The Resource Theory and methods in social research, edited by Bridget Somekh and Cathy Lewin

Theory and methods in social research, edited by Bridget Somekh and Cathy Lewin

Label
Theory and methods in social research
Title
Theory and methods in social research
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bridget Somekh and Cathy Lewin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
300.72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Theory and methods in social research, edited by Bridget Somekh and Cathy Lewin
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: Research methods in the social sciences, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • 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 --
  • 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
Control code
000046736030
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xxiii, 344 p.
Isbn
9781849200141
Other physical details
ill., charts
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.b25789478
System control number
  • md25789478
  • (OCoLC)659245065

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