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  1. SRM Datasets

    ANCOVA and the Eurobarometer (63.1, Jan-Feb 2005): Country Differences in Attitudes to Science

    Nick Allum

    (2015)

    This dataset example introduces ANCOVA (Analysis of Covariance). This method allows researchers to compare the means of a single variable for more than two subsets of the data to evaluate whether the means for each subset are statistically significantly different from each other or no...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473937819

    Methods: Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA)

    Data Types: Survey

  2. SRM Datasets

    Analysing Duoethnography: Embodiment, Style and Tacit Knowledge in Capoeira

    Cardiff University

    (2015)

    Ethnographers are committed to the study of the everyday life of people and groups. Classically, ethnography has been conducted by a single researcher, sometimes called ‘The Lone Ranger Ethnographer’, in a single setting (see Paul ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412962056

    Methods: Ethnography

    Data Types: Ethnographic Fieldnotes

  3. SRM Datasets

    Analysing Atrocity Stories: Children's School Transfer to Big School

    Cardiff University

    (2015)

    This exemplar focuses on how to analyse a particular sub-genre of contemporary folklore, often called urban legends (Brunvand, 2005, Bennett and Smith, 2007), from one structuralist perspective common in folklore studies and cultural anthropology. As Brunvand (2005: xxviii) defines th...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473938069

    Methods: Document analysis

    Data Types: Short Document

  4. Achieving Impact in Research

    Achieving Impact in Research

    Pam Denicolo

    (2014)

    This unique addition to the Success in Research series addresses the importance of understanding and achieving impact for the purposes of gaining research funding and reporting achieved impact for the Research Excellence Framework (REF). The book includes contributions fr...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473913950

    Methods: Reflection , Evaluation , Research design , Public policy , Research proposals , Concepts & philosophies , Dissemination

  5. Encyclopedia

    The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research

    The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research

    David Coghlan & Mary Brydon-Miller

    (2014)

    Action research is a term used to describe a family of related approaches that integrate theory and action with a goal of addressing important organizational, community, and social issues together with those who experience them. It focuses on the creation of areas for collaborative le...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446294406

    Methods: Participatory action research , Methodology , Theory , Action research

  6. Action Research in Education

    Action Research in Education

    Mary McAteer

    (2013)

    ‘This structured and accessible book, with excellent case studies, will give confidence to anyone embarking on an action research project’ -Professor Ken Jones, Dean of Humanities, Swansea Metropolitan University ‘Masterly in it...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473913967

    Methods: Reflection , Practitioner research , Methodology , Writing , Research design , Knowledge , Writing up , Praxis , Action research , Dissemination

  7. Assessing the Quality of Survey Data

    Assessing the Quality of Survey Data

    Jörg Blasius & Victor Thiessen

    (2012)

    This book introduces the latest methods for assessing the quality and validity of survey data by providing new ways of interpreting variation and measuring error. By practically and accessibly demonstrating these techniques, especially those derived from Multiple Correspondence Analys...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446251874

    Methods: Integrity , Scaling , Screening , Comparison , Quantitative data collection , Quality criteria , Survey

  8. Applied Thematic Analysis

    Applied Thematic Analysis

    Greg Guest, Kathleen M. MacQueen & Emily E. Namey

    (2012)

    After collecting qualitative data from in-depth interviews, focus groups, or field observations, students and researchers often struggle to make sense of it. This step-by-step guide draws on the authors' many years of experience carrying out qualitative research and conducting trainin...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483384436

    Methods: Thematic analysis , Research design , Qualitative research , Qualitative data analysis

  9. Advances in Visual Methodology

    Advances in Visual Methodology

    Sarah Pink

    (2012)

    Sarah Pink draws together in a single volume a set of key writings on advances and explorations that sit at the innovative edge of theory and practice in contemporary visual research. Advances in Visual Methodology presents a critical engagement with interdisciplinary practice in the ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446250921

    Methods: Visual research , Ethnography , Visual ethnography , Ethnographic photography or filmmaking

  10. The Art of Funding and Implementing Ideas: A Guide to Proposal Development and Project Management

    The Art of Funding and Implementing Ideas: A Guide to Proposal Development and Project Management

    Arnold R. Shore & John M. Carfora

    (2011)

    This resource provides a step-by-step approach to turning a research idea into a proposal worthy of funding, demystifying the process as a result. The authors present a proven approach to the development of research ideas alongside a systematic treatment of proposals section-by-sectio...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452226484

    Methods: Research management

  11. Journal Article

    "Ambient Affiliation: A Linguistic Perspective on Twitter"

    New Media & Society (2011)

    This article explores how language is used to build community with the microblogging service, Twitter ( ). Systemic Functional Linguistic (SFL), a theory of language use in its social context, is employed to analyse the structure and meaning of tweets (posts to Twi...

