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Structuring the Social: Inside Software Design

Alan F. Blackwell

in Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter describes the role of ethnography within a technical design process, as understood from an engineering perspective. It pays particular attention to the distinction between research ... More


Methodological framework: the EU Kids Online project

Anke Görzig

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter offers an overview of the dataset and describes the methodological approaches adopted for the EU Kids Online project surveying 1,000 children and one of their parents in each of the 25 ... More


The research programme in a nutshell

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In chapter 4, the particular epistemological aspects of the study’s research programme as well as its actual methodological approach and the database are outlined. As sketched out in chapter 3, the ... More


Diary Data Collection as a Qualitative Research Method

Lauri L. Hyers

in Diary Methods: Understanding Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190256692
eISBN:
9780190856823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256692.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the use of the diary in qualitative research, the role of the researcher and the diarist, the format of the entries, the epistemological orientations underlying diary designs, ... More


Studying the Dance: Research Design, Methodology, and Historical Context

Haley J. Swedlund

in The Development Dance: How Donors and Recipients Negotiate the Delivery of Foreign Aid

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712876
eISBN:
9781501709784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712876.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 3 provides an overview of the book’s methodology and the research design used to test the observable implications of the theoretical framework laid out in chapter 2. The chapter summarizes ... More


Introduction: ethnography, history and the vagaries of research

Jonathan Hearn

in Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the study, and the reasons for returning to the original data after more than a decade. It gives an account of how the original research was conducted, outlining the research ... More


How We Know about Ancient Sha Po

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter charts the twists and turns of Sha Po’s ‘site biography’, or how over a period of eight decades our present understanding of its archaeological treasures gradually came to light. It is a ... More


Benevolent Secularism: A Theory of the Religious Politics of Democracy

David T. Buckley

in Faithful to Secularism: The Religious Politics of Democracy in Ireland, Senegal, and the Philippines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180061
eISBN:
9780231542449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180061.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How do countries reconcile religion and democracy, both at critical junctures and over time? This chapter sets out a theoretical framework linking institutions of “benevolent secularism” to ... More


Introduction

Inka Stock

in Time, Migration and Forced Immobility: Sub-Saharan African Migrants in Morocco

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201970
eISBN:
9781529202014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201970.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction sets the scene for the argument, introduces the main questions the book aims to explore and presents the context of the research. Further, the main aims of the book, as well as the ... More


Overview: Introducing the Evidence

Rupal N. Mehta

in Delaying Doomsday: The Politics of Nuclear Reversal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190077976
eISBN:
9780190078003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077976.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

The overview accomplishes three goals. First, it presents the empirical research design and examines the utility of mixed-method research design that uses both quantitative and qualitative evidence. ... More


Out of the Shadows of Coups

Maggie Dwyer

in Soldiers in Revolt: Army Mutinies in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876074
eISBN:
9780190943134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876074.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter details the book’s research design. The study takes two distinct but complementary approaches to examining mutinies. One is a dataset that documents the occurrence of mutinies in West ... More


Introduction

Catherine Gegout

in Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security, Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190845162
eISBN:
9780190943288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845162.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why do France, the United Kingdom and the European Union intervene militarily in some African conflicts? Is it because European leaders feel responsible for the people who face conflicts in Africa? ... More


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