Qualitative Psychology

Qualitative Psychology
Author: Jonathan A Smith
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2007-12-18
ISBN: 9781446234990
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Qualitative Psychology Book Excerpt:

Covering all the main qualitative approaches now used in psychology - the Second Edition offers readers a step-by-step guide to carrying out research using each particular method with plenty of pedagogical advice. All chapters are written by international experts - many of them key figures in either the inception or development of their chosen method. Key features of the Second Edition include: - updated and extended chapters - examples of good research studies using each approach - text boxes and further readings

Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology

Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology
Author: Michael A Forrester
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 282
Release: 2010-03-25
ISBN: 1847879101
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology Book Excerpt:

This unique text provides a complete introduction to qualitative methods in psychology and will be ideal reading for anyone doing a course in qualitative psychology or planning a practical project using qualitative approaches. Forrester’s book has been developed in tandem with its own dataset, collected specifically for the book which will be a unique resource for any students using the text. Using interview recordings (video and audio, available to readers on-line) alongside worked examples of different ways to analyze the same dataset, the handbook and the interview data together provide an invaluable resource for anybody interested in either learning or teaching qualitative methods in psychology.

Interviews in Qualitative Research

Interviews in Qualitative Research
Author: Nigel King,Christine Horrocks
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2010-02-28
ISBN: 9781446243275
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interviews in Qualitative Research Book Excerpt:

Interviewing is used very widely in qualitative research, and takes many different forms. The qualitative interview is also a method that is constantly evolving, in response both to theoretical and technological developments. King and Horrocks present a clear and thorough guide to the use of interviews in contemporary qualitative research. Writing in an accessible style, with many practical examples, the authors explore: - The key debates in the philosophy and theory underlying interview methods - How to design and carry out interviews - The special requirements of group and remote (telephone and online) interviewing - The central issues of reflexivity and ethics. The book also features a chapter which introduces the principles and practice of the thematic analysis of interview data, and the book concludes with a detailed consideration of the use of interviews in two major qualitative research traditions: phenomenological and narrative approaches. Interviews in Qualitative Research is a must-have text for students and researchers planning to use interview methods for themselves. It is aimed at a broad range of disciplines with examples drawn from across the social, educational and health sciences.

Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
Author: R. A. McQueen,Christina Knussen
Publsiher: Pearson Education
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9780131249400
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Book Excerpt:

Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology is a new type of textbook. It is almost entirely student-centred, eminently practical and brings together a wealth of experience in the teaching of undergraduate research. This book is not just a guide to the conduct of psychological research, it is also an effective support system for the particular problems, concerns and fears encountered by most students at some point in their research lives. In structure, the book is divided into a number of well-defined parts, each dealing with a major element of the research process and combining to produce a step-by-step guide for the student embarking on a major piece of undergraduate research.

Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods in Entrepreneurship

Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods in Entrepreneurship
Author: Helle Neergaard,John P. Ulhøi
Publsiher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1847204384
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods in Entrepreneurship Book Excerpt:

. . . the Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods in Entrepreneurship is an important contribution to the field, and should be referenced in any paper using qualitative methodologies to investigate the entrepreneurial phenomenon. Craig S. Galbraith, Journal of Enterprising Communities There is no hiding behind the ramparts of dry scholarship here. The credibility of the theory being spoken of is not the stuff of constructed proofs, but alignments of critical insight and utility. This is where qualitative work can make a difference to the field, and where this book makes its mark. Robin Holt, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research The Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods in Entrepreneurship is an unusually solid and multifaceted book on what qualitative methods have done, are doing and will do in entrepreneurship research. Every serious entrepreneurship scholar should read it. It points at the future! Björn Bjerke, University of Kalmar, Sweden I would warmly recommend this unique collection of qualitative methods of entrepreneurship research to both mature and beginning researchers as a menu to choose from for their planned empirical studies. For those who try to get away from only quantitative studies in both business practice and academic research, this book is their chance to find a rich inspiration in reflecting on entrepreneurship as a lived experience using grounded theory and ethnographic, discourse and narrative approaches. It might convince editors of top journals of entrepreneurship research to welcome qualitative research submissions as an indispensable complement to quantitative only submissions. This domain is not physics. In bringing together such a variety of experts from so many nationalities in this Handbook, our Danish colleagues are making entrepreneurship research a realistic global venture. Jan Ulijn, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands Helle Neergaard and John Parm Ulhøi have compiled a remarkable collection of work that both represents the range of methods and demonstrates the depth of insight that can be achieved through qualitative approaches. This book is not simply a handbook of qualitative research methods, though it well achieves this aim, it is also an important contribution towards the field of entrepreneurship research. From the Foreword by Sara Carter This expansive and practical Handbook introduces the methods currently used to increase the understanding of the usefulness and versatility of a systematic approach to qualitative research in entrepreneurship. It fills a crucial gap in the literature on entrepreneurship theory, and, just as importantly, illustrates how these principles and techniques can be appropriately and fruitfully employed. The Handbook is underpinned by the belief that qualitative research has the potential to charter hitherto unexplored waters in the field of entrepreneurship and thus contribute significantly to its further advancement. The contributors seek to assist entrepreneurship researchers in making more informed choices and designing more rigorous and sophisticated studies. They achieve this by providing concrete examples of research experiences and tangible how to advice. By clarifying what these research methods entail, how they are currently being used and how they can be evaluated, this Handbook constitutes a comprehensive and highly accessible methodological toolbox. Dealing with both well-accepted qualitative approaches and lesser-known, rarer and more novel approaches to the study of entrepreneurship, this Handbook will be invaluable to those studying, researching and teaching entrepreneurship.

Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project

Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project
Author: Cath Sullivan,Stephen Gibson,Sarah C.E. Riley
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2012-03-22
ISBN: 1446291324
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project Book Excerpt:

Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here 'Thanks to this new book, psychology students now have a trustworthy and practical guide that takes them through all stages of qualitative research with rich examples and different paradigmatic perspectives.' Svend Brinkmann, Aalborg University, Denmark 'A well thought-out, accessible and engaging guide to conducting qualitative research projects. This is a must-read for any student beginning the qualitative journey.' Abigail Locke, University of Huddersfield, UK This book is for students who are embarking on a qualitative research project in psychology or a related discipline. While focusing mainly on undergraduate dissertations, this book will also be useful for postgraduate students. It takes you through planning a qualitative project, stage by stage, addressing key issues and concerns along the way. The focus throughout is on how to make your project excellent! Packed full of examples from student projects to help you to put theory into practice, the book guides you through: • designing your research • ethical considerations • collecting your data • analysing your data • writing your report or dissertation. In addition, the book will help you with time management and working with your supervisor, as well as providing guidance on how you can use your project as the basis for publication or further study.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
Author: Hugh Coolican
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 960
Release: 2018-11-08
ISBN: 1351780697
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Book Excerpt:

The seventh edition of Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology provides students with the most readable and comprehensive survey of research methods, statistical concepts and procedures in psychology today. Assuming no prior knowledge, this bestselling text takes you through every stage of your research project giving advice on planning and conducting studies, analysing data and writing up reports. The book provides clear coverage of experimental, interviewing and observational methods, psychological testing, qualitative methods and analysis and statistical procedures which include nominal level tests, multi-factorial ANOVA designs, multiple regression, log linear analysis, and factor analysis. It features detailed and illustrated SPSS instructions for all these and other procedures, eliminating the need for an extra SPSS textbook. New features to this edition include: Additional coverage of factor analysis and online and modern research methods Expanded coverage of report writing guidelines References updated throughout Presentation updated throughout, to include more figures, tables and full colour to help break up the text Companion website signposted throughout the book to improve student usability Improved and extended web links and further reading associated with every chapter. Each chapter contains a glossary, key terms and newly integrated exercises, ensuring that key concepts are understood. A fully updated companion website (www.routledge.com/cw/coolican) provides additional exercises, testbanks for each chapter, revision flash cards, links to further reading and data for use with SPSS.

Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology

Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology
Author: Cath Sullivan,Michael A Forrester
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 377
Release: 2018-12-13
ISBN: 1526453363
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology Book Excerpt:

Beginning with ethics and quality and moving through to literature reviews, methodologies, analysis and writing up research reports, this ‘how to’ manual introduces the reader to foundational concepts and the key skills they need to complete their qualitative psychological research project.

Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology

Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology
Author: Joan C. Chrisler,Donald R. McCreary
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 712
Release: 2010-03-12
ISBN: 9781441914651
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology Book Excerpt:

Donald R. McCreary and Joan C. Chrisler The Development of Gender Studies in Psychology Studies of sex differences are as old as the ?eld of psychology, and they have been conducted in every sub?eld of the discipline. There are probably many reasons for the popularity of these studies, but three reasons seem to be most prominent. First, social psychological studies of person perception show that sex is especially salient in social groups. It is the ?rst thing people notice about others, and it is one of the things we remember best (Fiske, Haslam, & Fiske, 1991; Stangor, Lynch, Duan, & Glass, 1992). For example, people may not remember who uttered a witty remark, but they are likely to remember whether the quip came from a woman or a man. Second, many people hold ?rm beliefs that aspects of physiology suit men and women for particular social roles. Men’s greater upper body strength makes them better candidates for manual labor, and their greater height gives the impression that they would make good leaders (i. e. , people we look up to). Women’s reproductive capacity and the caretaking tasks (e. g. , breastfeeding, baby minding) that accompany it make them seem suitable for other roles that require gentleness and nurturance. Third, the logic that underlies hypothesis testing in the sciences is focused on difference. Researchers design their studies with the hope that they can reject the null hypothesis that experimental groups do not differ.

Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology Combining Core Approaches 2e

Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology  Combining Core Approaches 2e
Author: Nollaig Frost
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2021-06-18
ISBN: 0335248985
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology Combining Core Approaches 2e Book Excerpt:

This second edition textbook provides invaluable guidance on carrying out qualitative research in psychology using methods both individually and in combination. Suitable for researchers at all stages of their development, the book provides a go-to resource for students who are just starting out, as well as for experienced qualitative researchers planning to carry out research pluralistically. Key features include: •A new chapter on Thematic Analysis •Updated chapters on four other widely used qualitative method – grounded theory, interpretative phenomenological analysis, discourse analysis and narrative analysis •Discussions of the theoretical foundations of qualitative methods employed singly and pluralistically •Consideration of ethical and quality issues pertinent to different methods when used separately and in conjunction •Inclusion of the use of visual and other non-textual data •Problem-based questions •Reflections on practice from experienced researchers The book has been updated throughout to reflect current developments in, and research examples from, the full breadth of the discipline, including from health, social, counselling, and sports and exercise psychology. Studies carried out as part of both academic and professional practice are included, alongside discussion of ways in which researchers from both settings can work together effectively. “This book opens new horizons for innovation, and creates new avenues to explore the complexity of human experience.” —Dr Amy Burton, Senior Lecturer in Qualitative Research Methods, Staffordshire University, UK “Frost invites advanced students to move from broad conceptual understandings towards a nuanced appreciation of the potential of qualitative methods in psychology.” —Neil Cooper, Professor of Learning and Teaching in Psychology, University of East Anglia, UK “With a crystal clear writing style, Frost enriches our understanding of the practice and experience of doing pluralistic qualitative research – an invaluable contribution.” —John McCarthy, Head of School of Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Ireland “Frost has delivered a highly relevant, useful, and contemporary book that will be a prized guide on any qualitative journey.” —Brett Smith, Director of Research, Department of Psychology, Durham University, UK “Nollaig Frost has been instrumental to the advancement of a pluralistic perspective in qualitative psychology. This keenly awaited second edition of her book does not disappoint.” —Carla Willig, bestselling author of Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology Nollaig Frost is Adjunct Professor at the School of Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Ireland; Visiting Lecturer at City, University of London, UK; and Visiting Researcher at Middlesex University, UK. She teaches and supervises qualitative research to students at all levels and has led the Pluralism in Qualitative Research (PQR) project since its inception in 2006.

Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology

Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology
Author: Joanna Brooks,Nigel King
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 298
Release: 2017-04-26
ISBN: 1137359137
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology Book Excerpt:

With a highly pragmatic, yet rigorous and pragmatically driven approach, this edited book explores demonstrates qualitative research with an applied approach. Using not only theory but real world setting, readers are introduced to the function and relevance of qualitative methods in psychological research. Exemplified through the contributions of various experts from across the different sub-disciplines of psychology, this text takes a versatile approach to explaining methods in research and covers a broad range of methods in a variety of settings. This book will appeal to those with an interest in qualitative methods across the spectrum of psychology and beyond. Offering an introduction to applied qualitative research in psychology with a distinctively applied approach, this title is apt for undergraduate psychology students taking modules in research methods, executing research-based projects or those undertaking Masters and taught doctoral level programs in psychology.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Fifth Edition

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology  Fifth Edition
Author: Hugh Coolican
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 715
Release: 2013-03-07
ISBN: 1444164279
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Fifth Edition Book Excerpt:

This fifth edition of Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology has been revised and updated, providing students with the most readable and comprehensive survey of research methods, statistical concepts and procedures in psychology today. The book assumes no prior knowledge, taking you through every stage of your research project in manageable steps. Advice on planning and conducting studies, analysing data and writing up practical reports is given, and examples provided, as well as advice on how to report results in conventional (APA) style. Unlike other introductory texts, there is discussion of commonly misunderstood concepts such as ecological validity, the null hypothesis and the role of cross-cultural psychology studies. Qualitative research is included in the central research methods chapters as well as being highlighted in specialist chapters which cover content analysis, grounded theory, interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA), narrative analysis, discourse analysis and how to tackle a qualitative research project. The book provides clear coverage of statistical procedures, and includes everything needed at undergraduate level from nominal level tests to multi-factorial ANOVA designs, multiple regression and log linear analysis. In addition, the book provides detailed and illustrated SPSS instructions (updated to version 16) for all statistical procedures, including data entry and interpreting output, thus eliminating the need for an extra SPSS textbook. Each chapter contains a glossary, key terms and newly integrated exercises, ensuring that key concepts are understood. A companion website (www.routledge.com/cw/coolican) provides additional exercises, revision flash cards, links to further reading and data for use with SPSS. The bestselling research methods text for almost two decades, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology remains an invaluable resource for students of psychology throughout their studies.

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology
Author: Dennis Howitt
Publsiher: Pearson UK
Total Pages: 854
Release: 2019
ISBN: 1292251220
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology Book Excerpt:

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology by Dennis Howitt provides a comprehensive, practical and up to date coverage of the area. For the fourth edition, the text has been extensively revised for easier reading and comprehension. With a clear and straightforward style, the book introduces qualitative research from data collection to analysis. Examples of real research and practical guidance for each methodological approach are included throughout to equip the reader with an understanding of the process and the skills to be able to carry out their own research. There are also dedicated sections on ethics, quality and report writing. All of this is achieved while providing a thorough theoretical and historical context for the qualitative methods. With an increased focus on helping students to develop the practical skills for carrying out qualitative research, this 4th edition includes examples of how the theory can be put into practice throughout. Examples of qualitative reports, with annotated commentary give students a clear idea how to write up a report. The text covers a range of methods evaluating each in a constructive, non-partisan way.

Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology

Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology
Author: Evanthia Lyons,Adrian Coyle
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2016-03-26
ISBN: 1473933927
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology Book Excerpt:

Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology is a clear, step-by–step guide linking theory with practice, that offers a unique combination of perspectives on five qualitative approaches: grounded theory, interpretative phenomenological analysis, discourse analysis, narrative analysis and thematic analysis that can be applied to a common data set. This text provides practical advice and guidance from experts as well as a comparison of the different methods, which will help students decide the approach that’s right for them and their research project. The second edition of this text: Introduces a fifth, additional qualitative approach, Thematic Analysis Explores the ethical challenges of qualitative work Takes a look at mixed methods and pluralist research Includes worked-out examples of qualitative analyses and brand new tools for learning, including ‘road maps’ for qualitative analysis Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology, Second Edition is the perfect text for psychology students engaged in qualitative research or studying research methods, at either undergraduate or postgraduate level.

ECRM 2017 16th European Conference on Research Methods in Business and Management

ECRM 2017 16th European Conference on Research Methods in Business and Management
Author: Dr Anthony Buckley
Publsiher: Academic Conferences and publishing limited
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2017
ISBN: 1911218417
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

ECRM 2017 16th European Conference on Research Methods in Business and Management Book Excerpt:

Essential Research Methods in Psychology

Essential Research Methods in Psychology
Author: Philip Banyard,Belinda Winder,Christine Norman,Gayle Dillon
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 345
Release: 2022-04-05
ISBN: 1529785464
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essential Research Methods in Psychology Book Excerpt:

This book focusses on captivating, and maintaining the engagement of, students in the methods they need to know about to be successful in their psychology degree and does this with inventive pedagogy.

The Routledge Companion to Military Research Methods

The Routledge Companion to Military Research Methods
Author: Alison J. Williams,Neil Jenkings,Rachel Woodward,Matthew F. Rech
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2016-04-28
ISBN: 1317042581
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge Companion to Military Research Methods Book Excerpt:

