RESEARCH METHODS IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES: A SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY


SOCIAL SCIENCES -- GENERAL

Bausell, R.B. (1991). Advanced research methodology: an annotated guide to sources. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press.

Bell, J. (1993). Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers in education and social science (2nd ed.). Buckingham; Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Berg, B.L. (1995). Qualitative research methods for the social sciences (2nd ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Berry, W.D., & Lewis-Beck, M.S. (Eds.). (1986). New tools for social scientists: advances and applications in research methods. Beverly Hills: Sage.

Coffey, A., & Atkinson, P. (1996). Making sense of qualitative data. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Girden, E.R. (1996). Evaluating research articles from start to finish. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Gubrium, J.F., & Holstein, J.A. (1997). The New language of qualitative method. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hult, C.A. (1996). Researching and writing in the social sciences. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Jones, R.A. (1996). Research methods in the social and behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates.

King, G., Keohane, R.O., & Verba, S. (1994). Designing social inquiry: scientific inference in qualitative research. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Marshall, C., & Rossman, G.B. (1995). Designing qualitative research (2nd ed.). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Mason, J. (1996). Qualitative reasoning. London; Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Nachmias, C., & Nachmias, D. (1992). Research methods in the social sciences (4th ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press.

Robson, C. (1993). Real world research: a resource for social scientists and practitioner-researchers. Oxford; Cambridge, MA: Blackwell.

Spoull, N.L. (1995). Handbook of research methods: a guide for practitioners and students in the social sciences. (2nd ed.). Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.

Stern, P.C., & Kalof, L. (1996). Evaluating social science research. New York: Oxford University Press.

Tesch, R. (1990). Qualitative research: analysis types and software tools. New York: Falmer Press.


SOCIAL SCIENCES -- CASE STUDIES

Feagin, H.R., Orum, A.M., & Sjoberg, G. (1991). A Case for the case study. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Gentleman, J.F., & Whitmore, G.A. (Eds.). (1994). Case studies in data analysis. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Hamel, J. et al. (1993). Case study methods. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Yin, R.K. (1994). Case study research: design and methods (2nd ed.). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.


SOCIAL SCIENCES -- FIELDWORK

Johnson, J.C. (1990). Selecting ethnographic informants. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Jorgensen, D.L. (1989). Participant observation: a methodology for human studies. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

Lee, R.M. (1995). Dangerous fieldwork. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Schein, E. H. (1987). The Clinical perspective in fieldwork. Newbury, CA: Sage.

Shaffir, W.B., & Stebbins, R.A. (1991). Experiencing fieldwork: an inside view of qualitative research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Wolcott, H.F. (1995). The Art of fieldwork. Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press.


SOCIAL SCIENCES -- STATISTICS

Andersen, E.B. (1991). The Statistical analysis of categorical data (2nd rev. ed.). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Bohrnstedt, G.W., & Knoke, D. (1988). Statistics for social data analysis (2nd ed.). Itasca, IL: F.E. Peacock Publishers.

Boyle, G.J., & Langley, P.D. (1989). Elementary statistical methods for students of psychology, education and the social sciences. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon.

Brown, S.R., & Melamed, L.E. (1990). Experimental design and analysis. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Gephart, R.P. (1988). Ethnostatistics: qualitative foundations for quantitative research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Goldstein, H. (1995). Multilevel statistical models (2nd ed.) London: E Arnold; New York: Halstead Press.

Reid. S. (1987). Working with statistics: an introduction to quantitative methods for social scientists. Totowa, N.J.: Rowman & Littlefield.

Wilcox, R.R. (1987). New statistical procedures for the social sciences: modern solutions to basic problems. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum.


SOCIAL SCIENCES -- SURVEY RESEARCH (INCLUDING INTERVIEWS)

Braverman, M.T., and Slater, J.K. (Eds.). (1996). Advances in survey research. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Brenner, M., Brown, J., & Canter, D. (Eds.). (1985). The research interview, uses and approaches. London: Academic Press.

