Social research & statistics

    Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

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    This collection reframes the debate around Islam and women's rights within a broader comparative literature that examines the complex and contingent historical relationships between religion, secularism, democracy, law, and gender equality.

    Situational Analysis: Grounded Theory After the Interpretive Turn

    By Adele E. Clarke

    Paperback £51.86

    The Second Edition offers an innovative extension of grounded theory useful in qualitative research projects that draws on interviews, observations, and visual, narrative, and historical discourse materials. To engage the dense complexities of real world situations, Situational Analysis SA braids together Strauss's ecological social worlds/arenas theory, Foucault's discourse analysis, and...

    Small-Scale Evaluation

    By Colin Robson

    Paperback £27.80

    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...

    Introduction to Data Science for Social and Policy Research

    By Jose K. Manuel

    Paperback £26.11

    Real-world data sets are messy and complicated. This book shows students in social science and public management how to prepare these data sets for analysis, with detailed, step-by-step instructions. R and Python code is introduced gradually, providing readers with the tools they need to work with real data.

    Pocket World in Figures 2018

    By The Economist

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    For more than 25 years, Pocket World in Figures has been informing and entertaining readers around the world with its blend of the serious, the quirky and the downright surprising. Where else would you find out, in a single volume, that 98% of Suriname is forest, that Switzerland sells the...

    Outside the Box: A Statistical Journey through the History of Football

    By Duncan Alexander

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    Using the archives of OptaJoe and never-before-seen data, we discover why Liverpool have gone 27 years without winning a league title and why Lionel Messi is the best player in the game's history.

    Quantum Methods In Social Science: A First Course

    By Emmanuel Haven

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    Shown here is how basic concepts of physics can be used to improve models in finance, economics, psychology and biology. Readers are introduced to how physical theory can inform non-physical phenomena in the social sciences, thereby improving decision making and modeling capabilities in research-based and professional settings.Consisting of three parts,...

    Developing Research Questions

    By Patrick White

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    White - Developing Research Questions 2e This no fuss, compact guide steers Social Science students of all levels through the complex process of conducting a research project.

    Analysis of Repeated Measures Data

    By M. Ataharul Islam

    Hardback £58.45

    This book presents a broad range of statistical techniques to address emerging needs in the field of repeated measures. It also provides a comprehensive overview of extensions of generalized linear models for the bivariate exponential family of distributions, which represent a new development in analysing repeated measures data. The demand...

    Using Randomised Controlled Trials in Education

    By Sarah Miller

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    Drawing on their own extensive experience of running RCTs, this book provides a thorough, practical introduction to the use of RCTs in education. It also examines the controversial aspects of Randomised Controlled Trials RCT in education and sets out the potential and pitfalls of the method.

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