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Interpreting Qualitative Data 4ed

Paperback, 01/11/2011, £28.99
In this exciting and major update of his bestselling, benchmark text, David Silverman takes the reader through the basics of gathering and analysing qualitative data

Sampling and Choosing Cases in Qualitative Research: A Realist Approach

Paperback, 12/10/2013, £26.99
Helping students to become familiar with various sampling techniques and how to make empirical and theoretical claims from the cases they choose, this text introduces widely used sampling methodologies and identifies key theoretical assumptions

Doing Postgraduate Research 2ed

Paperback, 18/07/2006, £22.99
Shows you how to undertake your research better, quicker, and with as little hassle as possible. This book offers a comprehensive guide to better research practice and is fully compliant with research training requirements. It will also help you to acquire research methods skills as you proceed through your Masters or PhD programme.

Event History and Survival Analysis 2ed

Paperback, 13/05/2014, £11.99
Drawing on recent "event history" analytical methods from biostatistics, engineering and sociology, this book explains how longitudinal data can be used to study the causes of deaths, crimes, wars, and many other human-related events.

Science of Evaluation: A Realist Manifesto

Paperback, 18/02/2013, £28.99
Always engaging and relentlessly pushing the boundaries, this is a must-read from a pioneer in realist research.

Doing Narrative Research 2ed

Paperback, 22/07/2013, £28.99
Acting as a practical and theoretical guide to doing narrative research, this book considers issues such as reflexivity, interpretation and the research context, helping readers to gain a well-rounded view of narrative methods research

Constructing Research Questions: Doing Interesting Research

Paperback, 18/02/2013, £25.99
The authors develop a methodology for identifying and challenging assumptions underlying existing theories and generating research questions, using examples from across the social sciences.

Digital Tools for Qualitative Research

Paperback, 10/12/2013, £26.99
Covering the use of technology to support enquiry at every phase of the qualitative research process, this key new text guides students in understanding how technology tools can be used effectively

Researching Organizations: The Practice of Organizational Fieldwork

Paperback, 04/02/2014, £28.99
Identifying the practicalities and key challenges of carrying out organisational research, this important new book introduces students across disciplines to all that is involved with this type of fieldwork

Working with Written Discourse

Paperback, 10/03/2014, £24.99
Addressing the practicalities of research, and embracing the complexity and variety of written forms of language, this book helps readers with practical and conceptual tools to ask questions about written discourse, and to analyse the huge variety of texts that make up our linguistic landscape.

Studying and Researching with Social Media

Paperback, 13/06/2014, £19.99
This practical book is a one-stop shop for anyone wanting - or needing - to integrate social media tools into their studies and research. Megan Poore shares the secrets of how to harness the power of social media tools to improve academic productivity.

Research Methodology

Paperback, 14/01/2014, £29.99
This fourth edition continues to make the research project process a manageable feat for those new to research, and will be instrumental in helping students learn how to apply research methodology to their own work

Advanced Qualitative Research

Paperback, 18/05/2015, £27.99
Helping researchers progress to doing more complex qualitative research, this book is grounded in theory and takes the reader beyond a 'tick box' approach to methods

Introduction to Exponential Random Graph Modeling

Paperback, 18/02/2014, £24.99
Explaining the techniques and applications of exponential random graph modeling (ERGM) for social scientists, this is a uniquely sophisticated volume for examining social systems.

InterViews: Learning the Craft of Qualitative Research Interviewing 3ed

Paperback, 22/05/2014, £51.00
This book invites the reader on a journey through the landscape of interview research, by outlining paths that learners may follow on the way to their research goals, and providing conceptual aids and toolboxes that facilitate learning the craft of interviewing.

Interpretive Autoethnography

Paperback, 21/01/2014, £18.99
In this book, Norman Denzin combines one of the oldest techniques in the social sciences with one of the newest.

Method Meets Art: Arts-Based Research Practice

Paperback, 10/02/2015, £30.99
"This book presents the first comprehensive introduction to arts-based research (ABR) practices, which scholars in multiple disciplines are fruitfully using to reveal information and represent experiences that traditional methods cannot capture. Each of the six major ABR genres/m-/narrative inquiry, poetry, music, performance, dance, and visual art/m-/is covered in chapters that introduce key concepts and tools and present an exemplary research article by a leading ABR practitioner. Patricia Leavy discusses the kinds of research questions these innovative approaches can address and offers practical guidance for applying them in all phases of a research project, from design and data collection to analysis, interpretation, representation, and evaluation. Chapters include checklists to guide methodological decision making, discussion questions, and recommended print and online resources"--

Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers 3ed

Paperback, 12/11/2015, £27.99
Systematically introducing readers to over 30 coding techniques, this new edition is now supported by a brand new website with links to videos, example of approaches in action and downloadable transcripts with which to practice, making this book indispensable for all those doing qualitative research.

