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  1. Research from the Inside Out

    Lessons from Exemplary Studies in Communication

    By Thomas Feeley

    Designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses, Research from the Inside Out is an insider's guide to conducting empirically-based research. Showcasing eight research projects resulting in academic and professional papers, this practical supplementary text is an indispensable resource for...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Researching with Feeling

    The Emotional Aspects of Social and Organizational Research

    Edited by Caroline Clarke, Mike Broussine, Linda Watts

    Why should researchers be interested in their feelings and emotions as they carry out research? Emotion is what it is to exist, to be human, and is present in every sphere of our lives. All activities are infused with emotion, even those that are constructed as ‘rational’, because rationality...

    To Be Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Qualitative Analysis in the Making

    Edited by Daniella Kuzmanovic, Andreas Bandak

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    How do scholars transform qualitative data into analysis? What does making analysis imply? What happens in the space in-between data and finalized analysis is notoriously difficult to talk about. In other parts of the research process, scholars and students are aided by method books that describe...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Modeling Longitudinal and Multilevel Data

    Practical Issues, Applied Approaches, and Specific Examples

    Edited by Todd D. Little, Kai U. Schnabel, Jrgen Baumert

    This book focuses on the practical issues and approaches to handling longitudinal and multilevel data. All data sets and the corresponding command files are available via the Web. The working examples are available in the four major SEM packages--LISREL, EQS, MX, and AMOS--and two Multi-level...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Knowledge Mobilisation and Social Sciences

    Research Impact and Engagement

    Edited by Jon Bannister, Irene Hardill

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    The essays presented in this volume examine knowledge mobilisation and its relation to research impact and engagement. The social sciences matter because they can help us to understand and address the complex challenges confronting society. This is particularly true in an era of significant...

    To Be Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Digital Sociology

    By Deborah Lupton

    We now live in a digital society. New digital technologies have had a profound influence on everyday life, social relations, government, commerce, the economy and the production and dissemination of knowledge. People’s movements in space, their purchasing habits and their online communication with...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Mapping as Cultural Inquiry

    Edited by Nancy Duxbury, Will Garrett-Petts, David MacLennan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This edited collection provides an introduction to the emerging and interdisciplinary field of cultural mapping, making a case for and demonstrating the spatial turn emerging in many related areas of critical, social and artistic research. The contributors explore innovative ways to encourage...

    To Be Published November 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Off the Grid

    Re-Assembling Domestic Life

    By Phillip Vannini, Jonathan Taggart

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    Off-grid isn’t a state of mind. It isn’t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Longitudinal Analysis

    Modeling Within-Person Fluctuation and Change

    By Lesa Hoffman

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Longitudinal Analysis provides an accessible, application-oriented treatment of introductory and advanced linear models for within-person fluctuation and change. Organized by research design and data type, the text uses in-depth examples to provide a complete description of the model-building...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Factor Analysis

    Classic Second Edition

    By Richard Gorsuch

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Comprehensive and comprehensible, this classic text covers the basic and advanced topics essential for using factor analysis as a scientific tool in psychology, education, sociology, and related areas. Emphasizing the usefulness of the techniques, it presents sufficient mathematical background for...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge