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This Second Edition continues to showcase current and cutting-edge best practices but has broadened its focus beyond intelligence to show how SATs can be used across different disciplines and professions, from business and law enforcement to homeland security
An introductory text to peace and conflict studies covering an abundance of important global topics from pre-history to the present.
`The book is a good read. Gabriel has an engaging writing style, liberally interspersed with vignettes, cases, and quotes...[T]he author presents his material in a non-judgemental manner... Maybe Gabriel is foreshadowing some new directions in organizational theory and even new research methodology' - Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
Adapted from the groundbreaking Principles of Comparative Politics, now in its third edition, Foundations of Comparative Politics presents a scientific approach to the rich world of comparative inquiry, research, and scholarship, providing students a guide to cross-national comparison and why it matters to them.
The Sixth Edition of Robert K. Yin's bestseller provides a complete portal to the world of case study research.
Giving readers an insight into the minds of researchers, this book brings together the reflections of various authors on the qualitative theoretical framework they used, and how they made research design decisions based on the chosen theoretical framework.
This bestseller explores the principles of each of five qualitative inquiry traditions: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography and case study. The Fourth Edition features more visual representations of the five approaches.
A comprehensive overview of all the major theorists and key schools of sociological thought, from sociology's origins through to the early 21st century.
This book delivers a consistent, clear method for teaching intelligence analysis, demonstrating how a collaborative, target-centric approach leads to sharper and more effective analysis.
This book will provide your students with a framework for understanding the most common areas of interest for Social Cognition, such as perception, attitudes and stereotyping.
This book provides clear guidelines to enable novice practitioner researchers to move comfortably through a process of inquiry that provides effective solutions to problems in their work lives, whether the setting is in education, health, social work, or business.
This updated edition for building school-community partnerships to increase learning includes new examples, inventories defining leadership roles, and a workshop PowerPoint presentation on CD-ROM.
Provides a comprehensive history of propaganda alongside insightful definitions and methods to analyze the propaganda and persuasion students will encounter in everyday life. Used on undergraduate and graduate courses in persuasion, propaganda, and political communication across the world.
The bestseller that pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design continues in its Fourth Edition to help students and researchers prepare their plan or proposal for a scholarly journal article, dissertation or thesis
New edition of this popular undergraduate introduction to the growing field of environmental communication.
The antidote to heavy-going, complex and lengthy textbooks on studying strategy.
An integrated, accessible and humorous guide to why research methods are the way they are and how they do what they do.
Focusing on teaching students with communication disorders, the authors offer practical teaching strategies and provide brief definitions, indicators, and behaviors associated with speech and language disorders.
Why are i-pods and mobile phones fashion accessories? Why do people spend thousands remodelling their perfectly functional kitchen? Why do people crave shoes or handbags? Is our desire for objects unhealthy, or irrational? This book offers a systematic overview of the diverse ways of studying the material as culture.
With everything readers need to know about how to execute their research project, this book is written specifically for information systems (IS) and computing students.
Relied on by over 90,000 readers as the text on designing, implementing, and appraising the utility of social programs through the use of evaluation methods, Evaluation 7th Edition has been completely revised to include the latest techniques and approaches to evaluation.
Introduces practitioners to the principles of using a constructive and collaborative approach with families. This book explores ways in which therapists can use their 'inner' conversation during a session as a tool to overcome obstacles to the therapeutic process.
The Mixed Methods Research Workbook by Michael Fetters is the perfect tool for doctoral students and researchers who want support throughout their research project, as well as a practical way to apply the knowledge they have learned. With this text, students can tackle their mixed methods research project with confidence.
Introducing the best practices for preventing, containing and learning from crises in our global, media-driven society.
Michael Quinn Patton's Facilitating Evaluation: Principles in Practice is the first book of its kind to explain in depth and detail how to facilitate evaluation processes with stakeholders, using the author's own stories of his experiences as an evaluation facilitator.