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Research

  • Participant Observationby Kathleen Musante (DeWalt); Billie R. DeWalt

    AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 42.99

    Qualitative research in such diverse areas as anthropology, sociology, education, nursing, and medical research draws on the insights gained through the use of participant observation for gaining greater understanding of phenomena from the point of view of participants. This book serves as a basic primer for the beginning researcher and as a useful... more...

  • Principles of Methodologyby Perri 6; Christine Bellamy

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 42.00

    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...

  • Stichproben-Verfahren in der Umfrageforschungby ADM Arbeitskreis Deutscher Markt- u

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 18.87

    Das Buch gibt einen Überblick über die in der Umfrageforschung üblichen Stichproben-Verfahren. Es wendet sich damit in erster Linie an die Praktiker der Umfrageforschung in der akademischen Sozialforschung, in privatwirtschaftlichen Markt- und Sozialforschungsinstituten und betrieblichen Marktforschungsabteilungen. Das Buch eignet sich ebenso für die... 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$ 132.00 US$ 114.40

    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 US$ 22.96

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

  • Distance Education in Social Workby PhD MSW Paul Abels

    Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 77.99

    Distance education (DE) is one of the most important ways in which future social workers can complete their MSW degree. With a reach to multiple populations, DE is especially suited to the field of social work, allowing rural, working, and financially-strained individuals to complete degrees and provide important services to underserved communities.... more...

  • Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciencesby David Abernathy

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 40.00

    Covering context, concepts, and theories, as well as the practice of how to capture and visualize Geodata, this full-colour text introduces readers to the Geoweb and how best to incorporate location-based data into research more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33

    A simple and systematic guide to the planning and performance of investigations concerned with health and disease and with health care Offers researchers help in choosing a topic and to think about shaping objectives and ideas and to link these with the appropriate choice of method Fully updated with new sections on the use of the... more...

  • Revisiting Institutionalism in Sociologyby Seth Abrutyn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...