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New and Published Books

  1. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Methodologies on the Move

    The Transnational Turn in Empirical Migration Research

    Edited by Anna Amelina, Thomas Faist, Devrimsel D. Nergiz

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This volume establishes a new agenda for approaches to migration research and the corresponding methodologies. A wide range of international contributors focus on the question of how to overcome the so-called 'methodological nationalism' within empirical studies on migration. They address two main...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Principles of Research in Behavioral Science

    Third Edition

    By Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Mary E. Kite

    Intended for beginning graduate or advanced undergraduate students, this book provides a comprehensive review of research methods used in psychology and related disciplines. It covers topics that are often omitted in other texts including correlational and qualitative research and integrative...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Research

    Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide

    By M.I. Franklin

    Planning, undertaking and completing a research project – from dissertations to presentations - can be a daunting undertaking for any student, involving a number of easily taken mis-steps for those without adequate guidance. The objective of any research project is to gather data, analyse it based...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Interpretive Research Design

    Concepts and Processes

    By Peregrine Schwartz-Shea, Dvora Yanow

    Series: Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

    Research design is fundamental to all scientific endeavors, at all levels and in all institutional settings. In many social science disciplines, however, scholars working in an interpretive-qualitative tradition get little guidance on this aspect of research from the positivist-centered training...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Single-case and Small-n Experimental Designs

    A Practical Guide To Randomization Tests, Second Edition

    By Pat Dugard, Portia File, Jonathan Todman

    This practical guide explains the use of randomization tests and provides example designs and macros for implementation in IBM SPSS and Excel. It reviews the theory and practice of single-case and small-n designs so readers can draw valid causal inferences from small-scale clinical studies. The...

    Published October 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Research Design and Statistical Analysis

    Third Edition

    By Jerome L. Myers, Arnold D. Well, Robert F. Lorch Jr

    Research Design and Statistical Analysis provides comprehensive coverage of the design principles and statistical concepts necessary to make sense of real data. The book’s goal is to provide a strong conceptual foundation to enable readers to generalize concepts to new research situations.&...

    Published May 18th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Ethnographies Revisited

    Constructing Theory in the Field

    Edited by Antony J. Puddephatt, William Shaffir, Steven W. Kleinknecht

    Ethnographies Revisited provides first-hand accounts of how leading qualitative researchers crafted key theoretical concepts found in their major book-length ethnographies. Great ethnographic research lies not in the rigid execution of prescribed methodological procedures, but on the unrelenting...

    Published June 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Managing Social Research

    A Practical Guide

    By Roger Tarling

    Series: Social Research Today

    An essential tool for those planning to undertake social research, this exceptional book tackles many of the specific concerns and issues that arise. A well structured text, it offers a comprehensive introduction to a range of important areas in project management, including:...

    Published November 17th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Methodological Issues in Aging Research

    Edited by Cindy S. Bergeman, Steven M Boker

    Series: Notre Dame Series on Quantitative Methodology

    Methodological Issues in Aging Research is the first volume in the "Notre Dame Series on Quantitative Methodology." This new series provides practical training on the latest quantitative methods used in social and behavioral research. Each volume features contributions from leading experts in...

    Published November 17th 2005 by Psychology Press