DeVaus, D.A. (1995). Surveys in social research (4th ed.). St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

Fowler, F.J. (1995). Improving survey questions: design and evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Fowler, F.J., & Mangione, T.W. (1990). Standardized survey interviewing: minimizing interviewer-related error. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Kvale, S. (1996). Interviews: an introduction to qualitative research interviewing. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lyberg, L. et al. (Eds.). (1997). Survey measurement and process quality. New York: Wiley.

Mangione, T.W. (1995). Mail surveys: improving the quality. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mischler, E.G. (1986). Research interviewing: context and narrative. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Schwarz, N., & Sudman, S. (Eds.). (1996). Answering questions: methodology for determining cognitive and communicative processes in survey research. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Seidman, I.E. (1991). Interviewing as qualitative research: a guide for researchers in education and the social sciences. New York: Teachers College Press.

Weisberg, H.F., Krosnick, J.A., & Bowen, B.D. (1996). An Introduction to survey research, polling, and data analysis (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


ANTHROPOLOGY

Baxter, M.J. (1994). Exploratory multivariate analysis in archaeology. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Bernard, H.R. (1994). Research methods in anthropology: qualitative and quantitative approaches (2nd ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Drennan, R.D. (1996). Statistics for archaeologists: a commonsense approach. New York: Plenum Press.

Pelto, PJ., & Pelto, G.H. (1978). Anthropological research: the structure of inquiry (2nd ed.) Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Poggie, Jr., J.J., DeWalt, B.R., & Dressler, W.W. (1992). Anthropological research: process and application. Albany: State University of New York Press.

van Vark, G.N., & Howells, W.W. (Eds.). (1984). Multivariate statistical methods in physical anthropology: a review of recent advances and current developments. Dordrecht; Boston: D. Reidel Pub Co.


POLITICAL SCIENCE

Bositis, D.A. (1990). Research designs for political science: contrivance and demonstration in theory and practice. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

Goel, M.L. (1988). Political science research: a methods handbook. Ames: Iowa State University Press.

Johnson, J.B., & Joslyn, R.A. (1995). Political science research methods (3rd ed.). Washington, DC: CQ Press.

Keren, G., & Lewis, C. (Eds.). (1993). A Handbook for data analysis in the behavioral sciences: statistical issues. Hillsdale, NJ: L. Erlbaum.

Kinder, D.R., & Palfrey, T.R. (Eds.). (1993). Experimental foundations of political science. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.


PSYCHOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

Banister, P. et al. (1994). Qualitative methods in psychology: a research guide. Buckingham; Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Cohen, J. (1988). Statistical power analysis for the behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum.

Couch, J.V. (1987). Fundamentals of statistics for the behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). St. Paul: West Pub. Co.

Cozby, P.C. (1993). Methods in behavioral research (5th ed.) Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing.

Drew, C.J., & Hardman, M.L. (1985). Designing and conducting behavioral research. New York: Pergamon Press.

Franklin, R.D., Allison, D.B., & Gorman, B.S. (Eds.). (1997). Design and analysis of single case research. Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum.

Goodwin, C.J. (1995). Research in psychology: methods and design. New York: Wiley.

Grimm, L.G., & Yarnold, P.R. (Eds.). (1995). Reading and understanding multivariate statistics. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Haworth, J.T. (1996). Psychological research: innovative methods and strategies. London; New York: Rutledge.

Hinkle, D.E., & Wiersma, S.G.J. (1988). Applied statistics for the behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Keren, G., & Lewis, C. (Eds.). (1993). A Handbook for data analysis in the behavioral sciences: methodological issues. Hillsdale, NJ: L. Erlbaum.

Keren, G., & Lewis, C. (Eds.). (1993). A Handbook for data analysis in the behavioral sciences: statistical issues. Hillsdale, NJ: L. Erlbaum.

Lawler, R.W., & Carley, K.M. (1996) Case study and computing: advances qualitative methods in the study of human behavior. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Pub. Co.

