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  • Research and Inequalityby Beth Humphries; Carole Truman

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    Containing sections written by contributors from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and nationalities, this key text explores ways in which issues of social diversity and division within the research process might be addressed. more...

  • Taking Sides in Social Researchby Martyn Hammersley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95

    It is often argued that all research is inevitably political in its assumptions and effect. Hammersley assesses all the arguments from the classic contributions to the debate - C. Wright Mills, Becker and Goulder - to the present. more...

  • Norbert Eliasby Robert Van Krieken

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95

    Norbert Elias was one of the few twentieth century sociologists credited with forming a new school of enquiry. This book provides a concise guide which locates Elias' work clearly within the development of sociology. more...

  • The Essential Guide to Doing Researchby Z. O'Leary

    Sage Publications Ltd. 2004; US$ 51.95

    The Essential Guide to Doing Research is a comprehensive, practical, and engaging guide to understanding and embarking upon social science research. By adopting a clear and accessible approach, Zina O'Leary encourages students to think about, and engage with, every aspect of the research process. more...

  • Seeing is Believing? Approaches to Visual Research, Volume 7by Christopher Pole

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 107.00

    Recent years have seen an increase in the use of visual methods of research across the social sciences. As researchers realize the potential of the visual, not only as a source but also as a means of generating data, a range of techniques has been developed which seek data that are different from those offered by more conventional qualitative research... more...

  • Eau, Terre Et Vieby Guy Bessette

    Centre de recherches pour le développement international 2007; US$ 35.00

    Dans domaine de la recherche sur la gestion des ressources naturelles, les meilleurs modèles sont ceux qui, lors de la prise de décision et de l?identification du projet de recherche et des paramètres de développement, intègrent la participation des membres de la collectivité, des équipes de recherche ou de développement, et d?autres intervenants. more...

  • Case Study Researchby John Gerring

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 26.00

    Aims to provide a general understanding of the case study method. more...

  • The Research Imaginationby Paul S. Gray; John B. Williamson; David A. Karp; John R. Dalphin

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 65.00

    Qualitative and quantitative research methods are explored thoroughly in this resource for instructors and students of sociology. more...

  • Crossroads of Social Scienceby Heinz Eulau

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 36.00

    The essays in this collection analyze the successes and failures of the social sciences over the last few decades as well as on their future. The focus of the book is on generic problems, difficulties, and dilemmas in the social sciences that the contributors are uniquely qualified to articulate. Each of them has been intimately involved in the development... more...

  • New Forms of Governance in Research Organizationsby Dorothea Jansen

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    This book undertakes to develop a sector specific theory of governance of the public research sector and applies it to the German research system. The book is the outcome of a large interdisciplinary project. It analyzes the reforms in the German research system from an integrated perspective of law, economics and social sciences. The case of Germany... more...