Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences edited by Pranee Liamputtong.

Research is defined by the Australian Research Council as “the creation of new knowledge and/or the use of existing knowledge in a new and creative way so as to generate new concepts, methodologies, inventions and understandings”. Research is thus the foundation for knowledge. It produces evidence a...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Liamputtong, Pranee. (Editor, http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2019.
Edition:1st ed. 2019.
Series:Springer eBook Collection.
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Table of Contents:
  • Volume One
  • Philosophical Foundations & Methodological Frameworks
  • Research methods in Health and social science: An introduction
  • Part 1: Introduction to Research Approaches
  • Chapter 1: The nature of qualitative research (nature, sampling, trustworthiness, reflexivity, its criticism)
  • Chapter 2: The nature of quantitative research (nature, sampling, validity & reliability, its criticism)
  • Part 2: Philosophical Foundations & Methodological Frameworks
  • Chapter 3: Ontology and epistemology
  • Chapter 4: Positivism and realism
  • Chapter 5: Ethnography (including critical ethnography)
  • Chapters 6: Phenomenology
  • Chapter 7: Symbolic interactionism
  • Chapter 8: Grounded theory
  • Chapter 9: Hermeneutics
  • Chapter 10: Feminism
  • Chapter 11: Postmodernism
  • Chapter 12: Participatory research
  • Chapter 13: Case study research
  • Chapter 14: Ethnomethodology
  • Chapter 15: Indigenist and decolonising research methodology
  • Chapter 16: Evaluation research
  • Chapter 17: Translational research
  • Part 3: Ethics, politics and Research
  • Chapter 18: Ethics and research
  • Chapter 19: Politics in research
  • Chapter 20: Research proposals and successful grant applications
  • Means for Data Collection: Research Methods
  • Part 1: Qualitative Approaches and Practices
  • Chapter 1: In-depth interviewing method
  • Chapter 2: Focus group method
  • Chapter 3: Narrative research
  • Chapter 4: Oral/life history
  • Chapter 5: Ethnographic method
  • Chapter 6: Institutional and focused ethnography
  • Chapter 7: Doing grounded theory research
  • Chapter 8: Unobtrusive methods
  • Chapter 9: Autoethnography
  • Chapter 10: Participatory action research and Community-based participation
  • Chapter 11: Memory-work
  • Part 2: Quantitative Approaches and Practices
  • Chapter 12: Surveys and questionnaires
  • Chapter 13: Structured observation method
  • Chapter 14: Epidemiology
  • Chapter 15: Single-subject experimental designs
  • Chapter 16: Randomised controlled trials
  • Chapter 17: Measurement issues
  • Part 3: Multi, Mixed Methodology and Collaborative Research
  • Chapter 18: Integrated methods in research
  • Chapter 19: The use of multi-methods in research
  • Chapter 20: The use of mixed methods in research
  • Chapter 21: Rapid appraisal method
  • Chapter 22: The Delphi method
  • Chapter 23: Q methodology
  • Data Analysis, Systematic Review, and Representation of Research Data
  • Part 1: Making Sense of Data
  • Chapter 1: Transcribing and coding of qualitative data. Chapter 2: Content analysis
  • Chapter 3: Thematic analysis
  • Chapter 4: Critical discourse/discourse analysis
  • Chapter 5: Narrative analysis
  • Chapter 6: Conversational analysis/dialogical (analysing talk). Chapter 7: Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis (CAQDAS)
  • Chapter 8: Using diagrams to support research process
  • Chapter 9: Data analysis in quantitative research
  • Chapter 10: Using SPSS/STATA programmes
  • Chapter 11: Network analysis
  • Part 2: Systematic Review
  • Chapter 12: Metasynthesis of qualitative research
  • Chapter 13: Systematic reviews
  • Part 3: Representation of Research Findings
  • Chapter 14: Traditional/academic presentation of research findings
  • Chapter 15: Innovative ways of research dissemination (eg. dance, short story, poem)
  • Chapter 16: Using cartoons to disseminate research findings
  • Chapter 17: Theatre/drama and dissemination of research findings
  • Chapter 18: Autoethnographic representation
  • Chapter 19: Evaluation of published evidence (qualitative & quantitative evaluation).