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"This is the most wide-ranging, authoritative, and informative sociology dictionary of its kind. Compiled by a team of experts, it contains over 2,500 entries, including terms from the related fields of psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy, and political science. An invaluable introduction for beginners, and an essential reference work for students and teachers."
A reference work covering "the past, present, and emerging directions of knowledge management." It provides a "broad basis for understanding the issues, technologies, theories, applications, opportunities, and challenges being faced by researchers and organizations today in their quest for knowledge management."
The Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods presents state-of-the-art information and methodological examples from the field of survey research. With more than 600 entries, this resource uses a Total Survey Error perspective that considers all aspects of possible survey error from a cost-benefit standpoint.
Representing the best thinking from top scholars from around the world, the new edition continues the book's tradition of synthesizing an existing literature, defining the present, and shaping the future of qualitative research. The editors and contributors address issues of social justice and examine how people's struggles can inform public issues and in turn be transformed into social policy. Their writings are underpinned by a critical framework, and they are committed to addressing issues of inequality.
The substantially updated and revised Fifth Edition presents the state-of-the-art theory and practice of qualitative inquiry. Representing top scholars from around the world, the editors and contributors continue the tradition of synthesizing existing literature, defining the present, and shaping the future of qualitative research. The Fifth Edition contains 19 new chapters, with 16 revised--making it virtually a new volume--while retaining six classic chapters from previous editions.