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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. ANOVA for the Behavioral Sciences Researcher

    By Rudolf N. Cardinal, Michael R.F. Aitken

    This new book provides a theoretical and practical guide to analysis of variance (ANOVA) for those who have not had a formal course in this technique, but need to use this analysis as part of their research.From their experience in teaching this material and applying it to research...

    Published November 17th 2005 by Psychology Press

  4. Understanding and Evaluating Research in Applied and Clinical Settings

    By George A. Morgan, Jeffrey A. Gliner, Robert J. Harmon

    Clinically oriented professionals and students need to understand and evaluate the research and statistics in professional articles, especially given today's emphasis on evidence-based practice. This book demonstrates how the research approach and design help determine the appropriate statistical...

    Published August 10th 2005 by Psychology Press

  5. Research Methods

    3rd Edition

    By Steve Chapman, Patrick McNeill, Patrick Mcneill

    Since its first edition in 1985, Patrick McNeill's Research Methods has become a classic introductory text for students of sociology at A level and in undergraduate courses as well as for a range of specialists in education, business, social care and medicine who need a brief but authoritative...

    Published April 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Ethnographic Methods

    By Karen O'Reilly

    Ethnography isn't a prescribed set of methods - it's a methodology that acknowledges the complexity of human experience and the need to research it by close and sustained observation of human behaviour. In this comprehensive, yet concise introduction, Karen O'Reilly introduces the reader to the...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Making Realism Work

    Realist Social Theory and Empirical Research

    Edited by Bob Carter, Caroline New

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    In this innovative book, theorists and researchers from various social science disciplines explore the potential of realist social theory for empirical research. The examples are drawn from a wide range of fields health and medicine, crime, housing, sociolinguistics, development theory and deal...

    Published September 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. After Method

    Mess in Social Science Research

    By John Law

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    John Law argues that methods don't just describe social realities but are also involved in creating them. The implications of this argument are highly significant. If this is the case, methods are always political, and it raises the question of what kinds of social realities we want to create. Most...

    Published August 12th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Cognition and Chance

    The Psychology of Probabilistic Reasoning

    By Raymond S. Nickerson

    Lack of ability to think probabilistically makes one prone to a variety of irrational fears and vulnerable to scams designed to exploit probabilistic naiveté, impairs decision making under uncertainty, facilitates the misinterpretation of statistical information, and precludes critical...

    Published June 2nd 2004 by Psychology Press

  10. Researching Race and Racism

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Series: Social Research Today

    Race and racism have become huge areas of study in the social sciences over the past two decades. However, whilst this has been reflected in the growing body of theoretical and empirically based work, surprisingly little has been published that explores the methodological and practical issues...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge