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  • Small-Scale Evaluationby Colin Robson

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 38.00

    Evaluation research can assess the value and effectiveness of interventions and innovations involving people. While this has often been on a grand scale, this book focuses on small-scale projects carried out by an individual or small group, typically lasting for weeks or at most a few months, at a local rather than national level. Using limited jargon... more...

  • Managing Applied Social Researchby Darlene F. Russ-Eft; Catherine M. Sleezer; Gregory Sampson Gruener; Laura C. Leviton

    Wiley 2017; US$ 56.00 US$ 50.40

    Essential management guidance for real-world applied research projects Managing Applied Social Research equips you with the skills, strategies, and knowledge you need to effectively manage research projects. Written by a team of nationally-known researchers, this book covers the systematic management of applied social research studies from 'soup... more...

  • Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Researchby John W. Creswell; Vicki L. Plano Clark

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 56.00

    Combining the latest thinking in the field with practical, step-by-step guidance, the Third Edition   of John W. Creswell and Vicki L. Plano Clark’s   Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research   now covers seven mixed methods designs with accompanying journal articles illustrating each design. The authors walk readers through the... more...

  • Being Ethnographicby Raymond Madden

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 30.00

    Being Ethnographic is an essential introductory guidebook to the methods and applications of doing fieldwork in real-world settings. It discusses the future of ethnography, explores how we understand identity, and sets out the role of technology in a global, networked society. Driven by classic and anecdotal case studies, Being Ethnographic highlights... more...

  • Participatory Visual Methodologiesby Claudia Mitchell; Naydene De Lange; Relebohile Moletsane

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 30.00

    A guide to how participatory visual methods and arts-based methods can influence social change and make a significant contribution to policy dialogue. more...

  • Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understandingby Deborah Court

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understanding: Conducting Qualitative Research in Multicultural Settings makes an important contribution to the fields of multiculturalism and qualitative research methods. The first section of the book is a textbook on qualitative methodology. Beginning with a sketch of the historical roots of qualitative... more...

  • Braving the Wildernessby Brené Brown

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 17.48

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A timely and important new book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of  Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection “True belonging doesn’t require us to change who we are.... more...

  • Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Managementby David E. McNabb

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 89.95

    Now in a thoroughly revised and refreshed fourth edition, Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management is beloved by students and professors alike for its exceptional clarity and accessibility and plentiful illustrations. This new edition integrates quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches, as well as specific... more...

  • Social dilemmas, institutions, and the evolution of cooperationby Ben Jann; Wojtek Przepiorka

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2017; US$ 114.99

    The question of how cooperation and social order can evolve from a Hobbesian state of nature of a “war of all against all” has always been at the core of social scientific inquiry. Social dilemmas are the main analytical paradigm used by social scientists to explain competition, cooperation, and conflict in human groups. The formal analysis of social... more...

  • Designing Experiments and Analyzing Databy Scott E. Maxwell; Harold D. Delaney; Ken Kelley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 125.00

    Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data: A Model Comparison Perspective (3 rd edition) offers an integrative conceptual framework for understanding experimental design and data analysis. Maxwell, Delaney, and Kelley first apply fundamental principles to simple experimental designs followed by an application of the same principles to more complicated... more...