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  1. Advances in Mixed Methods Research

    Advances in Mixed Methods Research

    Manfred Max Bergman


    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...


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

  2. Advances in Social Network Analysis: Research in the Social and 					Behavioral Sciences

    Advances in Social Network Analysis: Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Stanley Wasserman & Joseph Galaskiewicz


    In this book, leading methodologists address the issue of how effectively to apply the latest developments in social network analysis to behavioural and social science disciplines. Topics examined include: ways to specify the network contents to be studied; how to sele...


    Methods: Social networks , Interdisciplinarity , Social network analysis , Concepts & philosophies , Network analysis , Networks

  3. Advances in Visual Methodology

    Advances in Visual Methodology

    Sarah Pink


    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 ...


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

  4. Journal Article

    "Advantages and Disadvantages of Internet Research Surveys: Evidence from the Literature"

    Field Methods (2002)

    E-mail and World Wide Web surveys have been the subject of much hyperbole about their capabilities as well as some criticism of their limitations. In this report, the authors examine what is known and not known about the use of the Internet for surveying. Specificall...

    Methods: Research design , Internet research , Survey , Online survey

  5. 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


    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...


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

  6. Methods Case Studies

    Ageing in a New Place: A Case Study of Older Chinese Migrants

    Wendy Li


    This case study used a research project, which explored older Chinese migrants' collective narratives on ageing in a new place, to provide an understanding of narrative research methods. The background of older Chinese ...


    Methods: Thematic analysis , Interviews , Observational methods , Qualitative research , Narrative research

  7. Agent-Based Models

    Agent-Based Models

    Nigel Gilbert


    Agent-based modeling (ABM) is a technique increasingly used in a broad range of social sciences. It involves building a computational model consisting of agents, each of which represents an actor in the social world, and an "environment" in which the agents act. Agents are able to int...


    Methods: Agent-based simulation , Computer programmes , Modelling , Simulation , Concepts & philosophies

  8. Methods Case Studies


    Rebecca Maldonado Moore


    American Indian higher education in the United States has evolved within paternalistic, hierarchical decision-making policies and practices based on complex sociopolitical and cultural factors since the 1600s. Indigenous ...


    Methods: Participatory action research , Evaluation research , Electronic Surveys , Interviews , Archival research , Document analysis , Audit Trail , Snowball sampling

  9. 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

  10. Journal Article

    "Among the Chosen: A Collaborative Educational (Auto)biography"

    Qualitative Inquiry (1997)

    A central educational issue is the nature of the long-range influences of a teacher on a student. This article experiments with a narrative approach to exploring that issue. In collaboration with a young woman who is a former student of a high school teacher in North...

    Methods: Life story , Autobiography , Narrative analysis

  11. SRM Datasets

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

    Sara Delamont


    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 ...


    Methods: Document analysis

    Data Types: Short Document

  12. SRM Datasets

    Analysing Duoethnography: Embodiment, Style and Tacit Knowledge in Capoeira

    Sara Delamont & Neil Stephens


    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 ...


    Methods: Ethnography

    Data Types: Ethnographic Fieldnotes

  13. SRM Datasets

    Analysing Focus Group Data: Higher Education Lecturers and Their Thoughts on Seminars

    Jamie Harding


    This example will demonstrate what techniques can be applied, and what skills are needed, in the analysis of focus group transcripts. This example will concentrate on the analysis of a single focus group. The focus group d...


    Methods: Focus groups

    Data Types: Focus Group Transcripts

  14. Methods Case Studies

    Analysing Legal Transcripts: Applying Cognitive Linguistics to Transcripts from the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

    Kristen Perrin


    This case study demonstrates the benefits of cognitive linguistic methods in the analysis of legal transcripts, in particular, the applications of discourse space theory, a recent cognitive linguistic theory developed by ...


    Methods: Discourse analysis , Theory , Document analysis , Transcript , Secondary data analysis

  15. SRM Datasets

    Analysing Online Postings: Exploring Television Fandom and Identity

    Rebecca Williams


    This exemplar discusses how research into television fandom was conducted, with specific focus on how fans reacted to the ending of favourite television programmes (see Williams, 2015). Since the research was focused on a range of ...


    Methods: Document analysis , Online survey

    Data Types: Website Posts

  16. SRM Datasets

    Analysing Online Text-Based Group Interviews: Exploring Learner Experience in a Virtual World

    Carina Girvan


    Online group interviews are an uncommon form of data collection. While there is increasing interest in online data collection techniques in general, the traditional small-group interview is difficult to transpose into an online ...


    Methods: Group interview

    Data Types: Group Transcripts

  17. Methods Case Studies

    Analysing Public Disposal Behaviour: Observational Research

    Emma Williams


    To demonstrate the logistical and ethical challenges that confront observational researchers, this case study presents the background, design, piloting and fieldwork stages of an observational project that dealt with a large number of ...


    Methods: Structured observation , Variables , Research ethics , Research design , Observational research , Reliability , Participant observation , Language , Questionnaires , Observational methods , Covert research , Validity

  18. Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology

    Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology

    Evanthia Lyons & Adrian Coyle


    Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology equips students and researchers in psychology and the social sciences to carry out qualitative data ...


    Methods: Discursive psychology , Discourse analysis , Grounded theory , Qualitative research , Qualitative data analysis , Interpretive phenomenological analysis (IPA) , Narrative analysis

  19. SRM Datasets

    Analysing Semi-Structured Interviews: Understanding Family Experience of Rare Disease and Genetic Risk

    Rebecca Dimond


    This dataset exemplar focuses on the analysis of semi-structured interviews, taking a thematic, grounded theory approach. The extracts provided are from interviews conducted as part of a project that aimed to explore the experience ...


    Methods: Semi-structured interviews

    Data Types: Interview Transcripts

  20. Analysis of Covariance

    Analysis of Covariance

    Albert R. Wildt & Olli Ahtola


    This book presents a technique for analyzing the effects of variables, groups, and treatments in both experimental and observational settings. Analysis of Covariance considers not only the main effects of one variable upon another, but ...


    Methods: Hypothesis , Covariates , Comparison , Analysis , Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) , Covariance

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