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Product Description: There has been an upsurge in scholarship concerned with theories of social practices in various fields including sociology, geography and management studies. This book provides a systematic introduction and overview of recent formulations of practice theory organised around three important themes: the importance of analysing the role of the non-human alongside the human; the reflexive nature of social science research; and the dynamics of social change...read more
By Machiel Lamers (editor)

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9781138101517 | Routledge, June 30, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: There has been an upsurge in scholarship concerned with theories of social practices in various fields including sociology, geography and management studies.

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Product Description: Community-Based Qualitative Research: Approaches for Education and the Social Sciences by Laura Ruth Johnson is a practical text that integrates theoretical perspectives with guidelines for designing and implementing community-based qualitative research projects...read more

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9781483351681 | Sage Pubns, April 21, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Community-Based Qualitative Research: Approaches for Education and the Social Sciences by Laura Ruth Johnson is a practical text that integrates theoretical perspectives with guidelines for designing and implementing community-based qualitative research projects.

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Product Description: Examining the major approaches to hypothesis testing and model selection, this book blends statistical theory with recommendations for practice, illustrated with real-world social science examples. It systematically compares classical (frequentist) and Bayesian approaches, showing how they are applied, exploring ways to reconcile the differences between them, and evaluating key controversies and criticisms...read more

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9781462525652 | Guilford Pubn, April 25, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Examining the major approaches to hypothesis testing and model selection, this book blends statistical theory with recommendations for practice, illustrated with real-world social science examples.

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Product Description: To do research that really makes a difference—the authors of this book argue—social scientists need questions and methods that reflect the complexity of the world. Bringing together a consortium of voices across a variety of fields, Methods that Matter offers compelling and successful examples of mixed methods research that do just that...read more
By M. Cameron Hay (editor)

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9780226328522 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 5, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: To do research that really makes a difference—the authors of this book argue—social scientists need questions and methods that reflect the complexity of the world.

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9780226328669 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 5, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: To do research that really makes a difference—the authors of this book argue—social scientists need questions and methods that reflect the complexity of the world.

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Product Description: Focused on the underlying logic behind social research, Methodological Thinking: Basic Principles of Social Research Design by Donileen R. Loseke encourages readers to understand research methods as a way of thinking. The book provides a concise overview of the basic principles of social research, including the characteristics of research questions, the importance of literature reviews, variations in data generation techniques, and sampling...read more

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9781506304717 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns, February 24, 2016), cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Focused on the underlying logic behind social research, Methodological Thinking: Basic Principles of Social Research Design by Donileen R.
9781412997201 | Sage Pubns, March 1, 2012, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Thinking Methodologically: Basic Principles of Social Research Design focuses on the underlying logic of social research and encourages students to understand research methods as a way of thinking.

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Product Description: The social sciences, especially economics, management, and organizational science, are experiencing a tremendous renewed interest for their epistemological and methodological statutes, as witnessed by the many books and specialized journals established during the last two decades...read more

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9781466697706 | Information Science Pub, February 29, 2016, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: The social sciences, especially economics, management, and organizational science, are experiencing a tremendous renewed interest for their epistemological and methodological statutes, as witnessed by the many books and specialized journals established during the last two decades.

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Product Description: Quantitative research in social science research is changing rapidly. Researchers have vast and complex arrays of data with which to work: we have incredible tools to sift through the data and recognize patterns in that data; there are now many sophisticated models that we can use to make sense of those patterns; and we have extremely powerful computational systems that help us accomplish these tasks quickly...read more
By R. Michael Alvarez (editor)

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9781107107885 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 15, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Quantitative research in social science research is changing rapidly.

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9781107518414 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 15, 2016), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Quantitative research in social science research is changing rapidly.

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Product Description: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the "how-tos" and "whys" of social research methods...read more

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9781305677111, titled "The Basics of Social Research" | 7 lslf edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2016), cover price $122.95 | also contains The Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9781133936770, titled "The Basics of Social Research" | 6 lslf edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2013), cover price $126.95 | also contains The Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research
9780534746353 | Pck edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, August 1, 1998), cover price $63.95 | About this edition: A concise, affordable paperback research methods text from Earl Babbie, who defined how to teach the research methods course with THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, 8th.

