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Title Theory and methods in social research / edited by Bridget Somekh and Cathy Lewin
Edition Second edition
Published London : SAGE, [2011]
London : SAGE, 2011


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Description xxiii, 344 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents 14. Understanding phenomenology through reverse perspectives/ Titchen and Hobson -- 15. Observation/ Jones and Somekh -- 16. Discourse analysis/ Lee and Petersen -- researching online practices colin lankshear, kevin m leander and michele knobel Pt. Five: Identity, community and representation. 17. Life history and narrative methods/ Gill and Goodson -- 18. Social semiotics and multimodal texts/ Mavers and Kress -- 19. Communities of practice/ Benzie and Somekh -- 20. activity theory/ Langemeyer and Nissen -- 21. Researching policy/ Blackmore and Lauder -- Pt. Six: Quantitative methods: theories and perspectives. 22. The practices of quantitative methods/ Jones -- 24. The positivist paradigm in contemporary social research: the interface of psychology, method and sociocultural theory/ Crook and Garratt --
25. Understanding and describing quantitative data/ Lewin -- 26. Differences and relationships in quantitative data/ Barnes and Lewin -- 27. An introduction to statistical modeling/ Jones -- Pt. Seven: Quantitative methods in action. 28. Combining qualitative and quantitative methods in social inquiry/ Greene, Kreider and Mayer -- 29. Random reflections on modelling, geography and voting/ Jones -- 30. Methodological issues in international comparative assessments of educational progress/ Pelgrum -- 31. Evaluating literacy advance in the early years of school/ Ainley -- 32. Working backwards: the road less travelled in quantitative methodology/ Doig -- Pt. Eight: Researching in postmodern contexts. 33. Deconstruction/ Burman and MacLure -- 34. From hermeneutics to post-structuralism to psychoanalysis/ Brown and Heggs -- 35. From structuralism to post-structuralism/ Miller, Whalley and Stronach -- 36. Feminism/post-structuralism/ Davies and Gannon
Pt. One: Reading, reviewing and reflecting. 1. Research in the social sciences/ Somekh et al. -- 2. Working with literatures/ Kamler and Thomson -- 3. Ethical issues in generating public knowledge/ Piper and Simons -- Pt. Two: Listening, exploring the case and theorizing. 4. Ethnography/ Frankham and MacRae -- 5. Research diaries/ Holly and Altrichter -- 6. Case study/ Chadderton and Torrance -- 7. Interviewing and focus groups/ Barbour and Schostak -- Pt. Three: Addressing issues of power and researching for impact. 8. Feminist methodologies/ Burns and Chantler -- 9. Critical race theory and its use in social science research/ Parker and Roberts -- 10. Queer theory / lesbian and gay approaches/ Filax et al. -- 11. Action research/ Noffke and Somekh -- 12. The purpose, practice and politics of sponsored evaluations/ Abma and Schwandt -- Pt. Four: Observing, querying, interpreting. 13. Grounded theory/ Corbin and Holt --
Summary "This new edition provides a scholarly and readable introduction to all the key qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and methods" -- page 4 of cover
Analysis Aufsatzsammlung
Notes Previous edition : Research methods in the social sciences, 2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Self-Renewing 2017 UoY
Subject Social sciences -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Research.
Author Lewin, Cathy, editor
Somekh, Bridget, editor
LC no. 2010926743
ISBN 1849200149
1849200157 (paperback)
9781849200158 (paperback)
Other Titles Research methods in the social sciences
Research methods in the social sciences