Sage Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social & Behavioral Research

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The Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social & Behavioral Research contains a gold mine of articles by leading scholars on what has come to be known as the third methodological movement in social research. Aimed at surveying the differing viewpoints and disciplinary approaches of mixed methods, this breakthrough book examines mixed methods from the research enterprise to paradigmatic issues to application. The book also discusses the strengths and weaknesses of mixed methods designs, and provides an array of specific examples in a variety of disciplines, from psychology to nursing. The book closes with a brief section on how to teach and perform collaborative research using a mixed methods research design.

Written so that it can be used either as a pedagogical tool or as a reference for researchers, the book is rich in examples and includes a glossary, easy-to-follow diagrams, and tables to help readers become more familiar with the language and controversies in this evolving area.


01. Overview of Contemporary Issues in Mixed Methods Research - Charles Teddlie, Abbas Tashakkori
02. Mapping the Developing Landscape of Mixed Methods Research - John W. Creswell
03. A History of Philosophical and Theoretical Issues for Mixed Methods Research - Burke Johnson, Robert Gray
04. Pragmatism and the Philosophical Foundations of Mixed Methods Research - Gert Biesta
05. Dialectics and Pragmatism: Being of Consequence - Jennifer Greene, Jori Hall
06. Realism as a Stance for Mixed Method Research - Joseph A. Maxwell, Kavita Mittapalli
07. Feminist Approaches to Mixed Methods Research: Linking Theory and Praxis - Sharlene Hesse-Biber
08.Utilization of Mixed Methods for Transformative Purposes - Donna M. Mertens, Katrina L. Bledsoe, Martin Sullivan, Amy Wilson
09. The Multidimensional Model of Research Methodology: An Integrated Set of Continua - Katrin Niglas
10. Research Design, As Independent of Methods - Stephen Gorard
11. Interviews with the Early Developers of Mixed Methods Research - Nancy L. Leech
12. Research Questions in Mixed Methods Research - Vicki Plano Clark, Manijeh Badiee
13. An Inclusive Framework for Conceptualizing Mixed Methods Design Typologies: Moving Toward Fully Integrated Synergistic Research Models - Bonnie K. Nastasi, John H. Hitchcock, Lisa Brown
14. Procedures and Practice of Mixed Method Design: Maintaining Control, Rigor, and Complexity - Janice Morse
15. Advanced Sampling Designs in Mixed Research: Current Practices and Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences - Kathy Collins
16. Hermeneutic Content Analysis: Textual and Audiovisual Analyses within a Mixed Methods Framework - Manfred Max Bergman
17. Emergent Data Analysis Techniques in Mixed Methods Research: A Synthesis - Anthony Onwuegbuzie, Julie Combs
18. Computer Assisted Integration of Mixed Methods Data Sources and Analysis - Patricia Bazeley
19. Visual Displays for Mixed Methods Findings - Wendy B. Dickinson
20. Using Q Methodology and Q Factor Analysis in Mixed Methods Research - Isadore Newman, Susan Ramlo
21. Assessing the Quality of Mixed Methods Research: Towards a Comprehensive Framework - Alicia O'Cathain
22. Meeting the Practical Challenges of Mixed Methods Research - Eli Lieber, Thomas S. Weisner
23. Emerging Trends in the Utilization of Integrated Designs in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences - Nataliya Ivankova, Yoko Kawamura
24. Using Mixed Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Experiences from International Development Evaluation - Michael Bamberger, Vijayendra Rao, Michael Woolcock
25. Teaching Mixed Methods and Action Research: Pedagogical, Practical, and Evaluative Considerations - Thomas Christ
26. The Use of Mixed Methods in Biographical Research - Ann Nilsen, Julia Brannen
27. The Contribution of Mixed Methods to Recent Research on Educational Effectiveness - Pam Sammons
28. Current Practices and Emerging Trends in Conducting Mixed Methods Intervention Studies in the Health Sciences - Mi-Kyung Song, Margarete Sandelowski, Mary Beth Happ
29. Mixed Methods and Systematic Reviews: Examples and Emerging Issues - Angela Harden, James Thomas
30. Funding and Publishing Integrated Studies: Writing Effective Mixed Methods Manuscripts and Grant Proposals - Britt Dahlberg, Marsha Wittink, Joseph Gallo
31. Current Developments and Emerging Trends in Integrated Research Methodology - Abbas Tashakkori, Charles Teddlie
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Contributors


Abbas Tashakkori (Ph.D., Social Psychology, University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill) is the Chairperson of the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of North Texas (Denton, Texas, USA). Previously, has has been a Professor of Research and Evaluation Methodology at Florida International University (Miami, Florida, USA). He has been a post-doctoral fellow at the Carolina Population Center and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a visiting scholar at Texas A&M University. He has extensive experience as a program evaluator, and he has taught research methods for more than two decades in undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of North Carolina, Shiraz University, Stetson University, Louisiana State University, and Florida International University. In addition to research methodology, his published work covers a wide spectrum of research and program evaluation in cross-cultural and multi-cultural contexts, including self-perceptions, attitudes, and gender/ethnicity.
EAN: 9781412972666
ISBN: 1412972663
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2010
Seitenanzahl: 893 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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