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  • The Archive Projectby Niamh Moore; Andrea Salter; Liz Stanley; Maria Tamboukou

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Recent scholarship on archival research has raised questions concerning the character and impact of 'the archive' on how the traces of the past are researched, the use and analysis of different kinds of archived data, methodological approaches to the practicalities involved, and what kind of theory is drawn on and contributed to by such research.... more...

  • Research Methods in Applied Settingsby Jeffrey A. Gliner; George A. Morgan; Nancy L. Leech

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This text teaches readers how to plan, conduct, and write a research project and select and interpret data through its integrated approach to quantitative research methods. Although not a statistics book, students learn to master which technique to use when and how to analyze and interpret results, making them better consumers of research. Organized... more...

  • Action Researchby Craig A. Mertler

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 52.00 US$ 44.20

    With new topical coverage and enhanced pedagogy, the new edition demonstrates more fully the procedure of classroom-based action research, for practising educators. more...

  • Crisis and Critiqueby Rodrigo Cordero

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Fragility is a condition that inhabits the foundations of social life. It remains mostly unnoticed until something breaks and dislocates the sense of completion. In such moments of rupture, the social world reveals the stuff of which it is made and how it actually works; it opens itself to question. Based on this claim, this book reconsiders the... more...

  • Analyzing Qualitative Databy H. Russell Bernard; Amber Y. Wutich; Gery W. Ryan

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 58.00 US$ 49.30

    The fully updated Second Edition of Analyzing Qualitative Data: Systematic Approaches by H. Russell Bernard, Amber Wutich, and Gery W. Ryan presents systematic methods for analyzing qualitative data with clear and easy-to-understand steps. The first half is an overview of the basics, from choosing a topic to collecting data, and coding to finding... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodologyby Christof Wolf; Dominique Joye; Tom E. C. Smith; Yang-chih Fu

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 85.00

    With a particular focus on the complexities of cross-national, comparative survey research, explored by a team of international experts at local and national levels, this exciting new handbook provides readers with a cutting-edge resource  more...

  • Social Darwinism in American Thoughtby Richard Hofstadter

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Social Darwinism in American Thought portrays the overall influence of Darwin on American social theory and the notable battle waged among thinkers over the implications of evolutionary theory for social thought and political action. Theorists such as Herbert Spencer and William Graham Sumner adopted the idea of the struggle for existence as justification... more...

  • Groupe socialby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    L'étude des groupes sociaux situe ces derniers à un niveau intermédiaire de la réalité sociale, ou plus précisément à une position moyenne dans la série des ensembles sociaux, définis selon leur dimension, leur extension. Il s'agit, en la circonstance, d'unités d'observation restreintes qui peuvent être soumises à une investigation totale : celles... more...

  • Plurilinguismeby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Les notions de « bilinguisme » et de « plurilinguisme » restent très générales et désignent sans distinction les usages variables de deux ou de plusieurs langues par un individu, par un groupe ou par un ensemble de populations. Leur emploi ne permet pas, par exemple, de différencier les deux cas extrêmes qui peuvent se présenter sur un même territoire.... more...

  • L'inégalité des chances. La mobilité sociale dans les sociétés industrielles de Raymond Boudonby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Faisant suite, dans la production de Raymond Boudon (1934-2013), à des travaux consacrés à la place à donner aux mathématiques dans la méthodologie et l'épistémologie des sciences sociales, L?Inégalité des chances porte sur l'analyse critique de la relation existant entre le niveau de scolarisation et la mobilité sociale pour en montrer le caractère... more...