Books in category Social Science – Methodology

  • Recording Oral History

    Recording Oral History
    Valerie Raleigh Yow

    In Recording Oral History, Second Edition, Valerie Raleigh Yow builds on the foundation of her classic text with a fully updated and substantially expanded new edition.

  • Conceptualizing Culture in Social Movement Research

    Conceptualizing Culture in Social Movement Research
    B. Baumgarten, P. Daphi, P. Ullrich

    This volume introduces and compares different concepts of culture in social movement research.

  • Handbook of Interview Research

    Handbook of Interview Research
    Jaber F. Gubrium, James A. Holstein

    The Handbook of Interview Research is the most ambitious attempt yet at examining the place of the interview in contemporary society. Interviewing is the predominant mode of research in the social sciences.

  • Grounded Theory

    Grounded Theory
    Vivian B. Martin, Astrid Gynnild

    The book's contributors, from nine countries and as many disciplines, all studied grounded theory with Glaser.

  • Joint Commitment

    Joint Commitment
    Margaret Gilbert

    This new essay collection by distinguished philosopher Margaret Gilbert provides a richly textured argument for the importance of joint commitment in our personal and public lives.

  • Fundamental Issues in Evaluation

    Fundamental Issues in Evaluation
    Nick L. Smith, Paul R. Brandon

    Providing state-of-the-art perspectives on what evaluation is, its purpose, and how to ensure it is done well, this book brings together major evaluation researchers from a variety of social and behavioral science disciplines.

  • The Content Analysis Guidebook

    The Content Analysis Guidebook
    Kimberly A. Neuendorf

    Content analysis is one of the most important yet complex research methodologies in the social sciences.

  • Advances in Modern Tourism Research

    Advances in Modern Tourism Research
    Álvaro Matias, Peter Nijkamp, Paulo Neto

    With a view to go beyond fundamental research, the book closes with a chapter dedicated to applied country and regional studies, where a variety of subjects – from input-output analysis to e-tourism competitiveness – are analysed from …

  • Boring Records

    Boring Records?
    Katie Prince

    Using the first-hand impressions and comments of parents, children and clinical social workers, the author demonstrates the centrality of the work of record keeping for social work practitioners.

  • Religion and Public Opinion in Britain

    Religion and Public Opinion in Britain
    B. Clements

    Based on extensive analysis of surveys from recent decades, this book provides a detailed study of the attitudes of religious groups in Britain.

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