Theory and Methods in Social Research

ISBN-10: 1849200157

ISBN-13: 9781849200158

Edition: 2nd 2011

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Description: The new edition introduces key qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and methods and seeks to draw readers into a community of researchers engaged in reflection on the research process. It also focuses on the inter-relationship between theory, research design and data analysis and argument formulation.Written by numerous of active researchers in methods/methodologies, this second edition had been expanded and updated from the first which includes:- New material from new authors- An additional chapter on Literature Reviewing- New material available online including access to journal articles- Examples of research-in-practiceThis book is for postgraduate and masters-level students. Researchers will also find it useful.

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Book details

List price: $77.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Cathy Lewin is based at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Bridget Somekh is based at Manchester Metropolitan University as well as University of Canterbury.

Acknowledgements
Contributor biographies
Foreword
Introduction
Reading, Reviewing and Reflecting
Introduction
Research in the Social Sciences
Working with Literatures
Ethical Issues in Generating Public Knowledge
Listening, Exploring the Case and Theorizing
Introduction
Ethnography
Research Diaries
Case Study
Interviewing and Focus Groups
Addressing Issues of Power and Researching for Impact
Introduction
Feminist Methodologies
Critical Race Theory and Its Use in Social Science Research
Queer Theory/Lesbian and Gay Approaches
Action Research
The Purpose, Practice and Politics of Sponsored Evaluations
Observing, Querying, Interpreting
Introduction
Grounded Theory
Understanding Phenomenology through Reverse Perspectives
Observation
Discourse Analysis
Researching Online Practices
Identity, Community and Representation
Introduction
Life History and Narrative Methods
Social Semiotics and Multimodal Texts
Communities of Practice
Activity Theory
Researching Policy
Quantitative Methods: Theories and Perspectives
Introduction
The Practice of Quantitative Methods
The Positivist Paradigm in Contemporary Social Research: The Interface of Psychology, Method and Sociocultural Theory
Understanding and Describing Quantitative Data
Differences and Relationships in Quantitative Data
An Introduction to Statistical Modelling
Quantitative Methods in Action
Introduction
Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Social Inquiry
Random Reflections on Modelling, Geography and Voting
Methodological Issues in International Comparative Assessments of Educational Progress
Evaluating Literacy Advance in the Early Years of School
Working Backwards: The Road Less Travelled in Quantitative Methodology
Researching in Postmodern Contexts
Introduction
Deconstruction
From Hermeneutics to Post-Structuralism to Psycholanalysis
From Structuralism to Post-Structuralism
Feminism/Post-Structuralism
Glossary
Index
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