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Research

  • Participation, Citizenship and Intergenerational Relations in Children and Young People's Livesby Joanne Westwood; Cath Larkins; Dan Moxon; Yasmin Perry; Nigel Thomas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Research about children and young people's participation and involvement in research is an emerging area of academic inquiry. Based on the themes of participation, citizenship and intergenerational relations, this edited collection draws on the latest research in this area, and includes chapters co-authored with children and young people. more...

  • Researching Race and Racismby Martin Bulmer; John Solomos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Race and racism have become huge areas of study in the social sciences over the past two decades. However, whilst this has been reflected in the growing body of theoretical and empirically based work, surprisingly little has been published that explores the methodological and practical issues involved in researching race. In Researching Race and Racism... more...

  • Effect Sizes for Researchby Robert J. Grissom; John J. Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00

    The goal of this book is to inform a broad readership about a variety of measures and estimators of effect sizes for research, their proper applications and interpretations, and their limitations. Its focus is on analyzing post-research results. The book provides an evenhanded account of controversial issues in the field, such as the role of significance... more...

  • Analyzing Rater Agreementby Alexander von Eye; Eun Young Mun

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Agreement among raters is of great importance in many domains. For example, in medicine, diagnoses are often provided by more than one doctor to make sure the proposed treatment is optimal. In criminal trials, sentencing depends, among other things, on the complete agreement among the jurors. In observational studies, researchers increase reliability... more...

  • Doing Events Researchby Dorothy Fox; Mary Beth Gouthro; Yeganeh Morakabati; John Brackstone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Events Management is a rapidly expanding discipline with growing student numbers however currently there are no specifically focused Research Methods texts available to serve this growing cohort.  Fulfilling the need for a relevant book which reflects the unique characteristics of research in the field this title provides students with innovative... more...

  • Theorizing in Social Scienceby Richard Swedberg

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    All social scientists learn the celebrated theories and frameworks of their predecessors, using them to inform their own research and observations. But before there can be theory, there must be theorizing. Theorizing in Social Science introduces the reader to the next generation of theory construction and suggests useful ways for creating social... more...

  • An Applied Visual Sociologyby Stephen Parkin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Exploring the value of photography and video as legitimate forms of social enquiry, An Applied Visual Sociology: Picturing Harm Reduction constitutes a guidebook for conducting applied visual sociology within health related or social science research projects, providing a full account of the visual research journey and presenting a tested template... more...

  • The Bounds of Reasonby Herbert Gintis

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences?from biology and economics, to anthropology and political science. However, as The Bounds of Reason demonstrates, game theory alone cannot fully explain human behavior and should instead complement other key concepts championed by the behavioral... more...

  • Segmentation, Revenue Management and Pricing Analyticsby Tudor Bodea; Mark Ferguson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The practices of revenue management and pricing analytics have transformed the transportation and hospitality industries, and are increasingly important in industries as diverse as retail, telecommunications, banking, health care and manufacturing. Segmentation, Revenue Management and Pricing Analytics guides students and professionals on how to... more...

  • Managing and Sharing Research Databy Louise Corti; Veerle Van den Eynden; Libby Bishop; Matthew Woollard

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 45.00

    The first book to look explicitly at data management and sharing, it provides readers with the skill-set needed to successfully produce high quality research assets more...