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  1. Dangerous Fieldwork

    Dangerous Fieldwork

    Raymond M. Lee

    (1995)

    Researchers sometimes work in settings which are potentially dangerous to their health and safety. For example, they can be vulnerable to violent confrontation, verbal abuse or infectious diseases. This volume explores the contexts, settings and situations which pose high physical ris...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983839

    Tags: Fieldwork , Ethnography , Safety , Qualitative research , Conflict

  2. Data Analysis

    Data Analysis

    Michael S. Lewis-Beck

    (1995)

    This accessible introduction to data analysis focuses on the interpretation of statistical results, in particular those which come from nonexperimental social research. It will provide social science researchers with the tools necessary to...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983846

    Tags: Quantitative data analysis , Statistical significance , Data analysis

  3. Handbook of Data Analysis

    Handbook of Data Analysis

    Melissa Hardy & Alan Bryman

    (2004)

    This book provides an excellent reference guide to basic theoretical arguments, practical quantitative techniques and the methodologies that the majority of social science researchers are likely to require for postgraduate study and beyond. Diagrams and tables are us...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781848608184

  4. Data Analysis Using SAS®

    Data Analysis Using SAS®

    C. Y. Joanne Peng

    (2009)

    Comprising 22 reading from both academic journals and books, this text presents the best examples of research methodology in contemporary and classic sociology. The editors organized the readings according to the logic of a research projec...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452230146

    Tags: Computer programmes , Statistical packages , Quantitative data analysis , Quantitative research

  5. Data Analysis Using SPSS for Window Version 8 to 10

    Data Analysis Using SPSS for Window Version 8 to 10

    Jeremy J. Foster

    (1998)

    This book is designed to teach beginners how to use SPSS for Windows, the most widely used computer package for analysing quantitative data. Written in a clear, readable and non-technical style the author explains the basics of SPSS ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208796

    Tags: Quantitative data analysis

  6. Data Collection and Analysis, Second Edition

    Data Collection and Analysis, Second Edition

    Roger Sapsford & Victor Jupp

    (2006)

    In simple and non-technical terms, the Second Edition of Data Collection and Analysis illustrates a wide range of techniques and approaches used in social research projects. Always accessible and engaging, this comprehensive text ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208802

    Tags: Quantitative data analysis , Quantitative research , Analysis , Qualitative research , Qualitative data analysis

  7. Data Collection and Analysis : A Practical Guide

    Data Collection and Analysis : A Practical Guide

    Magda Stouthamer-Loeber & Welmoet Bok van Kammen

    (1995)

    This indispensable tool for proposal writers, research students and project coordinators involved in large-scale data collection offers practical information on managing research projects. The book places emphasis on: applying good standards for data collection and processing; plannin...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983853

    Tags: Database , Experiments

  8. Data Theory and Dimensional Analysis

    Data Theory and Dimensional Analysis

    William G. Jacoby

    (1991)

    By examining some of the basic scaling questions, such as the importance of measurement levels, the kinds of variables needed for Likert or Guttman scales and when to use multidimensional scaling versus factor analysis, Jacoby ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983860

    Tags: Measurement , Scaling , Quantitative data analysis , Data analysis

  9. Delivering Results in Qualitative Market Research

    Delivering Results in Qualitative Market Research

    Geraldine Lillis

    (2002)

    Qualitative Market Research is a landmark publishing event. The seven volumes provide, for the first time, complete coverage of qualitative market research practice, written by experienced practitioners, for both a commercial and academic audience. The set fills two important market g...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208819

    Tags: Marketing research , Qualitative research

  10. Designing and Managing Your Research Project: Core Skills for Social and Health Research

    Designing and Managing Your Research Project: Core Skills for Social and Health Research

    David R. Thomas & Ian D. Hodges

    (2010)

    Emerging researchers need a range of specific skills to plan and successfully complete their research projects. While there are multiple books available on methods, there is much less information on the key skills needed to complete a project. Designing a...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446289044

