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Research

  • Simulation Strategies to Reduce Recidivismby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    Pulls together current research on simulation modelling and its applications for criminal justice Provides methodology for planning and carrying out a simulation model Identifies areas of new and emerging research, for future development more...

  • Principles of Methodologyby Perri 6; Christine Bellamy

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 53.00

    Existing literature glosses over the often difficult interrelationship between practical research design and the theoretical underpinnings of methodology. This text addresses these issues head on and helps the reader to better understand each stage of the research process. more...

  • Societies of Social Innovationby Ander Gurrutxaga Abad

    Sussex Academic Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Social innovation is a concept that is associated with a range of experiences, dimensions, and fields within the language of management and economics and in the social and productive uses of technology, and this study seeks to clarify the meanings and uses of social innovation in contemporary societies. The book looks at the historical view of social... more...

  • Understanding and Applying Research Designby Martin Lee Abbott; Jennifer McKinney

    Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00

    A fresh approach to bridging research design with statistical analysis While good social science requires both research design and statistical analysis, most books treat these two areas separately. Understanding and Applying Research Design introduces an accessible approach to integrating design and statistics, focusing on the processes of... more...

  • Measuring Identityby Rawi Abdelal; Yoshiko M. Herrera; Alastair Iain Johnston; Rose McDermott

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This book represents a collection of empirically-grounded theoretical discussions of a range of methodological techniques for the study of identities. more...

  • Research Methods in Community Medicineby Joseph Abramson; Z. H. Abramson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 92.00

    Preface 1. First steps 2. Types of investigation 3. Stages of an investigation 4. Formulating the objectives 5. The objectives of evaluative studies 6. The study population 7. Control groups 8. Sampling 9. Selecting cases and controls for case-control studies 10. The variables 11. Defining the variables 12. Definitions of... more...

  • Revisiting Institutionalism in Sociologyby Seth Abrutyn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    There may not be a concept so central to sociology, yet so vaguely defined in its contemporary usages, than institution. In Revisiting Institutionalism in Sociology , Abrutyn takes an in-depth look at what institutions are by returning to some of the insights of classical theorists like Max Weber and Herbert Spencer, the functionalisms of Talcott... more...

  • Literature Search Strategies for Interdisciplinary Researchby Linda G. Ackerson

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 44.99

    The amount of published literature can be overwhelming for scientists and researchers moving from a broad disciplinary research area to a more specialized one, particularly in fields that use information from more than one discipline. Without a focused inquiry, the researcher may find too little information or may be overcome by too much. Striking... more...

  • Web Social Scienceby Robert Ackland

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 50.00

    Explaining how the Web is a socially constructed phenomenon, this timely text provides readers with a complete theoretical and practical guide to Web Social Science more...

  • Performing Researchby Judith Ackroyd; John O'Toole

    Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Ethnodrama is inevitably compromised by blending demands of research with the aesthetic of theatre and agendas like education or therapy. Here the paradoxes of the form - and its usefulnes - are explored by researcher/performers brave enough to have their projects critically examined and so produce innovative ways of presenting research. more...