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  1. The Emotional Politics of Research Collaboration

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Annelie Bränström-Öhman, Hildur Kalman

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    Research collaboration in the form of networks, projects and centers has become one of the dominant modes of engaging in research, especially funded research, across all academic domains. However, there has been little research on the processes of such collaborations, particularly their affective...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Statistics for Psychologists

    An Intermediate Course

    By Brian S. Everitt

    Built around a problem solving theme, this book extends the intermediate and advanced student's expertise to more challenging situations that involve applying statistical methods to real-world problems. Data relevant to these problems are collected and analyzed to provide useful answers. Building...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research

    Edited by Cheryl Tatano Beck

    Qualitative research, once on the fringes, now plays a central part in advancing nursing and midwifery knowledge, contributing to the development of the evidence base for healthcare practice. Divided into four parts, this authoritative handbook contains over forty chapters on the state of the art...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Conducting Terrorism Field Research

    A Guide

    Edited by Adam Dolnik

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a detailed and practically oriented guide to the challenges of conducting terrorist fieldwork. The past decade has seen an explosion of research into terrorism. However, field research on terrorism has traditionally been surrounded by many myths, and has been called anything from "...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Water in a Dry Land

    Place-Learning Through Art and Story

    By Margaret Somerville

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    Water in a Dry Land is a story of research about water as a source of personal and cultural meaning. The site of this exploration is the iconic river system which forms the networks of natural and human landscapes of the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. In the current geological era of human...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Focus Groups

    From structured interviews to collective conversations

    By George Kamberelis, Greg Dimitriadis

    Focus Groups: From Structured Interviews to Collective Conversations is a conceptual and practical introduction to focus group. As the title indicates, focus groups traditionally encompass a wide range of discursive practices. These span from formal structured interviews with particular people...

    Published February 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Life Course Perspectives on Military Service

    Edited by Janet M. Wilmoth, Andrew S. London

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This edited volume provides a comprehensive and critical review of what we know about military service and the life course, what we don’t know, and what we need to do to better understand the role of military service in shaping people's lives. It demonstrates that the military, like colleges and...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Challenges of Being a Rural Gay Man

    Coping with Stigma

    By Deborah Bray Preston, Anthony R. D'Augelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Gay men often face struggles in the conservative world of rural life, due to the pervasive social stigmas associated with homosexuality and the lack of anonymity in a small-town setting. In this book, Preston and D’Augelli present the results of in-depth interviews and surveys with rural gay men,...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Qualitative Research

    The essential guide to theory and practice

    By Maggi Savin-Baden, Claire Howell Major

    Qualitative Research: The Essential Guide to Theory and Practice provides a one-stop resource for all those approaching qualitative research for the first time, as well as those revisiting core concepts and issues. It presents a comprehensive overview of this rapidly developing field of inquiry,...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge