Books tagged: theory testing

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On Being a Shit: Unkind Deeds & Cover-Ups in Everyday Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Through stories, this book shows the many ways that people avoid admitting they have done something wrong. Humor, acting innocent, and blaming others are just some of them. Getting others to believe it is their fault is the crowning achievement of being a shit. This book is a humorous look at a serious topic.
Grounded Theory, Deductive Qualitative Analysis, & Social Work Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This paper updates an earlier version published more than 15 years ago (Gilgun, 1994c). I kept an emphasis on grounded theory research, but I added information on how to use literature reviews and hypothesis-testing in qualitative research. These additions are responsive to funders and dissertation committees who expect literature reviews and conceptual frameworks.
Theory and Case Study Research
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This article describes case study research and shows how difficult such research is. Valuable for its contributions to theory, case study research requires strong conceptual skills on the part of researchers.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
The New Physics, Now
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
A description of the mechanical nature of subatomic particles. Each premise is followed by an experimental method to falsify the proposal. The book provides research venues for gravity, the strong force, the electromagnetic force, momentum. and other, as yet, unexplored phenomenon. Implementation of just a few of the other proposals could be valued at tens of trillions of dollars.