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This introductory textbook provides an inexpensive, brief overview of statistics to help readers gain a better understanding of how statistics work and how to interpret them correctly. Each chapter describes a different statistical technique, ranging from basic concepts like central tendency and describing distributions to more advanced concepts such as...
With a particular focus on the complexities of cross-national, comparative survey research, explored by a team of international experts at local and national levels, this exciting new handbook provides readers with a cutting-edge resource.
Critical Event Studies is a growing field, not just within event management and event studies, but across the traditional and digital social sciences. Each chapter uses one or more case examples to present and discuss different methodological approaches applicable to research within critical event studies.
Ideal material for private study or revision, this accessible volume will be required reading for anyone collecting, analyzing and presenting a range of data. It is particularly relevant to the task of planning sample data collection such as customer surveys.
By Joey Sprague
The second edition features the latest critical scholarship and fresh examples, while providing an excellent overview of both quantitative and qualitative methods. Showing the links between methodology and epistemology, the book highlights the power of research to make a difference and offers practical suggestions for researchers across disciplines.
Illustrated with carefully selected and edited research articles from the leading journals in the field, this book helps to teach research design and techniques within the context of criminology and criminal justice issues of interest to students and the field.
The Indian manufacturing sector has undergone comprehensive reforms since 1991. In spite of rapid rates of economic growth since the reforms, the informal sector has been a persistent phenomenon in India, leading to significant policy concerns on the lack of inclusivity of economic growth. This book assesses how informal manufacturing...
Introducing Social Research Methods: Essentials for Getting the Edge is a concise and student-friendly introduction to research methods that uses examples from around the world to illustrate the centrality of social science research in our everyday lives.
Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods
The Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research is intended to aid the community-oriented researcher in learning about and applying cutting-edge quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches.