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  1. Journal Article

    "Contradictions of Feminist Methodology"

    Gender & Society (1991)

    Many feminists have argued that researchers must “give voice” to hitherto silenced women by adopting “the view from below.” Critically reviewing the literature on feminist methodology, the author argues that this perspective, while absolutely essential, is not suf...

    Methods: Feminism , Social interaction , Methodology , Feminist research , Theory , Quantitative research , Concepts & philosophies , Empiricism

  2. Evaluation for the 21st Century: A Handbook

    Evaluation for the 21st Century: A Handbook

    Eleanor Chelimsky & William R. Shadish

    (1997)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483348896

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

  3. SRM Datasets

    Making Comparisons of Interview Data and Drawing Out Themes: Experiences of Working in Higher Education

    Jamie Harding

    (2015)

    This example focuses on one of the first stage of the analysis of interview data, where the researcher has the transcripts and faces the challenge of trying to make sense of them. The approach taken is thematic analysis, although it ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473938113

    Methods: Thematic analysis , Comparison

    Data Types: Interview Transcripts

  4. “Power and Social Class in the Twenty-First Century”

    Daniel Little

    Found in: The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Sciences

    (2011)

    Power and social class in the twenty-first century One might say that power and class are the two most important determinants of everyday life in the twenty-first century. Class relations – determined by the property system and the basic economic institutions within w...

    Methods: Class , Theory , Ontology , Concepts & philosophies , Power

  5. Journal Article

    "Comparing Logit and Probit Coefficients Across Groups"

    Sociological Methods & Research (1999)

    For binary dependent variables, logit (logistic) and probit regression have become standard methods of analysis. As with ordinary linear regression, researchers often estimate separate binary regression models for two or more groups of individuals and then compare coeffi...

    Methods: Regression , Comparison

  6. Journal Article

    "Comments on Elias's ‘Scenes from the Life of a Knight’"

    Theory, Culture & Society (1987)

    In one of his few published references to the work of Norbert Elias, Anthony Giddens (1984: 129) writes dismissively in The Constitution of Society that: In spite of Elias's claims that sexual activity was ca...

    Methods: Historical research , Context , Art

  7. Journal Article

    "Writing an Intellectual History of Scientific Development: The Use of Discovery Accounts"

    Social Studies of Science (1976)

    Recently I presented, with others, a general statement of the sequence of social and intellectual processes which characterize the emergence, growth and final decline of specific areas of scientific endeavour. 1 A central concern of my own research has been to exami...

    Methods: Historical research , Writing , Scientific method

  8. Journal Article

    "Recalling the Letter: The Uses of Oral Testimony in Historical Studies of Literacy"

    Written Communication (2007)

    This article examines the uses of oral testimony in writing about literacy in historical context, especially about the literacy traditions of populations “hidden from history”-immigrants, refugees, and undocumented persons-who are entering U.S. schools and workplaces...

    Methods: Testimony , Historical research , Archival research , Oral history interview , Oral history

  9. Journal Article

    "Is Optimal Matching Suboptimal?"

    Sociological Methods & Research (2009)

    In the late 1980s, Andrew Abbott introduced a technique known as optimal matching to the social sciences. Optimal matching (OM) is a method borrowed from biology that can be used to create a measure of similarity (or more often dissimilarity) between pairs of sequence...

    Methods: Comparison , Analysis , Algorithms

  10. Journal Article

    "The Mode Effect in Mixed-mode Surveys: Mail and Web Surveys"

    Social Science Computer Review (2010)

    Web surveys can suffer from their nonrandom nature (coverage error) and low response rate (nonresponse error). Therefore, web surveys should be supported by mail survey to eliminate these problems. However, using different survey methods together may introduce anothe...

    Methods: Comparison , Experiments , Survey , Survey data analysis , Online survey

  11. Journal Article

    "Surrogate endpoint validation: statistical elegance versus clinical relevance"

    Statistical Methods in Medical Research (2008)

    A variety of approaches have been proposed to provide formal and informal validation of proposed surrogate markers. To achieve true clinical impact, the validation must convince both the statistical and clinical communities. In this paper, we argue that the best approach...

