Research Design: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Arts-Based, and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches

Research Design: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Arts-Based, and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches

by Patricia Leavy PhD

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ISBN-13: 9781462514380
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 04/13/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 301
Sales rank: 233,755
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Patricia Leavy, PhD, is an independent sociologist and former Chair of Sociology and Criminology and Founding Director of Gender Studies at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts. She is the author, coauthor, or editor of over 25 books, and the creator and editor of seven book series. Known for her commitment to public scholarship, she is frequently contacted by the U.S. national news media and has regular blogs for The Huffington Post, The Creativity Post, and We Are the Real Deal. She is also co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of the journal Art/Research International. Dr. Leavy has received numerous awards for her work in the field of research methods, including the Distinguished Service Outside the Profession Award from the National Art Education Association, the New England Sociologist of the Year Award from the New England Sociological Association, the Special Achievement Award from the American Creativity Association, the Egon Guba Memorial Keynote Lecture Award from the American Educational Research Association Qualitative Special Interest Group, and the Special Career Award from the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. In 2016, Mogul, a global women’s empowerment platform, named her an “Influencer.” The School of Fine and Performing Arts at the State University of New York at New Paltz has established the Patricia Leavy Award for Art and Social Justice in her honor. Dr. Leavy delivers invited lectures and keynote addresses at universities and conferences. Her website is www.patricialeavy.com.

Table of Contents


I. The Nuts and Bolts of Research Design
1. Introduction to Social Research
2. Ethics in Social Research
3. Getting Started Designing a Project
II. Five Approaches to Research Design
4. Quantitative Research Design
5. Qualitative Research Design
6. Mixed Methods Research Design
7. Arts-Based Research Design
8. Community-Based Participatory Research Design
Glossary
References
 

Interviews


Students and instructors in psychology, education, counseling, sociology, social work, management, marketing, nursing, public health, communication, and other social and behavioral science disciplines; administrators, managers, evaluators, or other professionals who need to write a research proposal. Will serve as a text in upper division undergraduate and master's-level courses in research design, research methods, and preparing the thesis/dissertation.
 

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