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  1. Methods Case Studies

    Improving Policy Responses and Outcomes to Socio-Economic Challenges: An International Social Research Methods Case Study

    Linda Hantrais

    (2014)

    The Improving Policy Responses and Outcomes to Socio-Economic Challenges project was funded by the European Commission under Framework Programme 5 and coordinated from the United Kingdom. It brought together a multicult...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013501436

    Methods: Collaborative research , Policy analysis , Interviews , Triangulation , Cross-national research , Mixed methods , Survey , Secondary data analysis , Multimethod research

  2. Measuring Attitudes Cross-Nationally

    Measuring Attitudes Cross-Nationally

    Roger Jowell, Caroline Roberts, Rory Fitzgerald & Gillian Eva

    (2007)

    Winner of the 2006 The Descartes Prize for excellence in collaborative scientific research . With the expansion of the European Union and the development of supra-national governance worldwide, the volume of cross-national data and the importance of rigorous comparative analysis has g...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849209458

    Methods: Sampling , Comparative research , Translation , Cross-national research , Quality criteria

  3. Methods Case Studies

    The European Social Survey

    Yvette Prestage & Alun Humphrey

    (2014)

    Since 2001, the European Social Survey has been mapping attitudinal and behavioural changes in Europe's social, political and moral climate. Recognised for its rigorous standards and high-quality data, the European ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013509201

    Methods: Interviews , Sampling , Case study , Comparative research , Questionnaires , Cross-national research , Survey

  4. Methods Case Studies

    Young People from a Public Care Background: Pathways to Education in Europe (YiPPEE) – An International Social Research Methods Case Study

    Claire Cameron

    (2014)

    The ‘Young People from a Public Care Background: Pathways to Education in Europe’ project was funded by the European Commission under Framework Programme 7 and coordinated from the United Kingdom. It brought together a ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013497454

    Methods: Collaborative research , Policy analysis , Interviews , Triangulation , Comparative research , Cross-national research , Survey , Secondary data analysis , Multimethod research

  5. Methods Case Studies

    Disability, Independence and Care in the United Kingdom and Norway: An International Social Research Methods Case Study

    Karen Christensen

    (2014)

    This cross-national project, funded by a Norwegian national research agency, was carried out in the United Kingdom and Norway by a lone researcher as part of a larger project. The aim of the project was to understand th...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013497461

    Methods: Policy analysis , Observational research , Comparative research , Semi-structured interviews , Cross-national research , Literature review , Narrative research

  6. “The European Social Survey as a measurement model”

    Roger Jowell, Max Kaase, Rory Fitzgerald & Gillian Eva

    Found in: Measuring Attitudes Cross-Nationally

    (2007)

    The importance to social science of rigorous comparative research is incontestable. It helps to reveal not only intriguing differences between countries and cultures, but also aspects of one's own country and culture that would be difficult or impossible to detect fr...

    Methods: Sampling , Cross-national comparison , Comparative research , Translation , Cross-national research , Language

  7. “25 Comparing Justice and Crime across Cultures”

    Susanne Karstedt

    Found in: The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Research Methods

    (2012)

    During the past decade comparative perspectives flourished in criminology to a hitherto unseen extent. Handbooks and textbooks on Transnational Crime and Justice (Reichel, 2005), on Crime: Local and Global (Muncie et al., 2010), Global Criminology and Crimi...

    Methods: Measurement , Sampling , Cross-national comparison , Comparative research , Comparison , Cross-national research , Cultural sensitivity , Survey , Cultural information

  8. “Introduction”

    Michael Minkov

    Found in: Cross-Cultural Analysis: The Science and Art of Comparing the World's Modern Societies and Their Cultures

    (2013)

    Introduction As a distinct order of phenomena, culture requires a special science for its study and interpretation. This science is most properly and precisely labeled culturology . All science is either physics or stamp collecting. Geert Hofs...

    Methods: Cross-national comparison , Comparative research , Concepts & philosophies , Cultural context , Cross-national research

  9. “Chapter 12. International Assessments and Indicators: How Will Assessments and Performance Indicators Improve Educational Policies and Practices in a Globalized Society? ”

    Claudia V. Tamassia & Raymond J. Adams

    Found in: The SAGE International Handbook of Educational Evaluation

    (2009)

    The prominent use of comparative data in educational decision making around the globe can be viewed as both reassuring and alarming—reassuring because technological and methodological advances have made it possible to use previously unobtainable comparative data to suppor...

    Methods: Policy-making , Policy evaluation , Policy analysis , Policy research , Cross-national comparison , Comparative research , Comparison , Cross-national research , Survey , Indicators

  10. “15. Comparative and Cross-National Designs”

    David de Vaus

    Found in: The SAGE Handbook of Social Research Methods

    (2008)

    It can be argued that virtually all social research is comparative in that descriptions and explanations are derived from comparisons of groups, cases, periods or some other unit of analysis (Przeworski and Teune 1966). This chapter focuses on one type of comparative rese...

