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  1. Knowledge Mobilisation and the 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...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods

    Edited by Elisabete A. Silva, Patsy Healey, Neil Harris, Pieter Van den Broeck

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning. Through case studies, an international group of researchers, planning practitioners, and planning academics...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Social Problems in the UK

    An Introduction

    By Stuart Isaacs, David Blundell, Anne Foley, Norman Ginsburg, Brian McDonough, Dan Silverstone, Tara Young

    Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Qualitative Research on Illness, Wellbeing and Self-Growth

    Contemporary Indian Perspectives

    Edited by Kumar Ravi Priya, Ajit Kumar Dalal

    This book examines the theoretical, methodological and practical dimensions of Qualitative Research in the study of illness, wellbeing and self-growth in the Indian context. Using wide-ranging narratives, interviews, group discussions, and cultural analyses, it offers a social and psychological...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge India

  9. Advances in Biographical Methods

    Creative Applications

    Edited by Maggie O’Neill, Brian Roberts, Andrew Sparkes

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Rooted in a long and diverse genealogy, biographical approaches have developed from a focus upon a single story, a ‘life story’ and personal documents (e.g. diaries), to encompass (more routinely) autobiographical secondary and archival research and analysis - as well as multi-media, arts based...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Making Law and Courts Research Relevant

    The Normative Implications of Empirical Research

    Edited by Brandon L. Bartels, Chris W. Bonneau

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    One of the more enduring topics of concern for empirically-oriented scholars of law and courts—and political scientists more generally—is how research can be more directly relevant to broader audiences outside of academia. A significant part of this issue goes back to a seeming disconnect between...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge