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  1. The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research: The Complexity of the Craft, Second Edition

    The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research: The Complexity of the Craft, Second Edition

    Jaber F. Gubrium, James A. Holstein, Amir B. Marvasti & Karyn D. McKinney


    The new edition of this landmark volume emphasizes the dynamic, interactional, and reflexive dimensions of the research interview. Contributors highlight the myriad dimensions of complexity that are emerging as researchers increasingly frame the interview as a communicative opportunit...


    Methods: Discourse analysis , Ethics / Research ethics , Focus groups , Qualitative data collection , Qualitative research , Online interviews , Narrative analysis , Autoethnography , Life history interview , Interviews , Theory , Sampling , Reflexivity , Grounded theory , Qualitative data analysis

  2. Grounded theory

    Robert L. Miller & John D. Brewer

    The A-Z of Social Research (2003)

    Grounded theory is a set of fully integrated and practical steps aimed at guiding the research process to completion, the end product of which is the generation of theoretical statements about the data. The chief mark is that this theory is grounded in data and built up f...

    Methods: Coding , Grounded theory

  3. Encyclopedia

    Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics

    Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics

    Neil J. Salkind & Kristin Rasmussen


    SAGE Reference is proud to announce the Encyclopedia of Measurements and Statistics. In fields as varying as education, politics and health care, assessment and the use of measurement and statistics have become an integral ...


    Methods: Descriptive statistics , Quantitative data analysis , Analysis , One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) , Validity , Measurement , Variables , Sampling , Theory , Tests , Two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) , Factor analysis , Significance , Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  4. The SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry, Third Edition

    The SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry, Third Edition

    Thomas A. Schwandt


    Now with 70 additional terms as well as a Reader's Guide, key references have been updated and several terms and phrases from previous editions have been reorganized and expanded. Students and teachers will find this book a very ...


    Methods: Theory , Ethnography , Knowledge , Visual ethnography , Analysis , Qualitative research , Conversation analysis , Structuration theory

  5. Encyclopedia

    Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods

    Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods

    Paul J. Lavrakas


    To the uninformed, surveys appear to be an easy type of research to design and conduct, but when students and professionals delve deeper, they encounter the vast complexities that the range and practice of survey methods present. To complicate matters, technology has...


    Methods: Interviews , Sampling , Survey

  6. Encyclopedia

    The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research

    The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research

    David Coghlan & Mary Brydon-Miller


    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...


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

  7. “Making Teams Work in Conducting Grounded Theory”

    Antony Bryant & Kathy Charmaz

    Found in: The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory


    Few people outside of the health field had heard of cardiac catheterization, magnetic resonance imaging, echocardiographs, and the like in 1977, when Anselm Strauss began a team project investigating the impact of medical technology on patient care. The team he cho...

    Methods: Grounded theory

  8. Experience Sampling Method

    Experience Sampling Method

    Joel M. Hektner, Jennifer A. Schmidt & Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


    Experience Sampling Method: Measuring the Quality of Everyday Life is the first book to bring together the theoretical foundations and practical applications of this indispensable methodology. Authors Joel M. Hektner, Jennifer A. Schmidt, and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi ...


    Methods: Social interaction , Quantitative data analysis , Concepts & philosophies , Qualitative research , Phenomenology , Measurement , Methodology , Sampling , Theory , Gender difference , Experience , Experiments , Qualitative data analysis

  9. The SAGE Handbook of Public Opinion Research

    The SAGE Handbook of Public Opinion Research

    Wolfgang Donsbach & Michael W. Traugott


    Public opinion theory and research are becoming increasingly significant in modern societies as people's attitudes and behaviors become ever more volatile and opinion poll data becomes ever more readily available. This major new Handbook is the first to bring together into...


    Methods: Decision making , Measurement , Methodology , Theory , Sampling , Trends , Concepts & philosophies , Questionnaires , Survey


    Martyn Hammersley, Roger Gomm & Peter Foster

    Found in: Case Study Method


    A common charge against case study research is that its findings are not generalizable in the way that those of social surveys are. The question often raised is: How do we know that these findings are representative? Some advocates of case study respond to this by argu...

    Methods: Hypothesis , Theory , Case study , Induction / Analytic induction , Comparison , Cases

  11. Encyclopedia Entry

    Data Analysis

    David Coghlan & Mary Brydon-Miller

    Found in: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research


    Data analysis refers to the processes associated with surfacing meaning and understanding from the various data sets that may be collected during the action research project as a basis for further action and theory building. The embedded nature of action research in organi...


    Methods: Hypothesis , Reflection , Theory , Interpretation , Knowledge , Meaning , Data mining , Data analysis , Experience , Grounded theory , Action research , Stakeholders

  12. Communication Research Statistics

    Communication Research Statistics

    John C. Reinard


    Written in an accessible style using simple and direct language, Communication Research Statistics guides students through the statistics actually used in most empirical research in communication and the social sciences. This book is the only work in communication that includes detail...


    Methods: Hypothesis , Quantitative data analysis , Quantitative research , Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  13. Evaluation for the 21st Century: A Handbook

    Evaluation for the 21st Century: A Handbook

    Eleanor Chelimsky & William R. Shadish


    What methodological tools have been most useful in doing evaluation? What are some of the new methodologies that are being used and developed? Will the types of things evaluated expand from programs, personnel, and products to foreign aid, medical technology, environmental intervent...


    Methods: Measurement , Auditing , Policy evaluation , Evaluation , Performance , Comparison

  14. The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory

    The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory

    Antony Bryant & Kathy Charmaz


    "Tony Bryant and Kathy Charmaz are the perfect editors for this excellent and forward looking Handbook which is surely destined to be a classic" ...


    Methods: Grounded theory , Qualitative research

  15. “Theoretical Sampling”

    Nick Emmel

    Found in: Sampling and Choosing Cases in Qualitative Research: A Realist Approach


    Theoretical sampling This chapter presents the first of three cases in the book, theoretical sampling in grounded theory. Brought together here are methodological accounts spanning nearly 50 years, from the ground-breaking writings of Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss in...

    Methods: Open coding , Coding , Theory , Comparison , Sensitivity , Grounded theory , Theoretical sampling , Axial coding

  16. The SAGE Handbook of Innovation in Social Research Methods

    The SAGE Handbook of Innovation in Social Research Methods

    Malcolm Williams & W. Paul Vogt


    Social Research is a bourgeoning field. Of course it has many traditions and approaches, but there is a high premium upon thinking differently and thinking anew because social life is never static or wholly predictable. This Handbook, edited by internationally recognized ...


    Methods: Measurement , Methodology , Sampling , Methodological pluralism , Reflexivity , Quantitative research , Knowledge , Modelling , Objectivity , Qualitative research

  17. The SAGE Handbook of Measurement

    The SAGE Handbook of Measurement

    Geoffrey Walford, Eric Tucker & Madhu Viswanathan


    The SAGE Handbook of Measurement is a unique methodological resource in which Walford, Viswanathan, and Tucker draw together contributions from the authors of the classic works in Measurement studies of the past twenty five years. Each chapter focuses on ...


    Methods: Measurement , Theory , Measurement error , Measurement validity and invalidity , Concepts & philosophies , Questionnaires , Context , Indicators , Validity

  18. The SAGE Handbook of Child Research

    The SAGE Handbook of Child Research

    Gary B. Melton, Asher Ben-Arieh, Judith Cashmore, Gail S. Goodman & Natalie K. Worley


    “It is refreshing to see a book such as this which is both broad in its conceptualization of the field of child research and deep in its focus. The volume's editors are paragons of awareness when it comes to the need for interdisciplinary research and theory to illuminate the lives an...


    Methods: Participatory action research , Memory , Participatory research , Theory , Interviews , Ethics / Research ethics , Qualitative data collection , Cases , Experience , Understanding , Participation

  19. The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Sciences

    The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Sciences

    Ian C. Jarvie & Jesús Zamora-Bonilla


    What is the relationship between the social sciences and the natural sciences?; Where do today's dominant approaches to doing social science come from?; What are the main fissures and debates in contemporary social scientific thought?; How are we to make sense of seemingly contrasting...


    Methods: Postmodernism , Social networks , Ethnomethodology , Hermeneutics , Ontology , Functionalism , Concepts & philosophies , Causality , Causal models , Pragmatism , Power , Rational choice theory , Symbolic interactionism , Phenomenology , Methodology , Structuralism , Theory , Critical theory

  20. The Sage Handbook for Research in Education

    The Sage Handbook for Research in Education

    Clifton F. Conrad & Ronald C. Serlin


    Research is increasingly becoming more influential in the field of education and this Handbook brings together a range of top academic experts who represent diverse fields within and outside of education, as well as quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method approaches to provide an ...


    Methods: Methodology , Theory , Research design

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