    Methods: Statistical significance , Regression , Comparison , Correlation , Validity

  12. Journal Article

    "Conducting Intensive Interviews Using Email: A Serendipitous Comparative Opportunity"

    Qualitative Social Work (2006)

    This article examines the use of computer-mediated recruitment and email intensive interviewing in contrast to more traditional methods of data collection. Email interviewing is compared to telephone and face-to-face interviewing with the same study population utiliz...

    Methods: Methodology , Interviews , Comparison , Experience , Internet research

  13. Journal Article

    "Controlling Error in Multiple Comparisons, with Examples from State-to-State Differences in Educational Achievement"

    Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics (1999)

    Two questions often asked about each of a set of observed comparisons are: (a) should we be confident about the direction or the sign of the corresponding underlying population comparison, and (b) for what interval of values should we be confident that it contains the va...

    Methods: Quantitative data analysis , Comparison , Statistical power , Effect size (ES) , Alpha error / Type i error , Power

  14. Journal Article

    "Proceeding From Observed Correlation to Causal Inference: The Use of Natural Experiments"

    Perspectives on Psychological Science (2007)

    From an early point in their training, all behavioral scientists are taught that statistically significant correlations do not necessarily mean any kind of causative effect. Nevertheless, the literature is full of studies with findings that are exclusively based on c...

    Methods: Inference , Association , Bias , Concepts & philosophies , Causal inference , Correlation , Causal effects , Variables , Contextual effects , Research design , Causation , Comparison , Experiments , Qualitative data analysis

  15. Multiple Comparisons

    Multiple Comparisons

    Alan J. Klockars & Gilbert Sax

    (1986)

    Multiple Comparisons demonstrates the most important methods of investigating differences between levels of an independent variable within an experimental design. The authors review the analysis of variance and hypothesis testing and describe the dimensions on which multiple compariso...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412985185

    Methods: Constant comparison , Comparison

  16. Narrative Analysis

    Narrative Analysis

    Colette Daiute & Cynthia Lightfoot

    (2004)

    Narrative Analysis: Studying the Development of Individuals in Society aims to help researchers and students identify and evaluate the wealth of rationales, practices, caveats, and values of narrative inquiry for understanding human ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412985246

    Methods: Historical research , Personal experience , Narrative analysis , Narrative research

  17. Methods Case Studies

    Yoga for Cancer Survivors: Conducting a Program Evaluation

    Jodi Constantine Brown

    (2014)

    Rather than furthering general knowledge, program evaluation is applied research conducted to provide an agency, organization, or program with timely, useful information to assist with decision-making and/or funding. ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013499859

    Methods: Evaluation research , Measurement , Descriptive statistics , Methodology , Evaluation , Survey , Agency

  18. Methods Case Studies

    Buddhist System of Science Education in a Tibetan Settlement in India: A Narrative Analysis

    Baiju K Nath

    (2014)

    This study explores the system of education in the Tibetan settlement in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, in southern India. Two prominent monasteries in the settlement are Sera Mey and Sera Jey, each attached to a school. Sera Me...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014539113

    Methods: Purposive sampling , Historical research , Interviews , Narrative analysis , Documentary research

  19. British Social Attitudes : The 23rd Report, 2006/2007

    British Social Attitudes : The 23rd Report, 2006/2007

    Alison Park, John Curtice, Katarina Thomson, Miranda Phillips & Mark Johnson

    (2007)

    The British Social Attitudes survey series is carried out by Britain's largest independent social research institute, the National Centre for Social Research. It provides an indispensable guide to current political and social issues in ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208680

    Methods: Norms , Historical research , Statistical significance , Survey , Longitudinal study

  20. Working with Archival Data

    Working with Archival Data

    Glen H. Elder, Jr., Eliza K. Pavalko & Elizabeth C. Clipp

    (1993)

    Although the growth of longitudinal data archives is one of the most dramatic developments in the behavioural sciences, there has been a barrier to the effective use of these files due to a lack of understanding of the relation between research questions and archival data - until now....

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412986519

    Methods: Research questions , Archive , Historical research , Concepts & philosophies , Data archives

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