    Methods: Social networks , Meaning , Text , Language , Internet research

  12. The Association Graph and the Multigraph for Loglinear Models

    The Association Graph and the Multigraph for Loglinear Models

    Harry J. Khamis

    (2011)

    Will help students, particularly those studying the analysis of categorical data, to develop the ability to evaluate and unravel even the most complex loglinear models without heavy calculations or statistical software.

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452226521

    Methods: Visualization , Contingency tables , Data visualisation , Log-linear analysis , Association models , Quantitative data analysis , Graph theory , Modelling , Association , Crosstabulation , Statistical modelling

  13. Assessing Inequality

    Assessing Inequality

    Lingxin Hao & Daniel Q. Naiman

    (2010)

    This text reviews a set of widely used summary inequality measures, and the lesser known relative distribution method provides the basic rational...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412993890

    Methods: Inequality , Descriptive statistics , Distribution , Interpretation , Statistical significance , Analysis , Power , Survey , Empirical data

  14. Association Models

    Association Models

    Raymond Sin-Kwok Wong

    (2010)

    Although association models have been widely utilized by social stratification researchers, especially in the study of social mobility and assortative mating such techniques have yet to be widely disseminated to other social science disciplines. This is partly because most of the impo...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412993920

    Methods: Quantitative data analysis , Association models , Quantitative research , Statistical significance , Statistical modelling

  15. Journal Article

    "Autoethnography in Vocational Psychology: Wearing Your Class on Your Sleeve"

    Journal of Career Development (2010)

    This article addresses reflective practice in research and practice and takes the issue of consciousness of social class in vocational psychology as a working example. It is argued that the discipline's appreciation of social class can be advanced through application...

    Methods: Autoethnography , Class , Reflexivity

  16. Journal Article

    "Analysis of terrorist social networks with fractal views"

    Journal of Information Science (2009)

    Visualization plays an important role in generating new insights in social network analysis [1]. Freeman [2] claims that visual images of social networks provide investigators with new insights about network structures and help them to communicate those insights to oth...

    Methods: Visualization , Social networks , Social network analysis , Network analysis , Nodes , Algorithms , Networks

  17. Analyzing Narrative Reality

    Analyzing Narrative Reality

    Jaber F. Gubrium & James A. Holstein

    (2009)

    Provides researchers, consultants, managers, and organizational development specialists validated and reliable ways to measure how employees view their work and their organization. Whether preparing questionnaires or interviews for an employee survey, organizational assessment, disser...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452234854

    Methods: Textual analysis , Field studies , Fieldwork , Ethnography , Narrative analysis , Narrative research

  18. The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods, Second Edition

    The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods, Second Edition

    Leonard Bickman & Debra J. Rog

    (2009)

    The Second Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods provides students and researchers with the most comprehensive resource covering core methods, research designs, and data collection, management, and analysis issues. This thoroughly revised ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483348858

    Methods: Methodology , Sampling , Research design , Quantitative research , Qualitative research

  19. Advances in Mixed Methods Research

    Advances in Mixed Methods Research

    Manfred Max Bergman

    (2008)

    Advances in Mixed Methods Research provides an essential introduction to the fast-growing field of mixed methods research. Bergman's book examines the current state of mixed-methods research, exploring exciting new ways of conceptualizing and conducting empirical research in the socia...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9780857024329

    Methods: Methodology , Research design , Combining methods , Quantitative research , Mixing qualitative and quantitative data , Concepts & philosophies , Mixed methods , Qualitative research , Synthesis

  20. Adventures in Criminal Justice Research, Fourth Edition

    Adventures in Criminal Justice Research, Fourth Edition

    Kim A. Logio, George W. Dowdall, Earl R. Babbie & Fred S. Halley

    (2008)

    The only book of its kind, this text guides students through the process of conducting criminological data analysis. Used primarily in lab settings, the Fourth Edition of Adventures in Criminal Justice Research, derived from the popular Adventures in Social Research (Babbie et al, Pin...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412990318

    Methods: Descriptive statistics , Variables , Research design , Statistical packages , Statistical significance , Data analysis , Analysis , Survey

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