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A Journey Through Qualitative Research: From Design to Reporting

Paperback, 27/02/2018, £33.99
£30.59
A hands-on, start-to-finish guide to qualitative research, showcasing the complexities and interrelationships of different methods and strategies, taking a flexible, cyclical view of research, rather than a linear one.

Investigative Research: Theory and Practice

Paperback, 27/02/2018, £34.99
£31.49
With its unique modelling and mapping of social processes, investigative research offers an alternative approach to social research. This book guides you through the theoretical grounding and rules you need to effectively combine the evidence-based explanations of social behaviour and distinctive strategies of data collection associated with investigative research.

Data Analysis for the Social Sciences: Integrating Theory and Practice

Paperback, 30/01/2018, £42.99
£38.69
Packed with global, interdisciplinary examples that ground statistical theory and concepts in real-world situations, it shows students not only how to apply newfound knowledge using IBM SPSS Statistics, but also why they would want to - all supported by lots of visuals, interactive demonstrations, author videos, and practice datasets.

Doing Visual Analysis: From Theory to Practice

Paperback, 05/02/2018, £32.99
£29.69
This text provides a concrete set of tools to research and analyse a wide range of visual data, showing students how to apply the right mix of methods to their own research projects and equipping them with the skills to break down and analyse contemporary visual communication.

Qualitative Research Practice: A Guide for Social Science Students and Researchers

17/01/2018, £38.99
£35.09
A qualitative research book for the 'doers', this text provides really practical coverage for those that are undertaking research in real-world contexts.

Understanding Research in the Digital Age

Paperback, 06/03/2018, £35.99
£32.39
A guide to understanding digital research from both a conceptual and practical perspective, helping the reader to make sense of the issues, challenges and opportunities of social science research in the digital age.

Research Methods And Statistics

Paperback, 20/08/2010, £15.99
£14.39
Whether it's designing a study, conducting an experiment, or analyzing the results, research methods are an integral part of Psychology. In this student-friendly introduction, Walker covers the different types of study, quantitative data, statistics and ethics. This book is the perfect tool to help build students' confidence in this vital area.

Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples

Paperback, 20/05/2021, £19.99
£17.99
Linda Tuhiwai Smith's landmark work on decolonial and indigenous research, thoroughly revised and updated.

Doing Your Research Project with Documents: A Step-By-Step Guide to Take You from Start to Finish

Paperback, 15/03/2022, £21.99
£19.79
Encouraging critical consideration of research design, the book guides readers step-by-step through the process of planning and undertaking a research project based on documentary analysis. It covers selecting a research topic and sample through to analysing and writing up the data.

Handbook of Autoethnography

Paperback, 22/07/2021, £52.99
£47.69
The second edition of the award-winning Handbook of Autoethnography is a thematically organized volume that contextualizes contemporary practices of autoethnography and examines how the field has developed since the publication of the first edition in 2013.

The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers

Paperback, 01/03/2021, £32.99
£29.69
This invaluable manual from world-renowned expert Johnny Saldana illuminates the process of qualitative coding and provides clear, insightful guidance for qualitative researchers at all levels.

Create Your Research Poster

Paperback, 24/05/2021, £6.99
£6.29
A Super Quick guide to translating your research into an effective, well-designed poster for any kind of assessment.

Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism 2ed

Paperback, 31/07/2017, £7.99
£7.19
This guide explains why referencing is an essential part of good writing, and shows how to do it. It explains what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. With clear explanations and examples, this handy easy-to-read guide has engaging illustrations and an informal style.

Doing Research 2ed

Paperback, 31/07/2017, £7.99
£7.19
This concise guide equips undergraduate students from all disciplines with the basic knowledge for doing research. Providing direct, practical advice, this second edition covers planning, groundwork, research design, fieldwork, analysis and writing up.

Research Methods: Concepts and Connections 2ed

Hardback, 07/02/2017, £60.99
£54.89
With over two decades of classroom experience, Michael Passer knows how to guide students through the ins and outs of research methods in ways they can actually understand and put into practice.

