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  1. Psychoanalysis in Social Research

    Shifting theories and reframing concepts

    By Claudia Lapping

    The use of psychoanalytic ideas to explore social and political questions is not new. Freud began this work himself and social research has consistently drawn on his ideas. This makes perfect sense. Social and political theory must find ways to conceptualise the relation between human subjects and...

    Published September 7th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Research for Social Workers

    An Introduction to Methods, 3rd Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Wendy Bowles

    Social work is developing its own research orientation and knowledge base, springing from the research traditions of sociology and psychology and grounded in human rights and social justice. Effective social research relies on critical thinking and the ability to view situations from new...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Research Methods: The Key Concepts

    By Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research....

    Published August 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. New Developments and Techniques in Structural Equation Modeling

    Edited by George A. Marcoulides, Randall E. Schumacker

    Featuring contributions from some of the leading researchers in the field of SEM, most chapters are written by the author(s) who originally proposed the technique and/or contributed substantially to its development. Content highlights include latent variable mixture modeling, multilevel modeling,...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. E-Research

    Transformation in Scholarly Practice

    Edited by Nicholas W. Jankowski

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    No less than a revolutionary transformation of the research enterprise is underway. This transformation extends beyond the natural sciences, where 'e-research' has become the modus operandi, and is penetrating the social sciences and humanities, sometimes with differences in accent and label. Many...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics

    Use and Interpretation, Fifth Edition

    By George A. Morgan, Nancy L. Leech, Gene W. Gloeckner, Karen C. Barrett

    Designed to help students analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book, written in easy-to-understand language, shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design, and to interpret outputs appropriately. The authors prepare readers for all of...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Visual Sociology

    By Douglas Harper

    Visual sociology has been part of the sociological vocabulary since the 1970s, but until now there has not been a comprehensive text that introduces this area. Written by one of the founding fathers in the field, Visual Sociology explores how the world that is seen, photographed, drawn, or...

    Published July 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Irregular Migrants

    Policy, Politics, Motives and Everyday Lives

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Milena Chimienti

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    A new era of international migration has been accompanied by increasingly restrictive immigration controls to manage migration to more developed countries. The consequence has been fewer routes to enter and/or stay in countries in a regularised way and as a result, an increase in the...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Weber and Durkheim

    A Methodological Comparison

    By Henrik Jensen

    Weber and Durkheim: A methodological comparison is a systematic, comparative analysis of the methodologies of Max Weber and Émile Durkheim. Jensen shows how Weber and Durkheim analyse Protestants and Catholics in practice in The Protestant Ethic and Suicide, respectively. The very different ways...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements

    Edited by Patricia Hynes, Michele Lamb, Damien Short, Matthew Waites

    Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements is the first collection to focus on the contribution sociological approaches can make to analysis of human rights. Taking forward the sociology of human rights which emerged from the 1990s, it presents innovative analyses of global human rights struggles...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge