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By Kosuke Imai
An introductory textbook on data analysis and statistics written especially for students in the social sciences and allied fields Quantitative analysis is an increasingly essential skill for social science research, yet students in the social sciences and related areas typically receive little training in it--or if they do, they usually...
By John Scott
With a new chapter on social media, new worked examples and better addressing the needs of the newcomer whilst still remaining authoritative, this fourth edition continues to be an invaluable resource in introducing readers to the theories and techniques of social network analysis.
Leading international scholars are brought together to present readers with an exploration into the full diversity of the field of spatial media including technologies, spatial data, and consequences
Academics across the globe are being urged by universities and research councils to do research that impacts the world beyond academia. The contributions to this collection advance our understanding of the ethics, values, opportunities and challenges that emerge in making of engaged and interdisciplinary scholarship.
The entirely revised third edition of Research with Children forms a unique resource book on the methodology of childhood research with a core emphasis on theory driven practices. As in the previous two editions, this edition presents particular standpoints in the field, whilst also reflecting the latest developments in the...
By Ann Bowling
This textbook is an invaluable comprehensive guide to all of the major measures of health and quality of life.
This unique book explains the central role that research paradigms play in the design and conduct of social research. The authors argue that social research should not just describe or confirm a social problem but should seek to find an explanation for it and to do so requires research with...