By Flick, Uwe; Metzler, Katie; Scott, Wendy
The big variety of methods to facts research in qualitative learn can appear daunting even for skilled researchers. This guide is the 1st to supply a state-of-the paintings review of the entire box of QDA; from basic analytic options utilized in qualitative examine, to ways particular to certain types of qualitative information, together with speak, textual content, sounds, photos and digital info.
The guide comprises chapters on conventional analytic concepts equivalent to grounded conception, content material research, hermeneutics, phenomenology and narrative research, in addition to insurance of more recent traits like combined equipment, reanalysis and meta-analysis. useful points akin to sampling, transcription, operating collaboratively, writing and implementation are given shut consciousness, as are concept and theorization, reflexivity, and ethics.
Written via a group of specialists in qualitative learn from worldwide, this guide is a necessary compendium for all qualitative researchers and scholars around the social sciences
By Mary E. Kosut
The media strongly affects our daily notions of gender roles and our ideas of gender identification. The Encyclopedia of Gender in Media critically examines the function of the media in allowing, facilitating, or hard the social building of gender in our society. The paintings addresses a number of leisure and information content material in print and digital media and explores the social building of masculinity in addition to femininity. as well as representations of gender in the media, we additionally examine gender matters regarding media possession and the media crew. regardless of an abundance of textbooks, anthologies, and college press monographs regarding gender in media, beforehand no complete reference paintings has tackled this subject of perennial curiosity in pupil learn and papers.
Features and merits:
- 150 signed entries (each with move References and extra Readings) are equipped in A-to-Z style to provide scholars quick access to the total variety of issues inside of gender in media.
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- A Chronology within the again subject is helping scholars placed person occasions into broader old context.
- A thesaurus presents scholars with concise definitions to keywords within the box.
- A source advisor to vintage books, journals, and sites (along with the additional Readings accompanying each one access) is helping advisor scholars to additional assets for his or her study trips.
- An Appendix offers clients with a few studies on the topic of gender in media.
By Wilson G. Pond
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By Scott Siegel
The single publication that mixes stars, motion pictures, genres, and historical past into one encyclopedic reference, The Encyclopedia of Hollywood, moment variation presents an authoritative, specific perception into Americas renowned movie undefined. for the reason that writing the 1st variation of this e-book greater than a decade in the past, the authors became famous movie critics, and so they convey their adventure, insider wisdom, and precise knowing of Hollywood to every access. completely up to date and revised, the second one version makes the main of the authors services and offers accomplished and present assurance of Hollywood.The Encyclopedia of Hollywood, moment version is a must have connection with the historical past of yankee filmmaking, from its emergence to the current. The entries are unique and may attract a person who has ever visible a Hollywood movie and desired to understand extra approximately it.
By Anne Cooper-Chen
Exploring a state of extra special technical creativity in the course of the knowledge explosion, this e-book appears in any respect of Japan's allied media industries. ranging from the origins and capabilities of mass media, the paintings progresses to Japan's present prestige and destiny customers.
By James Cullen
By Carl Mitcham
College-level audiences with very powerful holdings in technological know-how, know-how or clinical reviews should have the 4-volume ENCYCLOPEDIA OF technology, expertise AND ETHICS: it is going to achieve those disciplines and extra both good, preserving robust references on subject matters starting from biology and medication to enterprise ethics, astronomy and public kin, and politics and social values. even more than a compendium of subject matters and definitions or examples, articles offer designated discussions linking moral and social concerns to developments in know-how, demanding situations of operating with it, and extra. From philosophy to bioethics and past, no severe collage assortment can be without.
By Susan Rosenfeld
Prepared to compare the 10 eras defined within the nationwide criteria for usa heritage, this assortment offers not just the files, from the statement of Independence to Nixon's stopover at with Elvis, but in addition heritage details to assist position the files of their historic context.
By Dariusz Jemielniak
In Common Knowledge?, Dariusz Jemielniak attracts on his educational services and years of lively participation in the Wikipedia neighborhood to take readers contained in the web site, illuminating the way it services and deconstructing its special association. opposed to a backdrop of misconceptions approximately its governance, authenticity, and accessibility, Jemielniak promises the 1st ethnography of Wikipedia, revealing that it's not completely on the mercy of the general public: in its place, it balances open entry and tool with a distinct paperwork that takes a web page from conventional organizational varieties. alongside the way in which, Jemielniak contains interesting situations that spotlight the tug of conflict one of the contributors as they forge forward during this pioneering environment.
By Peter P. Calow
The Encyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental administration addresses the center definitions and concerns in natural and utilized ecology. it really is neither a quick access dictionary nor a protracted access encyclopedia, yet lies someplace in among. the combination of brief access definitions and lengthy access essays supplies a entire and updated alphabetical consultant to over 3000 subject matters, and permits any topic to be accessed to various degrees of element; whereas the longer entries supply common reports of topics, the quick definitions supply particular info on extra specialized components. a tremendous characteristic of the Encyclopedia which units it except different related works is the great cross-referencing. the main finished and up to date reference paintings in natural and utilized ecology. Definitions disguise the total spectrum of natural and utilized ecological learn. distinct editorial board: Dr Peter Moore, Professor John Grace, Professor Bryan Shorrocks, Professor Steven Stearns, Professor Don Falk. foreign group of uncommon authors - over 2 hundred individuals from 20 international locations. 3000 headwords outlined. Over 250 lengthy entries evaluate significant subject matters. seriously illustrated, with a piece of color plates. whole one quantity advisor to natural and utilized ecology. provides leading edge definitions in rising fields in addition to grounding in well-established components of ecology.