Reference Books on Methods Alert!
Available in the ASC reference section are a batch of new books on social science methods:
The SAGE Dictionary of Social Research Methods, edited by Victor Jupp (SAGE Publications, 2006).
Handbook of Action Research, edited by Peter Reason and Hilary Bradbury (SAGE Publications, 2006).
Using Narrative in Social Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, by Jane Elliott (SAGE Publications, 2006).
Information Trapping: Real-Time Research on the Web, by Tara Calishain (New Riders, 2007).
Qualitative Inquiry & Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches, by John W. Creswell (SAGE Publications, 2007).
Handbook of Narrative Inquiry: Mapping a Methodology, edited by D. Jean Clandinin (SAGE Publications, 2007).
Handbook of Ethnography, edited by Paul Atkinson, Amanda Coffey, Sara Delamont, John Lofland and Lyn Lofland (SAGE Publications, 2007).
Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models, by Andrew Gelman and Jennifer Hill (Cambridge University Press, 2007).