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Research methods in the social sciences / editors, Bridget Somekh and Cathy Lewin.

London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2005.

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  • Title:
    Research methods in the social sciences / editors, Bridget Somekh and Cathy Lewin.
  • Contributor: Bridget Somekh;
    Cathy Lewin
  • Subjects: Social sciences -- Research; Social sciences -- Methodology; Sciences sociales -- Recherche; Sciences sociales -- Méthodologie; Social sciences -- Methodology; Social sciences -- Research; Sociale wetenschappen; Onderzoeksmethoden; Sozialwissenschaften -- Methode; Sozialwissenschaften -- Forschung; Méthodologie de recherche; Recherche en sciences sociales; Sozialwissenschaften; Methodologie; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 300.72
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2005.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Research communities in the social sciences / Bridget Somekh [and others] -- Ethnography / Juliet Goldbart and David Hustler -- Research diaries / Herbert Altrichter and Mary Louise Holly -- Case study / Sheila Stark and Harry Torrance -- Interviewing and focus groups / Rosaline S. Barbour and John Schostak -- Grounded theory / Juliet Corbin and Nicholas L. Holt -- Ethical responsibility in social research / Heather Piper and Helen Simons -- Feminist methodologies / Diane Burns and Melanie Walker -- Critical theories of race / Laurence Parker and Lorna Roberts -- Queer theory/lesbian and gay approaches / Gloria Filax [and others] -- Action research / Susan Noffke and Bridget Somekh -- Researching policy / Jill Blackmore and Hugh Lauder -- The practice and politics of sponsored evaluations / Tineke Abma and Thomas A. Schwandt -- Philosophy and hermeneutics / David Heywood and Ian Stronach -- Phenomenology / Angie Titchen and Dawn Hobson --
    Contents: Naturalistic inquiry / Nigel Norris and Rob Walker -- Observation / Liz Jones and Bridget Somekh -- Discourse analysis / Julia Gillen and Alan Petersen -- Life history and narrative approaches / Geoff Shacklock and Laurie Thorp -- Semiotic approaches to image-based research / Terry Carson [and others] -- Social semiotics and multimodal texts / Gunther Kress and Diane Mavers -- Communities of practice / David Benzie [and others] -- Activity theory / Ines Langemeyer and Morten Nissen -- The foundations of experimental/empirical research methods / Dean Garratt and Yaojun Li -- The positivist paradigm in contemporary social science research / Charles Crook and Dean Garratt -- Elementary quantitative methods / Cathy Lewin -- An introduction to inferential statistics: testing for differences and relationships / Sally Barnes and Cathy Lewin -- An introduction to statistical modelling / Kelvyn Jones -- Random reflections on modelling, geography and voting / Kelvyn Jones --
    Contents: Methodological issues in international comparative assessments of educational progress / W.J. Pelgrum -- Capturing complexity through maturity modelling / Jean Underwood and Gayle Dillon -- Evaluating literacy advance in the early years of school / John Ainley -- Working backwards: the road less travelled in quantitative methodology / Brian Doig -- Combining qualitative and quantitative methods in social inquiry / Jennifer C. Greene, Holly Kreider and Ellen Mayer -- Deconstruction / Erica Burman and Maggie MacLure -- From hermeneutics to poststructuralism to psychoanalysis / Tony Brown and Daniel Heggs -- Postmodernist perspectives / Julianne Cheek and Noel Gough -- From structuralism to poststructuralism / Lee Miller, Joanne 'Bob' Whalley and Ian Stronach -- Feminism/poststructuralism / Bronwyn Davies and Susanne Gannon -- Social science research in virtual realities / Colin Lankshear and Kevin M. Leander -- Participating in the research community / Bridget Somekh [and others].
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781412933902 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1412933900 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9780761944027 (pbk.); ISBN 0761944028 (pbk.); ISBN 9780761944010 (hbk.); ISBN 076194401X (hbk.); ISBN (hbk.); ISBN (pbk.); BNB GBB6G1170; System number: 017421916
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 368 pages) : illustrations.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.14292
  • UIN: BLL01017421916

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