The Death Café Movement: Exploring the Horizons of Mortality by Jack Fong

By Jack Fong

This sociological paintings examines the phenomenon of the loss of life Café, a customary amassing of strangers from all walks of lifestyles who interact in “death speak” over espresso, tea, and truffles. utilizing insightful theoretical frameworks, Fong explores the typical issues that represent a “death identification” and divulges how Café attendees are encouraged to reside in mild of dying due to demise. Fong examines how the individuals’ include of self-sovereignty and disagreement of mortality revive their understanding of and appreciation for shared humanity. whereas divisive id politics proceed to foster neo-tribalisms and the development of myriad “others,”  Fong makes noticeable how those that perform demise Cafés turn out construction group whereas being encouraged towards residing extra enjoyable lives. via dying speak unfettered from systemic keep watch over, they turn out feeling extra business enterprise over their very own lived lives in addition to being extra aware of the potential for a  good dying. in accordance with Fong, individuals during this phenomenon provide us an elegant option to confront the facticity of our personal demise—by amassing as one.

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Integrating Analyses in Mixed Methods Research by Patricia Bazeley

By Patricia Bazeley

Integrating Analyses for combined equipment Research goes past combined equipment learn layout and knowledge assortment, delivering a practical dialogue of the demanding situations of successfully integrating info to facilitate a extra finished and rigorous point of research. Showcasing quite a number techniques for integrating diversified assets and kinds of info in addition to various ways in research, it is helping you intend, behavior, and disseminate advanced analyses with self assurance. Key concepts include:

  • Building an integrative framework
  • Analysing sequential, complementary and comparative data
  • Identifying styles and contrasts in associated data
  • Categorizing, counting, and blending mixed data
  • Managing dissonance and divergence
  • Transforming research into warranted assertions 

With transparent steps that may be adapted to any undertaking, this e-book is ideal for students and researchers undertaking their very own combined tools research. 

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Introducing Social Research Methods: Essentials for Getting by Janet M. Ruane

By Janet M. Ruane

Introducing Social study tools: necessities for buying the Edge is a concise and student-friendly advent to analyze equipment that makes use of examples from worldwide to demonstrate the centrality of social technological know-how examine in our daily lives.

  • Explains complicated, multi-faceted techniques and methodologies in simple prose
  • Designed for college students who're new to or skeptical of social technology learn tools as valuable instruments for forthcoming real-world challenges
  • Persuasively argues that social medical skillability unlocks an array of non-public possibilities past the geographical regions of academia
  • A supplementary web site contains a word list, try out financial institution, strength aspect displays, a complete record of net assets, a consultant to suitable TED lectures and masses more

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The Oxford Handbook of Panel Data (Oxford Handbooks) by Badi H. Baltagi

By Badi H. Baltagi

The Oxford guide of Panel info examines new advancements within the conception and purposes of panel info. It contains easy subject matters like non-stationary panels, co-integration in panels, multifactor panel types, panel unit roots, size blunders in panels, incidental parameters and dynamic panels, spatial panels, nonparametric panel facts, random coefficients, therapy results, pattern choice, count number panel information, constrained based variable panel types, unbalanced panel types with interactive results and influential observations in panel information. individuals to the instruction manual discover functions of panel facts to a variety of subject matters in economics, together with well-being, exertions, advertising, exchange, productiveness, and macro functions in panels.

This instruction manual is an informative and accomplished consultant for either those people who are rather new to the sphere and for these wishing to increase their wisdom to the frontier. it's a depended on and definitive resource on panel info, having been edited by way of Professor Badi Baltagi-widely famous as one of many most effective econometricians within the zone of panel information econometrics. Professor Baltagi has effectively recruited an all-star solid of specialists for every of the well-chosen themes within the Handbook.

