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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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