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Qualitative Networks: Mixed methods in sociological research

Qualitative Networks: Mixed methods in sociological research

Elisa Bellotti
October 08, 2015

How do we interact with people in our everyday life? Who are the people we are connected to? What are the consequences of overlapping social circles and how people deal with the potential emerging conflicts? What are the structural and cultural mechanisms that regulate social worlds? Network...

Surveys In Social Research

Surveys In Social Research

David De Vaus, David de Vaus
November 18, 2013

David de Vaus' classic text Surveys in Social Research provides clear advice on how to plan, conduct and analyse social surveys. It emphasises the links between theory and research, the logic and interpretation of statistics and the practices of social research. This sixth edition has been...

Contemporary Critical Theory and Methodology

Contemporary Critical Theory and Methodology

Piet Strydom
August 08, 2013

Contemporary critical theory’s methodology is currently taking shape under the impact both of transformative internal develops within the discipline, and of external pressures and incentives arising from a series of international debates. In this book, Piet Strydom presents a groundbreaking...

Models in Statistical Social Research

Models in Statistical Social Research

G¨otz Rohwer
February 21, 2012

Models in Statistical Social Research provides a comprehensive insight of models used in statistical social research based on statistical data and methods. While traditionally understood statistical models relate to data generating processes which presuppose facts, this book focuses on analytical...

The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009: Charting the Globe

The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009: Charting the Globe

Max Haller, Roger Jowell, Tom W Smith
January 31, 2012

The social sciences rely more on the comparative method than on experimental data mainly because the latter is difficult to acquire amongst human populations. The International Social Survey Programme has played a pioneering role in creating and sustaining methodologically-sophisticated mass...

Statistical Modelling for Social Researchers: Principles and Practice

Statistical Modelling for Social Researchers: Principles and Practice

Roger Tarling
September 12, 2008

This book explains the principles and theory of statistical modelling in an intelligible way for the non-mathematical social scientist looking to apply statistical modelling techniques in research. The book also serves as an introduction for those wishing to develop more detailed knowledge and...

Managing Social Research: A Practical Guide

Managing Social Research: A Practical Guide

Roger Tarling
November 17, 2005

An essential tool for those planning to undertake social research, this exceptional book tackles many of the specific concerns and issues that arise.  A well structured text, it offers a comprehensive introduction to a range of important areas in project management, including:...

Researching Race and Racism

Researching Race and Racism

Martin Bulmer, John Solomos
May 27, 2004

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...

An Introduction to Longitudinal Research

An Introduction to Longitudinal Research

Elisabetta Ruspini
May 23, 2002

One of the major changes in the social science research landscape in recent years has been the introduction of computerised panel surveys in Europe and the US which make longitudinal data widely available to graduate students for the first time. Elisabetta Ruspini here provides a concise yet...

African-Americans and Non-Agricultural Labor in the South 1865-1900

African-Americans and Non-Agricultural Labor in the South 1865-1900

Donald G. Nieman
February 01, 1994

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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