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  1. Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development

    By Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson

    Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development teaches the basic skills, tools, and methods of qualitative research with special attention to the needs of community practitioners. This book teaches students entering planning, community development, nonprofit management, social work, and...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Sacred Identity of Ephesos (Routledge Revivals)

    Foundation Myths of a Roman City

    By Guy Maclean Rogers

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Sacred Identity of Ephesos offers a full-length interpretation of one of the largest known bequests in the Classical world, made to the city of Ephesos in AD 104 by a wealthy Roman equestrian, and challenges some of the basic assumptions made about the significance of the Greek cultural...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Drama and Theatre in Urban Contexts

    Edited by Kathleen Gallagher, Jonothan Neelands

    Urban theatre can be described as theatre made with or by those whose lives are marked by the urban landscape and its social limits and possibilities. At the heart of this text lies the question of how theatre can illuminate the urban and how theatre is illuminated by the urban. The city, like...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses...

    Published December 9th 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 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. New Approaches to Qualitative Research

    Wisdom and Uncertainty

    Edited by Maggi Savin-Baden, Claire Howell Major

    Qualitative research has seen a surge of growth during the past decade. This is in large part because positivist approaches have not yielded the kinds of results that had been anticipated, and more researchers are seeking alternative perspectives to understand phenomena. The number of researchers...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Global Gender Research

    Transnational Perspectives

    Edited by Christine Bose, Minjeong Kim

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    Readers of Global Gender Research will learn to compare and contrast feminist concerns globally, gain familiarity with the breadth of gender research, and understand the national contexts that produced it. This volume provides an in-depth comparative picture of the current state of feminist...

    Published February 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

    Coding, Mapping, and Modeling

    By Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    This is the first book to provide sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry. The book contains a wealth of examples as to why...

    Published July 9th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Evaluation Practice

    How To Do Good Evaluation Research In Work Settings

    By Elizabeth DePoy, Stephen French Gilson

    Professional accountability has become central to both public and private sectors. Governments have emphasized and even developed empirical models, logic modeling, and evidence-based practice in the programs they support, and not-for-profit, for-profit and NGO entities increasingly rely on...

    Published December 25th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Computer Aided Policy Making

    By Ray Wyatt

    This book will prove a unique source of information and instruction for anyone seeking to make better human-oriented policy, whether urban planner, business strategist, or manager in the field of education, health or welfare,Ingeniously Wyatt has created two books in one: the main text covers the...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Routledge

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