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Exploring Outcomes of Gaelic-Medium Education: Research Design and Analysis

Stuart Dunmore

in Language Revitalisation in Gaelic Scotland: Linguistic Practice and Ideology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443111
eISBN:
9781474476706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443111.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter outlines the immediate context and parameters of the study that informs the book, including the research design adopted to establish validity and investigate the key social and ... More


Research Methods

Antony Bryant

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The terms methodology, approach, and strategy are discussed as distinct but related; similarly, for method, tool, technique, model. The author’s Framework for Thinking about Methods is then ... More


Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Antony Bryant

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The book is addressed to investigators with some knowledge of and familiarity with research methodswho are keen to learn more about the grounded theory method [GTM]. The method is located against ... More


Decision-Making and Judgment in Child Welfare and Protection: Theory, Research, and Practice

John D. Fluke, Mónica López López, Rami Benbenishty, Erik J. Knorth, and Donald J. Baumann (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190059538
eISBN:
9780190059569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190059538.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Professionals working in child welfare and child protection are making decisions with crucial implications for children and families on a daily basis. The types of judgements and decisions they make ... More


In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The authors draw on their 40 years as anthropologists and educators to illustrate through a narrative-style text and photographs what it is like to be an anthropologist and to “do” anthropology—the ... More


Researching young people’s perceptions and experiences of place

Madeleine Leonard

in Teens and Territory in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast: If Walls Could Talk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719096242
eISBN:
9781526128508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096242.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter presents an overview and reflection of the range of methods involved in researching teenagers’ spatial practices in a divided city. The research draws on the ‘new sociology of childhood’ ... More


Gender and the Human Genome

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

History yields concrete insights about sex chromosome science that might be productively taken up by genetic researchers today. Three prescriptions follow from this book’s analysis. The first is to ... More


Sense and Solidarity: Jholawala Economics for Everyone

Jean Drèze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833468
eISBN:
9780191871900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833468.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The last twenty years have been a time of intense public debates on social policy in India. There have also been major initiatives, such as the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, as well as ... More


The Men of the AIDS Generation: A Study of Gay Men Surviving AIDS

Perry N. Halkitis

in The AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199944972
eISBN:
9780199352470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944972.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides detailed information regarding the behavioural research program that was used to collect the data which informs the ideas explored in the book. The reader is introduced to the ... More


The Caring Adult Role and Youth Research

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In chapter two, we review our research methods and explain the choices we made considering that the juveniles in this study were a vulnerable population. While we wanted to gain an intimate knowledge ... More


Paternal Incarceration and Mental Health and Behavioral Problems

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter estimates the consequences of paternal incarceration for childhood well-being, broadly defined as children’s internalizing, externalizing, physically aggressive, and total behavioral ... More


Are Men and Women as Different as Humans and Chimpanzees?

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapters 9 and 10 marshal the book’s preceding historical discussion to motivate a critical discussion of this new genomic research on sex differences and to offer analytical tools and frameworks for ... More


Background

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter opens with the major heading ‘Introduction’, and explores how since the turn of the century there has been a drastic increase in the perception that US style street gangs are now being ... More


Introduction: Devolution and the geographies of economic governance

Mark Goodwin, Martin Jones, and Rhys Jones

in Rescaling the state: Devolution and the geographies of economic governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076374
eISBN:
9781781706060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076374.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter sets out the broad background to devolution in the UK, and explores the importance of devolution for economic governance and also the importance of economic governance for devolution. It ... More


Introduction

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter lays out the basic arguments offered by those who support concealed handgun policies, including the threat of mass shootings and other violent crimes, and it details the background ... More


A Secular Age: Controversies and Critiques

Craig Browne and Andrew P. Lynch

in Taylor and Politics: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780748691937
eISBN:
9781474445191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691937.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter continues to discuss Taylor’s important study on religion and secularism, A Secular Age. The chapter details why his arguments on secularity have generated intense discussions and ... More


Researching young people, politics and popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explains the methodology for our investigation into the relationship between popular culture and political engagement. In modifying the methodology of David Buckingham we adopt a ... More


Conclusion

Gilles Carbonnier

in Humanitarian Economics: War, Disaster, and the Global Aid Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491543
eISBN:
9780190638467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491543.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concluding chapter highlights the largely untapped potential of humanitarian economics. This relatively new field of study can enhance the understanding of humanitarian crises among researchers, ... More


Hacia una conclusión: Comparing Metals, Materials, and Ideas across Archives

Allison Margaret Bigelow

in Mining Language: Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654386
eISBN:
9781469654409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654386.003.0012
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reviews the major methodological and theoretical approaches used in Mining Language, at once concluding the book and gesturing toward future research directions in the fields of history ... More


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