This new handbook is about the practices of conducting research on military issues. As an edited collection, it brings together an extensive group of authors from a range of disciplinary perspectives whose chapters engage with the conceptual, practical and political questions raised when doing military research. The book considers a wide range of questions around research about, on and with military organisations, personnel and activities, from diverse starting-points across the social sciences, arts and humanities. Each chapter in this volume: Describes the nature of the military research topic under scrutiny and explains what research practices were undertaken and why. Discusses the author's research activities, addressing the nature of their engagement with their subjects and explaining how the method or approach under scrutiny was distinctive because of the military context or subject of the research. Reflects on the author’s research experiences, and the specific, often unique, negotiations with the politics and practices of military institutions and military personnel before, during and after their research fieldwork. The book provides a focussed overview of methodological approaches to critical studies of military personnel and institutions, and processes and practices of militarisation and militarism. In particular, it engages with the growth in qualitative approaches to military research, particularly research carried out on military topics outside military research institutions. The handbook provides the reader with a comprehensive guide to how critical military research is being undertaken by social scientists and humanities scholars today, and sets out suggestions for future approaches to military research. This book will be of much interest to students of military studies, war and conflict studies, and research methods in general.

Handbook of Developmental Psychology

Handbook of Developmental Psychology
Author: Jaan Valsiner,Kevin J Connolly
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 682
Release: 2002-12-19
ISBN: 1446265021
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Developmental Psychology Book Excerpt:

`This is an impressive work... and will provide the advanced reader with a rich source of theory and evidence. There is a huge amount to be got from the book and I suspect it will become a key work' - J Gavin Bremner, Department of Psychology, Lancaster University The Handbook of Developmental Psychology is a comprehensive, authoritative yet frontier-pushing overview of the study of human development presented in a single-volume format. It is ideal for experienced individuals wishing for an up-to-date survey of the central themes prevalent to developmental psychology, both past and present, and for those seeking a reference work to help appreciate the subject for the first time. The insightful contributions from world-leading developmental psychologists successfully and usefully integrate different perspectives to studying the subject, following a systematic life-span structure, from pre-natal development through to old age in human beings. The Handbook then concludes with a substantive section on the methodological approaches to the study of development, focusing on both qualitative and quantitative techniques. This unique reference work will be hugely influential for anyone needing or wishing for a broad, yet enriched understanding of this fascinating subject. It will be a particularly invaluable resource for academics and researchers in the fields of developmental psychology, education, parenting, cultural and biological psychology and anthropology.

EBOOK Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology 4e

EBOOK  Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology 4e
Author: WILLIG
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-11-16
ISBN: 0335248705
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

EBOOK Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology 4e Book Excerpt:

Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology is a vital resource for students new to qualitative psychology. It explains when each qualitative research method should be used, the procedures and techniques involved, and any limitations associated with such research. Throughout the new edition, material has been re-organized and updated to reflect developments in the field, while Carla Willig's style of writing, popular with students and lecturers alike, remains unchanged. Key features of the new edition include: •Two new chapters, one on metasynthesis and one on pluralism in qualitative research •A broadening the Visual Methodologies chapter to include other non-linguistic methods of data collection that engage with the physical environment, such as the walking interview and object elicitation •Information and analysis on innovative dissemination methods such as performances and exhibitions •Expanded coverage of the core question, “What makes qualitative research ‘research’?”, including clear explanations of the key tenets of the scientific method •'But it's not as simple as all that' boxes at the end of each chapter, where more complex issues, theoretical critiques and conceptual challenges are raised. This title is supported by an Online Learning Centre, which includes an array of extra resources for both students and instructors. “This book is a vital resource and a valuable reference, both for those new to research and for those looking to further develop their skills and knowledge of qualitative research in psychology.” Nollaig Frost, Adjunct Professor, School of Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Ireland “This exceptionally well-written text deserves a place in every psychology researcher’s toolkit, regardless of their career stage.” Benjamin Gardner, Reader in Social Psychology, King’s College London, UK “Readers of this text will find it to be accessible and comprehensive. It will enable many people to become confident in conducting their own qualitative research.” Alex Bridger, Senior Lecturer in Critical Social Psychology, University of Huddersfield, UK Carla Willig is Professor of Psychology at City, University of London, UK. She is the author of numerous bestselling books for Psychology students and is widely admired for her friendly, practical approach to writing and to teaching.

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer
Publsiher: Pearson Education
Total Pages: 470
Release: 2007-11
ISBN: 9780132051637
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology Book Excerpt:

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, secondedition,provides clear, comprehensive and innovative coverage of quantitative and qualitative research methods for psychology students throughout their studies. In this essential text for psychology students, the research process is broken down into manageable steps to equip students with the skills to ask intelligent research questions, carry out a literature review, choose an appropriate research design, carry out data collection and write up their findings. Throughout the book research examples are discussed which offer an insight into how research advances our understanding in areas such as forensic, social, educational, and abnormal psychology.