How to Conduct Surveys: A Step-by-Step Guide

Paperback, 02/03/2016, £29.99
With new coverage of topics including validity and reporting, margin of error, surveys involving children, and international surveys, this Sixth Edition continues to provide readers with all the guidance they need to develop their own rigorous surveys

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 7ed

Paperback, 15/01/2009, £18.50

Successful Qualitative Research

Paperback, 22/03/2013, £29.99
This accessible, practical 'how to' guide provides students with a step-by-step toolkit of the why, when and how of qualitative methods, for anyone studying qualitative research or doing a research project.

Multilevel Analysis: An Introduction to Basic and Advanced Multilevel Modeling 2ed

Paperback, 04/11/2011, £29.99
The classic text in multilevel analysis, dealing with everything you need to know, has been hugely revised and added to and is supported by all the software. A must-have for modellers.

Doing Q Methodological Research: Theory, Method & Interpretation

Paperback, 19/03/2012, £25.99
A thorough and intelligent intro to the theory and method of Q from big name authors in a market where there is little competition.

Qualitative Content Analysis in Practice

Paperback, 21/02/2012, £28.99
The first book on the market giving step-by-step guidance to students on how to do qualitative content analysis.

Presenting Your Research: Conferences, Symposiums, Poster Presentations and Beyond

Paperback, 21/03/2014, £19.99
Tackling all the obstacles that are associated with presenting research, this handy guide will help students successfully and productively present relevant and engaging material.

Qualitative Data Analysis with ATLAS.ti 2ed

Paperback, 20/03/2014, £27.99
The first book to provide step-by-step guidance on using ATLAS.ti as part of a research project has now been updated to include advice on preparing data, setting up a new project in version 7 of ATLAS.ti, developing a coding system, asking questions, finding answers and preparing results.

Introducing Research Methodology

Paperback, 16/03/2015, £26.99
Provides the fundamental data collection and analysis skills that first time researchers need, as well as a good understanding of the research process as a whole.

Writing and Doing Action Research

Paperback, 11/11/2014, £24.99
The chapters in this book develop a working framework and contain worked examples and exercises to make sure that readers get the best results from their research and are fully versed in all the practical aspects of doing action research.

Doing Conversation, Discourse and Document Analysis

Paperback, 05/03/2008, £25.99
Introducing the theory and practice of conversation, discourse and document analysis, this text demonstrates the usefulness of these methods in addressing key questions in the social sciences. It also provides an overview of the particular challenges involved in collecting and analysing data from these sources.

Narrative Inquiry: Experience and Story in Qualitative Research

Paperback, 03/09/2004, £21.99
Shows how narrative inquiry can be used in educational and social science research. Tracing the origins of narrative inquiry in the social sciences, this book offer practical ideas for conducting fieldwork, composing field notes, and conveying research results. It also includes stories and examples that reveal a range of narrative methods.

Doing a Successful Research Project: Using Qualitative or Quantitative Methods

Paperback, 11/03/2014, £23.99
Doing a Successful Research Project 2e gives students the knowledge, self-discipline and confidence to carry out their first research project. Describing processes, tools and strategies in a simple, succinct way, it guides the reader carefully through the planning and design stages, to implementation, analysis and completion.

Systematic Approaches to a Successful Literature Review

Paperback, 10/05/2016, £26.99
A technologically up-to-date and accessible introductory guide to doing literature reviews systematically.

Handbook of Autoethnography

Paperback, 30/03/2015, £43.99
The definitive reference volume on the research methods, practices, and issues related to autoethnographic research and writing.

Paramedic's Guide to Research

Paperback, 01/11/2011, £25.99
Suitable for student and qualified paramedics looking to understand the key elements of research, and what it means for their profession, this guide to the sometimes daunting world of research and evidence-based practice helps you get to grips with the nature of paramedic research and how it works in practice.

Succeeding with Your Literature Review: A handbook for students

Paperback, 01/02/2012, £19.99
This book provides practical guidance on processes of researching a range of relevant literature on a subject, planning and writing a literature review.

How to Survive Your Viva: Defending a Thesis in an Oral Examination 3ed

Paperback, 01/03/2015, £23.99
A concise, practical introduction that equips students with the skills they need to defend their thesis or dissertation.

Developing Research Proposals

Paperback, 20/01/2012, £18.99
A no-nonsense, entertaining guide to developing successful research proposals and grant applications from an author team with the inside track on what works.

Literature Review: A Step-by-Step Guide for Students 2ed

Paperback, 23/07/2012, £22.99
The complete guide to doing a literature search and review also contains a wealth of features to calm students overwhelmed at the prospect of doing their dissertation or thesis

Doing Your Literature Review: Traditional and Systematic Techniques

Paperback, 28/02/2011, £24.99
Guiding students through the process of writing both traditional and systematic literature reviews, this book tackles an area that is an integral part of doing research, yet is often overlooked by other methods texts.

Practical Research: Planning and Design

Paperback, 12/11/2015, £42.99



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