How To Do Your Research Project: A Guide For Students 3ed

Paperback, 26/05/2017, £25.99
£23.39
The Third Edition of this bestselling title continues to lead the way as an essential guide for anyone undertaking a research project in the applied social sciences.

Research Companion: Practical Guide for the Social and Health Sciences

7, 30/06/2005, £29.99
£26.99
Covers from setting up a study through to presenting findings, with sections on all the basic tasks central to any research project, including: Planning research; Researcher and participant safety; Monitoring research in progress; and Research ethics. A website which includes a users' message board and other materials accompanies this book.

New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Paperback, 23/11/2017, £21.99
£19.79
This book is a guide for junior researchers, and a manifesto for senior researchers and policy makers about how to update policies to respond to the immense challenges of our times. The guiding principles are to combine applied and basic research in ways that use the methods of science, engineering, and design.

Research and evaluation for busy students and practitioners: A time saving guide 2ed

Paperback, 11/04/2017, £26.99
£24.29
Research co-exists with many other tasks and commitments, yet there is more need for people to save time than ever before. Brilliantly attuned to the demands placed on researchers, this 'tutor in a book' considers how students, academics and professionals can save time and stress without compromising the quality or outcomes of their research.

Research Interview: Reflective Practice and Reflexivity in Research Processes

Paperback, 13/03/2016, £54.99
£49.49
Research and Qualitative Interviews brings into focus the decisions that the interviewer faces by taking a data-led approach in order to open up choices and decisions in the process of planning for, managing, analysing and representing interviews. Overall, this book encourages reflective thinking about the use of research interviews.

Handbook of Research Methods on Intuition

Paperback, 29/01/2016, £34.00
£30.60
How does one go about studying intuition - a complex, cross-disciplinary field, which is still developing? How can intuition be captured in situ? How can a researcher harness their own intuition? This book uses method-related themes to help answer these questions and explore innovative developments in intuition research.

Doing Qualitative Research Differently: A Psychosocial Approach

Paperback, 12/11/2012, £38.99
£35.09
Over ten years on, Hollway and Jefferson have updated their groundbreaking book for those looking to do qualitative research differently.

Doing a Systematic Review: A Student's Guide 2ed

Paperback, 25/10/2017, £29.99
£26.99
Structured around 10 key steps to complete the systematic review process, the new edition of the bestseller is the perfect guide to using the technique in a research project.

Your Guide to Successful Postgraduate Study

Paperback, 14/04/2018, £22.99
£20.69
Not quite sure how to raise your standards from undergrad level to post-grad level? This book suggests strategies and methods for making sure you meet the standards expected of postgraduate study.

How to Be a Happy Academic: A Guide to Being Effective in Research, Writing and Teaching

Paperback, 14/04/2018, £24.99
£22.49
A positive and practical guide that shows you how to succeed in academia, helping you hone your skills in teaching and research as well as building softer skills like interpersonal development.

Research Question: Little Quick Fix

Paperback, 14/08/2018, £6.99
£6.29
Zina O'Leary's Research Question Little Quick Fix teaches students how to find their interest, hone it to a topic, and turn it into a research question that is relevant, interesting and researchable.

Research Proposal: Little Quick Fix

Paperback, 11/08/2018, £6.99
£6.29
Zina O'Leary's Research Proposal Little Quick Fix gives you a clever, beautiful workbook packed with real life examples to keep you on track. Use it to: work through guided exercises; understand the elements of the proposal; and, put them together thoughtfully to create your very own research proposal - fast.

Understand Probability: Little Quick Fix

Paperback, 29/07/2018, £6.99
£6.29
The Little Quick Fix to Understanding Probability breaks it down step by step with crystal clear examples and exercises from one of the leading quantitative teachers in the UK. All you need is an hour and you'll finally get it. Once it clicks into place, you can nail that section of your exam.

