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Mediating Problem Choice: Academic Researchers' Responses to Changes in their Institutional Environment

Liudvika Leišytė, Jürgen Enders, and Harry de Boer

in Reconfiguring Knowledge Production: Changing Authority Relationships in the Sciences and their Consequences for Intellectual Innovation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590193
eISBN:
9780191723445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590193.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Knowledge Management

New governance approaches are at the forefront of discussions of public sector reforms, including where they involve academic research where a novel type of institutional environment has been created ... More


Charting the Information Field: Cult‐Watching Groups and the Construction of Images of New Religious Movements

Eileen Barker

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents an exercise in the practical application of the sociology of knowledge, the key question being the variety of often-conflicting descriptions that are publicly available on the ... More


Small-Group Research

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Pre-trial small-group research (SGR) does not necessarily eliminate all surprises, but it can open the attorney’s and the client’s eyes to unforeseen problems or opportunities. The trouble with ... More


High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care

David A. Shore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195326253
eISBN:
9780199897285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326253.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Modern healthcare has become a system of conflicts, in which diverse groups pursue their own interests at the risk of the system at large. Insurance providers want to reduce their payments, HMOs want ... More


Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Monique M. Hennink

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book addresses the challenges associated with conducting and writing focus group research. It provides detailed guidance on the practical and theoretical considerations in conducting focus group ... More


Domestic violence and research ethics

The Domestic Violence Research Group, University of Bristol, Hilary Abrahams, Gill Hague, Ellen Malos, Melanie McCarry, Tais Silva, and Emma Williamson

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The Domestic Violence Research Group (DVRG) conducts national, international and local studies on domestic violence and on other forms of violence against women. It also offers consultancy, teaching ... More


Introducing Focus Group Discussions

Monique M. Hennink

in Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with a definition of a focus group discussion including several characteristics that distinguish this research method. It then describes the development and various ... More


Designing And Conducting Focus Group Research

Monique M. Hennink

in Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter provides guidance on planning and conducting focus group discussions. It describes tasks in preparing for focus group research, such as training the field team, recruiting participants, ... More


Writing Focus Group Methods

Monique M. Hennink

in Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a description of the challenges in writing the methods section of a focus group report. It then describes the purpose and content of the methods section, providing guidance ... More


The Patient Must Prescribe for the Doctor

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how the ideal of “doctor knows best” came under attack from multiple directions during the years between 1965 and 1975, leading one doctor to say that “the patient must ... More


Assessing Focus Group Research

Monique M. Hennink

in Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with an overview of some of the challenges in assessing qualitative research in general, and the drawbacks of using generic criteria to assess qualitative research. It then ... More


Embodied Health Movements

Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski, Sabrina McCormick, Brian Mayer, Rebecca Gasior Altman, Crystal Adams, Elizabeth Hoover, and Ruth Simpson

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter looks at the Contested Illnesses Research Group's (CIRG) early theoretical work on embodied health movements (EHMs). Embodied health movements are a relatively new subset of health ... More


Research Institutes in SSR

Satyakam Joshi and Sadan Jha

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Research institutes engaged in social science research (SSR) constitute an important component of research infrastructure. The data is collected for 311 research institutes including autonomous ... More


Social research, community engagement and learning through partnerships: a collaborative project

Stella Maile, Grace Aciro, Bethany Addicott, Laylee Arfsarpour, Joe Fitt, Georgia Leonard, Michael Nash, and Annabelle Wilson

in Public engagement and social science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter outlines focus group research to gather information about the health and advice needs of older people living on a council estate in Bristol, UK. It also captured memories and experiences ... More


What Next?

Gilbert E. Metcalf

in Paying for Pollution: Why a Carbon Tax is Good for America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190694197
eISBN:
9780190694227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694197.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This brief chapter moves from explaining why a carbon tax is smart policy to showing how the reader can learn more and get engaged in shaping the policy debate. It provides information for ... More


‘Dr. Kar I Presume!’: ‘Medical’ Narratives from the Jarawa Tribal Reserve

Vishvajit Pandya and Madhumita Mazumdar

in Locating the Medical: Explorations in South Asian History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199486717
eISBN:
9780199092093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199486717.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter draws attention to the complex trajectories of the history of biomedicine among the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups of the Andaman Islands. It argues that the scattered traces one ... More


Paths of grammaticalization in Spanish o sea

Salvador Pons Bordería

in Discourse and Pragmatic Markers from Latin to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199681600
eISBN:
9780191761430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681600.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Historical Linguistics

The chapter analyses theoretical implications and linguistic peculiarities of developments of Sp. o sea lit. ‘or be-CONJ’ from a free construction into a reformulative and modal marker. Synchronic ... More


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