Research Methods, Statistics, Testing and Measurement Textbooks


New, Upcoming and Key Titles 2014

Qualitative and Mixed Methods

  1. Categorical and Nonparametric Data Analysis

    Choosing the Best Statistical Technique

    By E. Michael Nussbaum

    Featuring in-depth coverage of categorical and nonparametric statistics, this book provides a conceptual framework for choosing the most appropriate type of test in various research scenarios. Class tested at the University of Nevada, the book's clear explanations of the underlying assumptions,...

    To Be Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists, Second Edition

    By David A. Rosenbaum, Jonathan Vaughan, Brad Wyble

    Written specifically for those with no prior programming experience and minimal quantitative training, this accessible text walks behavioral science students and researchers through the process of programming using MATLAB. The book explores examples, terms, and programming needs relevant to those...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Qualitative Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health

    From Process to Product

    By Andrew C. Sparkes, Brett Smith

    Qualitative forms of inquiry are a dynamic and exciting area within contemporary research in sport, exercise and health. Students and researchers at all levels are now expected to understand qualitative approaches and be able to employ them in their work. In this comprehensive and in-depth...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Qualitative Research in Communication Disorders

    Edited by Martin J. Ball, Nicole Müller, Ryan L. Nelson

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth handbook of qualitative research in the field of communication disorders. It introduces and illustrates the wide range of qualitative paradigms that have been used in recent years to investigate various aspects of communication disorders. The first...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. Developing Narrative Theory

    Life Histories and Personal Representation

    By Ivor F. Goodson

    We live in an age of narrative: life stories are a crucial ingredient in what makes us human and, in turn, what kind of human they make us. In recent years, narrative analysis has grown and is used across many areas of research. Interest in this rapidly developing approach now requires the firm...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Beginning Interpretative Inquiry

    A Step-by-Step Approach to Research and Evaluation

    By Richard E Morehouse

    Beginning Interpretive Inquiry importantly makes the distinction between the use of ‘inquiry’ rather than interpretive research or interpretive evaluation. Richard Morehouse explores how inquiry is a far more inclusive concept that allows for a detailed understanding of both research and evaluation...

    Published August 22nd 2011 by Routledge