Methods that matter : integrating mixed methods for more effective social science research /

To do research that really makes a difference - the authors of this book argue - social scientists need questions and methods that reflect the complexity of the world. Bringing together a consortium of voices across a variety of fields, this title provides successful examples of mixed methods resear...

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Other Authors: Hay, M. Cameron, 1965- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Preface: applying methods that matter
  • Acknowledgments
  • pt. 1: Methods and theory for more holistic human sciences
  • Repairing the fractured social sciences: an introduction from a historical point of view / Robert A. Levine
  • Ecocultural theory: foundations and applications / Carol M. Worthman
  • pt. 2: Discovering mixed methods
  • Ethnography in need of numbers: mixing methods to build partnerships and understand tigers / M. Cameron Hay
  • Crunching numbers, listening to voices, and looking at the brain to understand family relationships among immigrant families / Andrew J. Fuligni
  • "It depends": the first law of education research and development / Ronald Gallimore
  • pt. 3. Mixed methods to explore cultural variability
  • The soft side of hard data in the study of cultural values / Richard A. Shweder
  • Images of infancy: the interplay of biological predispositions and cultural philosophies as an arena for mixed methods research / Heidi Keller
  • Beyond the randomized control trial: mixed methods that matter for children's healthy development in cultural context / Sara Harkness and Charles M. Super
  • Methods to inform public problems: toward an ecocultural framing of poverty / Edward D. Lowe
  • pt. 4. Mixed methods and collaborative research
  • Collaborative research and emergent literacy: capturing complex mixed methods data and tools for their integration and analysis / Eli Lieber
  • Lessons learned from parents of adults with autism in India / Tamara C. Daley
  • What makes for the best clinical care? Using trigger films to explore better integration of guidelines and experience / M. Cameron Hay, Thomas S. Weisner, and Saskia K. Subramanian
  • pt. 5. Mixed methods and the insights of longitudinal research
  • How siblings matter in Zinacantec Maya child development / Ashley E. Maynard
  • Why mixed media methods in understanding neighborhood context and child maltreatment / Jill E. Korbin
  • Multiple marginality: a comparative framework for understanding gangs / James Diego Vigil
  • "I thought delay meant she would catch up": using mixed methods to study children with early developmental delays and their families / Lucinda P. Bernheimer, Ronald Gallimore, and Barbara K. Keogh
  • pt. 6. Mixed methods for intervention and policy-driven research
  • Mixed methods in the science of understanding antipoverty policies for families with children: four case studies / Aletha C. Huston, Greg J. Duncan, and Hirokazu Yoshikawa
  • Styles of mothering, methods of engagement: bridging anthropology, psychology, and education to inform policy / Carolyn Pope Edwards
  • Intervention research with clients of transgender sex workers: finding methods that work with a virtual community / Brian L. Wilcox
  • pt. 7. Why mixed methods?
  • Findings that matter: a commentary / Thomas S. Weisner.