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

M. Cameron "Hay

Abstract

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 methodological silos and can inform policy on real world problems. Mixed methods research, if used by individual or collaborating researchers, enables the collection of generalizable and contextualized data simultaneously. Is it worth the effort it takes to go past the methodological comfort zones of particular disciplines? The authors in this book answer with a resounding “Yes!” In their engagingly written ch ... More

Keywords: mixed-methods, research, social science, interdisciplinary, collaboration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780226328522
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226328836.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M. Cameron "Hay, editor
Global Health Research Innovation Center at Miami University

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Part One Methods and Theory for More Holistic Human Sciences

Part Two Discovering Mixed Methods

Part Three Mixed Methods to Explore Cultural Variability

Part Four Mixed Methods and Collaborative Research

Part Five Mixed Methods and the Insights of Longitudinal Research

Part Six Mixed Methods for Intervention and Policy-Driven Research

Part Seven Why Mixed Methods?

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