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Researching Social Problems

Researching Social Problems

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Amir Marvasti, A. Javier Treviño
July 12, 2019

This book covers a wide range of contemporary methods for researching social problems and connects these approaches to the broader substance and theories of social problems. Expository and discursive in approach, chapters follow a uniform structure, with each offering research examples and a broad...

Walking Methodologies in a More-than-human World: WalkingLab

Walking Methodologies in a More-than-human World: WalkingLab

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Stephanie Springgay, Sarah E. Truman
May 20, 2019

As a research methodology, walking has a diverse and extensive history in the social sciences and humanities, underscoring its value for conducting research that is situated, relational, and material. Building on the importance of place, sensory inquiry, embodiment, and rhythm within walking...

Reflexivity: Theory, Method, and Practice

Reflexivity: Theory, Method, and Practice

1st Edition

Karen Lumsden
January 03, 2019

Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This...

Walking Through Social Research

Walking Through Social Research

1st Edition

Charlotte Bates, Alex Rhys-Taylor
September 27, 2018

As an ethnographic method walking has a long history, but it has only recently begun to attract focused attention. By walking alongside participants, researchers have been able to observe, experience, and make sense of a broad range of everyday practices. At the same time, the idea of talking and...

Video Methods: Social Science Research in Motion

Video Methods: Social Science Research in Motion

1st Edition

Charlotte Bates
August 23, 2018

This interdisciplinary collection provides a set of innovative and inventive approaches to the use of video as a research method. Building on the development of visual methods across the social sciences, it highlights a range of possibilities for making and working with video data. The collection...

Qualitative Research as Stepwise-Deductive Induction

Qualitative Research as Stepwise-Deductive Induction

1st Edition

Aksel Tjora
August 14, 2018

This book provides thorough guidance on various forms of data generation and analysis, presenting a model for the research process in which detailed data analysis and generalization through the development of concepts are central. Based on an inductive principle, which begins with raw data and...

Cross-Cultural Interviewing: Feminist Experiences and Reflections

Cross-Cultural Interviewing: Feminist Experiences and Reflections

1st Edition

Gabriele Griffin
July 30, 2018

Interviewing is one of the most common techniques used to conduct qualitative research in the social sciences and humanities. As a result of globalization, researchers increasingly conduct interviews cross-, inter- and intra-nationally. This raises important questions about how differences and...

Doing Public Ethnography: How to Create and Disseminate Ethnographic and Qualitative Research to Wide Audiences

Doing Public Ethnography: How to Create and Disseminate Ethnographic and Qualitative Research to Wide Audiences

1st Edition

Phillip Vannini
July 13, 2018

Ethnography and qualitative research methodology in general have witnessed a staggering proliferation of styles and genres over the last three decades. Modes and channels of communication have similarly expanded and diversified. Now ethnographers have the opportunity to disseminate their work not...

Action Research in Policy Analysis: Critical and Relational Approaches to Sustainability Transitions

Action Research in Policy Analysis: Critical and Relational Approaches to Sustainability Transitions

1st Edition

Koen P.R. Bartels, Julia M. Wittmayer
June 29, 2018

Today’s pressing political, social, economic, and environmental crises urgently ask for effective policy responses and fundamental transitions towards sustainability supported by a sound knowledge base and developed in collaboration between all stakeholders. This book explores how action research...

Doing Research In and On the Digital: Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry

Doing Research In and On the Digital: Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry

1st Edition

Cristina Costa, Jenna Condie
June 07, 2018

As a social space, the web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life. As a site of mediated interactions and interrelationships, the ‘digital’ has evolved from being a space of information to a space of creation, thus providing new...

Phenomenology as Qualitative Research: A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution

Phenomenology as Qualitative Research: A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution

1st Edition

John Paley
January 12, 2018

Phenomenology originated as a novel way of doing philosophy early in the twentieth century. In the writings of Husserl and Heidegger, regarded as its founders, it was a non-empirical kind of philosophical enquiry. Although this tradition has continued in a variety of forms, ‘phenomenology’ is now...

Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies: Inclusion and Innovation

Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies: Inclusion and Innovation

1st Edition

John Keady, Lars-Christer Hydén, Ann Johnson, Caroline Swarbrick
October 23, 2017

Traditionally, the most preferred social research methods in dementia studies have been interviews, focus groups and non-participant observations. Most of these methods have been used for a long time by researchers in other social research fields, but their application to the field of dementia...

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