Leong, F.T.L., & Austin. J.T. (Eds.). (1996). The Psychology research handbook: a guide for graduate students and research assistants. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Levine, G., & Parkinson, S. (1994). Experimental methods in psychology. Hillsdale, NJ: L. Erlbaum.

Nesselroade, J.R., & Cattell, R.B. (Eds.). (1988). Handbook of multivariate experimental psychology (2nd ed.). New York: Plenum Press.

Parry, G., & Watts, F.N. (Eds.). (1996). Behavioural and mental health research: a handbook of skills and methods (2nd ed.). Hove: Erlbaum (UK) Taylor & Francis.

Poling, A.D., Methot, L.L., & LeSage, M.G. (1995). Fundamentals of behavior analytic research. New York: Plenum Press.

Runyon, R.P. et al. (1996). Fundamentals of behavioral statistics (8th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Shaughnessy, J.J., & Zechmeister, E.B. (1997). Research methods in psychology (4th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Siegel, S., & Castellan, Jr., N.J. (1988). Nonparametric statistics for the behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Smith, J.A., Harre, R., & Van Langenhove, L. (1995). Rethinking methods in psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sommer, B.B., & Sommer, R. (1997). A Practical guide to behavioral research: tools and techniques (4th ed.) New York: Oxford University Press.

Suen, H.K., & Ary, D. (1989). Analyzing quantitative behavioral observation data. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum.

Yaremko, R.M. et al. (1986). Handbook of research and quantitative methods in psychology: for students and professionals. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum.


SOCIAL WORK

Berger, R.M., & Patchner, M.A. (1988). Implementing the research plan: a guide for the helping professions. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Berger, R.M., & Patchner, M.A. (1988). Planning for research: a guide for the helping professions. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Grinnell, Jr., R.M. (1997). Social work research and evaluation: quantitative and qualitative approaches. (5th ed.). Itasca, IL.: F.E. Peacock Publishers.

Lipsey, M.W. (1990). Design sensitivity: statistical power for experimental research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Monette, D.R., Sullivan, T.J., & DeJong, C.R. (1986). Applied social research: tool for the human services. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.

Orcutt, B.A. (1990). Science and inquiry in social work practice. New York: Columbia University Press.

Pilcher, D.M. (1990). Data analysis for the helping professions: a practical guide. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Reid, W.J., & Smith, A.D. (1989). Research in social work (2nd ed.). New York: Columbia University Press.

Royse, D.D. (1991). Research methods in social work. Chicago: Nelson-Hall Publishers.

Sutton, C. (1987). A Handbook of research for the helping professions. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Tripodi, T., & Epstein, I. (1980). Research techniques for clinical social workers. New York: Columbia University Press.

Weinbach, R.W., & Grinnell, R.M. (1995). Statistics for social workers (3rd ed.). White Plains, NY: Longman.


SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL RESEARCH

Foddy, W. (1993). Constructing questions for interviews and questionnaires: theory and practice in social research. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Hakim, C. (1987). Research design: strategies and choices in the design of social research. Boston: Allen & Unwin.

Hessler, R.M. (1992). Social research methods. St. Paul: West Pub. Co.

May, T. (1993). Social research: issues, methods and process. Buckingham; Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Neuman, W.L. (1997). Social research methods: qualitative and quantitative approaches (3rd ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Platt, J. (1996). A History of sociological research methods in America: 1920-1960. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Silverman, D. (1993). Interpreting qualitative data: methods for analysing talk, text, and interaction. London: Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Singleton, Jr., R.A., Straits, B.C., & Straits, M.M. (1993). Approaches to social research. New York: Oxford University Press.

Stanfield, J.H., & Dennis, R.M. (Eds.). (1993). Race and ethnicity in research methods. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Williams, M., & May, T. (1996). Introduction to the philosophy of social research. London: University College London Press.









Prepared by C. Moore-Jansen, Social Sciences Librarian, WSU Library, August 1997