Books in category Social Science – Research

  • Synergic Inquiry

    Synergic Inquiry
    Yongming Tang, Charles Joiner

    This book introduces a new, collaborative action methodology—called synergic inquiry (SI)—for both investigating and effecting transformative change among our individual and collective lives.

  • Evaluation

    Evaluation
    F. Pearl Eliadis, Jan-Eric Furubo, Steve Jacob

    Pearl Eliadis is a lawyer specializing in democratic governance and development, and has undertaken evaluations internationally and in Canada with a focus on human rights. —

  • Social Darwinism in European and American Thought 1860 1945

    Social Darwinism in European and American Thought, 1860-1945
    Mike Hawkins

    An analysis of the ideological influence of Social Darwinists in Europe and America.

  • The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research

    The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research
    Jaber F. Gubrium, James A. Holstein, Amir B. Marvasti, Karyn D. McKinney

    The new edition of this landmark volume emphasizes the dynamic, interactional, and reflexive dimensions of the research interview.

  • What are Qualitative Research Ethics

    What are Qualitative Research Ethics?
    Rose Wiles

    This book provides a short, succinct and accessible overview of the field, highlighting the key issues and everyday ethical dilemmas that researchers are likely to face in different contexts.

  • An Anthology of Migration and Social Transformation

    An Anthology of Migration and Social Transformation
    Anna Amelina, Kenneth Horvath, Bruno Meeus

    The contributions of this book examine contemporary dynamics of migration and mobility in the context of the general societal transformations that have taken place in Europe over the past few decades.

  • Walking in the European City

    Walking in the European City
    Dr Evrick Brown, Dr Timothy Shortell

    This volume considers walking in the city from a variety of perspectives, in a variety of places and with a variety of methods, to engage with the question of how walking can contribute to the sociological imagination and reveal …

  • Mathematics and Politics

    Mathematics and Politics
    Alan D. Taylor, Allison M. Pacelli

    " The examples and the exercises have been updated and enhanced throughout. Reviews from first edition: This book is well written and has much math of interest.

  • Reliability and Validity in Qualitative Research

    Reliability and Validity in Qualitative Research
    Jerome Kirk, Marc L. Miller

    Kirk and Miller define what is — and what is not — qualitative research.

  • The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus

    The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus
    Alison Bashford, Joyce E. Chaplin

    The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus is a sweeping global and intellectual history that radically recasts our understanding of Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population, the most famous book on population ever written or ever likely …

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