Books in category Social Science – Methodology

  • Bioethics in Cultural Contexts

    Bioethics in Cultural Contexts
    Christoph Rehmann-Sutter, Marcus Düwell, Dietmar Mieth

    This book discusses a range of methodological issues for an interdisciplinary bioethics. How can bioethics be an enterprise that does not only isolate issues and moral reasons but also (re)contextualises them?

  • Quantitative Data Analysis with Minitab

    Quantitative Data Analysis with Minitab
    Alan Bryman, Duncan Cramer

    Explains statistical tests for Minitab using the same formulae-free, non-technical approach as the very successful SPSS version. Social science students will welcome this integrated, non-mathematical introduction.

  • Ethnography in Action

    Ethnography in Action
    Jean J. Schensul, Margaret D. LeCompte

    This is Book 7 of 7 in the Ethnographer's Toolkit, Second Edition. In Ethnography in Action, Jean J. Schensul and Margaret D. LeCompte explore how ethnographic research intersects with and enhances numerous areas of practice.

  • 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.

  • Mind As Action

    Mind As Action
    James V. Wertsch

    Drawing on the ideas of Lev Vygotsky, Mikhail Bakhtin, and Kenneth Burke, as well as research from various fields, this book traces the implications of mediated action for a sociocultural analysis of the mind, as well as for some of today's …

  • Policy

    Policy
    H. Colebatch

    Policy is key reading for the student studying the subject, the public official or community activist engaged in making policy, and the interested member of the public who wants to know where policy comes from, and why it matters.

  • 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.

  • The Anthropology of Moralities

    The Anthropology of Moralities
    Monica Heintz

    Can we study the Other's morality without applying our own normative judgments? How do social anthropologists keep both the distance required by science and the empathy required for the analysis of lived experiences?

  • Dealing with Complexity

    Dealing with Complexity
    Robert L. Flood, Ewart Carson

    INTRODUCTION We start this book with Theme A (see Figure P. I in the Preface), which aims to develop an essential and fundamental understanding of systems science. So, what is systems science?

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