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9781133594147, titled "The Basics of Social Research" | 6 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2013), cover price $198.95 | also contains The Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9780495812241, titled "The Basics of Social Research" | 5th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2010), cover price $217.95 | also contains The Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting book presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9780495903086, titled "The Basics of Social Research" | 5 stg edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2010), cover price $87.95 | also contains The Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: By Ted Wagenaar and Earl Babbie.
9780495491019 | Pap/cdr edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, December 30, 2007), cover price $122.95 | also contains The Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting book presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9780495100379, titled "The Basics of Social Research: Guided Activities for Babbie's" | 4 stg edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 6, 2007), cover price $90.95 | also contains The Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: The Study Guide contains the following for each chapter: objectives, summary, key term, matching questions, 12-15 multiple choice review questions with answers in Appendix 2, 3-5 open-ended discussion questions, 4-6 exercises with examples from everyday life, General Social Survey (GSS) data from 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1994 and 2000, Answers to Matching and Review Questions in Appendix 2.
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Product Description: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the "how-tos" and "whys" of social research methods...read more

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9781305677111 | 7 lslf edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2016), cover price $122.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9781133936770 | 6 lslf edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2013), cover price $126.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research

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9781133594147 | 6 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2013), cover price $198.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9780495812241 | 5th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2010), cover price $217.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting book presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9780495903086 | 5 stg edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2010), cover price $87.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: By Ted Wagenaar and Earl Babbie.
9780495491019, titled "Basics of Social Research" | Pap/cdr edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, December 30, 2007), cover price $122.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting book presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9780495100379, titled "The Basics of Social Research: Guided Activities for Babbie's" | 4 stg edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 6, 2007), cover price $90.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: The Study Guide contains the following for each chapter: objectives, summary, key term, matching questions, 12-15 multiple choice review questions with answers in Appendix 2, 3-5 open-ended discussion questions, 4-6 exercises with examples from everyday life, General Social Survey (GSS) data from 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1994 and 2000, Answers to Matching and Review Questions in Appendix 2.
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Product Description: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce you to the "how-tos" and "whys" of social research methods...read more

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9781305677111 | 7 lslf edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2016), cover price $122.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9781133936770 | 6 lslf edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2013), cover price $126.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research
9780534559540, titled "Basics of Social Research" | Tch edition (Thomson Learning, August 1, 1998), cover price $55.01 | About this edition: A concise, affordable paperback research methods text from Earl Babbie, who defined how to teach the research methods course with THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, 8/e.

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9781133594147 | 6 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2013), cover price $198.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9780495812241 | 5th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2010), cover price $217.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting book presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9780495903086 | 5 stg edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2010), cover price $87.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: By Ted Wagenaar and Earl Babbie.
9780495491019, titled "Basics of Social Research" | Pap/cdr edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, December 30, 2007), cover price $122.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting book presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists.
9780495100379, titled "The Basics of Social Research: Guided Activities for Babbie's" | 4 stg edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 6, 2007), cover price $90.95 | also contains Basics of Social Research, The Basics of Social Research | About this edition: The Study Guide contains the following for each chapter: objectives, summary, key term, matching questions, 12-15 multiple choice review questions with answers in Appendix 2, 3-5 open-ended discussion questions, 4-6 exercises with examples from everyday life, General Social Survey (GSS) data from 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1994 and 2000, Answers to Matching and Review Questions in Appendix 2.
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Product Description: This introduction to research methods provides students and researchers with unrivalled coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods, making it invaluable for anyone embarking on social research. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, Social Research Methods, Fifth Edition, is packed full of engaging examples and practical tips to equip students with the tools and knowledge needed for them to complete their own research projects...read more

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9780199246984 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Providing a comprehensive introduction to the study and implementation of social research methods, this book shows how social research is carried out and offers advice for independent social research study.

