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- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 72.00
Narratives in Social Science Research introduces students to the use of narrative methodology as a research tool. It offers a useful and rigorous framework for the application of these devices within qualitative research. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 47.00
Introduces students to the theoretical approaches in ethnography, interviewing, narrative, discourse, and psychoanalysis. This guide brings them beyond the limits of mainstream psychological research methods. It explores the problems with particular qualitative methods taught in psychology - and use better methods to practice their craft. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00
Could researching experience contribute to creating socio-political change or does it simply open new avenues for post-Fordist self-regulation? This book illustrates the emergence of plural historical actors who disrupt unitary subjectivities, resist univocal integration and refigure the political by remaking everyday experience. more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 67.00
Ethics is becoming an increasingly prominent issue for all researchers across the western world. This comprehensive and accessible guide introduces students to the field and encourages knowledge of research ethics in practice. Research Ethics for Social Scientists sets out to do four things: The first is to demonstrate the practical value of thinking... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 99.00
Offers coverage to multidimensional item response theory (MIRT), an area of psychometrics. This book describes the commonly used MIRT models and the important methods needed for their practical application, including ways to determine the number of dimensions required to adequately model data and procedures for estimating model parameters. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 95.00
Reading is one of the most sophisticated demonstrations of human pattern recognition and symbolic processing skill. Skilled readers effortlessly comprehend written text at rates of at least 300 words per minute, despite the complex interactions between perceptual, cognitive and memory processes required for effective comprehension. Understanding how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
This best-seller introduces readers to structural equation modeling (SEM) so they can conduct their own analysis and critique related research. Noted for its accessible, applied approach, chapters cover basic concepts and practices and computer input/output from the free student version of Lisrel 8.8 in the examples. Each chapter features an outline,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
This book reviews the statistical procedures used to detect measurement bias. Measurement bias is examined from a general latent variable perspective so as to accommodate different forms of testing in a variety of contexts including cognitive or clinical variables, attitudes, personality dimensions, or emotional states. Measurement models that underlie... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 51.00
This book introduces the single use of four widely-used qualitative approaches and then introduces ways and applications of using the approaches in combination. Personal insight into qualitative research practice from each of the contributors covers health psychology, social psychology, criminal psychology, gender studies psychotherapy, counselling... more...