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  1. 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

  2. Routledge International Handbook of Participatory Design

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Toni Robertson

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Participatory design is about the direct involvement of people in the co-design of the technologies they use. Its central concern is how collaborative design processes can be driven by the participation of the people affected by the technology designed. Embracing a diverse collection of principles...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Theories and Methodologies in Postgraduate Feminist Research

    Researching Differently

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Gabriele Griffin, Nina Lykke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    This volume centers on theories and methodologies for postgraduate feminist researchers engaged in interdisciplinary research. In the context of globalization, this book gives special attention to cutting-edge approaches at the borders between humanities and social sciences and specific...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Occupations and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Work and the nature of occupations are matters of central concern to the sociologist. In this basic introduction to the sociology of professions, occupations and work, first published in 1975, David Dunkerley provides a theoretical basis for the study of a subject that previously had a strong...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Qualitative Research in the Health Sciences

    Methodologies, Methods and Processes

    By Bev Taylor, Karen Francis

    There is a growing interest in, and acceptance of, qualitative research approaches in the health science disciplines, both as standalone methodologies and integrated with quantitative designs in mixed methods approaches. This comprehensive text provides deeper knowledge and application of a wide...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. A Primer of Multivariate Statistics

    3rd Edition

    By Richard J. Harris

    Drawing upon more than 30 years of experience in working with statistics, Dr. Richard J. Harris has updated A Primer of Multivariate Statistics to provide a model of balance between how-to and why. This classic text covers multivariate techniques with a taste of latent variable approaches....

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. The Social Politics of Research Collaboration

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Katarina Hamberg, Britta Lundgren

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    The past two decades have seen an increasing emphasis on large and interdisciplinary research configurations such as research networks, and centers of excellence including those in Social Sciences and Humanities research. Little research has been undertaken, however, to understand how these new...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Involving Children and Young People in Health and Social Care Research

    Edited by Jennie Fleming, Thilo Boeck

    Lead by both children’s rights perspectives and methodological arguments there is an increasing emphasis on children and young people’s participation in health and social care research by researchers, policy makers and funding bodies – with many now considering the active involvement of children...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Advancing Qualitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice

    Edited by Heith Copes

    For several decades qualitative research has been under-represented in criminological and criminal justice research. This book is designed to promote the understanding of qualitative research designs and to encourage their use among those seeking answers to questions about crime and justice. To...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice

    Edited by Travis C. Pratt

    Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice is designed to promote the understanding of various quantitative research methods and to encourage their use among those seeking answers to questions about crime and justice. To this end a number of top scholars have been...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge