|| SOCIAL SCIENCES,SOCIOLOGY and ANTHROPOLOGY
||1 Silver, Christina
Using software in qualitative research : a step-by-step
guide / Christina Silver and Ann Lewins.--2nd ed.--
London: Sage, 2014.
xx, 355p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781446249727.
300.72 SIL 143884
This book considers a wide range of tasks and processes
in the data management and analysis process, and shows
how software can help you at each stage. In the new
edition, the authors present three case studies with
different forms of data (text, video and mixed data) and
show how each step in the analysis process for each
project could be supported by software. .
** Qualitative research -- Computer programs , Software
2 Silverman, David
Doing qualitative research / David Silverman.--4th ed--
Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2014.
xvii, 470p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781446260142.
300.72 SIL 143883
This book provides a step-by-step guide to planning and
conducting qualitative research. Using real examples from
real postgraduate students, the book makes it easy to
link theory to methods and shows how to move from
understanding the principles of qualitative research to
doing it yourself.
** Social sciences-Research-Methodology, Qualitative
research, Social sciences --Methodology.
||3 Frechette, Guillaume R (ed)
Handbook of experimental economic methodology / Guillaume
R. Frechette and Andrew Schotter.-- New York: Oxford
University Press, 2015.
viii, 477p. , 27cm.
ISBN : 9780195328325.
330.072 FRE 143886
This book aims to confront and debate the issues faced
by the growing field of experimental economics. For
example, as experimental work attempts to test theory, it
raises questions about the proper relationship between
theory and experiments. As experimental results are used
to inform policy, the utility of these results outside
the lab is questioned, and finally, as experimental
economics tries to integrate ideas from other disciplines
like psychology and neuroscience, the question of their
proper place in the discipline of economics becomes less
** Experimental economics , Economics -- Methodology.
||4 Rahmandad, Hazhir (ed)
Analytical methods for dynamics modelers / Hazhir
Rahmandad, Rogelio Oliva and Nathaniel D Osgood.--
Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2015.
xxvi, 416p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780262029490.
511.8 RAH 143887
This book offers a hands-on introduction to key
analytical methods for dynamic modeling. The focus is on
quantitative techniques for use by dynamic modelers
during model construction and analysis, and the material
presented is accessible to readers with a background in
college-level calculus and statistics. Each chapter
describes a key method, presenting an introduction that
emphasizes the basic intuition behind each method,
tutorial style examples, references to key literature,
and exercises. The book covers estimation of model
parameters using quantitative data, understanding the
links between model structure and its behavior and
decision support and optimization.
** Simulation methods , System analysis
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
||5 Dodgson, Mark (ed)
The Oxford handbook of innovation management / Mark
Dodgson, David M. Gann and Nelson Phillips.-- Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 2015.
xix, 700p. , 26cm.
ISBN : 9780199694945.
658.406 DOD 143885
This book addresses the traditional concerns of
innovation management-such as managing RandD, intellectual
property, and creativity, and the contributions of
science and marketing-but substantially extends
traditional areas of interest. In this book, chapters
examine emerging topics including design, social
networks, open and social innovation, and innovation in
business models, ecosystems, services, and platforms.
** Organizational change -- Management , Technological
innovations -- Management
|| LITERATURE,RHETORIC and CRITICISM
|| 6 Denzin, Norman K
Interpretive auto ethnography / Norman K Denzin.--2nd ed--
Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2014.
xv, 107p. , 22cm.
(Qualitative research methods , 17).
ISBN : 9781452299815.
809.93592 DEN 143881
Drawing on C. Wright Mills, Sartre, and Derrida, the
author lays out the key assumptions, terms, and
parameters of auto ethnography, provides a guide to using
and studying personal experience, and considers the
dilemmas and political implications of textualzing a
life. He weaves his narrative through family stories, and
concludes with thoughts concerning a performance-centered
pedagogy and the directions, concerns, and challenges for
** Ethnology -- Biographical methods , Ethnology --
Authorship , Autobiography
|| ENGLISH and OLD ENGLISH LITERATURES
||7 Williams, Raymond
Raymond Williams on culture and society : essential
writings / Raymond Williams.-- Los Angeles: SAGE, 2014.
xxvi, 342p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781849207706.
828.91409 WIL 143882
The work of Raymond Williams remains hugely influential,
not just in the humanities but across the social sciences
too. This collection introduces a new generation of
students to a major figure in sociology, media studies
and cultural studies.
** Williams, Raymond -- Criticism and interpretation ,