Social research & statistics

    Theoretical Scholarship and Applied Practice

    Hardback £68.76

    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.

    Applied Multivariate Research

    By Lawrence S Meyers

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    Provides full coverage of the wide range of multivariate topics that graduate students across the social and behavioral sciences encounter, using a conceptual, non-mathematical, approach.

    Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies

    By Michelle Phillips Buchberger

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    Provides a comprehensive introduction to interdisciplinary studies with an approach that is succinct, conceptual, and practical.

    Research with Children

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    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...

    Measuring Health: A Review of Subjective Health, Well-being

    By Ann Bowling

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    This textbook is an invaluable comprehensive guide to all of the major measures of health and quality of life.

    Field Experiments in Political Science and Public Policy

    By Peter John

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    Field experiments -- randomized controlled trials -- have become ever more popular in political science, as well as in other disciplines, such as economics, social policy and development. Policy-makers have also increasingly used randomization to evaluate public policies, designing trials of tax reminders, welfare policies and international aid programs to...

    Social Research: Paradigms in Action

    By Norman Blaikie

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    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...

    Methods for Social Theory

    By Jan Ch. Karlsson

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    This book constitutes a practical guide to the important skills of both theorizing and writing in social scientific scholarship, focusing on the importance of identifying relations between concepts that are useful for explaining social entities and of producing a text that convincingly advances the theory that has been constructed. Taking...

    Introductory Statistics Using SPSS

    By Herschel E. Knapp

    Paperback £63.26

    Shows students how to properly select, process, and interpret statistics without heavy emphasis on theory, formula derivations, or abstract mathematical concepts

    Quantitative Research Methods for Social Work: Making Social Work Count

    By Jonathan Scourfield

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    Quantitative research makes a very important contribution to both understanding and responding effectively to the problems that social work service users face.

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