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Clinical Research in Psychoanalysis: Theoretical Basis and Experiences through Working Parties

Clinical Research in Psychoanalysis: Theoretical Basis and Experiences through Working Parties

Edited by Marina Altmann de Litvan

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

This book offers different theoretical approaches about what clinical research is.

Clinical Research in Psychoanalysis is a unique contribution to the attempts to bridge the gap between... (more)

Research on the Couch: Single Case Studies, Subjectivity, and Psychoanalytic Knowledge

Research on the Couch: Single Case Studies, Subjectivity, and Psychoanalytic Knowledge

by R.D. Hinshelwood

  • Paperback £36.99

Is psychoanalysis knowledge? Is psychoanalysis a science, or is it hermeneutics? Can clinical material be considered research data? Psychoanalysis is ambiguous about whether it is about meaning or... (more)

Social Dreaming: Philosophy, Research, Theory and Practice

Social Dreaming: Philosophy, Research, Theory and Practice

Edited by Susan Long, Julian Manley

  • Paperback £32.19 (RRP : £34.99 save £2.80)

The idea of social dreaming argues that dreams are relevant to the wider social sphere and have a collective resonance that goes beyond the personal narrative.

In this fascinating collection,... (more)

A Practical Psychoanalytic Guide to Reflexive Research: The Reverie Research Method

A Practical Psychoanalytic Guide to Reflexive Research: The Reverie Research Method

by Joshua Holmes

  • Paperback £32.99

A Practical Psychoanalytic Guide to Reflexive Research offers an accessible guide to enriched qualitative research. In this novel approach, the researcher's feelings and empathy in relation to... (more)

Methods of Research into the Unconscious: Applying Psychoanalytic Ideas to Social Science

Methods of Research into the Unconscious: Applying Psychoanalytic Ideas to Social Science

Edited by Kalina Stamenova, R.D. Hinshelwood

  • Paperback £32.19 (RRP : £34.99 save £2.80)

The Psychoanalytic Unconscious is a slippery set of phenomena to pin down. There is not an accepted standard form of research, outside of the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. In this book a... (more)

Researching the Unconscious: Principles of Psychoanalytic Method

Researching the Unconscious: Principles of Psychoanalytic Method

by Michael Rustin

  • Paperback £30.68 (RRP : £32.99 save £2.31)

Researching the Unconscious provides an exposition of key issues in the philosophy and methods of the social sciences which are relevant to psychoanalysis as both a clinical practice and a human... (more)

Social Constructionism: Third Edition

Social Constructionism: Third Edition

by Vivien Burr

  • Paperback £34.99

Now in its third edition, this successful book introduces students to the area of social science theory and research known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday... (more)

Attachment Theory and Research: New Directions and Emerging Themes

Attachment Theory and Research: New Directions and Emerging Themes

Edited by Jeffry A. Simpson, W. Steven Rholes

  • Hardback £48.99

This volume showcases the latest theoretical and empirical work from some of the top scholars in attachment. Extending classic themes and describing important new applications, the book examines... (more)

Doing Practice-Based Research in Therapy: A Reflexive Approach

Doing Practice-Based Research in Therapy: A Reflexive Approach

by Sofie Bager-Charleson

  • Paperback £29.99

Learning how to use critical self-reflection creatively when practising therapy is an important component of training. This level of self-awareness is, however, often neglected in research, despite... (more)

Qualitative Research Methods in Mental Health and Psychotherapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners

Qualitative Research Methods in Mental Health and Psychotherapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners

Edited by David Harper, Andrew R. Thompson

  • Paperback £37.95

This book provides a user-friendly introduction to the qualitative methods most commonly used in the mental health and psychotherapy arena. Chapters are written by leading researchers and the editors... (more)

Practitioner-Based Research: Power, Discourse and Transformation

Practitioner-Based Research: Power, Discourse and Transformation

Edited by John Lees, Dawn Freshwater

  • Paperback £34.99

Practitioner-Based Research is concerned, in particular, with the research which is undertaken by healthcare practitioners and the evidence which they generate as a result of investigating their... (more)

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research

Edited by Norman K. Denzin, Dr. Yvonna S. Lincoln

  • Hardback £140.00

The substantially updated and revised Fifth Edition of this landmark handbook presents the state-of-the-art theory and practice of qualitative inquiry. Representing top scholars from around the... (more)

Handbook of Arts-Based Research

Handbook of Arts-Based Research

Edited by Patricia Leavy

  • Hardback £99.99

Bringing together interdisciplinary leaders in methodology and arts-based research (ABR), this comprehensive handbook explores the synergies between artistic and research practices and addresses... (more)

Becoming a Reflexive Researcher: Travellers' Tales

Becoming a Reflexive Researcher: Travellers' Tales

by Kim Etherington

  • Print £30.99

In contrast to traditional impersonal approaches to research, reflexive researchers acknowledge the impact of their own experience, beliefs and culture on the processes and outcomes of inquiry. The... (more)

Reworking Qualitative Data

Reworking Qualitative Data

by Janet Heaton

  • Print £31.99

Written by an experienced researcher and teacher with a background in sociology, the book is a comprehensive and invaluable introduction to this growing field of social research. (more)

Case Studies in Relational Research: Qualitative Research Methods in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Case Studies in Relational Research: Qualitative Research Methods in Counselling and Psychotherapy

by Del Loewenthal

  • Paperback £37.99

The growing professionalization of counselling and psychotherapy means that students and practitioners are increasingly being asked to carry out research. This distinctive new text uses a... (more)

Doing Research with Children and Young People

Doing Research with Children and Young People

Edited by Sandy Fraser

  • Print £35.99

Doing Research with Children and Young People introduces researchers to the key considerations involved in working with children and young people. The book highlights issues which arise at... (more)

Using Focus Groups in Research

Using Focus Groups in Research

by Lia Litoselliti

  • Paperback £29.99

Focus Groups are often under-used as a valuable tool for research. This practical and extremely well-written guide offers advice on: * planning and organising focus groups * what types... (more)

Research Questions

Research Questions

by Richard Andrews

  • Paperback £25.99

Crucial starting points for research are often poorly conceived by students and researchers. As they often spend six months to a year getting their research question right, this book should help set... (more)

Ethics in Research

Ethics in Research

by Ian Gregory

  • Paperback £29.99

This book encourages reflection upon the inescapable ethical dimensions of the conduct of research. Gregory explores how ethical concerns inform not only the conduct of research but how they enter... (more)

A handbook for action research in health and social care:

A handbook for action research in health and social care:

by Richard Winter, Carol Munn-Giddings

  • Print £38.99

This book provides a new synthesis of the theories and principles guiding action research, drawn from various disciplines and from the variety of historical traditions of action research work. (more)

Realist Evaluation in Practice: Health and Social Work

Realist Evaluation in Practice: Health and Social Work

by Mansoor A.F. Kazi

  • Print £43.99

To show how realist evaluation has the potential to change practice, the author provides in-depth examples of evaluation in adult rehabilitation, drug using communities, users of family centres and... (more)

Learning from Research: Getting More from your Data

Learning from Research: Getting More from your Data

by Judith Bell, Clive Opie

  • Print £22.99

This reassuring and down-to-earth book tells the story of five postgraduate researchers on their journey to successful completion of Master of Education or PhD degrees. (more)

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