    Methods: Cross-national comparison , Case study , Cross-case analysis , Comparative research , Comparison , Cases , Cross-national research , Survey

  11. Journal Article

    "When Less is More: Selection Problems in Large-N N "

    International Sociology (2005)

    In recent years, important debates over epistemological and methodological issues in comparative cross-national research have arisen. Proponents of a statistical perspective criticize the use of small- N comparison (Goldthorpe, 1997; King et al., 1994; Lieberson, ...

    Methods: Sampling , Cross-national comparison , Sampling bias , Bias , Cross-national research

  12. Journal Article

    "Comparing Response Rates from Web and Mail Surveys: A Meta-Analysis"

    Field Methods (2008)

    This study meta-analyzes thirty-nine study results published within last ten years that directly compared Web and mail survey modes. Although considerable variation exists across the studies, the authors' findings show that mail surveys have higher response rates tha...

    Methods: Comparative research , Bias , Survey , Online survey

  13. Cross-Cultural Analysis: The Science and Art of Comparing the World's Modern Societies and Their Cultures

    Cross-Cultural Analysis: The Science and Art of Comparing the World's Modern Societies and Their Cultures

    Michael Minkov

    (2013)

    Cross-Cultural Analysis is the sequel to Culture's Consequences, the classic work published by Geert Hofstede, one of the most influential management thinkers in today's times. Hofstede's original work introduced a new research paradigm in cross-cultural analysis: stu...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483384719

    Methods: Cross-national comparison , Quantitative research , Cross-national research , Cultural context , Cultural information

  14. Comparative-Historical Methods

    Comparative-Historical Methods

    Matthew Lange

    (2013)

    This bright, engaging title provides a thorough and integrated review of comparative-historical methods. It sets out an intellectual history of comparative-historical analysis and presents the main methodological techniques employed by researchers, including: Comparative-historical an...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473914223

    Methods: Qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) , Sources , Historical research , Quantitative data analysis , Cases , Bias , Mixed methods , Ideographic , Narrative research , Methodological pluralism , Theory , Combining methods , Comparative research , Qualitative data analysis

  15. Introduction to the Comparative Method with Boolean Algebra

    Introduction to the Comparative Method with Boolean Algebra

    Daniele Caramani

    (2009)

    Offering students and researchers in the behavioural and social sciences a brief and accessible introduction to the comparative method, it is ideal for students of public administration, policy, sociology, political science, social ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412984690

    Methods: Quantitative data analysis , Comparative research , Comparison , Boolean logic

  16. Configurational Comparative Methods: Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and Related Techniques

    Configurational Comparative Methods: Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and Related Techniques

    Benoît Rihoux & Charles C. Ragin

    (2009)

    Paves the way for an innovative approach to empirical scientific work through a strategy that integrates key strengths of both qualitative ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452226569

    Methods: Qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) , Comparative research , Comparison

  17. Methods Case Studies

    International Collaboration in Researching Curriculum Reform and Its Impact on Chinese Middle Schools: An International Social Research Methods Case Study

    Michael Wilson

    (2014)

    The study reports on a small international qualitative research project on the implementation of national curriculum reform in Chinese middle schools, involving a team of eight researchers from the University of Leeds a...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013497460

    Methods: Collaborative research , Focus groups , Case study , Triangulation , Semi-structured interviews , Cross-national research , Observational methods , Qualitative research

  18. Methods Case Studies

    Interviewing Polish Migrant Women in the United Kingdom and Poland

    Ewa A. Duda-Mikulin

    (2014)

    Migration from the ‘new’ European Union Member States to the United Kingdom has been identified as one of the most significant social phenomena of recent times. Evidence shows that migrant women constitute a large ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014529524

    Methods: Purposive sampling , Fieldwork , Semi-structured interviews , Experience , Cross-national research , Qualitative research , Access , Online interviews , In-depth interviews

  19. Methods Case Studies

    Script Analysis of Complex Criminal Activities: Investigating the Use of the Internet as a Facilitator for Offline Transit Crimes

    Anita Lavorgna

    (2014)

    Three years ago, I embarked on a PhD research study to understand what types of criminal opportunities the Internet offers for so-called transit crimes—that is, trafficking activities—and how these opportunities affect ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013518285

    Methods: Purposive sampling , Case study , Convenience SamplingConvenience Sampling , Semi-structured interviews , Document analysis , Cross-national research , Qualitative research

  20. Methods Case Studies

    EU Kids Online II: A Large-Scale Quantitative Approach to the Study of European Children's Use of the Internet and Online Risks and Safety

    Sonia Livingstone, Leslie Haddon, Anke Görzig & Kjartan Ólafsson

    (2014)

    The EU Kids Online II project built on the previous project's literature review and development of methods to generate detailed cross-national evidence about children's use, risks and harms online. The project aimed to ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014533936

    Methods: Computer-assisted personal interviews , Sampling , Fieldwork , Interviews , Cross-national research , Internet research , Survey

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