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Cross-Cultural Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The purpose of the book is to provide researchers with a framework to conduct research in a culturally sensitive manner with individuals, families, and communities in diverse cultural settings in the ... More


Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Amy Adamczyk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288751
eISBN:
9780520963597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288751.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Across the world, public opinion about homosexuality varies substantially. While residents in some nations have embraced gay rights as human rights, in other countries, very few people find ... More


Conducting Mixed-Methods Research: An Illustration With American Indians in the United States

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In this chapter we utilize two studies to describe the application of mixed-methods research. Study 1 was an explanatory study of the intersection of maternal gambling, parenting, self-efficacy, ... More


Selecting “Good” Schools in the United States and South Africa

Prudence L. Carter

in Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter describes the research settings: eight multi-racial and –ethnic schools located in two U.S. and two South African cities. Half of these schools are mixed race and white-dominant; the ... More


Ethics and Research Methodology

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

in The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes ethical issues in social research including discussion of the NASW Code of Ethics, Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes, and requirements for the protection of human ... More


Q-Squared: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Poverty Analysis

Paul Shaffer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676903
eISBN:
9780191756269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676903.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the underlying assumptions and implications of how we conceptualize and investigate poverty. The empirical entry point for such inquiry is a series of research initiatives which ... More


Conclusions: providing appropriate evidence and influencing policy

Margaret Thorogood and Yolande Coombes

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The 21st century has seen health promotion come of age, no longer described as a fuzzy concept, and now with a coherent approach and a clear mandate. As health promotion has achieved maturity so the ... More


Methods That Matter: Integrating Mixed Methods for More Effective Social Science Research

M. Cameron "Hay (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226328522
eISBN:
9780226328836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226328836.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Methods that Matter is an invitation to explore the benefits of mixed methods. This collection of original essays by leading social scientists illustrates ways of doing work that crosses ... More


Using Mixed Methods to Understand What the Policy Did

Richard Hoefer

in Policy Creation and Evaluation: Understanding Welfare Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735198
eISBN:
9780199918560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735198.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter combines qualitative and quantitative methods into what is called mixed methods research and presents information on this approach to policy research and program evaluation. We then use ... More


Conclusion: Using Social Policy Creation and Evaluation

Richard Hoefer

in Policy Creation and Evaluation: Understanding Welfare Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735198
eISBN:
9780199918560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735198.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter reviews three models of policy creation, the historical model, the politics and power model, and the rational actor model. It provides and overview of qualitative, quantitative and mixed ... More


Research on Translation and Implementation

Lawrence A. Palinkas

in Translation and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195398489
eISBN:
9780199928583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398489.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provide a more detailed examination of translational research by highlighting its role in understanding and facilitating the process of EBP implementation. The chapter is divided into ... More


Mixed-Methods Research

Lawrence A. Palinkas

in Translation and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195398489
eISBN:
9780199928583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398489.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Mixed-methods research refers to the integrated use of quantitative and qualitative methods in the same study or project. Mixed-methods designs are considered to be particularly appropriate for ... More


Mixed methods for evaluation research

Christine Ingleton and Sue Davies

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides a guide to evaluating palliative care services. It focuses mostly on mixed method research and includes a brief overview of the most commonly used approaches for evaluation. It ... More


Male Infertility and Consanguinity in Lebanon: The Power of Ethnographic Epidemiology

Marcia C. Inhorn, Loulou Kobeissi, Antoine A. Abu-Musa, Johnny Awwad, Michael H. Fakih, Najwa Hammoud, Antoine B. Hannoun, Da’ad Lakkis, and Zaher Nassar

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Male infertility is a neglected reproductive health problem, yet it contributes to at least half of all cases of subfertility worldwide. Consanguinity, or the intermarriage of two individuals who ... More


Asking Better Questions: Challenges and Useful Strategies a

Catherine R. Cooper

in Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195080209
eISBN:
9780199893225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195080209.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers three challenges that confront researchers, educators, and policymakers in considering the role of cultures, youth identities, and pathways to college in the academic pipeline ... More


Mixed Methods Research

Daphne Watkins and Deborah Gioia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199747450
eISBN:
9780190266240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Mixed methods research is more than just combining qualitative and quantitative data. Mixed methods involves integrating the assumptions that we have about methodologies, methods, research questions, ... More


Introduction: Patterns across Nations, Mixed Methods, and the Selection of Countries

Amy Adamczyk

in Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288751
eISBN:
9780520963597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288751.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The introductory chapter opens with an overview of the massive divide in public opinion about homosexuality and laws related to it across the world. The introduction poses the question of why ... More


The Life Story, Domains of Identity, and Personality Development in Emerging Adulthood: Integrating Narrative and Traditional Approaches

Michael W. Pratt and M. Kyle Matsuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199934263
eISBN:
9780190883126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199934263.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book is about the life story and its integration into the wider personality in development, as depicted in Erikson’s theory of personality stages. The authors focus on how this personal identity ... More


Evaluating Qualitative Research

Jeasik Cho

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199330010
eISBN:
9780190490089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199330010.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book provides the qualitative research community with some insight on how to evaluate the quality of qualitative research. This topic has gained little attention during the past few decades. We, ... More


The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe

Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747031
eISBN:
9780191809309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747031.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume investigates nuclear energy policies in Western Europe over the entire post-war period, giving special attention to the two most recent decades. It focuses on the interplay between ... More


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