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30 Years of Change for Children

by Pugh, Gillian

The authors reflect on the main changes in legislation, on key messages from research and on whether developments in practice have reflected these research findings. ...

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A Good Book, In Theory

Making Sense Through Inquiry, Third Edition

by Alan Sears & James Cairns

This highly original and compelling book offers an introduction to the art and science of social inquiry, including the theoretical and methodological frameworks that support that inquiry. The new edition offers coverage of post-modernism and ...

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A Guide to Argumentative Research Writing and Thinking

Overcoming Challenges

by Arnold Wentzel

<p>Research is difficult. Even though students are trained in the basic research methodology skills, when confronted with research writing, it feels to them as if they enter a bizarre world, with its own language and conventions, where it is ...

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Academic Writing

A Handbook for International Students

by Stephen Bailey

<p>Now in its fifth edition, <em>Academic Writing</em> helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students ...

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Action Research for Democracy

New Ideas and Perspectives from Scandinavia

by Nadarajah Sriskandarajah, Ewa Gunnarsson, Hans Peter Hansen & others

<p>Contemporary society encounters profound economical, socio-ecological and political crises challenging the democratic foundation of our societies. This book addresses the potentials and challenges for Action Research supporting democratic ...

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Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]

by E. Jane Davidson

<p>Readers have commented elsewhere:</p><p>"Actionable and Accessible! An avid reader of anything Dr Jane Davidson writes - she lives up to her Genuine Evaluation reputation by providing a succinct guide that is also accessible in its format and

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Ad Nauseam

How Advertising and Public Relations Changed Everything

by Jeff Koob

<p>The goal of information is to inform, while the goal of propaganda is to influence or persuade. It is not the intent to persuade that makes something propaganda, but the use of deceptive and manipulative techniques. Some advertising and ...

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An Invitation to Qualitative Fieldwork

A Multilogical Approach

by Jason Orne & Michael Bell

<p>In an attempt to cope with the profusion of tools and techniques for qualitative methods, texts for students have tended to respond in the following two ways: &quot;how to&quot; or &quot;why to.&quot; In contrast, this book takes on both ...

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An Invitation to Qualitative Fieldwork: A Multilogical Approach

by Orne, Jason

<P>In an attempt to cope with the profusion of tools and techniques for qualitative methods, texts for students have tended to respond in the following two ways: "how to" or "why to." In contrast, this book takes on both tasks to give students a

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At Home with Grief

Continued Bonds with the Deceased

by Blake Paxton

<p>What would you say to a deceased loved one if they could come back for one day? What if you can’t just ‘move on’ from grief? *At Home with Grief: Continued Bonds with the Deceased *chronicles Blake Paxton’s autoethnographic study of his ...

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Battered Women as Survivors

by Lee Ann Hoff

<p>First published in 1990, this book is basedon a field study of domestic abuse victims and their social network members. In a life history perspective, using values and network analysis, it uncovers the social context of a ‘secret’ crime ...

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Bridging the Gaps

College Pathways to Career Success

by James E. Rosenbaum, Caitlin E. Ahearn, Janet E. Rosenbaum & others

<p>College-for-all has become the new American dream. Most high school students today express a desire to attend college, and 90% of on-time high school graduates enroll in higher education in the eight years following high school. Yet, degree ...

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Brothel

Mustang Ranch and Its Women

by Alexa Albert

<p>When Harvard medical student Alexa Albert conducted a public-health study as the Mustang Ranch brothel in Nevada, the only state in the union where prostitution is legal, neither she nor the brothel could have predicted the end result. Having

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Categorical Statistics for Communication Research

by Bryan E. Denham

<p><em>Categorical Statistics for Communication**Research</em> presents scholars with a discipline-specific guide to categorical data analysis. The text blends necessary background information and formulas for statistical procedures with data ...

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Causal Models in Experimental Designs

by H. M. Blalock

<p>This is a companion volume to Causal Models in the Social Sciences, the majority of articles concern panel designs involving repeated measurements while a smaller cluster involve discussions of how experimental designs may be improved by more

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Climate Action in a Globalizing World

Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Movements in the Global North

by Asa Wettergren, Carl Cassegard, Linda Soneryd & others

<p>The existence and urgency of global climate change is a matter of scientific consensus. Yet the global politics of climate change have been anything but consensual. In this context, a wave of global climate activism has emerged in the last ...

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Collaborative Arts-based Research for Social Justice

by Victoria Foster

<p>This book provides a thought-provoking guide to conducting collaborative arts-based research. Focusing on ways that social inquiry might be conducted with marginalised groups to promote social justice, the text offers chapters ...

ISBN: 9781135131821

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Collectivities

Politics at the Intersections of Disciplines

by Robert F. Carley

<p>Collectivities, in brief, is a term describing the intellectual and creative potential of groups. Collectivities then mark a position in the connection between disciplinary fields; a position that is simultaneously productive of new knowledge

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Comedy and Social Science

Towards a Methodology of Funny

by Cate Watson

<p>While there have been many sociological and psychological studies of humor, few can claim to be funny. Humor may be regarded as a legitimate topic for social scientists, but in general, they present their research rather seriously. In ...

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Commons, Sustainability, Democratization

Action Research and the Basic Renewal of Society

by Hans Peter Hansen, Birger Steen Nielsen, Nadarajah Sriskandarajah & others

<p>This book presents theoretical discussions and practical examples of Action Research from Scandinavia, Latin America and Africa, primarily dealing with how to combine nature conservation and management with local democratic community ...

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