Research Methods, Statistics, Testing and Measurement Textbooks


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  1. Principles and Methods of Social Research

    3rd Edition

    By William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, Andrew Lac

    Used to train generations of social scientists, this thoroughly updated classic text covers the latest research techniques and designs. Applauded for its comprehensive coverage, the breadth and depth of content is unparalleled. Through a multi-methodology approach, the text guides readers toward...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Advanced Methods in Family Therapy Research

    A Focus on Validity and Change

    Edited by Richard B Miller, Lee N. Johnson

    Research is vital in moving the field of family therapy forward, but the myriad of possibilities inherent in working with systems and individuals can overwhelm even the most seasoned researcher. Advanced Methods in Family Therapy Research is the best resource to address the day-to-day questions...

    Published January 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Writing in Psychology

    By Scott A. Miller

    This book helps readers become better writers of psychology and better writers in general. After reading thousands of course papers, theses, and dissertations, Dr. Miller knows and addresses the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology. Written with the utmost...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. New Approaches in Reasoning Research

    Edited by Wim De Neys, Magda Osman

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    Reasoning research has long been associated with paper and pencil tasks in which peoples’ reasoning skills are judged against established normative conventions. However, there has been a recent revolution in the range of techniques, empirical methods and paradigms used to examine reasoning...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Publish and Prosper

    A Strategy Guide for Students and Researchers

    By Nathaniel M. Lambert

    Intended to help readers succeed in academia by increasing their scholarly productivity, this book provides strategies for getting articles published quickly in reputable research journals. Rather than focusing on the basics of writing about results, this unique guidebook provides tips on how to...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Modern Research Methods for the Study of Behavior in Organizations

    Edited by Jose M. Cortina, Ronald S. Landis

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    The goal of the chapters in this SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series volume is to challenge researchers to break away from the rote application of traditional methodologies and to capitalize upon the wealth of data collection and analytic strategies available to them. In that spirit...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Principles of Research in Behavioral Science

    Third Edition

    By Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Mary E. Kite

    Intended for beginning graduate or advanced undergraduate students, this book provides a comprehensive review of research methods used in psychology and related disciplines. It covers topics that are often omitted in other texts including correlational and qualitative research and integrative...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Observing Children in Their Natural Worlds

    A Methodological Primer, Third Edition

    By Anthony D. Pellegrini, Frank Symons, John Hoch

    This book shows readers how to conduct observational methods, research tools used to describe and explain behaviors as they unfold in everyday settings. The book now uses both an evolutionary and a cultural perspective. The methods presented are drawn from psychology, education, family studies,...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Single-case and Small-n Experimental Designs

    A Practical Guide To Randomization Tests, Second Edition

    By Pat Dugard, Portia File, Jonathan Todman

    This practical guide explains the use of randomization tests and provides example designs and macros for implementation in IBM SPSS and Excel. It reviews the theory and practice of single-case and small-n designs so readers can draw valid causal inferences from small-scale clinical studies. The...

    Published October 27th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Handbook of Ethics in Quantitative Methodology

    Edited by A. T. Panter, Sonya K. Sterba

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This comprehensive Handbook is the first to provide a practical, interdisciplinary review of ethical issues as they relate to quantitative methodology including how to present evidence for reliability and validity, what comprises an adequate tested population, and what constitutes scientific...

    Published January 14th 2011 by Routledge

  12. Cross-Cultural Analysis

    Methods and Applications

    Edited by Eldad Davidov, Peter Schmidt, Jaak Billiet

    Series: European Association of Methodology Series

    Intended to bridge the gap between the latest methodological developments and cross-cultural research, this interdisciplinary resource presents the latest strategies for analyzing cross-cultural data. Techniques are demonstrated through the use of applications that employ cross national data...

    Published November 17th 2010 by Routledge

  13. Social and Behavioral Research and the Internet

    Advances in Applied Methods and Research Strategies

    Edited by Marcel Das, Peter Ester, Lars Kaczmirek

    Series: European Association of Methodology Series

    Highlighting the progress made by researchers in using Web-based surveys for data collection, this timely volume summarizes the experiences of leading behavioral and social scientists from Europe and the US who collected data using the Internet. Some chapters present theory, methodology, design,...

    Published October 11th 2010 by Routledge

  14. Research Design and Statistical Analysis

    Third Edition

    By Jerome L. Myers, Arnold D. Well, Robert F. Lorch Jr

    Research Design and Statistical Analysis provides comprehensive coverage of the design principles and statistical concepts necessary to make sense of real data. The book’s goal is to provide a strong conceptual foundation to enable readers to generalize concepts to new research situations.&...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge

  15. Quantitative Psychological Research

    The Complete Student's Companion, 3rd Edition

    By David Clark-Carter

    This book expertly guides the reader through all stages involved in undertaking quantitative psychological research, from accessing the relevant literature, through designing and conducting a study, analysing and interpreting data, and finally reporting the research. This third edition includes...

    Published September 8th 2009 by Psychology Press

  16. Research Methods in Applied Settings

    An Integrated Approach to Design and Analysis, Second Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Gliner, George A. Morgan, Nancy L. Leech

    Through its integrated approach to quantitative research methods, this text teaches readers how to plan, conduct, and write a research project and select and interpret data so they can become better consumers of research. This is not a statistics book—there are very few formulas. Rather...

    Published June 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  17. Strategies and Tactics of Behavioral Research, Third Edition

    By James M. Johnston, Henry S. Pennypacker

    Almost entirely rewritten and reformatted with many more learning tools, this classic text now has even greater appeal to today’s students. This edition features much more discussion of how research methods are relevant for practitioners, and many examples are based on field research and service...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Routledge

  18. Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data

    A Model Comparison Perspective, Second Edition

    By Scott E. Maxwell, Harold D. Delaney

    Through this book's unique model comparison approach, students and researchers are introduced to a set of fundamental principles for analyzing data. After seeing how these principles can be applied in simple designs, students are shown how these same principles also apply in more complicated...

    Published June 30th 2003 by Routledge