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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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. Indigenou...


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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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 b...


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

  10. 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 variables in different types of sites with a ...


    Methods: Structured observation , Research ethics , Research design , Observational research , Participant observation , Questionnaires , Covert research

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Methods Case Studies

    Analysis of Multi-Stream Video Data in the Software Transana

    Sarah L. Bulloch


    This case study explores some of the analytical processes followed in a project that looked at multi-stream video data. Key features of this project include the use of computer-assisted qualitative data analysis program...


    Methods: Coding , Fieldwork , Thematic analysis , Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis (CAQDAS) , Transcript , Interaction order

  14. Analysis of Nominal Data, Second Edition

    Analysis of Nominal Data, Second Edition

    H. T. Reynolds


    The updated second edition offers expanded discussions of the chi square test of significance and the potential measures of association available for use with categoric data. Reviewing basic techniques in analysis of nominal data, this ...


    Methods: Multivariate analysis , Chi-square test , Association , Nominal scale

  15. Analysis of Ordinal Data

    Analysis of Ordinal Data

    David K. Hildebrand, James D. Laing & Howard Rosenthal


    Ordinal data can be rank ordered but not assumed to have equal distances between categories. Using support by judges for civil rights measures and bussing as the primary example, this paper indicates how such data can best be analyzed. ...


    Methods: Ordinal scale

  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. Journal Article

    "Analysis of Thin Online Interview Data: Toward a Sequential Hierarchical Language-based Approach"

    American Journal of Evaluation (2007)

    Despite the best of intentions, qualitative researchers can be faced, in some circumstances, with having to make meaning from thin, or less than optimal, data. Using a real study as context, the authors describe the ways that they made sense of their thin data on tea...

    Methods: Data analysis , Language , Transcript , Online interviews

  18. Analysis of Variance, Second Edition

    Analysis of Variance, Second Edition

    Gudmund R. Iversen & Helmut Norpoth


    The second edition of this book provides a conceptual understanding of analysis of variance. It outlines methods for analysing variance that are used to study the effect of one or more nominal variables on a dependent, interval level ...


    Methods: Two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) , One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) , Alpha error / Type i error , Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  19. Analysis of Variance via Confidence Intervals

    Analysis of Variance via Confidence Intervals

    Kevin D. Bird


    Analysis of variance (ANOVA) constitutes the main set of statistical methods used by students and researchers to analyse data from experiments. This expertly written textbook adopts a pioneering approach to ANOVA with an emphasis on confidence intervals rather than tests of significan...


    Methods: Confidence intervals , Quantitative data analysis , Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  20. Journal Article

    "Analytic Autoethnography"

    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography (2006)

    Autoethnography has recently become a popular form of qualitative research. The current discourse on this genre of research refers almost exclusively to “evocative autoethnography” that draws upon postmodern sensibilities and whose advocates distance themselves fr...

    Methods: Autoethnography , Writing , Ethnography , Reflexivity , Analysis , Text , Qualitative research , The Chicago school

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