  11. Designing Qualitative Research

    Designing Qualitative Research

    Uwe Flick

    (2007)

    Providing a comprehensive guide to devising an effective research design, Uwe Flick discusses each stage of the process of designing qualitative research in detail, including formulating a research design, selecting an appropriate ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208826

    Tags: Research design , Qualitative research

  12. Designing Social Research: A Guide for the Bewildered

    Designing Social Research: A Guide for the Bewildered

    Ian Greener

    (2011)

    Using everyday jargon-free language, Designing Social Research guides you through the jungle of setting up a research study. Ian Greener provides guidance on how to practically plan your research and helps you to understand the underpinning methodological principles that should inform...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446287934

  13. Designing Surveys, Second Edition

    Designing Surveys, Second Edition

    Ronald Czaja & Johnny Blair

    (2005)

    points, the goal of which is to make optimum use of resources that are typically very limited, while ensuring that the final product -- the data -- is of high reliability and validity. Key Features: A comprehensive section on internet surveys, their methodology, summary of experiences...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983877

    Tags: Computer-assisted telephone interviews , Questionnaires , E-surveys , Survey , Online survey

  14. Designs and Methods for Youth-led Research

    Designs and Methods for Youth-led Research

    Melvin Delgado

    (2006)

    Youth-led research is increasing in popularity around the globe and empowers today s youth to help shape social interventions seeking to reach this population group. Designs and Methods for Youth-Led Research provides a foundation from which to plan and implement social research and p...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983884

    Tags: Participatory research , Evaluation , Program evaluation , Diversity , Participation

  15. Developing a Learning Culture in Nonprofit Organizations

    Developing a Learning Culture in Nonprofit Organizations

    Stephen J. Gill

    (2010)

    How can today's nonprofits demonstrate effective use of funds? How can they motivate employees and volunteers and combat burnout and high turnover? How can they ensure that they are performing in accordance with their mission and purpose? Author ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452272030

    Tags: Evaluation research , Program evaluation , Organizational research

  16. Developing Advertising with Qualitative Market Research

    Developing Advertising with Qualitative Market Research

    Judith Wardle

    (2002)

    Qualitative Market Research is a landmark publishing event. The seven volumes provide, for the first time, complete coverage of qualitative market research practice, written by experienced practitioners, for both a commercial and academic audience. The set fills two important market g...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208833

    Tags: Marketing research , Qualitative research

  17. Developing Brands with Qualitative Market Research

    Developing Brands with Qualitative Market Research

    Jon Chandler & Mike Owen

    (2002)

    Qualitative Market Research is a landmark publishing event. The seven volumes provide, for the first time, complete coverage of qualitative market research practice, written by experienced practitioners, for both a commercial and academic audience. The set fills two important market g...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208840

    Tags: Marketing research , Qualitative research

  18. Developing Educational Leadership

    Developing Educational Leadership

    Lesley Anderson & Nigel Bennett

    (2003)

    In this book, the editors have drawn together key figures in the field of Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice (EIPP) to introduce its role ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9780857024381

    Tags: Policy-making , Systematic review , Practitioner research , Change , Performance , Knowledge

  19. Developing Focus Group Research

    Developing Focus Group Research

    Rosaline S. Barbour & Jenny Kitzinger

    (1999)

    This book critically examines the potential of, and suggests ways forward in, harnessing a versatile and powerful method of research - focus groups. The book challenges some of the emerging orthodoxies and presents accessible, insightful and reflective discussions ab...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208857

  20. Development Fieldwork

    Development Fieldwork

    Regina Scheyvens & Donovan Storey

    (2003)

    Every now and then one stumbles across a breath of fresh air and this practical research guide is certainly one of them!. It will be no doubt refreshing for those of us who keep going to the field and who perhaps have forgotten the human dimension of research. For those who supervise ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208864

    Tags: Fieldwork

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