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9780199689453 | 5th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 3, 2016), cover price $74.95 | About this edition: This introduction to research methods provides students and researchers with unrivalled coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods, making it invaluable for anyone embarking on social research.
9780199588053 | 4th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 21, 2012), cover price $76.95 | About this edition: In the fourth edition of this lively and engaging textbook, Alan Bryman presents students with an updated and all-encompassing guide to the principle techniques and methodology in the field of social research.
9780199202959 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 11, 2008), cover price $54.95
9780199264469 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 17, 2004), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Now in its 2nd edition this market leading textbook continues to provide students with an excellent explanation and demonstration of the main theories and techniques in social research methods.
9780198742043 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $27.50

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9781609184995 | 1 edition (Guilford Pubn, July 18, 2011), cover price $85.00

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9781462525003 | Reprint edition (Guilford Pubn, October 6, 2015), cover price $40.00

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Product Description: This timely book inspires researchers to deploy relevant, effective, innovative digital methods. It explores the relationship of such methods to 'mainstream' social science; interdisciplinarity; innovations in digital research tools; the opportunities (and challenges) of digital methods in researching social life; and digital research ethics...read more
By Hayley Watson (editor)

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9781137453655 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 19, 2015, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This timely book inspires researchers to deploy relevant, effective, innovative digital methods.

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Product Description: In this new edition of his critically acclaimed book, Jon Elster examines the nature of social behavior, proposing choice as the central concept of the social sciences. Extensively revised throughout, the book offers an overview of key explanatory mechanisms, drawing on many case studies and experiments to explore the nature of explanation in the social sciences; an analysis of the mental states - beliefs, desires, and emotions - that are precursors to action; a systematic comparison of rational-choice models of behavior with alternative accounts, and a review of mechanisms of social interaction ranging from strategic behavior to collective decision making...read more

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9781107071186 | Revised edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 30, 2015), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In this new edition of his critically acclaimed book, Jon Elster examines the nature of social behavior, proposing choice as the central concept of the social sciences.
9780521771795 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2007), cover price $114.99 | About this edition: This book is an expanded and revised edition of the author's critically acclaimed volume Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences.

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9781107416413 | Revised edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2015), cover price $36.99 | About this edition: In this new edition of his critically acclaimed book, Jon Elster examines the nature of social behavior, proposing choice as the central concept of the social sciences.
9780521777445 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2007), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This book is an expanded and revised edition of the author's critically acclaimed volume Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences.

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Product Description: Social sequence analysis includes a diverse and rapidly growing body of methods that social scientists have developed to help study complex ordered social processes, including chains of transitions, trajectories and other ordered phenomena...read more

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9781107102507 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 31, 2015, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Social sequence analysis includes a diverse and rapidly growing body of methods that social scientists have developed to help study complex ordered social processes, including chains of transitions, trajectories and other ordered phenomena.

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9781107500549 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 15, 2015, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Social sequence analysis includes a diverse and rapidly growing body of methods that social scientists have developed to help study complex ordered social processes, including chains of transitions, trajectories and other ordered phenomena.

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Product Description: The Process of Social Research successfully meets two major challenges of teaching social science methods: to make the material interesting and accessible to students, and to provide them with the tools necessary to understand, evaluate, and conduct research...read more

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9780199946754 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 29, 2015, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: The Process of Social Research successfully meets two major challenges of teaching social science methods: to make the material interesting and accessible to students, and to provide them with the tools necessary to understand, evaluate, and conduct research.

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Product Description: Are you new to qualitative research or a bit rusty and in need of some inspiration? Are you doing a research project involving in-depth interviews? Are you nervous about carrying out your interviews? This book will help you complete your qualitative research project by providing a nuts and bolts introduction to interviewing...read more

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9781446287293 | Sage Pubns Ltd, June 18, 2015, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Are you new to qualitative research or a bit rusty and in need of some inspiration?

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9781446287637 | Sage Pubns Ltd, June 18, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Are you new to qualitative research or a bit rusty and in need of some inspiration?

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Product Description: This book explains, with case examples, a variety of social science research methods suitable for studying the unconscious components of irrational social and political actions in world affairs, which can be defined as those that are intensely destructive, self-destructive, or extremely bizarre...read more

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9781137524898 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 30, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book explains, with case examples, a variety of social science research methods suitable for studying the unconscious components of irrational social and political actions in world affairs, which can be defined as those that are intensely destructive, self-destructive, or extremely bizarre.

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Product Description: Situational Analysis creates analytic maps of social processes and relationships identified using grounded theory. Creator of the method, award-winning sociologist Adele E. Clarke and two co-editors show how the method can be, and has been, used in a variety of critical qualitative studies...read more
By Kathy Charmaz (foreword by), Adele E. Clarke (editor), Carrie Friese (editor) and Rachel Washburn (editor)

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9781629581064 | 1 edition (Left Coast Pr, May 15, 2015), cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Situational Analysis creates analytic maps of social processes and relationships identified using grounded theory.

