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Methods and study types in German policy analysis

Volker Schneider, Claudius Wagemann, and Frank Janning

in Policy analysis in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter deals with the quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method approaches used in German policy studies. Quantitative methods include regression analysis, network analysis, as well as ... More


Family troubles, methods trouble: qualitative research and the methodological divide

Ara Francis

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws attention to the tensions and ‘divides’ concerning methodological approaches to researching family troubles, focusing on qualitative methodologies and arguing that they share a ... More


Methods and Data Collection

Ines Wagner

in Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the qualitative data collection methods based on the case study approach. It discusses the whole life cycle of the qualitative method process from how the contact to the posted ... More


Participant-Driven Action Research (PDAR) with Sex Workers in Vancouver

Bowen Raven and O’Doherty Tamara

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Alexandra Lutnick’s study provides a concrete example of the participatory research method described in Chapter Two that successfully operationalizes Berger and Guidroz’s “politics of location” ... More


Researching Sexuality: The Politics-of-Location Approach for Studying Sex Work

Tracy Berger Michele and Guidroz Kathleen

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Michele Tracy Berger and Kathleen Guidroz use their own experiences researching street-level and indoor prostitution and telephone sex work to discuss how standard research approaches taught in ... More


Beyond Prescientific Reasoning: The Sex Worker Environmental Assessment Team Study

Lutnick Alexandra

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Raven Bowen and Tanara O’Doherty analyze their participatory research with PACE Society, a grassroots, sex workers-driven organization in Vancouver, BC. The chapter describes how they operationalized ... More


The role of science in understanding family troubles

Michael Rutter

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers methodological issues in researching family troubles, arguing that ‘good science’ can make key contributions to the field in terms of determining rates and patterns of family ... More


Researching the Voluntary Sector

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides contextual information for the examples discussed in subsequent chapters, outlining the different empirical studies, located in fairly poor English urban areas and mainly ... More


Criminalized and Licensed: Local Politics, the Regulation of Sex Work, and the Construction of “Ugly Bodies”

Auger Cheryl

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Cheryl Auger uses discourse analysis to examine critically the municipal codes licensing sex work venues in Canada’s twenty largest cities. Her research reveals how these by-laws construct sex ... More


Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Carisa R. Showden and Samantha Majic (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Negotiating Sex Work provides a timely and necessary intervention in to current public and political debates about sex work, debates which are primarily divided between those who view selling sexual ... More


Collective Interest Organization Among Sex Workers

Gall Gregor

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Gregor Gall describes and argues for forms of sex worker collective action and interest representation that do not follow a traditional unionization model because such unionization efforts have been ... More


Sex Work Politics and the Internet: Carving Out Political Space in the Blogosphere

Feldman Valerie

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Valerie Feldman examines how the sex-worker blog Bound, Not Gagged, and the off-line activism that accompanies it allows sex workers to organize and engage in resource mobilization, and in debates ... More


Gender Relations and HIV/AIDS Education in the Peruvian Amazon: Female Sex Worker Activists Creating Community

Lalani Yasmin

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Using interview data collected from sex worker activists and their stakeholders in Iquitos, Peru, Yasmin Lalani uses a gender relations framework to describe the social and political elements of sex ... More


Sex Workers’ Rights Organizations and Government Funding in Canada

Beer Sarah and Tremblay Francine

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Francine Tremblay and Sarah Beer trace the emergence and activities of Stella, a health and social services nonprofit created by sex worker rights’ activists in Montreal, Canada. Drawing on social ... More


Bad Girls and Vulnerable Women: An Anthropological Analysis of Narratives Regarding Prostitution and Human Trafficking in Brazil

Gregory Blanchette Thaddeus and Paula da Silva Ana

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Thaddeus Gregory Blanchette and Ana Paula da Silva’s political ethnography analyzes the discourses employed by the main agents in Brazil’s National Plan to Combat Human Trafficking. Although this ... More


Raids, Rescues, and Resistance: Women’s Rights and Thailand’s Response to Human Trafficking

Kinney Edith

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Drawing on ethnographic field research in Thailand, Edith Kinney examines the tensions between “crime control” and “rights-based” approaches to human trafficking and exploitation in the Thai sex ... More


Demanding Victims: The Sympathetic Shift in British Prostitution Policy

Hill Annie

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Annie Hill explores how the legal position of the prostitute has moved from being an “immoral nuisance” to a “victim of gender violence” in British prostitution policy. Employing a Foucauldian ... More


The Contested Citizenship of Sex Workers: The Case of the Netherlands

Outshoorn Joyce

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Joyce Outshoorn examines some of the problems inherent in casting the Netherlands as an exemplar of legalized prostitution. She explains how legalization has often benefitted the Dutch sex worker, ... More


Comrades, Push the Red Button!: Prohibiting the Purchase of Sexual Services in Sweden but Not in Finland

Bucken-Knapp Gregg, Karlsson Schaffer Johan, and Levin Pia

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Gregg Bucken-Knapp, Johan Karlsson Schaffer, and Pia Levin’s chapter considers the discursive interplay between sex workers and government officials at the national level amidst de-criminalization ... More


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