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Handbook of Field Experiments (Handbook of Economic Field by Esther Duflo,Abhijit Banerjee

By Esther Duflo,Abhijit Banerjee

Handbook of box Experiments, quantity Two explains the right way to behavior experimental study, offers a catalog of analysis thus far, and describes which parts stay to be explored. the hot quantity contains sections on box experiments in schooling in constructing international locations, how you can layout social safeguard courses, a piece on how you can wrestle poverty, and updates on facts in relation to the effect and determinants of health and wellbeing degrees in low-income international locations. keeping apart itself from circumscribed debates of experts, this quantity surpasses the numerous magazine articles and narrowly-defined books written through practitioners.

This ongoing sequence can be of specific curiosity to students operating with experimental tools. clients will locate effects from politics, schooling, and extra.

  • Balances methodological insights with analyses of critical findings and proposals for additional research
  • Appeals generally to social scientists trying to strengthen an services in box experiments
  • Written in a language that's available to graduate scholars and non-specialist economists

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Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative by Barney Glaser

By Barney Glaser

Most writing on sociological strategy has been curious about how exact proof will be acquired and the way conception can thereby be extra carefully confirmed. In The Discovery of Grounded conception, Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss deal with the both vital company of ways the invention of conception from data?systematically received and analyzed in social research?can be furthered. the invention of conception from data?grounded theory?is an immense job confronting sociology, for any such idea matches empirical occasions, and is comprehensible to sociologists and laymen alike. most crucial, it offers proper predictions, causes, interpretations, and applications.

In half I of the e-book, "Generation concept through Comparative Analysis," the authors current a technique wherein sociologists can facilitate the invention of grounded thought, either important and formal. This approach includes the systematic selection and research of a number of comparability teams. partly II, The versatile Use of Data," the iteration of conception from qualitative, specifically documentary, and quantitative info is taken into account. partially III, "Implications of Grounded Theory," Glaser and Strauss study the credibility of grounded theory.

The Discovery of Grounded thought is directed towards bettering social scientists' ability for producing thought that might be appropriate to their examine. whereas aimed essentially at sociologists, it is going to be important to an individual attracted to learning social phenomena?political, academic, financial, business? particularly If their reviews are in line with qualitative data.

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Audience Research Methodologies: Between Innovation and by Geoffroy Patriarche,Helena Bilandzic,Jakob Linaa

By Geoffroy Patriarche,Helena Bilandzic,Jakob Linaa Jensen,Jelena Juriši?

The adjustments of people’s family to media content material, applied sciences and associations increase new methodological demanding situations and possibilities for viewers study. This edited quantity goals at contributing to the improvement of the repertoire of tools and methodologies for viewers study by way of reviewing and exemplifying methods which were influenced by way of the altering stipulations and practices of audiences. The contributions deal with more than a few concerns and ways relating to the diversification, integration and triangulation of tools for viewers learn, to the distance among the researched and the researchers, to the research of on-line social networks, and to the possibilities led to by means of net 2.0 applied sciences as study tools.

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Social Research Methodology: A Critical Introduction by Roger Gomm

By Roger Gomm

ultra-modern scholars of social technological know-how needs to comprehend quite a few study equipment. This edition absolutely explores the good judgment of analysis, while helping a critical realizing of useful, facts dependent paintings. With new chapters, an unique framework and up to date examples, this e-book is still a chief source for undergraduates.

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Einführung in die computergestützte Analyse qualitativer by Udo Kuckartz

By Udo Kuckartz

Die sozialwissenschaftliche examine von qualitativen Daten, die textual content- und Inhaltsanalyse lassen sich heute sehr effektiv mit Unterstützung von Computerprogrammen durchführen. Der Einsatz von QDA-Software verspricht mehr Effizienz und Transparenz der examine. Dieses Buch gibt einen Überblick über diese neuen Arbeitstechniken, diskutiert die zugrunde liegenden methodischen Konzepte (u.a. die Grounded conception und die Qualitative Inhaltsanalyse) und gibt praktische Hinweise zur Umsetzung.

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