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Product Description: Situational Analysis creates analytic maps of social processes and relationships identified using grounded theory. Creator of the method, award-winning sociologist Adele E. Clarke and two co-editors show how the method can be, and has been, used in a variety of critical qualitative studies...read more
By Kathy C. Charmaz (foreword by)

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9780398068301, titled "Fuchs''s Radiographic Exposure and Quality Control" | 6th edition (Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, May 1, 1998), cover price $59.95 | also contains Fuchs''s Radiographic Exposure and Quality Control | About this edition: This updated and expanded edition of radiographic imaging is the most comprehensive and practical text available.

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9781629581071 | Left Coast Pr, May 15, 2015, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Situational Analysis creates analytic maps of social processes and relationships identified using grounded theory.
9780398070205, titled "X-Ray Repair: A Comprehensive Guide to the Installation and Servicing of Radiographic Equipment" | Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, January 1, 1998, cover price $51.95 | also contains X-Ray Repair: A Comprehensive Guide to the Installation and Servicing of Radiographic Equipment | About this edition: This unique book is intended to be used as a field guide and reference manual for field service engineers and in-house biomedical engineers when servicing radiographic equipment.

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Product Description: Reconceptualizing Qualitative Research: Methodologies without Methodology calls for qualitative research that is complex, situational, theoretically situated, and yet productive. Author Mirka Koro-Ljungberg challenges ideas about data, research design, and researcher responsibility that are often taken for granted, provoking readers to rethink beliefs, paradigms, processes, and methodological frameworks...read more

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9781483351711 | Sage Pubns, April 29, 2015, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Reconceptualizing Qualitative Research: Methodologies without Methodology calls for qualitative research that is complex, situational, theoretically situated, and yet productive.

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Product Description: The book provides an accessible but comprehensive overview of methods for mediation and interaction. There has been considerable and rapid methodological development on mediation and moderation/interaction analysis within the causal-inference literature over the last ten years...read more

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9780199325870 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 13, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The book provides an accessible but comprehensive overview of methods for mediation and interaction.

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Product Description: Beginning researchers get an overview of qualitative research through a concise look at the practice of conducting research and the theory and debates that keep qualitative inquiry vibrant.   Ideal for introducing the novice researcher to the theory and practice of qualitative research, this text opens students to the diverse possibilities within this inquiry approach, while helping them understand how to design and implement specific research methods...read more

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9780133859393 | 5th edition (Prentice Hall, January 3, 2015), cover price $128.80 | About this edition: Beginning researchers get an overview of qualitative research through a concise look at the practice of conducting research and the theory and debates that keep qualitative inquiry vibrant.
9780205458387 | 3 edition (Allyn & Bacon, July 15, 2005), cover price $80.40 | About this edition: This text offers a brief, but comprehensive overview of qualitative research that balances the practicalities of conducting research and the theory and debates that keep qualitative inquiry vibrant.
9780801316333 | 2 sub edition (Allyn & Bacon, June 1, 1999), cover price $62.00 | About this edition: As educators and social researchers have become more familiar with the promise of qualitative inquiry, so do students need a strong foundation of qualitative research methods.
9780801302954 | Longman Pub Group, December 1, 1991, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: This introductory text addresses two questions.

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Product Description: Non-representational theory is one of the contemporary moment’s most influential theoretical perspectives within social and cultural theory. It is now widely considered to be the logical successor of postmodern theory, the logical development of post-structuralist thought, and the most notable intellectual force behind the turn across the social and cultural sciences away from cognition, meaning, and textuality...read more
By Phillip Vannini (editor)

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9780415713016 | Routledge, February 19, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Non-representational theory is one of the contemporary moment’s most influential theoretical perspectives within social and cultural theory.

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Product Description: This updated edition of Focus Groups: A Practical Guide for Applied Research walks readers step by step through the "how-tos" of conducting focus group research. Using an engaging, straightforward writing style, authors Richard A...read more

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9781483365244 | 5 spi edition (Sage Pubns, August 14, 2014), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This updated edition of Focus Groups: A Practical Guide for Applied Research walks readers step by step through the "how-tos" of conducting focus group research.

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