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The Integrating (Feminine) Reach of Action Research: A Nonet for Epistemological Voice

In this free chapter from her influential The SAGE Handbook of Action Research, Hilary Bradbury of the Oregon Health and Science University presents "a three-by-three ‘nonet’ heuristic as potentially of use in ... action research projects."

As Bradbury concludes the chapter, "I find myself confirming the importance of integrating the three…

Netnography: Networked Sociality

Social media and the internet are rich, fertile sources of data for social researchers, though online data offer both opportunities and challenges. In this updated new edition, Robert V. Kozinets explains how to use ‘Netnography’ to study cultures and communities online. The book includes full…

Advanced Qualitative Research: Primary and Secondary Data Analysis

By Michelle O'Reilly and Nikki Kiyimba
In this chapter from the book Advanced Qualitative Research: A Guide to Using Theory, authors Michelle O'Reilly and Nikki Kiyimba, both of the University of Leicester, examine the distinction between primary and secondary…

Principles for Sensory Ethnography: Perception, Place, Knowing, Memory and Imagination

By Sarah Pink
In this chapter, author  Sarah Pink outlines a set of principles for doing sensory ethnography through a focus on questions of perception, place, knowing, memory and imagination. She proposes that one of the goals of the sensory ethnographer is to seek to…

Regulatory Contexts: Ethics & Education Research

By Rachel Brooks, Kitty te Riele & Meg Maguire

"In this chapter we begin by exploring the implications of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, as this is a framework that affects education research across most countries. In terms of national (or even state,…

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Posted by Christine S. Bodily on September 1, 2015 at 10:48

Master an effective method of autobiography writing by following these easy steps

The first step in writing an autobiography is to decide about the kind of reader. Different skill level is required in…


Posted by Kelly Marone on September 1, 2015 at 8:30

Important Buying Guides for Home Theatre Systems

There are three major components that should be considered thoroughly while buying a home theatre. The three components include television, DVD player and the surround sound system. It is to be noted that each component of the home theatre system should work in collaboration with the others to produce the best results.

Buying home theatre systems involves large amount of investments and it is essential on the part of the buyer to observe some…


Posted by Amelia Thomas on August 31, 2015 at 12:00

2016 Global Symposium on Social Sciences

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Name of conference: 2016 Global Symposium on Social Sciences


Date(s) of conference: May 24-26, 2016     

Full location details: Beijing,…


Posted by conference secretariat on August 30, 2015 at 11:13

Learn how to embrace social media


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Should social science researchers embrace social media and, if we do, what are the implications for our methods and practice?

We know that social media tools are increasingly being used to as part of the social sciences. The nature of these tools means that it is a fast changing environment, with new practices emerging all the time. Despite this, there is limited interaction between practitioners or synthesis of different methods. There are also few opportunities to reflect on the implications of social media tools for our subjects of study, methods and ethics. Our network of methodological innovation brings together academics, researchers and research stakeholders in a community of practice with members drawn from the cutting-edge of academia, market research and applied social research.

The network is led by NatCen Social Research, SAGE and the Oxford Internet Institute, and funded by the NCRM. It’s hosted over several different platforms, including Methodspace, Blogspot, Twitter and YouTube, and will run over 12 months.



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