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Data Management and Analysis

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/9780195373912.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines issues related to quantitative and qualitative data including data collection, data management, data processing, data preparation and data analysis; as well as data storage and ... More


Analyzing the Needs Assessment Data

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses ways of analyzing and interpreting data collected for a needs assessment project based on the type of design that is selected. Analysis of qualitative data is also discussed ... More


Writing and Presenting Results

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/9780195373912.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines strategies to overcome many of the obstacles to writing that make the process seem harder than it should be, including writing strategies for all stages of the dissertation ... More


Studying Desistance From Crime: Where Quantitative Meets Qualitative Methods

Raymond Paternoster and Shawn Bushway

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that qualitative and quantitative data are equally useful in the scientific enterprise that is criminology. Both types of data can, and should be, used to test theoretical claims ... More


Data and Information

Benjamin C. Alamar

in Sports Analytics: A Guide for Coaches, Managers, and Other Decision Makers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162920
eISBN:
9780231535250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162920.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

In the context of analytics, the word “data” is often associated with quantitative data. Quantitative data, however, is just one type of data that is used on a daily basis by decision makers. Along ... More


Subject Set

Robert Rosenthal

in Artifacts in Behavioral Research: Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385540
eISBN:
9780199869824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385540.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses various subject sets as they complicate the effects of the experimenter's expectancy. The experiments described have served in part to extend the generality of the effects of ... More


The Crisis, the Study, and the Book

Jeane W. Anastas

in Doctoral Education in Social Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378061
eISBN:
9780199932740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378061.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides background on trends in doctoral education in the United States in social work and more generally. It then provides information on the design and conduct of the Web-based ... More


The Potentials of Grounded Theory in the Study of Social Movements

Alice Mattoni

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter illustrates how grounded theory can work as a flexible source of guidelines in developing research on grassroots political participation and mobilization, combining in a consistent ... More


Qualitative Disaster Research

Brenda D. Phillips

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199796175
eISBN:
9780190256098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199796175.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Research that occurs in the context of emergencies and disasters requires attention to challenging contexts and circumstances. This book walks readers through the ways in which those contexts can be ... More


What is the Problem to be Solved?: The Purpose for Using Think-Aloud and Cognitive Laboratory Interviews

Jacqueline P. Leighton

in Using Think-Aloud Interviews and Cognitive Labs in Educational Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199372904
eISBN:
9780190661083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372904.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The objective of the first chapter is to provide an introduction to the book, and presents specific procedures and best practices for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative data of human ... More


Challenges of ethnic diversity: results from a qualitative study

Christoph Burkhardt and Steffen Mau

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent decades, European welfare states faced increasing migration resulting in more diverse populations. In contrast to former times, when the access to welfare benefits was closely tied to ... More


Analysing and understanding the problem: service providers’ stories

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

in Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The purpose of this chapter is provide the reader with a sense of the rich qualitative data that was collected and how that data was analytically themed. Chapter six will provide the quantitative ... More


Gathering Evidence: The Basics

Jacqueline M. Dewar

in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198821212
eISBN:
9780191860751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821212.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Chapter 4 provides an introduction to gathering data for scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) investigations, including the importance of triangulation, that is, collecting several different ... 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


Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Family Rhythms is a comprehensive, user-friendly text that opens a new window on family change in Ireland. The authors draw on major new qualitative longitudinal datasets to develop a rich account of ... More


Introduction: Irish families in the sociological imagination

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter introduces the approach and plan of the book. It describes the distinctiveness of sociological perspectives on family life and locates the book in its contemporary context. Readers are ... More


Coding in Qualitative Research

Mohammad Yaghi

in Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa: Methodological and Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190882969
eISBN:
9780190887544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882969.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, Yaghi offers detailed suggestions on how to code qualitative data after they have been gathered. Based on his doctoral dissertation, this chapter explains that the logic behind ... More


Perspectives on Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Theoretical and Methodological Issues

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika

in Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter frames the book in terms of the recent debates on smallholder agriculture and the empirical context of sub-Saharan Africa and presents the aims of the book. Moreover, it outlines the ... More


Discourse and Frame Analysis: In-Depth Analysis of Qualitative Data in Social Movement Research

Lasse Lindekilde

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter takes the reader step by step through a research design based on discourse or frame analysis, looking at the research questions these approaches can shed light on, the epistemological ... More


Begging the Question: The Nonindependence Error in fMRI Data Analysis

Edward Vul and Nancy Kanwisher

in Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014021
eISBN:
9780262265850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014021.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter focuses on the prevalence of the nonindependence error in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data analysis, and presents a detailed description of the nonindependence error ... More


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