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Research

  • The Poetics of Crimeby Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The Poetics of Crime is an invitation to reconsider and reimagine how criminological knowledge may be creatively and poetically constructed, obtained, corroborated and applied. Departing from the conventional understanding of criminology as a discipline concerned with refined statistical analyses, survey methods and quantitative measurements, this... more...

  • Respecifying Lab Ethnographyby Philippe Sormani

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Respecifying Lab Ethnography delivers the first ethnomethodological study of current experimental physics in action, describing the disciplinary orientation of lab work and exploring the discipline in its social order, formal stringency and skilful performance - in situ and in vivo. In bringing together two major strands of ethnomethodological inquiry,... more...

  • Understanding Communication Research Methodsby Stephen M. Croucher; Daniel Cronn-Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Comprehensive, innovative, and focused on the undergraduate student, this textbook prepares students to read and conduct research. Using an engaging how-to approach that draws from scholarship, real-life, and popular culture, the book offers students practical reasons why they should care about research methods and a guide to actually conduct research... more...

  • The Hard-pressed Researcherby Anne Edwards; Robin Talbot

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Working in the fields of education, health and social care demands a great deal of energy, effort and commitment on the part of the practitioner or trainee. When a research project is added to a workload the pressures can be great, particulary if the would-be-researcher is not confident about the process involved. The Hard-pressed Researcher provides... more...

  • Qualitative Analysis in the Makingby Daniella Kuzmanovic; Andreas Bandak

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    How do scholars transform qualitative data into analysis? What does making analysis imply? What happens in the space in-between data and finalized analysis is notoriously difficult to talk about. In other parts of the research process, scholars and students are aided by method books that describe the technicalities of generating, processing and sorting... more...

  • Managerial Prerogative and the Question of Control (Routledge Revivals)by John Storey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In both Marxist and non-Marxist scholarship there has been a remarkable neglect of the managerial control of labour. John Storey?s analysis of the modern labour process shows that managerial control is in fact more precarious than has been so far recorded. This book, first published in 1983, reassesses the Braverman theory of the inexorable degradation... more...

  • Researching with Feelingby Caroline Clarke; Mike Broussine; Linda Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Why should researchers be interested in their feelings and emotions as they carry out research? Emotion is what it is to exist, to be human, and is present in every sphere of our lives. All activities are infused with emotion, even those that are constructed as ?rational?, because rationality and emotionality are interpenetrated and entwined because... more...

  • Rethinking Unemployment and the Work Ethicby Andrew Dunn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book investigates unemployed people's attitudes to employment. It reviews literature, identifies gaps in research and then presents findings from several new empirical studies. more...

  • Reflexivity in Criminological Researchby Karen Lumsden; Aaron Winter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    This comprehensive collection contributes to, advances and consolidates discussions of the range of research methods in criminology through the presentation of diverse international case studies in which contributors reflect upon their experiences with powerless and powerful individuals or groups. more...

  • Motivational Dynamics in Language Learningby Zoltán Dörnyei; Peter D. MacIntyre

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This landmark volume offers a collection of conceptual papers and empirical research studies that investigate the dynamics of language learning motivation from a complex dynamic systems perspective. The contributors include some of the most well-established scholars from three continents, all addressing the question of how we can understand motivation... more...