Identify Your Variables: Little Quick Fix

Paperback, 29/07/2018, £6.99
£6.29
The Little Quick Fix on how to Identify Your Variables unlocks the gate to simple data analysis for any stats course. Packed with lively examples it shows students what variables are and why looking for relationships between them is so interesting, and so powerful...

Know Your Numbers: Little Quick Fix

Paperback, 29/07/2018, £7.99
£7.19
The Know Your Numbers Little Quick Fix teaches students easy ways to nail the basic numbers, but also why it's important. Relationships between numbers is what underpins all quantitative research. This LQF teaches them why it's fun, and powerful, and definitely not scary, to see the world in numbers.

Doing Ethical Research

Paperback, 07/12/2012, £31.99
£28.79
Understanding and correctly applying ethics is an essential part of any research project. Students and researchers often struggle with knowing how and when to consider ethical issues and what to do when things don't go to plan. With examples throughout, this book is a practical guide to navigating the difficulties of this hugely important area.

Present Your Research: Little Quick Fix

Paperback, 29/12/2018, £6.99
£6.29
Presentations are increasingly a key assessment of student research and projects, and are one of the core employability skills. Zina O'Leary's Fix shows students how to nail them.

Real World Research 4ed

Paperback, 18/12/2015, £39.99
£35.99
Real World Research provides a clear route-map of the various steps needed to carry out a piece of applied research to a high professional standard. It is accessible to those without a social science background while providing rigorous and fully up-to-date coverage of contemporary issues and debates.

Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies

Hardback, 26/06/2008, £155.00
£139.50
Built on the foundation of their landmark Handbook of Qualitative Research, it extends beyond the investigation of qualitative inquiry itself to explore the indigenous and non-indigenous voices that inform research, policy, politics, and social justice.

Action Research Planner: Doing Critical Participatory Action Research

Paperback, 18/09/2016, £49.99
£44.99
This fully-updated and re-imagined version of the classic book offers a detailed outline for developing an action research project, focused specifically on Critical Participatory Action Research. Elaborates a new view of 'participation' and of 'practice.'

Handbook of Arts-Based Research

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £37.99
£34.19

Foundations of Research 3ed

Paperback, 01/11/2018, £25.99
£23.39
Fully revised for the third edition, this popular text provides an advanced yet accessible introduction to the tools, terminology and research perspectives that students need to know in order to engage in academic debate and successfully complete research-based assignments.

Critical Theory and Methodology

Paperback, 04/08/1994, £77.00
£69.30

Autoethnography as Method

Paperback, 15/03/2008, £34.99
£31.49
Guides the reader through the process of conducting and producing an autoethnographic study through the understanding of self, other, and culture. This book offers various techniques for gathering data on the self and shows how to transform this information into a study that looks for the connection with others present in a diverse world.

Contemporary Critical Theory and Methodology

Paperback, 08/08/2013, £46.99
£42.29

Palgrave Handbook of Critical Theory

Hardback, 22/01/2017, £199.99
£90.00
This handbook is the only major survey of critical theory from philosophical, political, sociological, psychological and historical vantage points.

Writing a Science PhD

Paperback, 06/05/2019, £23.99
£21.59
This practical guide will help scientific researchers navigate the core stages of their PhD writing journey, from refining their research question to structuring, editing and proofreading their thesis.

Good Research Guide: For Small-Scale Social Research Projects 6ed

Paperback, 16/06/2017, £25.99
£23.39
The Good Research Guide is a best-selling introductory book on the basics of social research.

Student's Guide to Research Ethics 2ed

Paperback, 01/03/2010, £24.99
£22.49
This reader-friendly book examines the ethical issues and questions that occur in university and professional research and will help both beginning and experienced researchers to identify ethical issues when they are conducting research.

Social Research Methodology: A Critical Introduction 2ed

Paperback, 25/04/2008, £39.99
£35.99
Today's students of social science must understand a variety of research methods. This new edition fully explores the logic of research, whilst aiding a critical understanding of practical, evidence based work. With new chapters, an original framework and updated examples, this book continues to be a primary resource for undergraduates.
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