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  1. Surveys In Social Research

    6th Edition

    By David de Vaus

    Series: Social Research Today

    David de Vaus' classic text Surveys in Social Research provides clear advice on how to plan, conduct and analyse social surveys. It emphasises the links between theory and research, the logic and interpretation of statistics and the practices of social research. This sixth edition has been...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Statistical Power Analysis for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Basic and Advanced Techniques

    By Xiaofeng Steven Liu

    This is the first book to demonstrate the application of power analysis to the newer more advanced statistical techniques that are increasingly used in the social and behavioral sciences. Both basic and advanced designs are covered. Readers are shown how to apply power analysis to techniques such...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Moral Anthropology

    A Critical Reader

    Edited by Didier Fassin, Samuel Lézé

    This Reader is the first anthology to cover the growing field of moral anthropology and will be an essential resource for students and scholars interested in exploring the important issues involved. Morality and ethics are increasingly invoked in the most diverse domains, from politics to economics...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Qualitative Research in Gambling

    Exploring the production and consumption of risk

    Edited by Rebecca Cassidy, Andrea Pisac, Claire Loussouarn

    Gambling is both a multi-billion-dollar international industry and a ubiquitous social and cultural phenomenon. It is also undergoing significant change, with new products and technologies, regulatory models, changing public attitudes and the sheer scale of the gambling enterprise necessitating&...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Social Capital and Its Institutional Contingency

    A Study of the United States, China and Taiwan

    Edited by Nan Lin, Yang-chih Fu, Chih-jou Jay Chen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This volume is a collection of original studies based on one of the first research programs on comparative analysis of social capital. Data are drawn from national representative samples of the United States, China and Taiwan. The three societies selected for study allow the examination of how...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Evidence and Explanation in Social Science

    An Inter-disciplinary Approach

    Edited by Gerald Studdert-Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1975. The main concern of this book is the nature of the gap between the theoretical issues, raised at an abstract level by social scientists, and their facts, the material organized in an empirical analysis. The author draws on material from several disciplines to explore...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance

    Meetings with Remarkable Women

    By Virginie Magnat

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Dialectics of Inquiry Across the Historical Social Sciences

    By David Baronov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book turns conventional global-historical analysis on its head, demonstrating, first, that local events cannot be derived — logically or historically — from large-scale, global-historical structures and processes and, second, that it is these structures and processes that, in fact, emerge from...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Research and Social Change

    A Relational Constructionist Approach

    By Sheila McNamee, Dian Marie Hosking

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This book bridges scholarly forms of inquiry and practitioners’ daily activities. It introduces inquiry as a process of relational construction, offering resources to practitioners who want to reflect on how their work generates practical effects. There are hundreds of books on research, but in...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Sociological Theory (Routledge Revivals)

    Pretence and Possibility

    By Keith Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, this book is concerned with the question of whether Sociology is, or ought to be, a theoretical science. Keith Dixon argues that the pretence to the theoretical is a hindrance to the development of the field of Sociology, which devalues significant empirical work by giving...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge