a dynamic and exciting area within contemporary research in sport, exercise and health. Students and researchers at all levels are now expected to understand qualitative approaches and be able to employ them in their work. In this comprehensive and in-depth...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Publish and Prosper

    A Strategy Guide for Students and Researchers

    By Nathaniel M. Lambert

    Intended to help readers succeed in academia by increasing their scholarly productivity, this book provides strategies for getting articles published quickly in reputable research journals. Rather than focusing on the basics of writing about results, this unique guidebook provides tips on how to...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Critical Theory and Methodology

    By Piet Strydom

    Series: Social Research Today

    Contemporary critical theory’s methodology is currently taking shape under the impact both of transformative internal develops within the discipline, and of external pressures and incentives arising from a series of international debates. In this book, Piet Strydom presents a groundbreaking...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Inventive Methods

    The Happening of the Social

    Edited by Celia Lury, Nina Wakeford

    Series: CRESC

    Social and cultural research has changed dramatically in the last few years in response to changing conceptions of the empirical, an intensification of interest in interdisciplinary work, and the growing need to communicate with diverse users and audiences. Methods texts, however, have not kept...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling with IBM SPSS

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald H. Heck, Scott L. Thomas, Lynn N. Tabata

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This book demonstrates how to use multilevel and longitudinal modeling techniques available in the IBM SPSS mixed-effects program (MIXED). Annotated screen shots provide readers with a step-by-step understanding of each technique and navigating the program. Readers learn how to set up, run, and...

    Published July 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Latent Variable and Latent Structure Models

    Edited by George A. Marcoulides, Irini Moustaki

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This edited volume features cutting-edge topics from the leading researchers in the areas of latent variable modeling. Content highlights include coverage of approaches dealing with missing values, semi-parametric estimation, robust analysis, hierarchical data, factor scores, multi-group analysis,...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. New Developments in Categorical Data Analysis for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Edited by L. Andries van der Ark, Marcel A. Croon, Klaas Sijtsma

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    Categorical data are quantified as either nominal variables--distinguishing different groups, for example, based on socio-economic status, education, and political persuasion--or ordinal variables--distinguishing levels of interest, such as the preferred politician or the preferred type of...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press